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Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering

ISBN-10: 0131406345
ISBN-13: 9780131406346
Edition: 7th 2004
List price: $144.00
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Description: This book is intended to serve as an introduction to the principles and techniques used in the field of chemical, petroleum, and environmental engineering. Although the range of subjects deemed to be in the province of chemical engineering has  More...

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List price: $144.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/8/2003
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1072
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

This book is intended to serve as an introduction to the principles and techniques used in the field of chemical, petroleum, and environmental engineering. Although the range of subjects deemed to be in the province of chemical engineering has broadened over the last decade, the basic principles involved in chemical engineering remain the same. This book lays a foundation of certain information and skills that can be repeatedly employed in subsequent courses as well as in professional life. Much of the previous edition has been rewritten. One new topic (Chapter 20) on adsorption has been added.Reorganization: Although each chapter has been revised, the sequence of the topics and the format remain about the same. The Seventh edition takes individual topics that were previously in one long chapter, and makes them individual short chapters of them so that readers can feel a sense of accomplishment more rapidly and review more definitively.In addition to the revised learning tutorial placed on CD, the new edition boasts revamped problem solving strategy (now emphasized in all of the examples) and brand new problems to solve (35% of the problems are brand new).

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Dimensions, Units, and Their Conversion
Units and Dimensions
Operations with Units
Conversion of Units and Conversion Factors
Dimensional Consistency (Homogeneity)
Significant Figures
Validation of Problem Solutions
Moles, Density, and Concentration
The Mole
Specific Gravity
Flow Rate
Mole Fraction and Mass (Weight) Fraction
Analyses of Multicomponent Solutions and Mixtures
Choosing A Basis
Pressure and Its Units
Measurement of Pressure
Differential Pressure Measurements
Material Balances
Introduction to Material Balances
The Concept of a Material Balance
Open and Closed Systems
Steady-State and Unsteady-State Systems
Multiple Component Systems
Accounting for Chemical Reactions in Material Balances
Material Balances for Batch and Semi-Batch Processes
A General Strategy for Solving Material Balance Problems
Problem Solving
The Strategy for Solving Problems
Solving Material Balance Problems for Single Units without Reaction
The Chemical Reaction Equation and Stoichiometry
Terminology for Applications of Stoichiometry
Material Balances for Processes Involving Reaction
Species Material Balances
Element Material Balances
Material Balances Involving Combustion
Material Balance Problems Involving Multiple Units
Recycle, Bypass, Purge, and the Industrial Application Of Material Balances
Recycle without Chemical Reaction
Recycle with Chemical Reaction
Bypass and Purge
The Industrial Application of Material Balances
Ideal Gases
The Ideal Gas Law
Ideal Gas Mixtures and Partial Pressure
Material Balances Involving Ideal Gases
Real Gases: Compressibility
Real Gases: Equations of State
Single Component Two-Phase Systems (Vapor Pressure)
Phase Diagrams
Modeling and Predicting Vapor Pressure as a Function of Temperature
Two-Phase Gas-Liquid Systems (Saturation, Condensation, and Vaporization)
Two-Phase Gas-Liquid Systems (Partial Saturation and Humidity)
Terminology Involved for Partial Saturation
Material Balance Problems Involving Partial Saturation
The Phase Rule and Vapor-Liquid Equilibria
The Gibbs Phase Rule
Vapor-Liquid Equlibria in Binary Systems
Liquids and Gases in Equilibrium with Solids
Energy Balances
Energy: Terminology, Concepts, and Units
The Terminology Associated with Energy Balances
Types of Energy
Introduction to Energy Balances For Processes Without Reaction
The Concept of the Conservation of Energy
Energy Balances for Closed, Unsteady-State Systems
Energy Balances for Closed, Steady-State Systems
Energy Balances for Open, Unsteady-State Systems
Energy Balances for Open, Steady-State Systems
Calculation of Enthalpy Changes
Phase Transitions
Heat Capacity Equations
Tables and Charts to Retrieve Enthalpy Values
Computer Databases
Application Of Energy Balances in the Absence of Chemical Reactions
Simplifications of the General Energy Balance
The Strategy for Solving Energy Balance Problems
Application of the Energy Balance to Closed Systems
Application of the Energy Balance to Open Systems
Energy Balances: How to Account for Chemical Reaction
The Standard Heat (Enthalpy) of Formation
The Heat (Enthalpy) of Reaction
Merging the Heat of Formation with the Sensible Heat of a Compound in Making an Energy Balance
The Heat of Combustion
Energy Balances That Include the Effects of Chemical Reaction
Analysis of the Degrees of Freedom to Include the Energy Balance with Reaction
Applications of Energy Balances in Processes that Include Reactions
Ideal Processes, Efficiency, and the Mechanical Energy Balance
Ideal Reversible Processes
The Mechanical Energy Balance
Heats of Solution and Mixing
Heats of Solution, Dissolution, and Mixing
Introducing the Effects of Mixing into the Energy Balance
Humidity (Psychrometric) Charts and Their Use
The Humidity (Psychrometric) Chart
Applications of the Humidity Chart
Supplementary Material (On The Accompanying Cd)
Analysis of the Degrees of Freedom in a Steady-State Process
Solving Material and Energy Balances Using Process Simulators (Flowsheeting Codes)
Unsteady-State Material and Energy Balances
Answers To Self-Assessment Tests
Atomic Weights and Numbers
Table of the Pitzer Z0 and Z1 Factors
Physical Properties of Various Organic and Inorganic Substances
Heat Capacity Equations
Heats of Formation and Combustion
Vapor Pressures
Heats of Solution and Dilution
Enthalpy-Concentration Data
Thermodynamic Charts
Physical Properties of Petroleum Fractions
Solution of Sets of Equations
Fitting Functions to Data
Answers to Selected Problems

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