Process Integration

Other | April 1, 2006

byEl-Halwagi, Mahmoud M., Mahmoud M. El-halwagi

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With growing global competition, the process industries must spare no effort in insuring continuous process improvement in terms of
• Increasing profitability;
• Conservation of resources and
• Prevention of pollution
The question is how can engineers achieve these goals for a given process with numerous units and streams? Until recently conventional approaches to process design and operation put emphasis only on individual units and parts of the process. A more powerful integrated approach was lacking. The new field of Process Integration looks towards the processing plant as a whole in its attempt to find solutions and improvements. Research over the past two decades has resulted in many techniques that allow engineers to better understand complex facilities and significantly enhance their performance. This textbook presents a comprehensive and authoritative treatment of the concepts, tools and applications of Process Integration. Emphasis is given to systematic ways of analyzing process performance. Graphical, algebraic and mathematical procedures are presented in detail. In addition to covering the fundamentals of the subject, the book also includes numerous case studies and examples that illustrate how Process Integration is solving actual industrial problems.

•Systematic methodology for analyzing the process as an integrated system, identifying global insights of the process, and generating optimum strategies and solutions
•Proper mix of fundamental principles, insightful tools, and industrial applications
•Generic techniques that are applicable to a wide variety of processing facilities
•Packed with case studies, practical tools, charts, tables, and performance criteria.
•Extensive bibliography to provide ready access to process integration literature
•Excellent review of state-of-the-art technology, development trends, and future research directions

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With growing global competition, the process industries must spare no effort in insuring continuous process improvement in terms of• Increasing profitability;• Conservation of resources and• Prevention of pollutionThe question is how can engineers achieve these goals for a given process with numerous units and streams? Until recently c...

Dr. Mahmoud El-Halwagi is professor and holder of the McFerrin Professorship at the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University. He is internationally recognized for pioneering contributions in the principles and applications of process integration and sustainable design. Dr. El-Halwagi has served as a consu...

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Format:OtherDimensions:414 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 2006Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080454291

ISBN - 13:9780080454290

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Process Integration
Chapter 2: Overall Mass Targeting
Chapter 3: Graphical Techniques for Direct-Recycle Strategies
Chapter 4: Synthesis of Mass Exchange Networks: A Graphical Approach
Chapter 5: Visualization Techniques for the Development of Detailed Mass-Integration Strategies
Chapter 6: Algebraic Approach to Targeting Direct Recycle
Chapter 7: An Algebraic Approach to the Targeting opf Mass Exchange Networks
Chapter 8: Recycle Strategies Using Property Integration
Chapter 9: Heat Integration
Chapter 10: Combined Heat and Power Integration
Chapter 11: Overview of Optimization
Chapter 12: Mathematical Approach to Direct Recycle
Chapter 13: Mathematical Techniques for the Synthesis of Mass and Heat Exchange
Chapter 14: Mathematical Techiques for Mass-Integration
Chapter 15: Putting it Together: Initiatives and Applications