Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering (Hardcover)


David M Himmelblau


James B Riggs


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Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering Book Description

Chemical engineering principles and techniques: A practical and up-to-date introduction.

The scope of chemical engineering has expanded considerably in recent years to encompass a wide range of topics. This book provides a complete, practical, and student-friendly introduction to the principles and techniques of contemporary chemical, petroleum, and environmental engineering.

The authors introduce efficient and consistent methods for problem solving, analyzing data, and developing a conceptual understanding of a wide variety of processes. This seventh edition is revised to reflect the latest technologies and educational strategies that develop a student's abilities for reasoning and critical thinking.

Coverage includes: Short chapters (29) to provide a flexible modular sequence of topics for courses of varying length A thorough coverage of introductory material, including unit conversions, basis selection, and process measurements Consistent, sound strategies for solving material and energy balance problems Key concepts ranging from stoichiometry to enthalpy Behavior of gases, liquids, and solids: ideal/real gases, single component two-phase systems, gas-liquid systems, and more New examples and problems covering environmental, safety, semiconductor processing, nanotechnology, and biotechnology Extensive tables and charts, plus glossaries in every chapter Self-assessment tests, thought/discussion problems, and homework problems for each chapter 13 appendices providing helpful reference information

Practically orientated and student friendly, "Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering, Seventh Edition" is the definitive chemical engineering introduction forstudents, license candidates, practicing engineers, and scientists.

CD-ROM INCLUDED UPDATED Polymath software for solving linear/nonlinear/differential equations and regression problems NEW physical property database containing over 740 compounds available in a very convenient "point-and-click" format for Windows(R) 200 supplementary problems, 100 with detailed solutions Descriptions and animations of process equipment Chapters on degrees of freedom, process simulation, and unsteady state materials A chapter on advice to the novice on problem solving

About the Author :

James B Riggs has contributed to Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering as an author. DAVID M. HIMMELBLAU is Paul D. & Betty Robertson Meek and American Petrofina Foundation Centennial Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin. He is author of sixteen books.

JAMES B. RIGGS, Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at Texas Tech University, directs the Texas Tech Process Control and Optimization Consortium. His books include Chemical Process Control, Second Edition and An Introduction to Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers, Second Edition.

Book Details

Title: Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Author: David M Himmelblau, James B Riggs
Edition: Hardcover
Edition Number: 7
Language: English




No. of Pages: 1,072
Publish Date: 2003-12-18
Binding: Hardcover
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