Chemical Engineering Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer

ISBN-10: 0750644443

ISBN-13: 9780750644440

Edition: 6th 1999 (Revised)

Authors: J. M. Coulson, J. F. Richardson, J. R. Backhurst, J. H. Harker, R. P. Chhabra

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This volume covers the three main transport processes of interest to chemical engineers - momentum transfer, heat transfer and mass transfer and the relationships between them.
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Book details

List price: $76.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 11/8/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 928
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Professor J. M. Coulson
Preface to Sixth Edition
Preface to Fifth Edition
Preface to Fourth Edition
Preface to Third Edition
Preface to Second Edition
Preface to First Edition
Acknowledgements
Units and Dimensions
Introduction
Systems of units
Conversion of units
Dimensional analysis
Buckingham's [Pi] theorem
Redefinition of the length and mass dimensions
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Fluid Flow
Flow of Fluids -- Energy and Momentum Relationships
Introduction
Internal energy
Types of fluid
The fluid in motion
Pressure-volume relationships
Rotational or vortex motion in a fluid
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Flow of Liquids in Pipes and Open Channels
Introduction
The nature of fluid flow
Newtonian fluids
Non-Newtonian Fluids
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Flow of Compressible Fluids
Introduction
Flow of gas through a nozzle or orifice
Velocity of propagation of a pressure wave
Converging-diverging nozzles for gas flow
Flow in a pipe
Shock waves
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Flow of Multiphase Mixtures
Introduction
Two-phase gas (vapour)-liquid flow
Flow of solids-liquid mixtures
Flow of gas-solids mixtures
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Flow and Pressure Measurement
Introduction
Fluid pressure
Measurement of fluid flow
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Liquid Mixing
Introduction -- types of mixing
Mixing mechanisms
Scale-up of stirred vessels
Power consumption in stirred vessels
Flow patterns in stirred tanks
Rate and time for mixing
Mixing equipment
Mixing in continuous systems
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Pumping of Fluids
Introduction
Pumping equipment for liquids
Pumping equipment for gases
The use of compressed air for pumping
Vacuum pumps
Power requirements for pumping through pipelines
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Heat Transfer
Heat Transfer
Introduction
Basic considerations
Heat transfer by conduction
Heat transfer by convection
Heat transfer by radiation
Heat transfer in the condensation of vapours
Boiling liquids
Heat transfer in reaction vessels
Shell and tube heat exchangers
Other forms of equipment
Thermal insulation
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Mass Transfer
Mass Transfer
Introduction
Diffusion in binary gas mixtures
Multicomponent gas-phase systems
Diffusion in liquids
Mass transfer across a phase boundary
Mass transfer and chemical reaction
Mass transfer and chemical reaction in a catalyst pellet
Practical studies of mass transfer
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer
The Boundary Layer
Introduction
The momentum equation
The streamline portion of the boundary layer
The turbulent boundary layer
Boundary layer theory applied to pipe flow
The boundary layer for heat transfer
The boundary layer for mass transfer
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Momentum, Heat, and Mass Transfer
Introduction
Transfer by molecular diffusion
Eddy transfer
Universal velocity profile
Friction factor for a smooth pipe
Effect of surface roughness on shear stress
Simultaneous momentum, heat and mass transfer
Reynolds analogy
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Humidification and Water Cooling
Introduction
Humidification terms
Humidity data for the air-water system
Determination of humidity
Humidification and dehumidification
Water cooling
Systems other than air-water
Further reading
References
Nomenclature
Appendix
Tables of physical properties
Steam tables
Mathematical tables
Fold-out charts
Problems
Index
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