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3rd Edition

Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics

ISBN 9781498724425
Published December 8, 2016 by CRC Press
580 Pages 121 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book provides readers with the most current, accurate, and practical fluid mechanics related applications that the practicing BS level engineer needs today in the chemical and related industries, in addition to a fundamental understanding of these applications based upon sound fundamental basic scientific principles. The emphasis remains on problem solving, and the new edition includes many more examples.

Table of Contents


1. Basic Concepts

2. Dimensional Analysis and Scale-Up

3. Fluid Properties in Perspective

4. Fluid Statics

5. Conservation Principles

6. Pipe Flow

7. Internal Flow Applications

8. Pumps and Compressors

9. Compressible Flows

10. Flow Measurement

11. Safety Relief and Control Valves

12. External Flows

13. Fluid-Solid Separations by Free Settling

14. Flow in Porous Media

15. Fluidization and Sedimentation

16. Two-Phase Flow


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Ron Darby - Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas and Raj P. Chhabra - Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India