Handbook of Chemical Engineering Calculations, Fourth Edition

Hardcover | July 31, 2012

byTyler G. Hicks, Nicholas Chopey

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Solve chemical engineering problems quickly and accurately

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

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Solve chemical engineering problems quickly and accuratelyFully 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 environme...

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, includin...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.5 × 7.5 × 1.8 inPublished:July 31, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071768041

ISBN - 13:9780071768047

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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