Language : English
Published : 2004-01-20
Pages : 704
Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes 3rd Edition
GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF CHEMICAL PROCESSES Material that’s presented in a very clear and accessible way…frequent use of examples…case studies based on commercial processes…a CD-ROM with instructional tutorials, a powerful equation solver, and a visual encyclopedia of chemical process equipment…These are just a few of the features of this text that help provide a realistic, informative introduction to chemical processes. Key Features of the Third Edition Nearly every section in the third edition has been revised to provide increased clarity. Hundreds of new and revised problems and new case studies cover a broader spectrum of chemical engineering applications. Some problems require spreadsheeting, and others call for using equation-solving software. The INTERACTIVE CHEMICAL PROCESS PRINCIPLES (ICPP) CD-ROM provides an active learning environment. With this software, students respond to questions and receive immediate feedback, explore variations in process parameters and se e the effects of their changes on process operations, and more.
About the Author
RICHARD M. FELDER has authored or co-authored over 100 papers on chemical process engineering and engineering education, and presents seminars, workshops, and short courses on both topics to industrial and research institutions and universities in the United State, Europe, and South America. Since 1990 he has co-directed the National Effective Teaching Institute under the auspices of the American Society for Engineering Education. He has won numerous awards for his contributions to engineering education. RONALD W. ROUSSEAU is Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His Teaching and research activities focus on separation and purification, and he has been honored for his work in crystallization. He has published extensively and given lectu5res and short courses in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and throughout the United States. An active promoter of university-industry interactions, he has served as Chair of the Council for Chemical Research and consultant to more than 50 organizations.
Bioprocess technology involves the combination of living matter (whole organism or enzymes ) with nutrients under laboratory conditions to make a desired product within the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics, biotechnology, fine chemicals and bulk chemicals sectors. Industry is under increasing pressure to develop new processes that are both environmentally friendly and cost-effective, and this can be achieved by taking a fresh look at process development; – namely by combining modern process modeling techniques with sustainability assessment methods. Development of Sustainable Bioprocesses: Modeling and Assessment describes methodologies and supporting case studies for the evolution and implementation of sustainable bioprocesses. Practical and industry-focused, the book begins with an introduction to the bioprocess industries and development procedures. Bioprocesses and bioproducts are then introduced, together with a description of the unit operations involved. Modeling procedures, a key feature of the book, are covered in chapter 3 prior to an overview of the key sustainability assessment methods in use (environmental, economic and societal). The second part of the book is devoted to case studies, which cover the development of bioprocesses in the pharmaceutical, food, fine chemicals, cosmetics and bulk chemicals industries. Some selected case studies include: citric acid, biopolymers, antibiotics, biopharmaceuticals. An accompanying CD-ROM will provide readers with hands-on materials so that the techniques can be put into practice. These materials include a demo version of SuperPro Designer software (used in process engineering) and models of all featured case studies, excel sheets of assessment methods, Monte Carlo simulations and exercises.
About the Author
Professor Elmar Heinzle, Universitat des Saarlandes, Germany Dr. Charles Cooney, MIT, USA Both internationally-recognised experts in biochemical engineering and modeling Dr Arno Biwer, MIT/ Universitat des Saarlandes, Germany
The problems that chemical engineers face today can no longer be answered with programs written on a case-by-case basis; computers have revolutionized the way chemical engineers design and analyze processes–whether designing large units to make polyethylene or a small microreactor used to detect biological agents. This book helps identify the types of computer programs needed to solve various chemical engineering problems and ensure that the problems have been solved correctly. Each chapter contains a description of the physical problem in both general terms and mathematically, thorough step-by-step instructions, numerous examples, and comprehensive explanations for each problem and program.
About the Author
BRUCE A. FINLAYSON, PhD, is Rehnberg Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering in the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Washington. He is also a former president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Among his many accolades and honors, Dr. Finlayson is a recipient of the AIChE’s prestigious William H. Walker Award and an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering.
There are various books on green chemistry on the market, but without focus on sustainable industrial processes. This resource provides an overview of the new trends and hot topics in process design, describing the challenge of designing industrial chemical processes that are up-to-date, sustainable, and economically feasible. The industrial applications are presented directly by the companies – a veritable ‘Who’s Who’ of the chemical industry – that developed these innovative technologies. It provides an essential reference for chemical engineers, chemists in industry, process engineers, catalytic chemists, materials scientists, and environmental chemists.
