Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes

ISBN-10: 0471534781
ISBN-13: 9780471534785
Edition: 3rd 2000 (Revised)
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Description: Providing a realistic, positive introduction to the practice of chemical engineering, this book prepares students to formulate and solve material and energy balances in chemical process systems.

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List price: $172.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/27/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 704
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.22" long x 1.27" tall
Weight: 3.608
Language: English

Providing a realistic, positive introduction to the practice of chemical engineering, this book prepares students to formulate and solve material and energy balances in chemical process systems.

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
To the Instructor
Interactive Chemical Process Principles
Nomenclature
Glossary
Engineering Problem Analysis
What Some Chemical Engineers Do for a Living
Introduction to Engineering Calculations
Instructional Objectives
Units and Dimensions
Conversion of Units
Systems of Units
Force and Weight
Numerical Calculation and Estimation
Dimensional Homogeneity and Dimensionless Quantities
Process Data Representation and Analysis
Summary
Problems
Processes and Process Variables
Instructional Objectives
Mass and Volume
Flow Rate
Chemical Composition
Pressure
Temperature
Summary
Problems
Material Balances
Fundamentals of Material Balances
Instructional Objectives
Process Classification
Balances
Material Balance Calculations
Balances on Multiple-Unit Processes
Recycle and Bypass
Chemical Reaction Stoichiometry
Balances on Reactive Processes
Combustion Reactions
Some Additional Considerations about Chemical Processes
Summary
Problems
Single-Phase Systems
Instructional Objectives
Liquid and Solid Densities
Ideal Gases
Equations of State for Nonideal Gases
The Compressibility Factor Equation of State
Summary
Problems
Multiphase Systems
Instructional Objectives
Single-Component Phase Equilibrium
The Gibbs Phase Rule
Gas-Liquid Systems: One Condensable Component
Multicomponent Gas-Liquid Systems
Solutions of Solids in Liquids
Equilibrium Between Two Liquid Phases
Adsorption on Solid Surfaces
Summary
Problems
Energy Balances
Energy and Energy Balances
Instructional Objectives
Forms of Energy: The First Law of Thermodynamics
Kinetic and Potential Energy
Energy Balances on Closed Systems
Energy Balances on Open Systems at Steady State
Tables of Thermodynamic Data
Energy Balance Procedures
Mechanical Energy Balances
Summary
Problems
Balances on Nonreactive Processes
Instructional Objectives
Elements of Energy Balance Calculations
Changes in Pressure at Constant Temperature
Changes in Temperature
Phase Change Operations
Mixing and Solution
Summary
Problems
Balances on Reactive Processes
Instructional Objectives
Heats of Reaction
Measurement and Calculation of Heats of Reaction: Hess's Law
Formation Reactions and Heats of Formation
Heats of Combustion
Energy Balances on Reactive Processes
Fuels and Combustion
Summary
Problems
Computer-Aided Balance Calculations
Instructional Objectives
Degree-of-Freedom Analysis Revisited
Sequential Modular Simulation
Equation-Based Simulation
Commercial Process Simulation Packages
Final Considerations
Problems
Balances on Transient Processes
Instructional Objectives
The General Balance Equation...Again
Material Balances
Energy Balances on Single-Phase Nonreactive Processes
Simultaneous Transient Balances
Summary
Problems
Case Studies
Production of Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride
PVC Chlorination Reaction Chemistry
Process Description
Problems
Steam Reforming of Natural Gas and Subsequent Synthesis of Methanol
Process Description
Problems
Scrubbing of Sulfur Dioxide from Power Plant Stack Gases
Process Description
Problems
Computational Techniques
The Method of Least Squares
Iterative Solution of Nonlinear Algebraic Equations
Numerical Integration
Physical Property Tables
Selected Physical Property Data
Heat Capacities
Vapor Pressure of Water
Antoine Equation Constants
Properties of Saturated Steam: Temperature Table
Properties of Saturated Steam: Pressure Table
Properties of Superheated Steam
Specific Enthalpies of Selected Gases: SI Units
Specific Enthalpies of Selected Gases: American Engineering Units
Atomic Heat Capacities for Kopp's Rule
Integral Heats of Solution and Mixing at 25[degree]C
Answers to Test Yourselves
Answers to Selected Problems
Index

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