Ludwig's Applied Process Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants

Contains process design and equipment details for heat transfer, process integration, refrigeration systems, compression equipment, mechanical drivers and industrial reactors.

The 4th edition of Applied Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants, Vol. 3 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

  • Expanded chapters on Heat Transfer
  • New chapters on the design of shell and tube heat exchangers, double pipe heat exchangers, air coolers
  • Heat tracer requirements for pipelines and heat loss from insulated pipelines
  • Batch heating and cooling of process fluids
  • Process integration
  • Industrial reactors
  • Troubleshooting of process equipment
  • Corrosion and Metallurgy

Process Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Petrochemical Engineers

Hardbound, 800 Pages

Published: October 2014

Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-7506-8524-5


  • Preface to the Fourth Edition 10. Heat Transfer 11. Refrigeration Systems 12. Compression Equipment (including Fans)13. Reciprocating Compression -Surge Drums14. Mechanical Drivers Appendix1. Application of the Excel spreadsheet in some design calculations.Inex


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