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Unit Operations of Particulate Solids

Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

By Enrique Ortega-Rivas

CRC Press

492 pages

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Suitable for practicing engineers and engineers in training, Unit Operations of Particulate Solids: Theory and Practice presents the unit operations in chemical engineering that involve the handling and processing of particulate solids. The first part of the book analyzes primary and secondary properties of particles and particulate systems, focusi

Table of Contents

Characterization of Particulate Systems and Relation to Storage and Conveying: Introduction. Bulk Solids: Properties and Characterization. Storage and Conveying of Bulk Solids. Bulk Solids Processing: Size Reduction. Size Enlargement. Mixing. Fluidization. Separation Techniques for Particulate Solids: Introductory Aspects. Solid Mixtures. Solid-Fluid Systems. Appendices. Index.

About the Author

Enrique Ortega-Rivas is a professor at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua. He is a member of the editorial boards of Food and Bioprocess Technology: An International Journal, Food Engineering Reviews, and The Open Food Science Journal. A National Researcher of Mexico, Dr. Ortega-Rivas was a Fulbright scholar and has held positions at Food Science Australia, Monash University, and Washington State University. His research interests include food engineering, particle technology, and solid-fluid separation techniques.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical