By Evangelos Tsotsas, Arun S. Mujumdar

The five-volume sequence presents a accomplished evaluate of all vital points of drying know-how like computational instruments at diversified scales (Volume 1), sleek experimental and analytical strategies (Volume 2), product caliber and formula (Volume 3), strength mark downs (Volume four) and technique intensification (Volume 5).

Based on high-level state of the art effects contributed through the world over well-known specialists within the quite a few handled fields, this booklet sequence is the last word reference within the region of business drying. positioned on the intersection of the 2 major methods in smooth chemical engineering, product engineering and approach structures engineering, the sequence goals at bringing conception into perform in an effort to increase the standard of high-value dried items, keep strength, and minimize the prices of drying processes.

Volume 4 offers with the relief of strength call for in a variety of drying procedures and components, highlighting the subsequent themes: power research of dryers, effective solid-liquid separation options, osmotic dehydration, warmth pump assisted drying, zeolite utilization, sun drying, drying and warmth remedy for reliable wooden and different biomass assets, and sludge thermal processing.

 

Other Volumes and Sets:

Volume 1 - glossy Drying know-how, Computational instruments at diversified Scales

Volume 1: different version kinds for the drying of goods and the layout of drying tactics (short-cut tools, homogenized, pore community, and non-stop thermo-mechanical techniques) are handled, besides computational fluid dynamics, inhabitants balances, and technique structures simulation instruments. Emphasis is wear scale transitions.

 

Volume 2 - glossy Drying expertise: Experimental Techniques

Volume 2: contains experimental equipment utilized in a variety of industries and in examine in an effort to layout and keep an eye on drying strategies, degree moisture and moisture distributions, represent particulate fabric and the inner micro-structure of dried items, and examine the habit of particle platforms in drying apparatus. Key subject matters comprise acoustic levitation, near-infrared spectral imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, X-ray tomography, and positron emission tracking.

 

Volume three - sleek Drying expertise: Product caliber and Formulation

Volume 3: Discusses how wanted homes of meals, biomaterials, energetic pharmaceutical materials, and fragile aerogels will be preserved in the course of drying, and the way spray drying and spray fluidized mattress methods can be utilized for particle formation and formula. equipment for tracking product caliber, similar to procedure analytical expertise, and modeling instruments, corresponding to Monte Carlo simulations, discrete particle modeling and neural networks, are provided with genuine examples from and academia.

 

Volume five - method Intensification

Volume 5: devoted to method intensification through extra effective distribution and movement of the drying medium, foaming, managed freezing, and the appliance of superheated steam, infrared radiation, microwaves, strength ultrasound and pulsed electrical fields. procedure potency is taken care of together with the standard of delicate items, reminiscent of meals, for quite a few hybrid and mixed drying processes.

 

Available in print as 5 quantity Set or as person volumes. purchase the Set and retailer 30%!

Also to be had in digital formats.

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By John Donner

This e-book deals a well-rounded number of trustworthy, well-researched formulation for the most well-liked exploding fireworks, together with M80s, cherry bombs, ash cans, chasers, globe torpedoes, Knallkorpers, aerial bombs, cracker balls, Flashcrackas and extra. for tutorial research simply.

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By Gregory S. Patience

Experimental equipment and Instrumentation for Chemical Engineers is a realistic consultant for learn engineers and scholars, approach engineers and, experts, and others within the chemical engineering box. This exact publication completely describes experimental measurements and instrumentation within the contexts of strain, temperature, fluid metering, chromatography, and extra. Chapters on physico-chemical research and research of solids and powders are incorporated as well.

Throughout the booklet, the writer examines all features of engineering perform and learn. the foundations of unit operations, delivery phenomena, and plant layout shape the foundation of this self-discipline. Experimental equipment and Instrumentation for Chemical Engineers integrates those suggestions with records and uncertainty research to outline components which are completely essential to degree and keep an eye on, how accurately, and the way often.

