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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...

Ecological Processes Handbook

Luca Palmeri, Alberto Barausse, Sven Erik Jorgensen
March 29, 2017

Ecology is cross-disciplinary field involving many different aspects of science. Written with this in mind, this book introduces ecological processes, ranging from physical processes, to chemical processes and biological processes. It contains all the necessary information on an ecological process:...

Distillation Control, Optimization, and Tuning: Fundamentals and Strategies

Lanny Robbins
March 29, 2017

Emphasis on improved quality and performance of distilled products and the demand for reduced operating costs place a heavy burden on both the personnel responsible for profitability and the manufacturing department charged with operating the processing equipment. There have been dramatic...

Competitive Sorption and Transport of Heavy Metals in Soils and Geological Media

H. Magdi Selim
March 29, 2017

Most reported incidents of soil contamination include an array of heavy metals species rather than a single ion. The various interactions in these multicomponent or multiple-ion systems significantly impact the fate and transport of heavy metals, and competition for sorption sites on soil matrix...

Microfluidics and Nanotechnology: Biosensing to the Single Molecule Limit

Eric Lagally
March 29, 2017

An increasing number of technologies are being used to detect minute quantities of biomolecules and cells. However, it can be difficult to determine which technologies show the most promise for high-sensitivity and low-limit detection in different applications. Microfluidics and Nanotechnology:...

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...

Dynamics and Bioavailability of Heavy Metals in the Rootzone

H. Magdi Selim
March 29, 2017

Concerns regarding heavy metal contamination in terrestrial ecosystems have prompted increasing efforts on limiting their bioavailability in the root zone. The complexity of the hydrologic system gives rise to the need for understanding the fate and transport of trace elements in the...

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...

Hydro-Environmental Analysis: Freshwater Environments

James L. Martin
March 29, 2017

Focusing on fundamental principles, Hydro-Environmental Analysis: Freshwater Environments presents in-depth information about freshwater environments and how they are influenced by regulation. It provides a holistic approach, exploring the factors that impact water quality and quantity, and the...

Applications of EPR and NMR Spectroscopy in Homogeneous Catalysis

Evgenii Talsi, Konstantin Bryliakov
March 28, 2017

This book reviews advances in important and practically relevant homogeneous catalytic transformations, such as single-site olefin polymerizations and chemo- and stereo-selective oxidations. Close attention is paid to the experimental investigation of the active sites of catalytic oxidation systems...

Phase Equilibria in Ionic Liquid Facilitated Liquid–Liquid Extractions

Anand Bharti, Debashis Kundu, Dharamashi Rabari, Tamal Banerjee
March 17, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive overview of ionic liquid based separation techniques. The glimpse of thermodynamic predictive models along with global optimization techniques will help readers understand the separation techniques at molecular and macroscopic levels. Experimental and...