Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design: Volume 10 - Coking to Computer, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design

Volume 10 - Coking to Computer, 1st Edition

By John J. McKetta Jr

CRC Press

464 pages

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Hardback: 9780824724603
pub: 1979-08-01
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"Written by engineers for engineers (with over 150 International Editorial Advisory Board members),this highly lauded resource provides up-to-the-minute information on the chemical processes, methods, practices, products, and standards in the chemical, and related, industries. "


"High acclaim from worldwide authoritative journals . . .an ambitious work indeed. . .a valuable addition to many college and industrial libraries. . . . . .highly recommend[ed]. . .to any student of the chemical process industries. . .provides a valuable starting point for any specific design-related project. "

---American Scientist

". . .a useful and valuable addition to all technical, professional, and university library collections. "

---IEEE Journal

". . .A wealth of information is presented on a number of processes, each keyword is followed by extensive bibliographies, unit operations are illustrated by practical problems, and case studies are presented of design exercises. "

---Chemistry & Industry

"A very attractive series of volumes. "

---The Cost Engineer

Table of Contents

"Coking, Petroleum (Costs), W. L. Nelson Coking, Petroleum (Delayed and Fluid), Joel D. McKinney Coking, Petroleum (Fluid), D. E. Blaser Columbium Supply-Demand Relationship, John J. McKetta Combined Cycle Plants, L. O. Tomlinson and D. L. Chase Combustion, Kendall R. Powers and R. M. Masnovi Combustion, Solid Fuels, Michael E. Leesley Compressors. 1. General Type Selection Factors, Heinz P. Bloch Compressors. 2. Centrifugal and Axial Turbocompressors, Heinz P. Bloch Compressors. 3. High-Speed, Low-Flow Centrifugal Compressors, Heinz P. Bloch Compressors. 4. Positive Displacement Compressors, Ralph James, Jr. Compressors. 5. Rotary Compressors, Ralph James, Jr. Compressors. 6. Thermal Compressors, Ralph James, Jr. Compressors. 7. Turboexpanders, Judson S. Swearingen Compressors. 8. Calculation Procedures, Ralph James, Jr. Compressors. 9. Driver Selection, Heinz P. Bloch Compressors. 10. Installation, Operation, and Maintenance, Ralph James, Jr. Compressors. 11. Materials of Construction, Joseph A. Cameron, Frank M. Danowski, Jr., and Marilyn E. Weightman Computer ABC's, L. L. Hoberock Computer, Data Processing, Warren Brooks "

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SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical