For first and required introductory course taken by all undergraduate chemical engineering majors.
This student-friendly introduction to the principles and calculations used in the field of chemical, petroleum, and environmental engineering is designed to help students 1) develop systematic problem-solving skills, 2) learn what material balances are, how to formulate, apply, and solve them, 3) learn what energy balances are and how to apply them, and 4) learn how to deal with the complexity of big problems. Self-contained in approach, it provides all necessary background information on units and measurement, physical properties, basic laws about the behavior of gases, liquids, and solids, and some basic mathematical tools.
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Chemical engineering principles and techniques: A practical and up-to-date introduction.
The scope of chemical engineering has expanded considerably in recent years to encompass a wide range of topics. This book provides a complete, practical, and student-friendly introduction to the principles and techniques of contemporary chemical, petroleum, and environmental engineering.
The authors introduce efficient and consistent methods for problem solving, analyzing data, and developing a conceptual understanding of a wide variety of processes. This seventh edition is revised to reflect the latest technologies and educational strategies that develop a student's abilities for reasoning and critical thinking.
Practically orientated and student friendly, Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering, Seventh Edition is the definitive chemical engineering introduction for students, license candidates, practicing engineers, and scientists.
DAVID M. HIMMELBLAU is Paul D. & Betty Robertson Meek and American Petrofina Foundation Centennial Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin. He is author of sixteen books.
JAMES B. RIGGS, Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at Texas Tech University, directs the Texas Tech Process Control and Optimization Consortium. His books include Chemical Process Control, Second Edition and An Introduction to Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers, Second Edition.
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