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Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineering

Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineering

By: Mathieu Mory

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2011

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The book aims at providing to master and PhD students the basic knowledge in fluid mechanics for chemical engineers. Applications to mixing and reaction and to mechanical separation processes are addressed. The first part of the book presents the principles of fluid mechanics used by chemical engineers, with a focus on global theorems for describing the behavior of hydraulic systems. The second part deals with turbulence and its application for stirring, mixing and chemical reaction. The third part addresses mechanical separation processes by considering the dynamics of particles in a...

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X-Ray Line Profile Analysis in Materials Science

X-Ray Line Profile Analysis in Materials Science

By: Jenő Gubicza

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 30-JAN-2014

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X-ray line profile analysis is an effective and non-destructive method for the characterization of the microstructure in crystalline materials. Supporting research in the area of x-ray line profile analysis is necessary in promoting further developments in this field. X-Ray Line Profile Analysis in Materials Science aims to synthesize the existing knowledge of the theory, methodology, and applications of x-ray line profile analysis in real-world settings. This publication presents both the theoretical background and practical implementation of x-ray line profile analysis and serves as a...

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Polymer Science and Technology, Third Edition

Polymer Science and Technology, Third Edition

By: Joel Fried

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

Insert Date: 07-JAN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The Definitive Guide to Polymer Principles, Properties, Synthesis, Applications, and Simulation Now fully revised, Polymer Science and Technology, Third Edition, systematically reviews the field’s current state and emerging advances. Leading polymer specialist Joel R. Fried offers modern coverage of both processing principles and modern applications in multiple industries, including medicine, biotechnology, chemicals, and electronics. This edition’s new and expanded coverage ranges from advanced synthesis to the latest drug...

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Chemical Engineering Design and Analysis

Chemical Engineering Design and Analysis

By: T. Michael Duncan; Jeffrey A. Reimer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 13-SEP-1998

Insert Date: 03-NOV-2013

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Students taking their first chemical engineering course plunge into the 'nuts and bolts' of mass and energy balances and often miss the broad view of what chemical engineers do. This 1998 text offers a well-paced introduction to chemical engineering. Students are first introduced to the fundamental steps in design and three methods of analysis: mathematical modeling, graphical methods, and dimensional analysis. The book then describes how to apply engineering skills, such as how to simplify calculations through assumptions and approximations; how to verify calculations, significant...

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Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers with Microfluidics and CFD, Second Edition

Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers with Microfluidics and CFD, Second Edition

By: James O. Wilkes

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2005

Insert Date: 08-OCT-2013

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The Chemical Engineer's Practical Guide to Contemporary Fluid Mechanics Since most chemical processing applications are conducted either partially or totally in the fluid phase, chemical engineers need a strong understanding of fluid mechanics. Such knowledge is especially valuable for solving problems in the biochemical, chemical, energy, fermentation, materials, mining, petroleum, pharmaceuticals, polymer, and waste-processing industries. Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers, Second Edition, with Microfluidics and CFD, systematically introduces fluid mechanics from the perspective of...

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Chemical Sensors

Chemical Sensors

By: Ghenadii Korotcenkov

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2012

Insert Date: 12-SEP-2013

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Chemical sensors are integral to the automation of myriad industrial processes and everyday monitoring of such activities as public safety, engine performance, medical therapeutics, and many more. This 4 volume reference work covering simulation and modeling will serve as the perfect complement to Momentum Press's 6 volume reference works 'Chemical Sensors: Fundamentals of Sensing Materials' and 'Chemical Sensors: Comprehensive Sensor Technologies', which present detailed information related to materials, technologies, construction and application of various devices for chemical sensing. ...

