Chemical Process Equipment

Chemical Process Equipment

Selection and Design

2nd Edition - December 23, 2004

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  • Authors: James R. Couper, James R. Couper, W. Roy Penney, James R. Fair, W. Roy Penney, Stanley M. Walas, James R. Fair, Stanley M. Walas
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476476

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Comprehensive and practical guide to the selection and design of a wide range of chemical process equipment. Emphasis is placed on real-world process design and performance of equipment. Provides examples of successful applications, with numerous drawings, graphs, and tables to show the functioning and performance of the equipment. Equipment rating forms and manufacturers' questionnaires are collected to illustrate the data essential to process design. Includes a chapter on equipment cost and addresses economic concerns.

Key Features

  • Practical guide to the selection and design of a wide range of chemical process equipment. Examples of successful, real-world applications are provided
  • Fully revised and updated with valuable shortcut methods, rules of thumb, and equipment rating forms and manufacturers' questionnaires have been collected to demonstrate the design process. Many line drawings, graphs, and tables illustrate performance data
  • Chapter 19 has been expanded to cover new information on membrane separation. Approximately 100 worked examples are included. End of chapter references also are provided

Readership

Practicing chemical engineers (e.g., process engineer, design engineer) in chemical, petroleum, pharmaceutical, and plastics industries as well as consulting engineers and company libraries. University and polytechnic (dept. of chemical engineering and continuing ed. dept.) courses (process design or design), and school libraries

Table of Contents

  • List of Examples
    Rules of Thumb
    Introduction; Flowsheets
    Process Control; Drivers for Moving Equipment
    Transfer of Solids
    Flow of Fluids
    Fluid Transport Equipment
    Heat Transfer and Heat Exchangers
    Dryers and Cooling Towers
    Mixing and Agitation
    Solid-Liquid Separation
    Disintegration, Agglomeration, and Size Separation of Particulate Solids
    Distillation and Gas Absorption
    Extraction and Leaching
    Adsorption and Ion Exchange
    Crystallization from Solutions and Melts
    Chemical Reactors
    Process Vessels
    Other Topics, Costs of Individual Equipment

Product details

  • No. of pages: 840
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Gulf Professional Publishing 2004
  • Published: December 23, 2004
  • Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476476

About the Authors

James R. Couper

James R. Couper, D.Sc. is Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Unviersity of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA

James R. Couper

James R. Couper, D.Sc. is Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Unviersity of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA

W. Roy Penney

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA

James R. Fair

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin, USA

W. Roy Penney

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA

Stanley M. Walas

James R. Fair

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin, USA

Stanley M. Walas

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