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Insights into Chemical Engineering

Selected Papers of P.V. Danckwerts

A selection of papers many of which proved novel and thought-provoking and have had a considerable influence on the development of chemical engineering, chosen by Professor Danckwerts from research work conducted at Cambridge and Imperial College mainly during the years 1950-1954 and 1957-1973. They are divided into 6 sections with linking critical commentaries

For graduate students, academics and professionals in the field of chemical engineering


Published: August 1981

Imprint: Pergamon

ISBN: 978-0-08-026250-5


  • ...the introductory material to the book and the summaries which precede each section merit reading by all practising chemical engineers and students. In them are distilled the essence of so many of our current concepts of the subject -never separated from the personality of the man who will have a leading place in the historical development of his subject.

    Transactions of the Institution of Chemical Engineers


  • (partial) Foreword

    Autobiographical note

    General introduction

    Mathematics of diffusion

    The design of gas absorbers

    Reactions of carbon dioxide with bases and catalysts in aqueous solution

    Residence-time distributions and related topics

    Mixtures and mixing




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