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Informing Chemical Engineering Decisions with Data, Research, and Government Resources

Informing Chemical Engineering Decisions with Data, Research, and Government Resources

By: Patricia Elaine Kirkwood; Necia T. Parker-Gibson

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 10-SEP-2013

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This book offers new engineers and engineering students appropriate and effective strategies to find data, statistics, and research to support decision making. The authors describe the utility of solid reputable sources and help readers go beyond reliance on the quick Internet search, a habit which is often both inadequate to complex tasks and a source of criticism from employers. Some sources are free; others are available through libraries, or by purchase or subscription. This title can be used as a guide in concert with the advice of professors and colleagues, and potentially as a...

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Optimal Control for Chemical Engineers

Optimal Control for Chemical Engineers

By: Simant Upreti

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 13-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 24-AUG-2013

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This self-contained book gives a detailed treatment of optimal control theory that enables readers to formulate and solve optimal control problems. With a strong emphasis on problem solving, it provides all the necessary mathematical analyses and derivations of important results, including multiplier theorems and Pontryagin’s principle. The text presents various examples and basic concepts of optimal control and describes important numerical methods and computational algorithms for solving a wide range of optimal control problems, including periodic processes. ...

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Computational Models for Polydisperse Particulate and Multiphase Systems

Computational Models for Polydisperse Particulate and Multiphase Systems

By: Daniele L. Marchisio; Rodney O. Fox

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 29-JUL-2013

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Providing a clear description of the theory of polydisperse multiphase flows, with emphasis on the mesoscale modelling approach and its relationship with microscale and macroscale models, this all-inclusive introduction is ideal whether you are working in industry or academia. Theory is linked to practice through discussions of key real-world cases (particle/droplet/bubble coalescence, break-up, nucleation, advection and diffusion and physical- and phase-space), providing valuable experience in simulating systems that can be applied to your own applications. Practical cases of QMOM, DQMOM,...

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Chemical Sensors

Chemical Sensors

By: Ghenadii Korotcenkov

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2013

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Chemical sensors are integral to the automation of myriad industrial processes and everyday monitoring of such activities as public safety, engine performance, medical therapeutics, and many more. This 4 volume reference work covering simulation and modeling will serve as the perfect complement to Momentum Press's 6 volume reference works "Chemical Sensors: Fundamentals of Sensing Materials" and "Chemical Sensors: Comprehensive Sensor Technologies", which present detailed information related to materials, technologies, construction and application of various devices for chemical sensing. ...

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Polymer Dynamics and Relaxation

Polymer Dynamics and Relaxation

By: Richard Boyd; Grant Smith

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 13-SEP-2007

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This book was first published in 2007. Polymers exhibit a range of physical characteristics, from rubber-like elasticity to the glassy state. These particular properties are controlled at the molecular level by the mobility of the structural constituents. Remarkable changes in mobility can be witnessed with temperature, over narrow, well defined regions, termed relaxation processes. This is an important, unique phenomenon controlling polymer transition behaviour and is described here at an introductory level. The important types of relaxation processes from amorphous to crystalline...

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Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer

Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer

By: M. Thirumaleshwar

Publisher: Pearson Education India

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2006

Insert Date: 06-MAY-2013

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Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer is written as a text book for senior undergraduates in engineering colleges of Indian universities, in the departments of Mechanical, Automobile, Production, Chemical, Nuclear and Aerospace Engineering. The book should also be useful as a reference book for practising engineers for whom thermal calculations and understanding of heat transfer are necessary, for example, in the areas of Thermal Engineering, Metallurgy, Refrigeration and Airconditioning, Insulation etc. ...

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The Physics of Deformation and Fracture of Polymers

The Physics of Deformation and Fracture of Polymers

By: Ali Argon

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 02-MAY-2013

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Demonstrating through examples, this book presents a mechanism-based perspective on the broad range of deformation and fracture response of solid polymers. It draws on the results of probing experiments and considers the similar mechanical responses of amorphous metals and inorganic compounds to develop advanced methodology for generating more precise forms of modelling. This, in turn, provides a better fundamental understanding of deformation and fracture phenomena in solid polymers. Such mechanism-based constitutive response forms have far-reaching application potential in the prediction...

