Green Chemical Engineering: An Introduction to Catalysis, Kinetics, and Chemical Processes, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Green Chemical Engineering

An Introduction to Catalysis, Kinetics, and Chemical Processes, 1st Edition

By S. Suresh

CRC Press

541 pages

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While chemical products are useful in their own right-they address the demands and needs of the masses-they also drain our natural resources and generate unwanted pollution. Green Chemical Engineering: An Introduction to Catalysis, Kinetics, and Chemical Processes encourages minimized use of non-renewable natural resources and fosters maximized pol

Table of Contents

Introduction. Section I Kinetics, Catalysis and Chemical Reactors. Introduction to Kinetics and Chemical Reactors. Homogeneous Reactors. Heterogeneous Reactors. Section II Green Chemical Processes and Applications. Green Reactor Modelling. Application of Green Catalysis and Processes. References. Further Reading. Index.

About the Author

Suresh Sundaramurthy is an assistant professor of chemical engineering at Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India. He holds a PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, in the area of environmental pollution control. He has held various research positions at a number of universities in India including Pondicherry University, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, and International Centre for Materials Science, JNCASR, Bangalore. His research interests are in the areas of separation processes, reactor design, adsorption, catalysis, waste utilization, and nanomaterials. He has written a number of research articles and books in his area of research.

Sundaramoorthy Sithanandam is a professor of chemical engineering at Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry, India. He obtained his PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, in the area of process control. He has over 28 years of teaching and research experience. He has held teaching and visiting research positions, respectively, at National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, and National University of Singapore. His research interests are in the areas of model-based predictive control, membrane separations, process integration, and optimization. He has published many research articles and has delivered a number of keynote and invited lectures in international and national conferences.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TEC009010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TEC010010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Pollution Control