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Stochastic Process Optimization using Aspen Plus®

1st Edition

Juan Gabriel Segovia-Hernández, Fernando Israel Gómez-Castro
August 28, 2017

Stochastic Process Optimization using Aspen® Plus Bookshop Category: Chemical Engineering Optimization can be simply defined as "choosing the best alternative among a set of feasible options". In all the engineering areas, optimization has a wide range of applications, due to the high number of...

Advanced Ceramic Membranes and Applications

1st Edition

Chandan Das, Sujoy Bose
August 11, 2017

This book provides a balanced blend of fundamental concepts of fabrication, characterization of conventional ceramics, extending to present the recent advances in ceramic membranes. It covers the basic concepts of ceramic membranes as well as practical and theoretical knowledge in conventional and...

Chemical Engineering Computation with MATLAB®

1st Edition

Yeong Koo Yeo
August 07, 2017

Most problems encountered in chemical engineering are sophisticated and interdisciplinary. Thus, it is important for today’s engineering students, researchers, and professionals to be proficient in the use of software tools for problem solving. MATLAB® is one such tool that is distinguished by the...

Compact Heat Exchangers for Energy Transfer Intensification: Low Grade Heat and Fouling Mitigation

1st Edition

Jiri Jaromir Klemes, Olga Arsenyeva, Petro Kapustenko, Leonid Tovazhnyanskyy
August 02, 2017

Compact Heat Exchangers for Energy Transfer Intensification: Low-Grade Heat and Fouling Mitigation provides theoretical and experimental background on heat transfer intensification in modern heat exchangers. Emphasizing applications in complex heat recovery systems for the process industries, this...

Deterministic Flexibility Analysis: Theory, Design, and Applications

1st Edition

Chuei-Tin Chang, Vincentius Surya Kurnia Adi
July 27, 2017

Traditionally, design and control decisions are made in sequential stages over the life cycle of a chemical plant. In the design phase, the optimal operating conditions and the corresponding material and energy balance data are established mainly on the basis of economic considerations. In the...

Castable Polyurethane Elastomers

2nd Edition

I.R. Clemitson
July 26, 2017

Castable Polyurethane Elastomers is a practical guide to the production of castable polyurethane articles, from simple doorstops to complex items used in the military and nuclear industries. The book shows the progression from raw materials to prepolymer production, including the chemistry and...

Nanocomposite Membrane Technology: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

P.K. Tewari
July 26, 2017

Nanocomposite Membrane Technology: Fundamentals and Applications is the first book to deliver an extensive exploration of nanocomposite membrane technology. This groundbreaking text offers an eloquent introduction to the field as well as a comprehensive overview of fundamental aspects and...

Synthesis, Design, and Resource Optimization in Batch Chemical Plants

1st Edition

Thokozani Majozi, Esmael Reshid Seid, Jui-Yuan Lee
July 26, 2017

The manner in which time is captured forms the foundation for synthesis, design, and optimization in batch chemical plants. However, there are still serious challenges with handling time in batch plants. Most techniques tend to assume either a fixed time dimension or adopt time average models to...

Interfacial Electroviscoelasticity and Electrophoresis

1st Edition

Jyh-Ping Hsu, Aleksandar M. Spasic
June 14, 2017

In the 20 years since the pilot plant experiments used to develop the concept of electroviscoelasticity, inroads have been made in the understanding of its many related processes. Interfacial Electroviscoelasticity and Electrophoresis meets a massive scientific challenge by presenting deeper...

Ion Exchange and Solvent Extraction: A Series of Advances, Volume 19

1st Edition

Bruce A. Moyer
June 13, 2017

The growth in the world’s nuclear industry, motivated by peaking world oil supplies, concerns about the greenhouse effect, and domestic needs for energy independence, has resulted in a heightened focus on the need for next-generation nuclear fuel-cycle technologies. Ion Exchange and Solvent...

Advances in Fluid Catalytic Cracking: Testing, Characterization, and Environmental Regulations

1st Edition

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...

Ion Exchange and Solvent Extraction: A Series of Advances, Volume 20

1st Edition

Arup K. SenGupta
May 31, 2017

Over the past four decades, notable advancements in the theory and application of ion exchange science uncovered a wealth of knowledge that fueled new scientific pursuits and created synergies with myriad scientific endeavors. Today, pioneers continue to break new ground by synthesizing novel...