Chemical Process Equipment : Selection and Design
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 plants sucessfully and profitably. It includes updated information on design methods for all standard equipment, with an emphasis on real-world process design and performance.
- Hardback | 832 pages
- 216 x 276mm
- 12 Nov 2012
- ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
- Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- 4th edition
Table of contents
Rules of Thumb; Introduction; 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
About James R. Couper
James R. Couper, D.Sc. is Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Unviersity of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.