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Analysis, Synthesis and Design of Chemical Processes, Rough Cuts, 5th Edition

Analysis, Synthesis and Design of Chemical Processes, Rough Cuts, 5th Edition

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  • Copyright 2018
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 5th
  • Rough Cuts
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-417746-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-417746-5

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The Leading Integrated Chemical Process Design Guide: With Extensive Coverage of Equipment Design and Other Key Topics

More than ever, effective design is the focal point of sound chemical engineering. Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes, Fifth Edition, presents design as a creative process that integrates the big-picture and small details, and knows which to stress when and why. Realistic from start to finish, it moves readers beyond classroom exercises into open-ended, real-world problem solving. The authors introduce up-to-date, integrated techniques ranging from finance to operations, and new plant design to existing process optimization.

Coverage includes updated safety and ethics resources and economic factors indices, as well as an extensive section focused on process equipment design and performance, covering equipment design for common unit operations, such as fluid flow, heat transfer, separations, reactors, and more. For each equipment type, it presents design rationales and correlations; rating, sizing, and mechanical considerations; performance assessment techniques; illustrative examples, and full sample designs.

  • Conceptualization and analysis: process diagrams, configurations, batch processing, product design, and analyzing existing processes
  • Economic analysis: estimating fixed capital investment and manufacturing costs, measuring process profitability, and more
  • Synthesis and optimization: process simulation, thermodynamic models, separation operations, heat integration, steady-state and dynamic process simulators, and process regulation
  • Chemical equipment design and performance: a full section of expanded and revamped coverage of designing process equipment and evaluating current equipment
  • Societal impacts: ethics, professionalism, health, safety, environmental issues, and green engineering
  • Interpersonal and communication skills: working in teams, communicating effectively, and writing better reports

This text draws on a combined 55 years of innovative instruction at West Virginia University (WVU) and the University of Nevada, Reno. It includes suggested curricula for one- and two-semester design courses, case studies, projects, equipment cost data, and extensive preliminary design information for jump-starting more detailed analyses.

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Chapter 0: Outcomes Assessment

Section I: Conceptualization and Analysis of Chemical Processes  

Chapter 1: Diagrams for Understanding Chemical Processes  

Chapter 2: The Structure and Synthesis of Process Flow Diagrams  

Chapter 3: Batch Processing  

Chapter 4: Chemical Product Design  

Chapter 5: Tracing Chemicals through the Process Flow Diagram  

Chapter 6: Understanding Process Conditions  

Section II: Engineering Economic Analysis of Chemical Processes

Chapter 7: Estimation of Capital Costs  

Chapter 8: Estimation of Manufacturing Costs  

Chapter 9: Engineering Economic Analysis  

Chapter 10: Profitability Analysis  

Section III: Synthesis and Optimization of Chemical Processes 

Chapter 11: Utilizing Experience-Based Principles to Confirm the Suitability of a Process Design  

Chapter 12: Synthesis of the PFD from the Generic BFD  

Chapter 13: Synthesis of a Process Using a Simulator and Simulator Troubleshooting  

Chapter 14: Process Optimization  

Chapter 15: Pinch Technology  

Chapter 16: Advanced Topics Using Steady-State Simulators  

Chapter 17: Using Dynamic Simulators in Process Design  

Chapter 18: Regulation and Control of Chemical Processes with Applications Using Commercial Software  

Section IV: Chemical Equipment Design and Performance  

Chapter 19: Process Fluid Mechanics

Chapter 20: Process Heat Transfer

Chapter 21: Separation Equipment

Chapter 22: Reactors

Chapter 23: Other Equipment

Chapter 24: Process Troubleshooting and Debottlenecking  

Section V: The Impact of Chemical Engineering Design on Society

Chapter 25: Ethics and Professionalism  

Chapter 26: Health, Safety, and the Environment  

Chapter 27: Green Engineering  

Section VI: Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Chapter 28: Teamwork  

Chapter 29: Written and Oral Communication

Chapter 30: A Report-Writing Case Study

Appendix A: Cost Equations and Curves for the CAPCOST Program  

Appendix B: Information for the Preliminary Design of Fifteen Chemical Processes

Appendix C: Design Projects



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