Chemical Engineering Vol.6 – Coulson & Richardson’s – 4th Edition


Chemical Engineering Design is one of the best-known and widely adopted texts available for students of chemical engineering. It deals with the application of chemical engineering principles to the design of chemical processes and equipment. Revised throughout, the fourth edition covers the latest aspects of process design, operations, safety, loss prevention and equipment selection, among others. Comprehensive and detailed, the book is supported by problems and selected solutions. In addition the book is widely used by professionals as a day-to-day reference.

* Best selling chemical engineering text
* Revised to keep pace with the latest chemical industry changes; designed to see students through from undergraduate study to professional practice
* End of chapter exercises and solutions

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  • 1. Introduction to Design
    2. Fundamentals of Material Balances
    3. Fundamentals of Energy Balances (and Energy Utilisation)
    4. Flow-Sheeting
    5. Piping and Instrumentation
    6. Costing and Project Evaluation
    7. Materials of Construction
    8. Design Information and Data
    9. Safety and Loss Prevention
    10. Equipment Selection, Specification and Design
    11. Separation Columns (Distillation, Absorption and Extraction)
    12. Heat-Transfer Equipment
    13. Mechanical Design of Process Equipment
    14. General Site Considerations

    Appendix A: Graphical Symbols for Piping Systems and Plant
    Appendix B: Corrosion Chart
    Appendix C: Physical Property
    Appendix D: Conversion Factors for Some Common SI Units
    Appendix E: Standard Flanges
    Appendix F: Design Projects
    Appendix G: Equipment Specification (Data) Sheets
    Appendix H: Typical Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Tube-Sheet Layouts
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