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Handbook of Chemical Engineering Calculations, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Handbook of Chemical Engineering Calculations, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Nicholas P. Chopey, Tyler G. HicksNicholas P. Chopey


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Fully revised throughout with new procedures, Handbook of Chemical Engineering Calculations, Fourth Edition shows how to solve the main process-related problems that often arise in chemical engineering practice. New calculations reflect the latest greentechnologies and environmental engineering standards.

Featuring contributions from global experts, this comprehensive guide is packed with worked-out numerical procedures. Practical techniques help you to solve problemsmanually or by using computer-based methods. By following the calculations presented in this book, you will be able to achieve accurate results with minimal time and effort.

Coverage includes:

  • Physical and chemical properties
  • Stoichiometry
  • Phase equilibrium
  • Chemical reaction equilibrium
  • Reaction kinetics, reactor design, and system thermodynamics
  • Flow of fluids and solids
  • Heat transfer
  • Distillation
  • Extraction and leaching
  • Crystallization
  • Absorption and stripping
  • Liquid agitation
  • Size reduction
  • Filtration
  • Air pollution control
  • Water pollution control
  • Biotechnology
  • Cost engineering

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071768047
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/03/2012
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Tyler G. Hicks, PE is a consulting engineer and a successful engineering book author. He has worked in plant design and operation in a variety of industries, taught at several engineering schools, and lectured both in the United States and abroad. Mr. Hicks is the author of more than 20 books in engineering and related fields, including Handbook of Energy Engineering Calculations and Civil Engineering Formulas, Second Edition.

Nicholas Chopey (deceased) was Editor-in-Chief at Chemical Engineering magazine, with more than 45 years' experience in engineering and publishing.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Physical and Chemical properties

Chapter 2: Stoichiometry

Chapter 3: Phase Equilibrium

Chapter 4: Chemical-Reaction Equilibrium

Chapter 5: Reaction Kinetics and Reactor Design

Chapter 6: Flow of Fluids and Solids

Chapter 7: Heat Transfer

Chapter 8: Distillation

Chapter 9: Extraction and Leaching

Chapter 10: Crystallization

Chapter 11: Absorption and Stripping

Chapter 12: Liquid Agitation

Chapter 13: Size Reduction

Chapter 14: Filtration

Chapter 15: Air Pollution Control

Chapter 16: Water Pollution Control

Chapter 17: Biotechnology

Chapter 18: Cost Engineering

Chapter 19: Other Chemical Engineering Calculations

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