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Author Perry, Robert H., 1924-1978.

Title Perry's chemical engineers' handbook
Edition Eighth edition / prepared by a staff of specialists under the editorial direction of editor-in-chief, Don W. Green, late editor, Robert H. Perry
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [2008]


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Description 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Series McGraw-Hill's AccessEngineering
McGraw-Hill's AccessEngineering
Contents Machine derived contents note: Chapter 1: Conversion Factors and Mathematical Symbols -- Chapter 2: Physical and Chemical Data -- Chapter 3: Mathematics -- Chapter 4: Thermodynamics -- Chapter 5: Heat and Mass Transfer -- Chapter 6: Fluid and Particle Dynamics Reaction Kinetics -- Chapter 7: Process Control -- Chapter 8: Process Economics -- Chapter 9: Transport and Storage of Fluids -- Chapter 10: Heat Transfer Equipment -- Chapter 11: Psychrometry, Evaporative Cooling, and Solids Drying -- Chapter 12: Distillation -- Chapter 13: Gas Absorption and Gas-Liquid System Design -- Chapter 14: Liquid-Liquid Extraction Operations and Equipment -- Chapter 15: Adsorption and Ion Exchange -- Chapter 16: Gas-Solid Operations and Equipment -- Chapter 17: Liquid-Solid Operations and Equipment -- Chapter 18: Solid-Solid Operations and Equipment -- Chapter 19: Size Reduction and Size Enlargement -- Chapter 20: Handling of Bulk Solids and Packaging of Solids and Liquids -- Chapter 21: Alternative Separation Processes -- Chapter 22: Chemical Reactors -- Chapter 23: Biochemical Engineering -- Chapter 24: Waste Management -- Chapter 25: Process Safety -- Chapter 26: Energy Resources Conversion and Utilization -- Chapter 27: Materials of Construction -- Chapter 28: Process Machinery Drives -- Chapter 29: Analysis of Plant Performance -- Index
Summary This edition includes new topics such as biochemical engineering and waste management, plant safety and analysis of plant performance, computer applications, expert systems, material and energy balance, and the handling of hazardous materials
Notes Previous ed.: London: McGraw-Hill, 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available in print
Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to Knovel
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web
Contributor biographical information
Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on April 17, 2008
Subject Adsorption.
Biochemical engineering.
Building materials.
Bulk solids handling.
Chemical engineering -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Chemical engineering -- Handbookss, manuels, etc
Chemical engineering -- Equipment and supplies.
Chemical engineering -- Mathematics.
Chemical engineering.
Chemical industry -- Mathematics.
Chemical industry.
Chemical kinetics.
Chemical process control.
Chemical processes -- Safety measures.
Chemical reactors.
Chemistry -- Tables.
Fluid dynamics.
Gases -- Absorption and adsorption.
Heat -- Transmission.
Ion exchange.
Mass transfer.
Plant performance.
Power resources.
Refuse and refuse disposal.
Separation (Technology)
Size reduction of materials.
Surface chemistry.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Tables (Data)
Author Green, Don W.
Perry, Robert H., 1924-1978.
Knovel (Firm)
LC no. 2007026072
ISBN 0071422943 (alk. paper)
9780071422949 (alk. paper)
Other Titles Chemical engineers' handbook