Chemical process equipment [electronic resource] : selection and design / James R. Couper ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Couper, James R.Material type: BookPublisher: Burlington, MA ; Oxford, UK : Butterworth-Heinemann, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 812 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780080919720 (electronic bk.); 0080919723 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Chemical processes -- Equipment and supplies | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Chemical & Biochemical | SCIENCE -- Chemistry -- Industrial & TechnicalGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 660.283 Online resources: ScienceDirect
A facility is only as efficient and profitable as the equipment that is in it. This highly influential book is a powerful resource for chemical, process, or plant engineers who need to select, design or configure plant successfully and profitably. Written by some of the most experienced and well-known chemical and process engineers in the industry today, this information-packed volume gives the chemical or process engineer or engineering student all of the guidelines for the design and selection of chemical process equipment. Comprehensive and practical, its scope and emphasis on real-world process design and performance of equipment will prove invaluable for day-to-day problem solving. The comprehensive and influential guide to the selection and design of a wide range of chemical process equipment, used by engineers globally.
Rules of Thumb -- 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 -- Distillation and Gas Absorption -- Extraction and Leaching -- Adsorption and Ion Exchange -- Crystallization from Solutions and Melts -- Chemical Reactors -- Process Vessels -- Membrane Separations -- Gas-Solid Separations and Miscellaneous Chemical Processes -- Costs of Individual Equipment -- Units, Notations and General Data -- Equipment Specification -- Questionnaires of Equipment Suppliers.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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