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Phosphoric Acid: Purification, Uses, Technology, and Economics

Rodney Gilmour
May 11, 2017

The rise and rationalization of the industrial phosphates industry have gone hand in hand with the development and maturation of technologies to purify phosphoric acid. In the 1960s and 70s, driven by the exponential sales growth of the detergent-builder sodium tripolyphosphate, chemical producers...

The Chemical Century: Molecular Manipulation and Its Impact on the 20th Century

Richard J. Sundberg
April 03, 2017

This fascinating new volume provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of the chemical aspects of some of the major innovations and changes that occurred during the 20th century, relating chemical structures and properties to real-life applications. Developed for a course taught by the author...

Handbook for Critical Cleaning: Cleaning Agents and Systems, Second Edition

Barbara Kanegsberg, Edward Kanegsberg
March 31, 2017

Cleaning Agents and Systems is the first volume in the Handbook for Critical Cleaning, Second Edition. Should you clean your product during manufacturing? If so, when and how? Cleaning is essential for proper performance, optimal quality, and increased sales. Inadequate cleaning of product...

Unit Operations of Particulate Solids: Theory and Practice

Enrique Ortega-Rivas
March 29, 2017

Suitable for practicing engineers and engineers in training, Unit Operations of Particulate Solids: Theory and Practice presents the unit operations in chemical engineering that involve the handling and processing of particulate solids. The first part of the book analyzes primary and secondary...

Handbook for Critical Cleaning: Applications, Processes, and Controls, Second Edition

Barbara Kanegsberg, Ed Kanegsberg
March 29, 2017

Applications, Processes, and Controls is the second volume in the Handbook for Critical Cleaning, Second Edition. Should you clean your product during manufacturing? If so, when and how? Cleaning is essential for proper performance, optimal quality, and increased sales. Inadequate cleaning of...

Chemicals from Biomass: Integrating Bioprocesses into Chemical Production Complexes for Sustainable Development

Debalina Sengupta, Ralph W. Pike
March 29, 2017

Chemicals from Biomass: Integrating Bioprocesses into Chemical Production Complexes for Sustainable Development helps engineers optimize the development of new chemical and polymer plants that use renewable resources to replace the output of goods and services from existing plants. It also...

Batch Distillation: Simulation, Optimal Design, and Control, Second Edition

Urmila Diwekar
March 29, 2017

Most available books in chemical engineering mainly pertain to continuous processes, with batch distillation relegated to a small section. Filling this void in the chemical engineering literature, Batch Distillation: Simulation, Optimal Design, and Control, Second Edition helps readers gain a solid...

Advances in Refining Catalysis

Deniz Uner
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...

Understanding Batch Chemical Processes: Modelling and Case Studies

Thokozani Majozi, Esmael R. Seid, Jui-Yuan Lee
February 22, 2017

Batch chemical processes, so often employed in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical fields, differ significantly from standard continuous operations in the emphasis upon time as a critical factor in their synthesis and design. With this inclusive guide to batch chemical processes, the author...

Environmental Chemistry, Tenth Edition

Stanley Manahan
February 16, 2017

With clear explanations, real-world examples and updated questions and answers, the tenth edition of Environmental Chemistry emphasizes the concepts essential to the practice of environmental science, technology and chemistry while introducing the newest innovations in the field. The author follows...

Introduction to Crystal Growth: Principles and Practice

H.L. Bhat
November 16, 2016

Introduction to Crystal Growth: Principles and Practice teaches readers about crystals and their origins. It offers a historical perspective of the subject and includes background information whenever possible. The first section of this introductory book takes readers through the historical...

Chemical Engineering Primer with Computer Applications

Hussein K. Abdel-Aal
October 11, 2016

Taking a highly pragmatic approach to presenting the principles and applications of chemical engineering, this companion text for students and working professionals offers an easily accessible guide to solving problems using computers. The primer covers the core concepts of chemical engineering,...

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