Essentials of Chemical Reaction Engineering

Author: H. Scott Fogler

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0137146124

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 707

View: 8046

Learn Chemical Reaction Engineering through Reasoning, Not Memorization Essentials of Chemical Reaction Engineering is the complete, modern introduction to chemical reaction engineering for today's undergraduate students. Starting from the strengths of his classic Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, Fourth Edition, in this volume H. Scott Fogler added new material and distilled the essentials for undergraduate students. Fogler's unique way of presenting the material helps students gain a deep, intuitive understanding of the field's essentials through reasoning, using a CRE algorithm, not memorization. He especially focuses on important new energy and safety issues, ranging from solar and biomass applications to the avoidance of runaway reactions. Thoroughly classroom tested, this text reflects feedback from hundreds of students at the University of Michigan and other leading universities. It also provides new resources to help students discover how reactors behave in diverse situations-including many realistic, interactive simulations on DVD-ROM. New Coverage Includes Greater emphasis on safety: following the recommendations of the Chemical Safety Board (CSB), discussion of crucial safety topics, including ammonium nitrate CSTR explosions, case studies of the nitroaniline explosion, and the T2 Laboratories batch reactor runaway Solar energy conversions: chemical, thermal, and catalytic water spilling Algae production for biomass Steady-state nonisothermal reactor design: flow reactors with heat exchange Unsteady-state nonisothermal reactor design with case studies of reactor explosions About the DVD-ROM The DVD contains six additional, graduate-level chapters covering catalyst decay, external diffusion effects on heterogeneous reactions, diffusion and reaction, distribution of residence times for reactors, models for non-ideal reactors, and radial and axial temperature variations in tubular reactions. Extensive additional DVD resources include Summary notes, Web modules, additional examples, derivations, audio commentary, and self-tests Interactive computer games that review and apply important chapter concepts Innovative "Living Example Problems" with Polymath code that can be loaded directly from the DVD so students can play with the solution to get an innate feeling of how reactors operate A 15-day trial of Polymath(tm) is included, along with a link to the Fogler Polymath site A complete, new AspenTech tutorial, and four complete example problems Visual Encyclopedia of Equipment, Reactor Lab, and other intuitive tools More than 500 PowerPoint slides of lecture notes Additional updates, applications, and information are available at and

Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering

Author: H. Scott Fogler

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130473943

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1080

View: 5356

The Definitive, Fully Updated Guide to Solving Real-World Chemical Reaction Engineering Problems The fourth edition of Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering is a completely revised version of the worldwide best-selling book. It combines authoritative coverage of the principles of chemical reaction engineering with an unsurpassed focus on critical thinking and creative problem solving, employing open-ended questions and stressing the Socratic method. Clear and superbly organized, it integrates text, visuals, and computer simulations to help readers solve even the most challenging problems through reasoning, rather than by memorizing equations. Thorough coverage of the fundamentals of chemical reaction engineering forms the backbone of this trusted text. To enhance the transfer of core skills to real-life settings, three styles of problems are included for each subject Straightforward problems that reinforce the material Problems that allow students to explore the issues and look for optimum solutions Open-ended problems that encourage students to practice creative problem-solving skills H. Scott Fogler has updated his classic text to provide even more coverage of bioreactions, industrial chemistry with real reactors and reactions, and an even broader range of applications, along with the newest digital techniques, such as FEMLAB. The fourth edition of Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering contains wide-ranging examples—from smog to blood clotting, ethylene oxide production to tissue engineering, antifreeze to cobra bites, and computer chip manufacturing to chemical plant safety. About the CD-ROM The CD-ROM offers numerous enrichment opportunities for both students and instructors, including the following Learning Resources: Summary Notes: Chapter-specific interactive material to address the different learning styles in the Felder/Solomon learning-style index Learning Resources: Web modules, reactor lab modules, interactive computer modules, solved problems, and problem-solving heuristics Living Example Problems: More than fifty-five interactive simulations in POLYMATH software, which allow students to explore the examples and ask “what-if” questions Professional Reference Shelf: Advanced content, ranging from collision and transition state theory to aerosol reactors, DFT, runaway reactions, and pharmacokinetics Additional Study Materials: Extra homework problems, course syllabi, and Web links to related material Latest Software to Solve “Digital Age” Problems: FEMLAB to solve PDEs for the axial and radial concentration and temperature profiles, and Polymath to do regression, solve nonlinear equations, and solve single and coupled ODEs Throughout the book, icons help readers link concepts and procedures to the material on the CD-ROM for fully integrated learning and reference.

Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes

Author: Richard Turton

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0132618125

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1007

View: 5273

"Process design is the focal point of chemical engineering practice: the creative activity through which engineers continuously improve facility operations to create products that enhance life. Effective chemical engineering design requires students to integrate a broad spectrum of knowledge and intellectual skills, so they can analyze both the big picture and minute details - and know when to focus on each. Through three previous editions, this book has established itself as the leading resource for students seeking to apply what they've learned in real-world, open-ended process problems. The authors help students hone and synthesize their design skills through expert coverage of preliminary equipment sizing, flowsheet optimization, economic evaluation, operation and control, simulation, and other key topics. This new Fourth Edition is extensively updated to reflect new technologies, simulation techniques, and process control strategies, and to include new pedagogical features including concise summaries and end-of-chapter lists of skills and knowledge."--pub. desc.

Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

With Applications to Chemical Processes

Author: Themis Matsoukas

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132693062

Category: Science

Page: 690

View: 7410

The Clear, Well-Organized Introduction to Thermodynamics Theory and Calculations for All Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Students This text is designed to make thermodynamics far easier for undergraduate chemical engineering students to learn, and to help them perform thermodynamic calculations with confidence. Drawing on his award-winning courses at Penn State, Dr. Themis Matsoukas focuses on “why” as well as “how.” He offers extensive imagery to help students conceptualize the equations, illuminating thermodynamics with more than 100 figures, as well as 190 examples from within and beyond chemical engineering. Part I clearly introduces the laws of thermodynamics with applications to pure fluids. Part II extends thermodynamics to mixtures, emphasizing phase and chemical equilibrium. Throughout, Matsoukas focuses on topics that link tightly to other key areas of undergraduate chemical engineering, including separations, reactions, and capstone design. More than 300 end-of-chapter problems range from basic calculations to realistic environmental applications; these can be solved with any leading mathematical software. Coverage includes • Pure fluids, PVT behavior, and basic calculations of enthalpy and entropy • Fundamental relationships and the calculation of properties from equations of state • Thermodynamic analysis of chemical processes • Phase diagrams of binary and simple ternary systems • Thermodynamics of mixtures using equations of state • Ideal and nonideal solutions • Partial miscibility, solubility of gases and solids, osmotic processes • Reaction equilibrium with applications to single and multiphase reactions

Bioprocess Engineering

Basic Concepts

Author: Michael L. Shuler,Fikret Kargi

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130819086

Category: Science

Page: 553

View: 4991

This concise yet comprehensive text introduces the essential concepts of bioprocessing - internal structure and functions of different types of microorganisms, major metabolic pathways, enzymes, microbial genetics, kinetics and stoichiometry of growth and product information - to traditional chemical engineers and those in related disciplines. It explores the engineering principles necessary for bioprocess synthesis and design, and illustrates the application of these principles to modern biotechnology for production of pharmaceuticals and biologics, solution of environmental problems, production of commodities, and medical applications.

