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|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Metcalfe Coulson; John Francis Richardson; Donald George Peacock
|ISBN:||0080410022 9780080410029 0080410030 9780080410036|
|Description:||1 vol. (XIX-776 p.) : ill. ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1 Reactor design - general principles: basic objectives in design of a reactor; classification of reactors and choice of reactor type; choice of process conditions; chemical kinetics and rate equations; general material and thermal balances; batch reactors; tubular-flow reactors; continuous stirred-tank reactors; comparison of batch; tubular and stirred-tank reactors for single reaction; reactor output; comparison of batch; tubular and stirred-tank reactors for multiple reactions; reactor yield; further reading; references; nomenclature. Part 2 Flow characteristics of reactors - flow modelling: non-ideal flow and mixing in reactors; tanks-in-series model; dispersed-plug-flow model; models involving combinations of the basic flow elements; further reading; references; nomenclature. Part 3 Gas-solid reactions and reactors: mass transfer within porous solids; chemical reactions in porous catalyst pellets; mass transfer from the fluid stream to a solid surface; chemical kinetics of heterogeneous catalytic reactions; design calculations; gas-solid non-catalytic reactors; further reading; references; nomenclature. Part 4 Gas-liquid and gas-liquid-solid reactors: gas-liquid reactors; gas-liquid-solid reactors; further readings; references; nomenclature. Part 5 Biochemical reaction engineering: part A - reactions at the cellular level; cellular diversity and the classification of living systems; chemical composition of cells; enzymes; metabolism; strain improvement methods; part B - reaction at the process level; stoichiometric aspects of biological processes; microbial growth; immobilised biocatalysts; reactor configurations; estimation of kinetic parameters; non-steady state microbial systems; further design considerations; appendices; further reading; references; nomenclature. Part 6 Sensors for measurement and control: the measurement of flow; the measurement of pressure; the measurement of temperature; the measurement of level; the measurement of density (specific gravity); the measurement of viscosity; the measurement of composition; process sampling systems; the static characteristics of sensors; signal conditioning; signal transmission (telemetry); further reading; references; nomenclature. Part 7 Process control: feedback control; qualitative approaches to simple feedback control system design; the transfer function; transfer functions of capacity systems; distance-velocity lag (dead time); transfer functions of fixed parameter controllers; response of control loop components to forcing functions; transfer functions of feedback control systems; system stability and the characteristics equation; common procedures for setting feedback controller parameters; system compensation; cascade control; feed-forward and ratio control; MIMO systems-interaction and decoupling; non-linear systems; discrete time control systems; adaptive control; computer control of a simple plant-the operator interface. (Part contents).|
|Responsibility:||[J.M.] Coulson & [J.F.] Richardson.|