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Mass Transfer Processes: Modeling, Computations, and Design, Rough Cuts

Mass Transfer Processes: Modeling, Computations, and Design, Rough Cuts

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  • Copyright 2018
  • Dimensions: 8" x 10"
  • Pages: 1072
  • Edition: 1st
  • Rough Cuts
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-467570-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-467570-1

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The All-in-One Guide to Transport Phenomena: From Theory to Examples and Computation

Mass transfer processes exist in practically all engineering fields and many biological systems; understanding them is essential for all chemical engineering students, and for practitioners in a broad range of practices, such as biomedical engineering and semiconductors. Mass Transfer Processes combines a modern, accessible introduction to modeling and computing these processes with demonstrations of their application in designing reactors and separation systems.

P. A. Ramachandran’s integrated approach balances all the knowledge readers need to be effective, rather than merely paying lip service to some crucial topics. He covers both analytical and numerical solutions to mass transfer problems, demonstrating numerical problem-solving with widely used software packages, including MATLAB and Chebfun. Throughout, he links theory to realistic examples, both traditional and contemporary.

  • Theory, examples, and in-depth coverage of dierential, macroscopic, and mesoscopic modeling
  • Physical chemistry aspects of diffusion phenomena
  • Film models for calculating local mass transfer rates
  • Application of mass transfer models in separation processes, including rate-based models and systems with simultaneous heat and mass transfer
  • Convective mass transfer: empirical correlation, internal and external laminar flows, and turbulent flows
  • Heterogeneous systems, from laminar flow reactors to ionic systems transport in electrochemical reactors
  • Mass transfer in multicomponent and electrochemical systems
  • Application of diffusion-reaction models to reactions in a porous catalyst
  • Solid–gas reactions for chemical, metallurgical, environmental, and electronic processes
  • Diffusional interaction in gas–liquid reaction systems, including membranes
  • Applications in electrochemical and biomedical systems
  • Design calculations for humidification, drying, and condensation systems
  • Membrane-based separations for gas and liquid systems
  • Adsorption, chromatography, electrodialysis, and electrophoresis

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Table of Contents


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Part I: Fundamentals of Mass Transfer Modeling

Chapter 1: Introduction to Modeling of Mass Transfer Processes

Chapter 2: Examples of Differential (1-D) Balances

Chapter 3: Examples of Macroscopic Models

Chapter 4: Examples of Mesoscopic Models

Chapter 5: Equations of Mass Transfer

Chapter 6: Diffusion Dominated Processes and the Film Model

Chapter 7: Phenomena of Diffusion

Chapter 8: Transient Diffusion Processes

Chapter 9: Basics of Convective Mass Transport

Chapter 10: Convective Mass Transfer: Theory for Internal Laminar Flow

Chapter 11: Mass Transfer in Laminar Boundary Layers

Chapter 12: Convective Mass Transfer in Turbulent Flow

Chapter 13: Macroscopic and Compartmental Models

Chapter 14: Mesoscopic Models and Concept of Dispersion

Chapter 15: Mass Transfer: Multicomponent Systems

Chapter 16: Mass Transport in Electrolytic Systems

Part II: Reacting Systems

Chapter 17: Laminar Flow Reactor

Chapter 18: Mass Transfer with Reaction: Porous Catalysts

Chapter 19: Reacting Solids

Chapter 20: Gas-Liquid Reactions: Film Theory Models

Chapter 21: Gas-Liquid Reactions: Penetration Theory Approach

Chapter 22: Reactive Membranes and Facilitated Transport

Chapter 23: Biomedical Applications

Chapter 24: Electrochemical Reaction Engineering

Part III: Mass Transfer-Based Separations

Chapter 25: Humidification and Drying

Chapter 26: Condensation

Chapter 27: Gas Transport in Membranes

Chapter 28: Liquid Separation Membranes

Chapter 29: Adsorption and Chromatography

Chapter 30: Electrodialysis and Electrophoresis




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