Principles of Chemical Separations with Environmental Applications

Author: Richard D. Noble,Patricia A. Terry

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107320224

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

View: 1942

Chemical separations are of central importance in many areas of environmental science, whether it is the clean up of polluted water or soil, the treatment of discharge streams from chemical processes, or modification of a specific process to decrease its environmental impact. This book is an introduction to chemical separations, focusing on their use in environmental applications. The authors first discuss the general aspects of separation technology as a unit operation. They also describe how property differences are used to generate separations, the use of separating agents, and the selection criteria for particular separation techniques. The general approach for each technology is to present the chemical and/or physical basis for the process and explain how to evaluate it for design and analysis. The book contains many worked examples and homework problems. It is an ideal textbook for undergraduate and graduate students taking courses on environmental separations or environmental engineering.

Mass Transfer Processes

Modeling, Computations, and Design

Author: P. A. Ramachandran

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 013467572X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1072

View: 552

The All-in-One Guide to Mass 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, environmental engineering, material engineering, and the like. 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 differential, macroscopic, and mesoscopic modeling Physical chemistry aspects of diffusion phenomena Film models for calculating local mass transfer rates and diffusional interaction in gas–solid and gas–liquid reaction systems Application of mass transfer models in rate-based separation processes, 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, diffusion-reaction models, reactive membranes, and electrochemical reactors Computations of mass transfer effects in multicomponent systems Solid–gas noncatalytic reactions for chemical, metallurgical, environmental, and electronic processes Applications in electrochemical and biomedical systems Design calculations for humidification, drying, and condensation systems and membrane-based separations Analysis of adsorption, chromatography, electrodialysis, and electrophoresis

Introductory Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Author: J. Richard Elliott,Carl T. Lira

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0132901099

Category: Science

Page: 912

View: 9632

A Practical, Up-to-Date Introduction to Applied Thermodynamics, Including Coverage of Process Simulation Models and an Introduction to Biological Systems Introductory Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Second Edition, helps readers master the fundamentals of applied thermodynamics as practiced today: with extensive development of molecular perspectives that enables adaptation to fields including biological systems, environmental applications, and nanotechnology. This text is distinctive in making molecular perspectives accessible at the introductory level and connecting properties with practical implications. Features of the second edition include Hierarchical instruction with increasing levels of detail: Content requiring deeper levels of theory is clearly delineated in separate sections and chapters Early introduction to the overall perspective of composite systems like distillation columns, reactive processes, and biological systems Learning objectives, problem-solving strategies for energy balances and phase equilibria, chapter summaries, and “important equations” for every chapter Extensive practical examples, especially coverage of non-ideal mixtures, which include water contamination via hydrocarbons, polymer blending/recycling, oxygenated fuels, hydrogen bonding, osmotic pressure, electrolyte solutions, zwitterions and biological molecules, and other contemporary issues Supporting software in formats for both MATLAB® and spreadsheets Online supplemental sections and resources including instructor slides, ConcepTests, coursecast videos, and other useful resources

Stability of chemical reactors

Author: Daniel D. Perlmutter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780138399696

Category: Science

Page: 299

View: 4825

Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers with Microfluidics and CFD.

Author: James O. Wilkes

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0131482122

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 755

View: 7494

Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers, Second Edition, with Microfluidics and CFD, systematically introduces fluid mechanics from the perspective of the chemical engineer who must understand actual physical behavior and solve real-world problems. Building on a first edition that earned Choice Magazine's Outstanding Academic Title award, this edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the field's latest advances. This second edition contains extensive new coverage of both microfluidics and computational fluid dynamics, systematically demonstrating CFD through detailed examples using FlowLab and COMSOL Multiphysics. The chapter on turbulence has been extensively revised to address more complex and realistic challenges, including turbulent mixing and recirculating flows.

Physical and Chemical Equilibrium for Chemical Engineers

Author: Noel de Nevers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470927100

Category: Science

Page: 357

View: 1084

Suitable for undergraduates, postgraduates and professionals, this is a comprehensive text on physical and chemical equilibrium. De Nevers is also the author of Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers.

