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Chemical engineering design : principles, practice, and economics of plant and process design

Author: Gavin P Towler; R K Sinnott
Publisher: Oxford ; Waltham, Mass. : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Chemical Engineering Design is a complete course text for students of chemical engineering. Written for the Senior Design Course, and also suitable for introduction to chemical engineering courses, it covers the basics of unit operations and the latest aspects of process design, equipment selection, plant and operating economics, safety and loss prevention. It is a textbook that students will want to keep through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Towler, Gavin P.
Chemical engineering design,
Boston, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013
(OCoLC)760532354
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin P Towler; R K Sinnott
ISBN: 9780080966601 0080966608
OCLC Number: 797839271
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 1303 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I: Process design --
Introduction to design --
Process flowsheet development --
Utilities and energy efficient design --
Process simulation --
Instrumentation and process control --
Materials of construction --
Capital cost estimating --
Estimating revenues and production costs --
Economic evaluation of projects --
Safety and loss prevention --
General site considerations --
Optimization in design --
Part II: Plant design --
Equipment selection, specification and design --
Design of pressure vessels --
Design of reactors and mixers --
Separation of fluids --
Separation columns (distillation, absorption and extraction) --
Specification and design of solids-handling equipment --
Heat transfer equipment --
Transport and storage of fluids.
Responsibility: Gavin Towler, Ray Sinnott.

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Suitable for students of chemical engineering, this title covers the basics of unit operations and the advanced aspects of process design, equipment selection, plant and operating economics, safety  Read more...

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