Coulson and Richardson’s Chemical Engineering

Coulson and Richardson’s Chemical Engineering

Volume 2B: Separation Processes

6th Edition - May 26, 2023

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  • Editor: Ajay Ray
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081010976

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Coulson and Richardson’s Chemical Engineering: Volume 2B, Separation Processes, Sixth Edition, covers distillation and gas absorption, illustrating applications of the fundamental principles of mass transfer. Several techniques, including adsorption, ion exchange, chromatographic membrane separations and process intensification are comprehensively covered and explored.

Key Features

  • Presents content converted from textbooks into fully revised reference material
  • Provides content that ranges from foundational to technical
  • Includes new additions, such as emerging applications, numerical methods, and computational tools


Academic and Professional Chemical and Process Engineers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
    2. Distillation
    3. Gas Absorption and Stripping
    4. Humidication Operations
    5. liquid-LIQUID Extraction
    6. Evaporation
    7. Crystallisation
    8. Drying
    9. Adsorption
    10. Ion Exchange
    11. Chromatographic Separations
    12. Membrane Separation Processes
    13. Leaching
    14. BioSeparations

Product details

  • No. of pages: 640
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2023
  • Published: May 26, 2023
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081010976

About the Editor

Ajay Ray

Professor Ajay K. Ray, Chair of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department at Western University, has made seminal research contributions in industrial process modeling and optimization; development of solar photocatalysis; and advancement of simulated moving bed technology for reactive separation. Dr. Ray has contributed to enhance engineering knowledge by devising innovative approaches to enhance process performance for applications in energy, environment, food and health, the key challenges facing the world. Dr. Ray is a prolific author, having written a text book on Engineering Mathematics and over 150 research articles in archival journals. The impact of his work is evident from high h-index and citations received. He has mentored over 50 graduate students. He is member of the editorial board of journals, recipient of the Research, Teaching and Faculty Scholars award, CrayQuest award, Distinguished Speakers award, and Distinguished Alumni award from Calcutta University

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department, Western University, Canada

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