Albright’s Chemical Engineering Handbook – Lyle Albright – 1st Edition


Taking greater advantage of powerful computing capabilities over the last several years, the development of fundamental information and new models has led to major advances in nearly every aspect of chemical engineering. Albright’s Chemical Engineering Handbook represents a reliable source of updated methods, applications, and fundamental concepts that will continue to play a significant role in driving new research and improving plant design and operations.

Well-rounded, concise, and practical by design, this handbook collects valuable insight from an exceptional diversity of leaders in their respective specialties. Each chapter provides a clear review of basic information, case examples, and references to additional, more in-depth information.

They explain essential principles, calculations, and issues relating to topics including reaction engineering, process control and design, waste disposal, and electrochemical and biochemical engineering. The final chapters cover aspects of patents and intellectual property, practical communication, and ethical considerations that are most relevant to engineers.

From fundamentals to plant operations, Albright’s Chemical Engineering Handbook offers a thorough, yet succinct guide to day-to-day methods and calculations used in chemical engineering applications. This handbook will serve the needs of practicing professionals as well as students preparing to enter the field.

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  • Physical and Chemical Properties; A.H. Harvey
    Mathematics in Chemical Engineering; D. Ramkrishna and S.H. Tringh
    Engineering Statistics; D.W. Siderius
    Thermodynamics of Fluid Phase and Chemical Equilibria; K.C. Chao, D.S. Corti, and R.G. Mallinson
    Fluid Flow; R. Darby
    Heat Transfer; K.J. Bell
    Radiation Heat Transfer; Z.M. Zhang and D.P. DeWitt
    Mass Transfer; J.R. Fair
    Industrial Mixing Technology; D.E. Leng, S.S. Katti, and V. Atiemo-Obeng
    Liquid-Liquid Extraction; D.W. Tedder
    Chemical Reaction Engineering; J.B. Joshi and L.K. Doraiswamy
    Distillation; J.R. Fair
    Absorption and Stripping; J.R. Fair
    Adsorption; K.S. Knaebel
    Process Control; J.B. Riggs and W. Korchenski
    Conceptual Process Design, Process Improvement, and Trouble Shooting; D.R. Woods and A.N. Hrymak
    Chemical Process Safety; R.W. Prugh
    Environmental Engineering: A Review of Issues, Regulations, and Resources; B.P. Carpenter, D.E. Watson, and B.C. Carpenter
    Biochemical Engineering; J.M. Lee
    Measuring Physical Properties; L.F. Albright
    Selecting Materials of Construction (Steels and Other Metals); D.A. Hansen
    Solid/Liquid Separation; F.M. Tiller, W. Li, and W. Chen
    Drying: Principles and Practice; A.S. Mujumdar
    Dry Screening of Granular and Powder Materials; A.J. DeCenso and N. McCauley
    Conveying of Bulk Solids; F. Thomson
    Principles and Applications of Electrochemical Engineering; P.N. Pintauro
    Patents and Intellectual Property; M.H. Heines
    Communication; F.S. Oreovicz
    Ethical Concerns of Engineers; L.F. Albright
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