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Chemical Process Equipment

Selection and Design

Chemical Process Equipment is a results-oriented reference for engineers who specify, design, maintain or run chemical and process plants. This book delivers information on the selection, sizing and operation of process equipment in a format that enables quick and accurate decision making on standard process and equipment choices, saving time, improving productivity, and building understanding. Coverage emphasizes common real-world equipment design rather than experimental or esoteric and focuses on maximizing performance.

Chemical and process engineers. Industrial and plant engineers.

Hardbound, 864 Pages

Published: September 2012

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-12-396959-0


  • Chapter 0 Rules of Thumb Summary; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Flowsheets; Chapter 3 Process Control; Chapter 4 Drivers for Moving Equipment; Chapter 5 Transfer of Solids; Chapter 6 Flow of Fluids; Chapter 7 Fluid Transport Equipment; Chapter 8 Heat Transfer and Heat Exchangers; Chapter 9 Dryers and Cooling Towers; Chapter 10 Mixing and Agitation; Chapter 11 Solid-Liquid Separation; Chapter 12 Disintegration, Agglomeration and Size Separation; Chapter 13 Distillation and Gas Absorption; Chapter 14 Extraction and Leaching; Chapter 15 Adsorption and Ion Exchange; Chapter 16 Crystallization from Solutions and Melts; Chapter 17 Chemical Reactors; Chapter 18 Process Vessels; Chapter 19 Membrane Separations; Chapter 20 Gas-Solid Separations, Chapter 21 Costs of Individual Equipment


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