Separation Process Principles with Applications Using Process Simulators, 4th Edition

Author: J. D. Seader,Ernest J. Henley,D. Keith Roper

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1119141303

Category: Science

Page: 554

View: 9677

Separation Process Principles with Applications Using Process Simulator, 4th Edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the major separation operations in the chemical industry. The 4th edition focuses on using process simulators to design separation processes and prepares readers for professional practice. Completely rewritten to enhance clarity, this fourth edition provides engineers with a strong understanding of the field. With the help of an additional co-author, the text presents new information on bioseparations throughout the chapters. A new chapter on mechanical separations covers settling, filtration and centrifugation including mechanical separations in biotechnology and cell lysis. Boxes help highlight fundamental equations. Numerous new examples and exercises are integrated throughout as well.

Strategies for Creative Problem Solving

Author: H. Scott Fogler,Steven E. LeBlanc,Benjamin R. Rizzo

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133091663

Category: Psychology

Page: 343

View: 6753

This text helps your students hone their creative skills and apply those skills to solve nearly any problem. Drawing on National Science Foundation-funded, advanced research that studied problem-solving techniques in all areas of modern industry, the book presents a comprehensive, systematic problem-solving framework. Through hands-on techniques and exercises drawing on realistic examples, students will learn how to approach an ill-defined problem, identify the real problem, generate and implement the best solution, evaluate what you learn, and build on that knowledge.

Chemical Process Safety

Fundamentals with Applications

Author: Daniel A. Crowl,Joseph F. Louvar

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132440555

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 656

View: 2144

Combines academic theory with practical industry experience Updated to include the latest regulations and references Covers hazard identification, risk assessment, and inherent safety Case studies and problem sets enhance learning Long-awaited revision of the industry best seller. This fully revised second edition of Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications combines rigorous academic methods with real-life industrial experience to create a unique resource for students and professionals alike. The primary focus on technical fundamentals of chemical process safety provides a solid groundwork for understanding, with full coverage of both prevention and mitigation measures. Subjects include: Toxicology and industrial hygiene Vapor and liquid releases and dispersion modeling Flammability characterization Relief and explosion venting In addition to an overview of government regulations, the book introduces the resources of the AICHE Center for Chemical Process Safety library. Guidelines are offered for hazard identification and risk assessment. The book concludes with case histories drawn directly from the authors' experience in the field. A perfect reference for industry professionals, Chemical Process Safety: Fundamentals with Applications, Second Edition is also ideal for teaching at the graduate and senior undergraduate levels. Each chapter includes 30 problems, and a solutions manual is now available for instructors.

Kinetics of Chemical Processes

Butterworth-Heinemann Series in Chemical Engineering

Author: Michel Boudart

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483183971

Category: Science

Page: 262

View: 6699

Kinetics of Chemical Processes details the concepts associated with the kinetic study of the chemical processes. The book is comprised of 10 chapters that present information relevant to applied research. The text first covers the elementary chemical kinetics of elementary steps, and then proceeds to discussing catalysis. The next chapter tackles simplified kinetics of sequences at the steady state. Chapter 5 deals with coupled sequences in reaction networks, while Chapter 6 talks about autocatalysis and inhibition. The seventh chapter describes the irreducible transport phenomena in chemical kinetics. The next two chapters discuss the correlations in homogenous kinetics and heterogeneous catalysis, respectively. The last chapter covers the analysis of reaction networks. The book will be of great use to students, researchers, and practitioners of scientific disciplines that deal with chemical reaction, particularly chemistry and chemical engineering.

