Process Analytical Chemistry

Process Analytical Chemistry : Control, Optimization, Quality, Economy

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This practice-oriented book introduces chemists, engineers and technicians to the strategies, techniques and efficiency of modern process analytical chemistry. The author targets in particular those professionals in SMEs who have to carry out process control tasks in a "solo-run".
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Product details

  • Hardback | 244 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 16mm | 1,200g
  • Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 1999 ed.
  • 37 Tables, black and white; XI, 244 p.
  • 3540653376
  • 9783540653370

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Process Analytical Chemistry, like the whole field of analytical chemistry, plays an integral and essential role in every industrial company based on chemical processes. It aids to decision making in the series of process steps, so its results have decisive technical, economic and ecological effects. This book is aimed at analytical practitioners, chemical engineers and process engineers who require information about the possibilities and the methods of process analytics and knowledge about their effectiveness and efficiency, e.g. with regard to industrial process optimization, as well as at the advanced students of analytical chemistry, chemical engineering (chemical process technology), and material sciences. In particular, the chemical engineers and chemical engineering technicians working in small and medium-sized companies are also included since they have to solve process analytical problems without an experienced analyst at their sides. Therefore references to the literature and lists of suppliers are added to particular chapters, naturally these cannot make any claims to completeness, but they are intended as being helpful as an indication and enables practical problems to be solved more easily. In special chapters, examples of the interaction and the mutual dependence and the reciprocal influence of various disciplines are described. In this way, for example, the analyst or chemical engineer is directly acquainted with the necessity and the results of an interdisciplinary dialogue.
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Table of contents

1 Introduction.- 2 Process Analytics of Gases.- 3 Process Analytics of Liquid Phases.- 4 Process Analytics of Solid Materials.- 5 Process Analytics in the Chemical Industry.- 6 Metallurgical Process Technology and Chemical Process Analytics.- 7 Process Analytics in the Semiconductor Industry.- 8 Process Technology and Environment.- 9 Chemical Process Analytics as Part of Quality Management and Quality Assurance.- 10 Economy of Industrial Analytics.- 11 Outlook on Research and Development Trends in Industrial Process and Product Analytics.
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