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The Mathematical Understanding of Chemical Engineering Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080238364, 9781483188867

The Mathematical Understanding of Chemical Engineering Systems

1st Edition

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Author: Neal R. Amundson
Editors: Rutherford Aris Arvind Varma
eBook ISBN: 9781483188867
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 840
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Mathematical Understanding of Chemical Engineering Systems is a collection of articles that covers the mathematical model involved in the practice of chemical engineering. The materials of the book are organized thematically into section. The text first covers the historical development of chemical engineering, and then proceeds to tackling a much more technical and specialized topics in the subsequent sections. The second section talks about the physical separation process, while the third section deals with stirred tank stability and control. Next, the book tackles polymerization and particle problems. Section 6 discusses empty tubular and fixed-bed catalytic reactors, while Section 7 details fluid-bed reactors and coal combustion. In the last two sections, the text presents mathematical and miscellaneous papers. The book will be most useful to researchers and practitioners of chemical engineering. Mathematicians and chemists will also benefit from the text.

Table of Contents

Editors' Preface

Academic Family Tree

Dedication Plaque from the main Corridor of Amundson Hall at the University of Minnesota

Biographical Introduction

The Chief


1 Historical Highlights


1946, (1955a), (1953), 1958a, (1959b), 1955d, 1956e, 1956a, (1956b), (1955c), 1957c, 19611, (1961j), (1957a), (1957b), 1965a, 1970a, (1974b).

2 Physical separation processes


a. Distillation

1955e, f, (1955g, h,i,j )

b. Chromatography

1948, 1950a, b (1952c, d), 1952e, (1952f), (1965c), 1970e, (1971a), 1970c, d, 1972d, e, 1971b, (1972b), (1973a), 19741.

c. Absorption, etc.

(1950c, d, e ) , (1952a, b ) (1960), (1951a), 1956f, g, (1956h), (1962d).

3 Stirred Tank Stability and Control


1958b, c, (1958d, e) , (1959a), 1963b, (1963c, d, e) , (1964a, b ), (1967e), (1973h, k ).

4 Polymerization


(1961a, b ) , 1962b, c, 1963a, 1965d, (1965e, f, g, h, i ).

5 Particle Problems


(1951b), (1967a, b) , 1967c, d, g, (19671), (1969a), (1972c), 1973c.

6 Empty Tubular and Fixed-Bed

Catalytic Reactors


a. Early papers 1961c, d, (1961e, f ). b. Fixed-bed(Stability) 1962a, (1963f, g ), 1968a, e. (Creeping Fronts) 1973b, (1974a), 1974h.

c. Empty tubular reactors (Adiabatic) 1964c, 1965b, 1967J, 1968g, 1966c, (1967f, h ). (Non-adiabatic) (1972f), (1973f), 1973g, j, 1974g. (Control) (1977c, d, e ).

7 Fluid-Bed Reactors and Coal Combustion


a. Fluid-beds (1968d), (1971c), 1974f, 1975a, b, 1976a, (1975c), (1978c).

b. Coal Combustion 1977a, 1978a, (1978b, d ).

8 Mathematical Problems


1968b, 1969b, 1973d, (1974c), 1974d, 1974e, 1976b.

9 Miscellaneous


a. Circulation Loop (1955b), 1956d.

b. Iterative Optimization (1961h).

c. Drops 1966a, b, (1968c), (1973e).

d. Autocatalysis 1972a.

Name Index

Subject Index


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About the Author

Neal R. Amundson

About the Editors

Rutherford Aris

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Minnesota, Bloomington, U.S.A.

Arvind Varma

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