About the Author
Professor Fabrizio Cavani received his PhD in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Bologna in 1986. From 1986 to 1990 he worked at the Catalysis Centre of EniChem, where he investigated new catalysts for the oxychlorination of ethylene and for the Alkylation of benzene with propene, and gave technical assistance to the catalysts production division. In 1990 he joined the Catalytic Processes Development team at the University of Bologna becoming Associate Professor of Industrial Chemistry there in 2000. Hee is author of over 200 journal articles, 25 patents, two books on catalytic selective oxidation and one book on the development and management of chemical processes and is the editor of 4 special journal issues. he is on the board of the Italian Platform for Sustainable Chemistry. Professor Gabriele Centi is Full Professor of Industrial Chemistry at the University of Messina and a past President of the European Federation of Catalysis Societies. He is the Coordinator of the Network of Excellence IDECAT and Co-Director of the European Laboratory for Catalysis and Surface Science and President of ERIC (European Research Institute of Catalysis). His research activities lie in the development of industrial heterogeneous catalysts for the field of sustainable chemical processes, environmental protection and clean energy. He is author of over 260 journal articles, editor and/or author of 7 books, editor of 7 special issues, chairman of several International Congresses and Editor of the Wiley-VCH journal ChemSusChem. He is also a Core Team member for the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry. Professor Siglinda Perathoner is Associate Professor of Industrial Chemistry at the University of Messina. After some years experience in the field of photophysics and photochemistry of supramolecular systems, she moved to the area of catalysts. In 2001 she joined the University of Messina where her most recent research interest include nanostructured zeolites, catalytic membranes, catalysts for reactions in supercritical fluids, catalysts for waste water purification and remediation, photo(electro)catalytic conversion of carbon dioxide, and fuel cells. Her aim is the design of novel catalytic materials for sustainable processes, environment protection, and cleaner energy. She is author of over 130 publications, including 15 reviews, has been co-editor of a book and two special journal issues, and has contributed to various entries in encyclopedias. Professor Ferruccio Trifiro is Full Professor of Industrial Chemistry at the University of Bologna. Currently he is the Dean of the Faculty of Industrial Chemistry, and Director of the journal “La Chimica e L’Industria” (Chemistry and Industry). His main research activities lie in the development of heterogeneous catalysts for processes in the field of petrochemistry, environmental protection, fine chemicals and specialties production, clean energy and hydrogen production. He is a past Chairman of the World Congress of Selective Oxidation. He is author of over 300 papers in International Journals, two books on Selective Oxidation, and of 18 patents.
Control of Biological and Drug-Delivery Systems for Chemical, Biomedical, and Pharmaceutical Engineering
This book combines knowledge of process dynamics and basic control theory to analyze a range of bioprocesses and drug-release devices. The book addresses issues and solves problems that dominate both fields (i.e., biological sciences and release devices.) Many of the textbooks written on this topic usually focus on specific topics (e.g., systems biology, control of fermentation processes), as a result, undergraduate chemical engineering students are not exposed to a range of diversified problems in biological sciences. This book builds on the new focus of providing problems in the biological area. In addition, unified theories and step-by-step problem solving procedures are provided. A unique feature of the book is the application of control theory to analyze controlled-release devices.
An expected outcome of the proposed perspective is an enrichment of fundamental concepts and the development of an application-oriented environment. For example pharmaceutical companies, specializing in the production of therapeutics using biological processes, are the first beneficiaries. A qualified labor force, with competencies in process analysis, design and control will assure that the target quantity and quality of the end-products are met and in line with federal and state regulations.
About the Author
LAURENT SIMON, PhD, is Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and Associate Director of the Pharmaceutical Engineering Program at New Jersey Institute of Technology. His research and teaching interests focus on modeling, analysis, and control of drug delivery systems. Dr. Simon is the author of Laboratory Online, a series of educational and interactive modules that help engineers build a strong understanding of drug delivery technologies and their underlying engineering principles. During his time at NJIT, Dr. Simon has received the Excellence in Teaching Award, Master Teacher Designation, and Newark College of Engineering Saul K. Fenster Innovation in Engineering Education Award.