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See below for a selection of the latest books from Chemical engineering category. Presented with a red border are the Chemical engineering books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Chemical engineering books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
Focussing on innovative catalysts and catalytic processes, this book provides the reader with deep insights in biomass upgrading of the most important biomass types. Topics like hydrodeoxygenation, catalytic cracking, depolymerizaton and more are presented in this reference.
The field of chemical engineering is undergoing a global renaissance, with new processes, equipment, and sources changing literally every day. It is a dynamic, important area of study and the basis for some of the most lucrative and integral fields of science. Introduction to Chemical Engineering offers a comprehensive overview of the concept, principles and applications of chemical engineering. It explains the distinct chemical engineering knowledge which gave rise to a general-purpose technology and broadest engineering field. The book serves as a conduit between college education and the real-world chemical engineering practice. It answers many questions students and young engineers often ask which include: How is what I studied in the classroom being applied in the industrial setting? What steps do I need to take to become a professional chemical engineer? What are the career diversities in chemical engineering and the engineering knowledge required? How is chemical engineering design done in real-world? What are the chemical engineering computer tools and their applications? What are the prospects, present and future challenges of chemical engineering? And so on. It also provides the information new chemical engineering hires would need to excel and cross the critical novice engineer stage of their career. It is expected that this book will enhance students understanding and performance in the field and the development of the profession worldwide. Whether a new-hire engineer or a veteran in the field, this is a must--have volume for any chemical engineer's library.
Process Equipment and Plant Design: Principles and Practices covers process design in the chemical engineering industry, dealing with the design of individual process equipment and its configuration as a complete functional system. Chapters cover typical heat and mass transfer systems and the equipment included in chemical engineering curriculums, such as heat exchangers, heat exchanger networks, evaporators, distillation, absorption, adsorption, and more. The book's authors also cover cooling towers and extraction and leaching, along with topics on process utilities and piping and hydraulics that include instrumentation and safety basics that supplement the equipment design procedure. Other sections of the book discuss plant hydraulics and process vessels, heat transfer processes, plant auxiliaries, and engineered safety, along with examples of process design in complete plants.
Physical Security in the Process Industry: Theory with Applications deals with physical security in the field of critical infrastructures where hazardous materials are a factor, along with the state-of-the-art thinking and modeling methods for enhancing physical security. The book offers approaches based on scientific insights, mainly addressing terrorist attacks. Moreover, the use of innovative techniques is explained, including Bayesian networks, game-theory and petri-networks. Dealing with economic parameters and constraints and calculating the costs and benefits of security measures are also included. The book will be of interest to security (and safety) scientists, security managers and the public at large.
This book provides guidance on what can be done from a management systems perspective to identify hazards and manage risks of loss of containment events in chemical laboratories and pilot plants. It provides examples of how to implement such practices and descriptions of a range of typically encountered process safety hazards typical controls based on current best practices.
Freeze Drying of Pharmaceutical Products provides an overview of the most recent and cutting-edge developments and technologies in the field, focusing on formulation developments and process monitoring, and considering new technologies for process development. This book contains case studies from freeze dryer manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies for readers in industry and academia. It was contributed to by lyophilization experts to create a detailed analysis of the subject matter, presenting in an organic perspective the recent advancements in freeze-drying research and technology. It discusses formulation design, process optimization and control, new PAT monitoring tools, multivariate image analysis, process scale-down and development using small-scale freeze-dryers, use of CFD for equipment design, and development of continuous processes. This book is aimed at industry professionals including chemical engineers and pharmaceutical scientists.
A concise and clear introduction to the basics of fluidization, with a view to its applications in the process and energy industries.
Catalysis, Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy: New Technologies for Novel Business Opportunities offers new possibilities for businesses who want to address the current global transition period to adopt low carbon and sustainable energy production. This comprehensive source provides an integrated view of new possibilities within catalysis and green chemistry in an economic context, showing how these potential new technologies may become useful to business. Fundamentals and specific examples are included to guide the transformation of idea to innovation and business. Offering an overview of the new possibilities for creating business in catalysis, energy and green chemistry, this book is a beneficial tool for students, researchers and academics in chemical and biochemical engineering.
Simultaneous Mass Transfer and Chemical Reactions in Engineering Science: Solution Methods and Chemical Engineering Applications illustrates how mathematical analyses, statistics, numerical analysis and computer programming can summarize simultaneous mass transfer and chemical reactions in engineering science for use in solving problems in quantitative Chemical and Biochemical Engineering design and analysis. The book provides statistical methodologies and R recipes for advective and diffusive problems in various geometrical configurations. The R-package ReacTran is used to showcase transport models in aquatic systems (rivers, lakes, oceans), porous media (floc aggregates, sediments, ...) and even idealized organisms (spherical cells, cylindrical worms, ...).
Current Trends and Future Developments in (Bio-) Membranes: Membranes in Environmental Applications offers an overview of environmental pollution, covering the air, water, waste from agriculture and climate change, and including emerging offenders such as microplastics and electronic waste which can be solved by conventional and advanced membrane techniques. Chapters cover environmental pollution issues followed by specific membrane processes, problems related to environmental pollution, and the different techniques used for solving these problems. For each pollutant, such as CO2 and fuel, water and wastewater, waste from agriculture, etc., specific membrane processes are described. Users will find a comprehensive overview on the environmental problems that influence climate change and aquatic/water preservation, CO2 emission and air pollution, metals, toxic pollutants in water, wastewater problems and treatments, and more.