Filters and Filtration Handbook

Filters and Filtration Handbook

5th Edition - June 10, 2008

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  • Authors: Ken Sutherland, George Chase
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080558042

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Filters are used in most industries, especially the water, sewage, oil, gas, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. The new edition of this established title is an all-encompassing practical account of standard filtration equipment and its applications. Completely revised and rewritten, it is an essential book for the engineer working in a plant situation-who requires guidance and information on what’s available and whether it’s suitable for the job. Co-published with the Institution of Chemical Engineers. Co-published with the Institution of Chemical Engineers.

Key Features

  • The leading practical engineering guide to filtration techniques, systems and their applications
  • Meets the needs of all key sectors where filtration is a critical process, including chemical processing and manufacture, food, oil and gas, air-conditioning and water
  • A comprehensive sourcebook and reference for plant engineers, process engineers, plant designers, filter media and filtration specialists and equipment specifiers


Chemical engineers, plant and maintenance engineers, designers and manufacturers of filtration systems, water comapnies, oil and gas companies, consultants

Table of Contents

  • 1. Basic principles
    2. Filter Media
    3. Membranes
    4. Filtration equipment
    5. Separation equipment
    6. Sedimentation equipment
    7. Solid/ Liquid Separation applications
    8. Gas cleaning processes
    9. Equipment selection

Product details

  • No. of pages: 520
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2008
  • Published: June 10, 2008
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080558042

About the Authors

Ken Sutherland

Affiliations and Expertise

Managing Director, Northdoe Ltd., Reigate, Surrey, UK

George Chase

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor & Associate Chair for Research, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Akron, OH, USA

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