Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook, Eighth Edition (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 13, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 2400 pages
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Get Cutting-Edge Coverage of All Chemical Engineering Topics— from Fundamentals to the Latest Computer Applications.

First published in 1934, Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook has equipped generations of engineers and chemists with an expert source of chemical engineering information and data. Now updated to reflect the latest technology and processes of the new millennium, the Eighth Edition of this classic guide provides unsurpassed coverage of every aspect of chemical engineering-from fundamental principles to chemical processes and equipment to new computer applications.

Filled with over 700 detailed illustrations, the Eighth Edition of Perry's Chemcial Engineering Handbook features:

  • Comprehensive tables and charts for unit conversion
  • A greatly expanded section on physical and chemical data
  • New to this edition: the latest advances in distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, reactor modeling, biological processes, biochemical and membrane separation processes, and chemical plant safety practices with accident case histories

Inside This Updated Chemical Engineering Guide

Conversion Factors and Mathematical Symbols • Physical and Chemical Data • Mathematics • Thermodynamics • Heat and Mass Transfer • Fluid and Particle Dynamics Reaction Kinetics • Process Control • Process Economics • Transport and Storage of Fluids • Heat Transfer Equipment • Psychrometry, Evaporative Cooling, and Solids Drying • Distillation • Gas Absorption and Gas-Liquid System Design • Liquid-Liquid Extraction Operations and Equipment • Adsorption and Ion Exchange • Gas-Solid Operations and Equipment • Liquid-Solid Operations and Equipment • Solid-Solid Operations and Equipment • Size Reduction and Size Enlargement • Handling of Bulk Solids and Packaging of Solids and Liquids • Alternative Separation Processes • And Many Other Topics!

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Contents

Conversion Factors and Mathematical Symbols James O Maloney 1
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Heat and Mass Transfer Hoyt C Hottel James J Noble Adel F Sarofim Geoffrey D Silcox
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LiquidSolid Operations and Equipment Wayne J Genck David S Dickey Frank A Baczek
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About the author (2007)

Robert Perry was chairman of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma.

Donald W. Green is chair and the Deanne E. Ackers distinguished professor of chemical and petroleum engineering at the University of Kansas.

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