Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering: Fundamental Concepts for First-Year Students

Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering: Fundamental Concepts for First-Year Students

by Ricardo Simpson, Sudhir K. Sastry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493944927
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 08/27/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Ricardo Simpson, Professor, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Valparaíso, Chile.

Sudhir Sastry, Professor, The Ohio State University, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Fundamentals of Magnitudes, Units Systems, and Their Applications in Process Engineering.- Fundamentals of Process Control, Communication, and Instrumentation.- Learning from Nature and its Applications in Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering.- Challenging and Solving Problems with Basic Tools, Testing Student's Attitude.- A Glimpse of Thermodynamics and Transport Phenomena.- Fundamentals of Material Balances (Non-reactive Systems).- Fundamentals of Material Balances (Reactive Systems).- Fundamentals of Mathematical Modeling, Simulation, and Process Control.- Scale Up in Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering.- Optimization and Chemical/Bioprocess Optimization.- Basic Economic Principles and a Glimpse on How to Take a Decision Among Alternatives.

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