The Chemical Industries Series offers in-depth texts related to all aspects of the chemical industries from experts and leaders in academia and industry. The titles explore recent developments and best practices that facilitate successful process control and commercialization of industrial processes and products to help meet changing market demands and match the stringent emission standards. The series focuses on technologies, process development improvements, and new applications to ensure proper performance in industrial units and evaluation of novel process designs that will result in production of valuable products from efficient and economical processes.
Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants: Chemistry and Technology
Handbook of Petrochemical Processes
Advances in Fluid Catalytic Cracking: Testing, Characterization, and Environmental Regulations
Advances in Refining Catalysis
Joel L. Plawsky
March 19, 2020
The Fourth edition of Transport Phenomena Fundamentals continues with its streamlined approach to the subject of transport phenomena, based on a unified treatment of heat, mass, and momentum transport using a balance equation approach. The new edition includes more worked examples within each...
Leslie R. Rudnick
January 14, 2020
Highlighting the major economic and industrial changes in the lubrication industry since the first edition, Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants: Chemistry and Technology, Third Edition highlights the major economic and industrial changes in the lubrication industry and outlines the...
Tapio O. Salmi, Jyri-Pekka Mikkola, Johan P. Wärnå
July 25, 2019
The role of the chemical reactor is crucial for the industrial conversion of raw materials into products and numerous factors must be considered when selecting an appropriate and efficient chemical reactor. Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Technology defines the qualitative aspects that...
James G. Speight
June 28, 2019
The petrochemical industry is a scientific and engineering field that encompasses the production of a wide range of chemicals and polymers. The purpose of this book is not only to provide a follow-on to form the later chapters of the highly successful Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum 5th...
Jorge Ancheyta, Fernando Trejo, Mohan Singh Rana
November 29, 2017
During the upgrading of heavy petroleum, asphaltene is the most problematic impurity since it is the main cause of catalyst deactivation and sediments formation. Exploring many aspects related to asphaltenes composition and conversion, Asphaltenes: Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of...
Leslie R. Rudnick
June 14, 2017
This indispensable book describes lubricant additives, their synthesis, chemistry, and mode of action. All important areas of application are covered, detailing which lubricants are needed for a particular application. Laboratory and field performance data for each application is provided and the...
Mario L. Occelli
June 07, 2017
Refiners’ efforts to conform to increasingly stringent laws and a preference for fuels derived from renewable sources have mandated changes in fluid cracking catalyst technology. Advances in Fluid Catalytic Cracking: Testing, Characterization, and Environmental Regulations explores recent advances...
March 03, 2017
To meet changing market demands that have stringent emission standards and to ensure proper performance in refinery units, evaluation of novel catalyst designs and results from material characterization and testing of catalysts are of crucial importance for refiners as well as for catalyst...
James G. Speight
November 16, 2016
The demand for coal use (for electricity generation) and coal products, particularly liquid fuels and chemical feedstocks, is increasing throughout the world. Traditional markets such as North America and Europe are experiencing a steady increase in demand whereas emerging Asian markets, such as...
James G. Speight
October 04, 2016
Petroleum refining involves refining crude petroleum as well as producing raw materials for the petrochemical industry. This book covers current refinery processes and process-types that are likely to come on-stream during the next three to five decades. The book includes (1) comparisons of...
Nour Shafik El-Gendy, James G. Speight
September 25, 2015
Handbook of Refinery Desulfurization describes the operation of the various desulfurization process units in a petroleum refinery. It also explains the processes that produce raw materials for the petrochemical industry. It illustrates all the possible processes to lower the sulfur contents in...
Hussein K. Abdel-Aal, Mohamed A. Aggour, Mohamed A. Fahim
September 15, 2015
Many oil production processes present a significant challenge to the oil and gas field processing facilities and equipment design. The optimization of the sequential operations of handling the oil–gas mixture can be a major factor in increasing oil and gas production rates and reducing operating...