Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes / Edition 3

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Overview

This best selling text prepares students to formulate and solve material and energy balances in chemical process systems and lays the foundation for subsequent courses in chemical engineering. The text provides a realistic, informative, and positive introduction to the practice of chemical engineering.

The Integrated Media Edition update provides a stronger link between the text, media supplements, and new student workbook.

"...features hundreds of new case studies and problems... systematic treatment of degree-of-freedom analysis of chemical processes...improved discussion of all vapor-liquid , liquid-liquid & solid-liquid equilibrium concepts."

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A textbook for an introductory stoichiometry course within a chemical engineering curriculum, preparing students to formulate and solve material and energy balances on chemical process systems and laying the foundation for subsequent courses in thermodynamics, unit operations, kinetics, and process dynamics. Felder (North Carolina State U.) and Rousseau (Georgia Institute of Technology) also introduce the engineering approach to solving process-related problems. The third edition is revised from the 1986 second to reflect the wider fields chemical engineers are now entering<-->such as environmental engineering, biotechnology, and microelectronics<-->and changes in the types of software used. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471720638
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/28/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 170,869
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard M. Felder is Hoechst Celanses Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University. He has authored or coauthored over 200 papers on chemical process engineering and engineering education and presented hundreds of seminars, workshops, and short courses in both categories to industrial and research institutions and universities throughout the United States and abroad. Since 1991 he has co-directed the National Effective Teaching Institute Under the auspices of the Ameican Society for Engineering Education. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education. Many of his publications can be found at www.ncsu.edu/effective_teaching

Ronald W. Rousseau Hoechst the Cecil J. "Pete" Silas Endowed chair and also chairs the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. In addition to his Commitment to undergraduate education, he has been an active researcher in the field of separation science and technology, focusing his attention on crystallization science and technology among other topics. He is a Fellow of both AIChE and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and has served as chair of the Council for Chemical Research, Member of the Board of Directors of AIChE, and chair of the AIChE publication Committee.

Drs. Felder and Rousseau have won numerous awards for their contributions to engineering research and education, and were recipients of the 2002 Warren K. Lewis Award for Contributions to Chemical Engineering Education from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
To the Instructor
Interactive Chemical Process Principles
Nomenclature
Glossary
Pt. 1 Engineering Problem Analysis 1
Ch. 1 What Some Chemical Engineers Do for a Living 3
Ch. 2 Introduction to Engineering Calculations 7
Ch. 3 Processes and Process Variables 42
Pt. 2 Material Balances 81
Ch. 4 Fundamentals of Material Balances 83
Ch. 5 Single-Phase Systems 187
Ch. 6 Multiphase Systems 237
Pt. 3 Energy Balances 311
Ch. 7 Energy and Energy Balances 313
Ch. 8 Balances on Nonreactive Processes 357
Ch. 9 Balances on Reactive Processes 440
Ch. 10 Computer-Aided Balance Calculations 504
Ch. 11 Balances on Transient Processes 543
Pt. 4 Case Studies 577
Ch. 12 Production of Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride 579
Ch. 13 Steam Reforming of Natural Gas and Subsequent Synthesis of Methanol 591
Ch. 14 Scrubbing of Sulfur Dioxide from Power Plant Stack Gases 607
App. A Computational Techniques 607
App. B Physical Property Tables 627
Answers to Test Yourselves 655
Answers to Selected Problems 665
Index 669
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    Posted October 4, 2001

    One of the Best

    I'm a chem engineer 7 years out of school. I still use this book one way or another about once every two weeks. I can't say the same thing about any of the other textbooks I used in school. If there is one title from your coursework you should keep, this is it.

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