Second Edition, Digital e-Book
Availability: In Stock/Ready to Ship.
Suggested retail price shown above.
For discounted Bookstore or School District bulk orders: Contact Us
This book is intended for teaching process design to chemical engineers in their senior undergraduate year to smooth the transition from academic to professional life. While intended for classroom use, this text is also a useful reference for any engineering professional interested in process design.
Among the topics emphasized in this text are project definition, flow sheet development, equipment specifications, techniques for determining capital costs, methods for estimating operating expenses, and ways to transform these elements in to comprehensive economic statements. The text also offers 15 case studies and two sample studies.
More information on the text available here: www.ulrichvasudesign.com
Section 1: Process Design
Chapter 1: Process Design and Why it is Important
Chapter 2: How to Define and Begin a Project
Chapter 3: Flow Sheet Preparation
Chapter 4: Short-Cut Equipment Design
Section 2: Economic Analysis
Chapter 5: Capital Cost Estimation
Chapter 6: Manufacturing Cost Estimation
Chapter 7: Economic Optimization
Chapter 8: Profitability (Cash Flow) Analysis
Section 3: Process Design and Society
Chapter 9: Ethics and Professionalism
Chapter 10: Safety
Chapter 11: Pollution Control and Prevention
Section 4: Packaging the Result
Chapter 12: Report Preparation
Appendix A: Units and Conversion Factors
Appendix B: Flow Chart Symbols and Icons
Appendix C: Rules of Thumb
Appendix D: JANAF Thermochemical Data
Appendix E: Rate of Return/Net Return Rate Definitions
Appendix F: Detailed Decision Chart for LNG Refrigerant Energy Recovery
Appendix G-1: Alkylate Splitter Supporting Calculations
Appendix G-2: Beta-Galactosidase Supporting Calculations