Experimental equipment and Instrumentation for Chemical Engineers is split into numerous subject matters, together with the size of strain, temperature move cost, physico-chemical homes, fuel and liquid concentrations and solids homes. through the e-book, the idea that of uncertainty is mentioned in context, and the final bankruptcy is devoted to designing and experimental plan. the speculation round the dimension rules is illustrated with examples. those examples contain notions concerning plant layout in addition to rate and safety.

  • Contains huge diagrams, images, and different illustrations in addition to brands' gear and outlines with updated, distinct drawings and photos
  • Includes workouts on the finish of every bankruptcy, assisting the reader to appreciate the matter via fixing sensible examples
  • Covers learn and plant program, together with rising applied sciences little mentioned in different sources

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By Richard C. Bailie, Wallace B. Whiting, Joseph A. Shaeiwitz, Debangsu Bhattacharyya

The prime built-in chemical strategy layout consultant: Now with wide new insurance and extra method designs

 

More than ever, powerful layout is the point of interest of sound chemical engineering. Analysis, Synthesis, and layout of Chemical procedures, Fourth variation, presents layout as an inventive approach that integrates either the large photograph and the small details–and is aware which to emphasize while, and why. sensible from begin to end, this up to date version strikes readers past lecture room workouts into open-ended, real-world method challenge fixing. The authors introduce built-in strategies for each side of the self-discipline, from finance to operations, new plant layout to latest approach optimization.

 

This fourth variation provides new chapters introducing dynamic technique simulation; complex techniques in steady-state simulation; huge insurance of thermodynamics applications for modeling approaches containing electrolyte ideas and solids; and a concise advent to common sense regulate. “What you've got realized” summaries were further to every bankruptcy, and the text’s association has been subtle for larger clarity.

 

Coverage Includes

  • Conceptualization and research: circulate diagrams, batch processing, tracing, method stipulations, and product layout suggestions
  • Economic research: capital and production charges, monetary calculations, and profitability research
  • Synthesis and optimization: ideas, PFD synthesis, simulation options, top-down and bottom-up optimization, pinch expertise, and software-based keep watch over
  • Advanced steady-state simulation: pursuits, versions, answer innovations, and sensitivity and optimization experiences
  • Dynamic simulation: pursuits, improvement, resolution equipment, algorithms, and solvers
  • functionality research: I/O versions, instruments, functionality curves, reactor functionality, troubleshooting, and “debottlenecking”
  • Societal effect: ethics, professionalism, well-being, security, environmental concerns, and eco-friendly engineering
  • Interpersonal and verbal exchange abilities: enhancing teamwork and workforce effectiveness

 

This identify attracts on greater than fifty years of cutting edge chemical engineering guideline at West Virginia collage and the college of Nevada, Reno. It comprises steered curricula for single-semester and year-long layout classes, case reports and sensible layout initiatives, present apparatus expense facts, and huge initial layout details that may be used because the start line for extra unique analyses.

 

About the CD-Rom and net Site

The CD comprises the most recent model of CAPCOST, a strong instrument for comparing mounted capital funding, complete procedure economics, and profitability. the warmth exchanger community software program, HENSAD, is additionally integrated. The CD additionally includes an extra appendix offering initial layout details for fifteen key chemical techniques, together with 4 new to this version: shift response; acid-gas removing through actual solvent; H2S elimination from a fuel flow utilizing the Claus technique; and coal gasification. The CD additionally comprises six extra tasks, plus chapters on results evaluation, written and oral communications, and a written document case learn. Sixty extra initiatives and twenty-four extra difficulties can be found at www.che.cemr.wvu.edu/publications/projects.

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For lots of a long time, the lead-acid battery has been the main everyday energy-storage machine for medium- and large-scale purposes (approximately 100Wh and above). lately, the normal, flooded layout of the battery has began to get replaced by way of an alternate layout. This model - the valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) battery - calls for no replenishment of the water content material of the electrolyte answer, doesn't spill drinks, and will be utilized in any wanted orientation. because the VRLA battery operates in a a little diverse demeanour from its flooded counterpart, enormous technological improvement has been essential to meet the exacting functionality necessities of the entire variety of functions during which rechargeable batteries are used.

