Taking greater advantage of powerful computing capabilities over the last several years, the development of fundamental information and new models has led to major advances in nearly every aspect of chemical engineering. Albright’s Chemical Engineering Handbook represents a reliable source of updated methods, applications, and fundamental concepts that will continue to play a significant role in driving new research and improving plant design and operations.
Well-rounded, concise, and practical by design, this handbook collects valuable insight from an exceptional diversity of leaders in their respective specialties. Each chapter provides a clear review of basic information, case examples, and references to additional, more in-depth information. They explain essential principles, calculations, and issues relating to topics including reaction engineering, process control and design, waste disposal, and electrochemical and biochemical engineering. The final chapters cover aspects of patents and intellectual property, practical communication, and ethical considerations that are most relevant to engineers.
From fundamentals to plant operations, Albright’s Chemical Engineering Handbook offers a thorough, yet succinct guide to day-to-day methods and calculations used in chemical engineering applications. This handbook will serve the needs of practicing professionals as well as students preparing to enter the field.
Table of Contents
Physical and Chemical Properties. Mathematics in Chemical Engineering. Engineering Statistics. Thermodynamics of Fluid Phase and Chemical Equilibria. Fluid Flow. Heat Transfer. Radiation Heat Transfer. Mass Transfer. Industrial Mixing Technology. Liquid-Liquid Extraction. Chemical Reaction Engineering. Distillation. Absorption and Stripping. Adsorption. Process Control. Conceptual Process Design, Process Improvement, and Trouble Shooting. Chemical Process Safety. Environmental Engineering: A Review of Issues, Regulations, and Resources. Biochemical Engineering. Measuring Physical Properties. Selecting Materials of Construction (Steels and Other Metals). Solid/Liquid Separation. Drying: Principles and Practice. Dry Screening of Granular and Powder Materials. Conveying of Bulk Solids. Principles and Applications of Electrochemical Engineering. Patents and Intellectual Property. Communication. Ethical Concerns of Engineers.