Chemical Process Equipment - Selection and Design (Revised 2nd Edition)
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 configures plant 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
- 218.44 x 276.86 x 48.26mm | 2,086.51g
- 25 Sep 2009
- ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
- Gulf Professional Publishing
- Amsterdam, Netherlands, United States
- 2nd edition
About James Riley Couper
James R. Couper, D.Sc. is Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Unviersity of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
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