Principles of chemical engineering processes : material and energy balances / Nayef Ghasem, Redhouane Henda
By: Ghasem, Nayef
Contributor(s): Henda, RedhouaneMaterial type: Text; Format: print Publisher: Boca Raton (Florida) : CRC Press, 2014Description: XXI, 446 p. : il. ; 25 cmISBN: 9781482222289Subject(s): Procesos químicos | Ingeniería química
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Principles of Chemical Engineering Processes: Material and Energy Balances introduces the basic principles and calculation techniques used in the field of chemical engineering, providing a solid understanding of the fundamentals of the application of material and energy balances. Packed with illustrative examples and case studies, this book:Discusses problems in material and energy balances related to chemical reactorsExplains the concepts of dimensions, units, psychrometry, steam properties, and conservation of mass and energyDemonstrates how MATLABÂ® and SimulinkÂ® can be used to solve complicated problems of material and energy balancesShows how to solve steady-state and transient mass and energy balance problems involving multiple-unit processes and recycle, bypass, and purge streamsDevelops quantitative problem-solving skills, specifically the ability to think quantitatively (including numbers and units), the ability to translate words into diagrams and mathematical expressions, the ability to use common sense to interpret vague and ambiguous language in problem statements, and the ability to make judicious use of approximations and reasonable assumptions to simplify problemsThis Second Edition has been updated based upon feedback from professors and students. It features a new chapter related to single- and multiphase systems and contains additional solved examples and homework problems. Educational software, downloadable exercises, and a solutions manual are available with qualifying course adoption.