Advances in Chemical Engineering: Perspectives in Chemical Engineering - Research and Education v. 16

Advances in Chemical Engineering: Perspectives in Chemical Engineering - Research and Education v. 16

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This special edition of "Advances in Chemical Engineering", commemorating chemical engineering's centennial as an academic discipline, provides an in-depth analysis of this field's past, present, and future by authorities from virtually all areas of chemical engineering. A historical perspective of the past 100 years leads into reviews of fluid mechanics and transport phenomena; thermodynamics; kinetics, cataylsis, and reactor engineering; environmental protection and energy; polymers; microelectronics and optical materials; bioengineering; and process engineering.
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  • Hardback | 624 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.67g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • references, index
  • 012008516X
  • 9780120085163

Table of contents

Part 1 Historical perspective and overview: on the emergence and evolution of chemical engineering, L.E. Scriven; academic-industrial interaction in the early development of chemical engineering, R. Landau; the future of chemical engineering, J. Wei. Part 2 Fluid mechanics and transport: challenges and opportunities in fluid mechanics and transport phenomena, L.G. Leal; fluid mechanics and transport research in chemical engineering, W.B. Russel; fluid mechanics and transport phenomena, J.R.A. Pearson. Part 3 Thermodynamics: thermodynamics, K.E. Gubbins; chemical engineering thermodynamics - continuity and expanding frontiers, J.M. Prausnitz; future opportunities in thermodynamics, H.T. Davis. Part 4 Kinetics, catalysis, and reactor engineering: reflections on the current status and future directions of chemical reaction engineering, A.T. Bell; frontiers in chemical reaction engineering, S.S. Wong; catalyst design, L.L. Hegedus. Part 5 Environmental protection and energy: environmental chemical engineering, J.H. Seinfeld; energy and environmental concerns, T.W.F. Russell; the role of chemical engineering in fuel manufacture and use of fuels, J.M. Beer et al. Part 6 Polymers: polymer science in chemical engineering, M. Tirrell; chemical engineers in polymer science - the need for an interdisciplinary approach, R.A. Register and S.L. Cooper. Part 7 Microelectronics and optical materials: chemical engineering research opportunities in electronic and optical materials research, L.F. Thompson; chemical engineering in the process of electronic and optical materials - a discussion, K.F. Jensen. Part 8 Bioengineering: bioprocess engineering, J.E. Bailey; some unsolved problems of biotechnology, A.E. Humphrey; chemical engineering - its role in the medical and health sciences, C. Robertson. Part 9 Process engineering: process engineering, A.W. Westerberg; process control theory - reflections on the past decade and goals for the next, M. Morari; the paradigm after next, J.M. Douglas; symbolic computing and artificial intelligence in chemical engineering - a new challenge, G. Stephanopoulos. Part 10 The identity of our profession: the indentity of our profession, M.M. Denn.
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