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Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering, 8th edition

  • David M. Himmelblau
  • James B. Riggs

Published by Prentice Hall (May 31st 2012) - Copyright © 2012

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Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering

ISBN-13: 9780132885485

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Table of contents

Preface         xiii

Read Me         xv

Acknowledgements         xix

About the Authors         xx

 

PART I: INTRODUCTION          1

Chapter 1: What are Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering?         3

1.1 Introduction   3

1.2 A Brief History of Chemical Engineering   4

1.3 Where Do Chemical and Bioengineers Work?   6

1.4 Future Contributions of Chemical and Bioengineering   7

1.5 Conclusion   10

 

Chapter 2: Introductory Concepts         11

2.1 Systems of Units   12

2.2 Conversion of Units   17

2.3 Dimensional Consistency   25

2.4 Significant Figures   29

2.5 Validation of Results   36

2.6 The Mole and Molecular Weight   37

2.7 Choosing a Basis   44

2.8 Density and Specific Gravity   49

2.9 Concentration   55

2.10 Temperature   59

2.11 Pressure and Hydrostatic Head   65

2.12 Flow Rate   78

 

Part II: Material Balances         99

Chapter 3: Material Balances          101

3.1 Introduction to Material Balances   102

3.2 A General Strategy for Solving Material Balance Problems   123

 

Chapter 4: Material Balances without Reaction          159

 

Chapter 5: Material Balances Involving Reactions         189

5.1 Stoichiometry   190

5.2 Terminology for Reaction Systems   198

5.3 Species Mole Balances   210

5.4 Element Material Balances   226

5.5 Material Balances for Combustion Systems   233

 

Chapter 6: Material Balances for Multi-Unit Systems         267

6.1 Primary Concepts   268

6.2 Sequential Multi-Unit Systems   271

6.3 Recycle Systems   290

6.4 Bypass and Purge   306

6.5 The Industrial Application of Material Balances   314

 

Part III: Gases, Vapors, and Liquids          347

Chapter 7: Ideal and Real Gases  

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