Sulfuric Acid Manufacture
Elsevier, Nov 4, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 425 pages
More sulfuric acid is produced every year than any other chemical. It has a wide range of uses including phosphate fertilizer production, explosives, glue, wood preservatives, and lead-acid batteries. It is also a particularily corrosive and dangerous acid, with extreme environmental and health hazards if not manufactured, used, and regulated properly.
Sulfuric Acid Manufacture: Analysis, Control and Optimization keeps the important topics of safety and regulation at the forefront as it overviews and analyzes the process of sulfuric acid manufacture.
The first nine chapters focus on the chemical plant processes involved in industrial acidmaking, with considerable data input from the authors' industrial colleagues. The last 15 chapters are dedicated to the mathematical analysis of acidmaking.
Both Authors bring years of hands-on knowledge and experience to the work, making it an exceptional reference for anyone involved in sulfuric acid research and/or manufacture.
* Only book to examine the processes of sulfuric acid manufacture from an industrial plant standpoint as well as mathematical.
* Draws on the industrial connections of the authors, through their years of hands-on experience in sulfuric acid manufacture.
* A considerable amount of industrial plant data is presented to support the text.
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Chapter 5 Regeneration of Spent Sulfuric Acid
Chapter 6 Dehydrating Air and Gases with Strong Sulfuric Acid
Chapter 7 Catalytic Oxidation of SO2 to SO3
Chapter 8 SO2 Oxidation Catalyst and Catalyst Beds
Chapter 16 3rd Catalyst Bed SO2 Oxidation
Chapter 17 SO3 and CO2 in Feed Gas
Chapter 18 3 Catalyst Bed Acid Plant
Chapter 19 AfterH2SO4Making SO2 Oxidation
Chapter 20 Optimum Double Contact Acidmaking
Chapter 21 Enthalpies and Enthalpy Transfers
Chapter 22 Control of Gas Temperature by Bypassing
Chapter 23 H2SO4 Making
Chapter 9 Production of H2SO4l from SO3g
Chapter 10 Oxidation of SO2 to SO3 Equilibrium curves
Chapter 11 SO2 Oxidation Heatup Paths
Heatup PathEquilibrium Curve Intercepts
Chapter 13 Cooling 1st Catalyst Bed Exit Gas
Chapter 14 2nd Catalyst Bed Heatup Path
Chapter 15 Maximum SO2 Oxidation in a 2nd Catalyst Bed
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14.6 S balance 1st catalyst bed acid plant Appendix BASF bed exit gas bed feed gas bed input gas carbon steel catalyst bed exit catalyst bed feed catalyst bed input catalyst bed intercept catalytic SO2 oxidation cell A14 cell F11 cell J30 Chapter decomposition furnace dehydration dust electrostatic precipitation enthalpy balance Equation description equivalent to cell feed gas temperature furnace offgas gas dehydration gas input gases Goal Seek calculation H2SO4 making tower H2SO4-making heatup path industrial input acid input gas temperature input SO2 kg-mole input SO3 intercept gas intercept temperature kg-mole of dry kg-mole SO2 kg-mole mass H2O mass SO3 mass9 matrix metallurgical moist input mole N2 gas Nm of gas O2 kg-mole N2 Outokumpu output acid temperature packed bed packed tower Pyrometallurgy reaction scrubber scrubbing Section smelting strong sulfuric acid Sulphur temperature equivalent temperature in cell vanadium volume waste heat boiler