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Chemical Process Equipment : Selection and Design

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Chemical Process Equipment is a results-oriented reference for engineers who specify, design, maintain or run chemical and process plants. This book delivers information on the selection, sizing and operation of process equipment in a format that enables quick and accurate decision making on standard process and equipment choices, saving time, improving productivity, and building understanding. Coverage emphasizes common real-world equipment design rather than experimental or esoteric and focuses on maximizing performance.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 864 pages
  • 218.44 x 279.4 x 40.64mm | 2,131.87g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • black & white tables, figures
  • 012396959X
  • 9780123969590
  • 1,422,325

Table of contents

Rules of Thumb Summary; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Flowsheets; Chapter 3 Process Control; Chapter 4 Drivers for Moving Equipment; Chapter 5 Transfer of Solids; Chapter 6 Flow of Fluids; Chapter 7 Fluid Transport Equipment; Chapter 8 Heat Transfer and Heat Exchangers; Chapter 9 Dryers and Cooling Towers; Chapter 10 Mixing and Agitation; Chapter 11 Solid-Liquid Separation; Chapter 12 Disintegration, Agglomeration and Size Separation; Chapter 13 Distillation and Gas Absorption; Chapter 14 Extraction and Leaching; Chapter 15 Adsorption and Ion Exchange; Chapter 16 Crystallization from Solutions and Melts; Chapter 17 Chemical Reactors; Chapter 18 Process Vessels; Chapter 19 Membrane Separations; Chapter 20 Gas-Solid Separations, Chapter 21 Costs of Individual Equipment
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"They guide especially new engineers in the design and specification of equipment in preparation for buying it, providing only the material they and their collaborators have found of practical use." --Reference and Research Book News, December 2012
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"They guide especially new engineers in the design and specification of equipment in preparation for buying it, providing only the material they and their collaborators have found of practical use." --Reference and Research Book News, December 2012
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About James R. Couper

James R. Couper, D.Sc. is Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Unviersity of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
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