2013 | ISBN-10: 1444320246, 1444320254 | 566 pages | PDF | 16 MB
With a focus on actual industrial processes, e.g. the productionof light alkenes, synthesis gas, fine chemicals, polyethene, itencourages the reader to think out of the box andinvent and develop novel unit operations and processes. Reflectingtoday s emphasis on sustainability, this edition contains newcoverage of biomass as an alternative to fossil fuels, and processintensification.
The second edition includes:
New chapters on Process Intensification and Processes for theConversion of Biomass
Updated and expanded chapters throughout with 35% new materialoverall
Text boxes containing case studies and examples from variousdifferent industries, e.g. synthesis loop designs, Sasol I Plant,Kaminsky catalysts, production of Ibuprofen, click chemistry,ammonia synthesis, fluid catalytic cracking
Questions throughout to stimulate debate and keep studentsawake!
Richly illustrated chapters with improved figures and flowdiagrams
Chemical Process Technology, Second Edition is acomprehensive introduction, linking the fundamental theory andconcepts to the applied nature of the subject. It will beinvaluable to students of chemical engineering, biotechnology andindustrial chemistry, as well as practising chemical engineers.