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Characterization of Catalytic Materials

Characterization of Catalytic Materials

By: Israel E. Wachs

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2010

Insert Date: 16-AUG-2012

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Catalytic materials are essential to nearly every commercial and industrial chemical process in order to make reaction times faster and more efficient. Understanding the microstructure of such materials is essential to designing improved catalytic properties. This volume in the materials characterization series reviews the more common types characterization methods used for understanding surface and structural properties of most types of commercially used catalytic materials. -- Covers both bulk metals and alloys as well as supported metals metal oxides and metal sulfides -- Characterization...

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Characterization of Polymers

Characterization of Polymers

By: Ned J. Chou

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2010

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Polymers are organic, often complex molecular compounds used as the building blocks for plastics, elastomers and various types of synthetic engineered materials. Polymer scientists and chemists are not always familiar with the characterization methods best used for polymeric materials. And knowing what characterization technology works best can make a huge difference in getting an accurate understanding of internal and surface microstructure and ultimately desired properties for the myriads of polymer applications in use today. Useful case studies help to better illustrate the common types of...

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Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

By: Themis Matsoukas

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2012

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The Clear, Well-Organized Introduction to Thermodynamics Theory and Calculations for All Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Students This text is designed to make thermodynamics far easier for undergraduate chemical engineering students to learn, and to help them perform thermodynamic calculations with confidence. Drawing on his award-winning courses at Penn State, Dr. Themis Matsoukas focuses on “why” as well as “how.” He offers extensive imagery to help students conceptualize the equations, illuminating thermodynamics with more than 100 figures, as well as 190 examples from within and...

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Product and Process Modelling

Product and Process Modelling

By: Ian T. Cameron; Rafiqul Gani

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 06-JUL-2012

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This book covers the area of product and process modelling via a case study approach. It addresses a wide range of modelling applications with emphasis on modelling methodology and the subsequent in-depth analysis of mathematical models to gain insight via structural aspects of the models. These approaches are put into the context of life cycle modelling, where multiscale and multiform modelling is increasingly prevalent in the 21st century. The book commences with a discussion of modern product and process modelling theory and practice followed by a series of case studies drawn from a...

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Polymer Testing

Polymer Testing

By: Muralisrinivasan Subramanian

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2012

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Polymer research has been giving greater attention to the importance of the interdependence of applications and the behavior of polymeric materials. The complexities call for a self-contained reference work for students, polymer scientists, industrialists, chemists, and polymer technologists. This book is aimed at answering that call. It presents concepts at the intersections of polymer structure, polymer characterization, and new instrumental methodologies for assessing the characteristics of polymers. Various application requirements are covered, with recommendations for the types of...

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Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes, Fourth Edition

Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes, Fourth Edition

By: Richard Turton; Richard C. Bailie; Wallace B. Whiting; Joseph A. Shaeiwitz; Debangsu Bhattacharyya

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 22-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 27-APR-2012

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The leading integrated chemical process design guide: Now with extensive new coverage and more process designs More than ever, effective design is the focal point of sound chemical engineering. Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes, Fourth Edition, presents design as a creative process that integrates both the big picture and the small details–and knows which to stress when, and why. Realistic from start to finish, this updated edition moves readers beyond classroom exercises into open-ended, real-world process problem solving. The authors introduce integrated techniques for...

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Chemical Sensors

Chemical Sensors

By: Ghenadii Korotcenkov

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 22-SEP-2010

Insert Date: 21-JAN-2012

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Chemical sensors are integral to the automation of myriad industrial processes, as well as everyday monitoring of such activities as public safety, engine performance, medical therapeutics, and many more. This massive reference work will cover all major categories of chemical sensor materials and devices, and their general functional usage ...from monitoring and analyzing gases, to analyzing liquids and compounds of all kinds. This is THE reference work on sensors used for chemical detection and analysis. In this first volume will be found a comprehensive introduction to all key materials...