Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering

Hardcover | October 27, 2004

byWarren McCabe, Julian Smith, Peter Harriott

not yet rated|write a review
******Recently Published!******Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, 7th edition continues its lengthy, successful tradition of being one of McGraw-Hill's oldest texts in the Chemical Engineering Series. Since 1956, this text has been the most comprehensive of the introductory, undergraduate, chemical engineering titles available. Separate chapters are devoted to each of the principle unit operations, grouped into four sections: fluid mechanics, heat transfer, mass transfer and equilibrium stages, and operations involving particulate solids.

Now in its seventh edition, the text still contains its balanced treatment of theory and engineering practice, with many practical, illustrative examples included. Almost 30% of the problems have been revised or are new, some of which cover modern topics such as food processing and biotechnology. Other unique topics of this text include diafiltration, adsorption and membrane operations.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$282.33 online
$310.60 list price (save 9%)
Ships within 3-5 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

******Recently Published!******Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, 7th edition continues its lengthy, successful tradition of being one of McGraw-Hill's oldest texts in the Chemical Engineering Series. Since 1956, this text has been the most comprehensive of the introductory, undergraduate, chemical engineering titles available. ...

Use Home address for correspondence!
Format:HardcoverDimensions:1152 pages, 9.2 × 6.6 × 1.9 inPublished:October 27, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0072848235

ISBN - 13:9780072848236

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Section 1 Introduction

1 Definitions and Principles

Section 2 Fluid Mechanics

2 Fluid Statics and Its Applications

3 Fluid Flow Phenomena

4 Basic Equations of Fluid Flow

5 Incompressible Flow in Pipes and Channels

6 Flow of Compressible Fluids

7 Flow past Immersed Objects

8 Transportation and Metering of Fluids

9 Agitation and Mixing of Liquids

Section 3 Heat Transfer and Its Applications

10 Heat Transfer by Conduction

11 Principles of Heat Flow in Fluids

12 Heat Transfer to Fluids without Phase Change

13 Heat Transfer to Fluids with Phase Change

14 Radiation Heat Transfer

15 Heat-Exchange Equipment

16 Evaporation

Section 4 Mass Transfer and Its Applications

17 Principles of Diffusion and Mass Transfer between Phases

18 Gas Absorption

19 Humidification Operations

20 Equilibrium-Stage Operations

21 Distillation

22 Introduction to Multicomponent Distillation

23 Leaching and Extraction

24 Drying of Solids

25 Fixed-Bed Separatons

26 Membrane Separation Processes

27 Crystallization

Section 5 Operations Involving Particulate Solids

28 Properties and Handling of Particulate Solids

29 Mechanical Separations

Appendix 1 Conversion Factors and Constants of Nature

Appendix 2 Dimensionless Groups

Appendix 3 Dimensions, Capacities, and Weights of Standard Steel Pipe

Appendix 4 Condenser and Heat-Exchanger Tube Data

Appendix 5 Tyler Standard Screen Scale

Appendix 6 Properties of Liquid Water

Appendix 7 Properties of Saturated Steam and Water

Appendix 8 Viscosities of Gases

Appendix 9 Viscosities of Liquids

Appendix 10 Thermal Conductivities of Metals

Appendix 11 Thermal Conductivities of Various Solids and Insulating Materials

Appendix 12 Thermal Conductivities of Gases and Vapors

Appendix 13 Thermal Conductivities of Liquids Other Than Water

Appendix 14 Specific Heats of Gases

Appendix 15 Specific Heats of Liquids

Appendix 16 Prandtl Numbers for Gases at 1 atm and 100C

Appendix 17 Prandtl Numbers for Liquids

Appendix 18 Diffusivities and Schmidt Numbers for Gases in Air at 0c and 1 atm

Appendix 19 Collision Integral and Lennard-Jones Force Constants