Solid/Liquid Separation: Equipment Selection and Process Design

1st Edition

Authors: Steve Tarleton Richard Wakeman
Hardcover ISBN: 9781856174213
eBook ISBN: 9780080467177
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 2nd October 2006
Page Count: 464
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In this volume, the third in a set specifically written for the industrial process and chemical engineer, the authors provide the detailed information on filtration equipment and media which allows the reader to then consider the pre-treatment of suspensions, selection of the most appropriate equipment for the task, data analysis and the subsequent design of the processes involved for particular separations.

The result is a comprehensive book which is designed to be used frequently and referred to regularly in order to achieve better industrial separations.

Successful industrial-scale separation of solids from liquids requires not only a thorough understanding of the principles involved, but also an appreciation of which equipment to use for best effect, and a start-to-finish plan for the various processes involved in the operation. If these factors are all correct, then successful separations should result.

Key Features

Part of 3-volume set Unique approach to industrial separations *Internationally-known authors


Project, design and equipment engineers: plant, production and process engineers; contractors; consultants; operations managers; chemical engineers and academics in chemical engineering

Table of Contents

Solid/Liquid Separation Equipment Filter Media Chemical Pre-treatment of Suspensions Physical Pre-treatment of Suspensions Solid/Liquid Separation Equipment Selection Data Acquisition, Analysis and Scale-up Process Design for Batch Separations Process Design for Continuous Separations Process Design for Thickening List of Notation Bibliography and Additional Bibliography Index


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About the Author

Steve Tarleton

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University, Leics, UK

Richard Wakeman

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University, Leics, UK