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Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers
 
 

Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers, 5th Edition

 
Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers, 5th Edition,Carl R. Branan,ISBN9780123877857
 
 
 

  

Butterworth-Heinemann

9780123877857

9780123877895

456

276 X 216

For over 15 years chemical engineers have reached for Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers to answer their process engineering problems and to help them get on with the job.

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Key Features

  • Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers brings together solutions, information and work-arounds that engineers in the process industry need to get their job done.
  • New material in the Fifth Edition includes physical properties for proprietary materials, six new chapters, including pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical sector heuristics, process design with simulation software, and guidelines for hazardous materials and processes
  • Now includes SI units throughout alongside imperial, and now accompanied by online calculation tools and a searchable Rules of Thumb library

Description

The most complete guide of its kind, this is the favored handbook for chemical and process engineers who need a reliable and authoritative solution to their practical on the job problems. Includes all new material on new processing sectors, include biopharmaceuticals. The text is comprehensively revised and updated with new data and formulas. Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers solves process design problems quickly, accurately and safely, with hundreds of common sense techniques, shortcuts and calculations.

Key features;

  • Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers brings together solutions, information and work-arounds that engineers in the process industry need to get their job done.
  • New material in the Fifth Edition includes physical properties for proprietary materials, six new chapters, including pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical sector heuristics, process design with simulation software, and guidelines for hazardous materials and processes.
  • Now includes SI units throughout alongside imperial, and now accompanied by online calculation tools

    New to this edition;
  • New chapter on biopharmaceutical systems
  • New chapter on closed-loop heat transfer systems
  • Extensively rewritten chapters on fluid flow, fractionation, heat exchangers, pumps, compressors, safety, and controls.
  • Latest information on packed columns and structured packings
  • Excel workbooks, with Visual Basic for Applications function subroutines, that solve many of the problems in the book.
  • Fully updated references

Readership

Chemical Engineers

Carl R. Branan

Carl R. Branan has more than 40 years of worldwide experience in process design and troubleshooting in oil, chemicals, fibers, polymers, coal, natural gas, and LNG. Before retiring from El Paso Natural Gas, he served a process engineer, plant engineer, and project engineer. Mr. Branan is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and is the author of several books on process engineering and fractionators, including Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Retired El Paso Natural Gas, El Paso, TX, USA

Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers, 5th Edition

1 Fluid Flow

2 Heat Exchangers

3 Fractionators

4 Absorbers

5 Pumps

6 Compressors

7 Drivers

8 Vessels

9 Boilers

10 Cooling Towers

11 Refrigeration

12 Closed Loop Heat Transfer Systems

13 Biopharmaceutical Systems

14 Vacuum Systems

15 Pneumatic Conveying

16 Blending and Agitation

17 Process Evaluation

18 Reliability

19 Metallurgy

20 Safety

21 Controls

22 Troubleshooting

23 Startup

24 Energy Conservation

25 Process Modeling

26 Approximate Conversion Factors

27 Properties

Appendix

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