Fundamental Concepts and Computations in Chemical Engineering

Author: Vivek Utgikar

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0134594037

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 5980

The Breakthrough Introduction to Chemical Engineering for Today’s Students Fundamental Concepts and Computations in Chemical Engineering is well designed for today’s chemical engineering students, offering lucid and logically arranged text that brings together the fundamental knowledge students need to gain confidence and to jumpstart future success. Dr. Vivek Utgikar illuminates the day-to-day roles of chemical engineers in their companies and in the global economy. He clearly explains what students need to learn and why they need to learn it, and presents practical computational exercises that prepare beginning students for more advanced study. Utgikar combines straightforward discussions of essential topics with challenging topics to intrigue more well-prepared students. Drawing on extensive experience teaching beginners, he introduces each new topic in simple, relatable language, and supports them with meaningful example calculations in Microsoft Excel and Mathcad. Throughout, Utgikar presents practical methods for effective problem solving, and explains how to set up and use computation tools to get accurate answers. Designed specifically for students entering chemical engineering programs, this text also serves as a handy, quick reference to the basics for more advanced students, and an up-to-date source of valuable information for educators and professionals. Coverage includes Where chemical engineering fits in the engineering field and overall economy Modern chemical engineering and allied industries and their largest firms How typical chemical engineering job functions build on what undergraduates learn The importance of computations, and the use of modern computational tools How to classify problems based on their mathematical nature Fundamental fluid flow phenomena and computational problems in practical systems Basic principles and computations of material and energy balance Fundamental principles and calculations of thermodynamics and kinetics in chemical engineering How chemical engineering systems and problems integrate and interrelate in the real world Review of commercial process simulation software for complex, large-scale computation

Reaction Kinetics and Reactor Design, Second Edition

Author: John B. Butt

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824777227

Category: Science

Page: 752

View: 2965

This text combines a description of the origin and use of fundamental chemical kinetics through an assessment of realistic reactor problems with an expanded discussion of kinetics and its relation to chemical thermodynamics. It provides exercises, open-ended situations drawing on creative thinking, and worked-out examples. A solutions manual is also available to instructors.

Science and Engineering of Materials, SI Edition

Author: Donald R. Askeland,Wendelin J. Wright

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 130544633X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 960

View: 7157

Succeed in your materials science course with THE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING OF MATERIALS, 7e. Filled with built-in study tools to help you master key concepts, this proven book will help you develop an understanding of the relationship between structure, processing, and properties of materials and will serve as a useful reference for future courses in manufacturing, materials, design, or materials selection. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics

Author: Paul L. Houston

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131696

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 6642

DIVThis text teaches the principles underlying modern chemical kinetics in a clear, direct fashion, using several examples to enhance basic understanding. Solutions to selected problems. 2001 edition. /div

Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering

Author: David Mautner Himmelblau,James B. Riggs

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0132346605

Category: Science

Page: 945

View: 414

Best-selling introductory chemical engineering book - now updated with far more coverage of biotech, nanotech, and green engineering • •Thoroughly covers material balances, gases, liquids, and energy balances. •Contains new biotech and bioengineering problems throughout. •Adds new examples and homework on nanotechnology, environmental engineering, and green engineering. •All-new student projects chapter. •Self-assessment tests, discussion problems, homework, and glossaries in each chapter. Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering, 8/e, provides a complete, practical, and student-friendly introduction to the principles and techniques of modern chemical, petroleum, and environmental engineering. The authors introduce efficient and consistent methods for solving problems, analyzing data, and conceptually understanding a wide variety of processes. This edition has been revised to reflect growing interest in the life sciences, adding biotechnology and bioengineering problems and examples throughout. It also adds many new examples and homework assignments on nanotechnology, environmental, and green engineering, plus many updates to existing examples. A new chapter presents multiple student projects, and several chapters from the previous edition have been condensed for greater focus. This text's features include: • •Thorough introductory coverage, including unit conversions, basis selection, and process measurements. •Short chapters supporting flexible, modular learning. •Consistent, sound strategies for solving material and energy balance problems. •Key concepts ranging from stoichiometry to enthalpy. •Behavior of gases, liquids, and solids. •Many tables, charts, and reference appendices. •Self-assessment tests, thought/discussion problems, homework problems, and glossaries in each chapter.