Chemical engineering design : principles, practice, and economics of plant and process design / Gavin Towler, Ray Sinnott.

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Edition:2nd ed.
Published: Amsterdam ; Boston, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013.
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Summary:"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 their undergraduate education and on into their professional lives."--Publisher's website.
Physical Description:xvi, 1303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes:Includes index.
Machine generated contents note: Part I: Process Design Chapter 1 Introduction to Design Chapter 2 Process Flowsheet Development Chapter 3 Utilities and Energy Efficient Design Chapter 4 Process Simulation Chapter 5 Instrumentation and Process Control Chapter 6 Materials of Construction Chapter 7 Capital Cost Estimating Chapter 8 Estimating Revenues and Production Costs Chapter 9 Economic Evaluation of Projects Chapter 10 Safety and Loss Prevention Chapter 11 General Site Considerations Chapter 12 Optimization in Design Part II: Plant Design Chapter 13 Equipment Selection, Specification and Design Chapter 14 Design of Pressure Vessels Chapter 15 Design of Reactors and Mixers Chapter 16 Separation of Fluids Chapter 17 Separation Columns (Distillation, Absorption and Extraction) Chapter 18 Specification and Design of Solids-Handling Equipment Chapter 19 Heat Transfer Equipment Chapter 20 Transport and Storage of Fluids.
Bib#: 2074958
ISBN:9780080966595 (hardback)
0080966594 (hardback)