Ludwig's Applied Process Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants


  • A. Kayode Coker, PhD, Engineering Coordinator, Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery Company, Saudi Arabia

The fourth edition of Ludwig’s Applied Process Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants, Volume Three is a core reference for chemical, plant, and process engineers and provides an unrivalled reference on methods, process fundamentals, and supporting design data.

New to this edition are expanded chapters on heat transfer plus additional chapters focused on the design of shell and tube heat exchangers, double pipe heat exchangers and air coolers. Heat tracer requirements for pipelines and heat loss from insulated pipelines are covered in this new edition, along with batch heating and cooling of process fluids, process integration, and industrial reactors. The book also looks at the troubleshooting of process equipment and corrosion and metallurgy.
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Process Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Petrochemical Engineers


Book information

  • Published: November 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-094242-1

Table of Contents

15. Heat Transfer
16. Process Integration and Heat Exchanger Networks
17. Refrigeration Systems
18. Compression Equipment (Including Fans)
19. Reciprocating Compression, Surge Drums
20. Mechanical Drivers
21. Industrial and Laboratory Reactors - Chemical Reaction Hazards and Process Integration of Reactors
22. Metallurgy - Corrosion