The valve-regulated layout is now good verified within the business battery region, and likewise looks set to be followed generally for automobile duty.

This e-book offers a finished account of VRLA expertise and its makes use of. sooner or later, all commercial methods - together with the manufacture of batteries - could be required to comply to the conventions of sustainability. therefore, the the most important components of the environmental influence linked to the construction and use of VRLA batteries and the recycling of spent devices also are taken care of thoroughly.

Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid Batteries supplies a necessary perception into the technological know-how that underlies the improvement and operation of VRLA batteries and is a finished reference resource for these curious about the sensible use of the expertise in key energy-storage functions.

- Covers all significant advances within the field.
- presents a accomplished account of VRLA know-how and its uses.
- First publication devoted to this know-how.

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By Francois Audibert

Waste Engine Oils offers an entire description of the sphere of engine used oils, extensively amassed within the networks of services-stations and garages. It describes the manufacture of base oils in refineries, and mentions the most ingredients enjoying a necessary position within the caliber of the advertised entire oils. The association of the various structures of accumulating to be able to receive a waste oil regenerable or used as gasoline are defined. This publication covers the most operations of actual and chemical remedies required in waste oil regeneration via protecting the basic rules options equivalent to vacuum distillation, solvent deasphalting, and ultrafiltration. a large half is devoted to functions with the outline of approximately twenty strategies. additionally, the booklet describes different types of full of life valorizations which crisis a fairly vital fraction of the amassed oil quantity.

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By Henry Kister

Discussing distillation, this publication provides readers instructions for operation, troubleshooting and regulate. It bargains a compendium of Do's and Don'ts, sturdy practices, and directions for simple layout; operation and troubleshooting for inlets and shops; keeping off tray harm; set up; commissioning and startup suggestions; and extra.

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By G. P. Turner

Creation to color Chemistry was once first released in 1967 with~he purpose of delivering either a textbook for college students and an creation to the topic for people with very little technical knowledee. This is still the target. The publication was once thoroughly revised in 1980, however the velocity of swap endured to quicken. during this 3rd variation, i've got sought to convey it brand new with the most recent advancements within the know-how and, with an extra bankruptcy, to stress the significance of the portray procedure as a composite, within which the substrate and its chemistry playa very important position. The ebook is split into elements. half One starts off on the very foundation of matter-its atomic structure-and works step-by-step via a adequate number of chemistry and physics to permit any reader to deal with the chemistry and the know-how of paint partially . The reader may still take up as a lot of half One as she or he feels beneficial. it's worthy noting, in spite of the fact that, that the themes in it are in particular chosen from a paint perspective and that, for instance, element on oils in bankruptcy three, on polymers in bankruptcy five and on mild and color in bankruptcy 6 may perhaps good be lacking in a few Chemistry measure classes.

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By Mark E. Davis PhDC, Robert J. Davis, Engineering

Appropriate for a one-semester undergraduate or first-year graduate path, this article introduces the quantitative therapy of chemical response engineering. It covers either homogeneous and heterogeneous reacting platforms and examines chemical reaction engineering in addition to chemical reactor engineering. The authors take a chemical procedure, assisting scholars strengthen an intuitive feeling for ideas, instead of an engineering method, which has a tendency to miss the interior workings of structures and objects.
Each bankruptcy includes various worked-out difficulties and real-world vignettes related to advertisement purposes. subject matters comprise the fundamentals of response kinetics and cost constants of undemanding reactions, reactors for measuring response charges and the steady-state approximation, and heterogeneous catalysis. extra topics contain the results of delivery obstacles on charges of solid-catalyzed reactions, microkinetic research of catalytic reactions, nonideal circulate in reactors, nonisothermal reactors, and reactors reaching heterogeneous reactions. first-class illustrations supplement the textual content, which concludes with 3 worthwhile appendices.

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A finished chemical engineering textual content on unit operations, masking fluid mechanics, warmth move, mass move, and solids dealing with. It features a balanced therapy of thought and engineering perform, with many sensible illustrative examples incorporated. The mass-transfer part includes chapters on adsorption and membrane operations.

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