Chemical Engineering Design Sinnott

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Chemical Engineering, Volume 6, Fourth edition
Chemical Engineering Design
R. K. Sinnott

Coulson & Richardson’s
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
VOLUME 6
FOURTH EDITION

Chemical Engineering Design
R. K. SINNOTT

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Contents
PREFACE TO FOURTH EDITION

xvii

PREFACE TO THIRD EDITION

xx

PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION

xxi

PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION

xxiii

SERIES EDITOR’S PREFACE

xxiv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

xxv

1

Introduction to Design
1.1
1.2

1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
1.7
1.8
1.9

1.10

1.11
1.12
1.13

2

1

Introduction
Nature of design
1.2.1
The design objective (the need)
1.2.2
Data collection
1.2.3
Generation of possible design solutions
1.2.4
Selection
The anatomy of a chemical manufacturing process
1.3.1
Continuous and batch processes
The organisation of a chemical engineering project
Project documentation
Codes and standards
Factors of safety (design factors)
Systems of units
Degrees of freedom and design variables. The mathematical representation of the design problem
1.9.1
Information flow and design variables
1.9.2
Selection of...

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