Handbook of Chemical Engineering Calculations, Fourth Edition by Tyler Hicks

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Synopsis

Solve chemical engineering problems quickly and accurately

Fully revised throughout with new procedures, Handbook of Chemical Engineering Calculations, Fourth Edition shows how to solve the main process-related problems that often arise in chemical engineering practice. New calculations reflect the latest green technologies and environmental engineering standards.

Featuring contributions from global experts, this comprehensive guide is packed with worked-out numerical procedures. Practical techniques help you to solve problems manually or by using computer-based methods. By following the calculations presented in this book, you will be able to achieve accurate results with minimal time and effort.

Coverage includes:

Physical and chemical properties Stoichiometry Phase equilibrium Chemical reaction equilibrium Reaction kinetics, reactor design, and system thermodynamics Flow of fluids and solids Heat transfer Distillation Extraction and leaching Crystallization Absorption and stripping Liquid agitation Size reduction Filtration Air pollution control Water pollution control Biotechnology Cost engineering
 

About Tyler Hicks

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Tyler G. Hicks, P.E., is a consulting engineer and a successful engineering book author. He has worked in plant design and operation in a variety of industries, taught at several engineering schools, and lectured both in the United States and abroad. Mr. Hicks is the author of more than 20 books in engineering and related fields, including "Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations, Handbook of Civil Engineering Calculations, Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations", and "Mechanical Engineering Formulas Pocket Guide. Nicholas Chopey is Editor-in-Chief at "Chemical Engineering" magazine, with more than 45 years' experience in engineering and publishing. A former process engineer with Esso (now part of ExxonMobil), he is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and of the American Society for Engineering Education.
 
Published July 10, 2012 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 768 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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