Chemical Process Equipment: Selection and Design

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Gulf Professional Publishing, Jan 20, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 776 pages
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Comprehensive and practical guide to the selection and design of a wide range of chemical process equipment. Emphasis is placed on real-world process design and performance of equipment.

Provides examples of successful applications, with numerous drawings, graphs, and tables to show the functioning and performance of the equipment. Equipment rating forms and manufacturers' questionnaires are collected to illustrate the data essential to process design. Includes a chapter on equipment cost and addresses economic concerns.

* Practical guide to the selection and design of a wide range of chemical process equipment. Examples of successful, real-world applications are provided.

* Fully revised and updated with valuable shortcut methods, rules of thumb, and equipment rating forms and manufacturers' questionnaires have been collected to demonstrate the design process. Many line drawings, graphs, and tables illustrate performance data.

* Chapter 19 has been expanded to cover new information on membrane separation. Approximately 100 worked examples are included. End of chapter references also are provided.
 

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Contents

body
1
2 FLOWSHEETS
17
3 PROCESS CONTROL
37
4 DRIVERS FOR MOVING EQUIPMENT
59
5 TRANSFER OF SOLIDS
67
6 FLOW OF FLUIDS
89
7 FLUID TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT
125
8 HEAT TRANSFER AND HEAT EXCHANGERS
165
14 EXTRACTION AND LEACHING
483
15 ADSORPTION AND ION EXCHANGE
523
16 CRYSTALLIZATION FROM SOLUTIONS AND MELTS
555
17 CHEMICAL REACTORS
583
18 PROCESS VESSELS
643
19 MEMBRANE SEPARATIONS
665
20 GASSOLID SEPARATIONS
693
21 COSTS OF INDIVIDUAL EQUIPMENT
719

9 DRYERS AND COOLING TOWERS
225
10 MIXING AND AGITATION
277
11 SOLIDLIQUID SEPARATION
329
12 DISINTEGRATION AGGLOMERATION AND SIZE SEPARATION OF PARTICULATE SOLIDS
359
13 DISTILLATION AND GAS ABSORPTION
397
back matter
729
EQUIPMENT SPECIFICATION FORMS
739
QUESTIONNAIRES OF EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS
785
Index
805
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James R. Couper, D.Sc. is Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Unviersity of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.

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