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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...

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,...

Handbook of Petroleum Refining

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...

Research Methodology in Chemical Sciences: Experimental and Theoretical Approach

Tanmoy Chakraborty, Lalita Ledwani
May 26, 2016

Recent Methodology in Chemical Sciences provides an eclectic survey of contemporary problems in experimental, theoretical, and applied chemistry. This book covers recent trends in research with the different domain of the chemical sciences. The chapters, written by knowledgeable researchers,...

Reaction Engineering Principles

Himadri Roy Ghatak
April 05, 2016

Chemical reaction engineering is at the core of chemical engineering education. Unfortunately, the subject can be intimidating to students, because it requires a heavy dose of mathematics. These mathematics, unless suitably explained in the context of the physical phenomenon, can confuse rather...

Lubrication Fundamentals, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded

Don M. Pirro, Martin Webster, Ekkehard Daschner
March 17, 2016

Careful selection of the right lubricant(s) is required to keep a machine running smoothly. Lubrication Fundamentals, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded describes the need and design for the many specialized oils and greases used to lubricate machine elements and builds on the tribology and...

Gold Catalysis: Preparation, Characterization, and Applications

Laura Prati, Alberto Villa
December 22, 2015

Since the first report on alcohol oxidation in 1998, many studies have highlighted some peculiarity of gold with respect to other metals. Some analogies have been found between gas and liquid phases, but the big challenge to operate in a condensed phase lies in the role of the solvent in tuning the...

An Introduction to High-Pressure Science and Technology

Jose Manuel Recio, Jose Manuel Menendez, Alberto Otero de la Roza
October 22, 2015

An Introduction to High-Pressure Science and Technology provides you with an understanding of the connections between the different areas involved in the multidisciplinary science of high pressure. The book reflects the deep interdisciplinary nature of the field and its close relationship with...

Applied Mathematical Methods for Chemical Engineers, Third Edition

Norman W. Loney
October 05, 2015

Focusing on the application of mathematics to chemical engineering, Applied Mathematical Methods for Chemical Engineers addresses the setup and verification of mathematical models using experimental or other independently derived data. The book provides an introduction to differential equations...

Handbook of Refinery Desulfurization

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...