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Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes, Student Workbook, 3rd Edition

Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes, Student Workbook, 3rd Edition

Richard M. Felder, Ronald W. Rousseau

ISBN: 978-0-470-59225-0

Jul 2010

248 pages


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This best-selling book prepares readers to formulate and solve material and energy balances in chemical process systems. It provides a realistic, informative, and positive introduction to the practice of chemical engineering.


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  • Increased clarification. Nearly every section in the new edition has been revised to increase clarification.
  • Modern Approach. A more modern approach to the use of equations of state in material balance calculations.
  • New problems and case studies. Hundreds of new/revised problems and new case studies covering a broader spectrum of chemical engineering applications.
  • CD-ROM software designed to accompany the text contains interactive instructional tutorials, an encyclopedia of chemical process equipment, a physical property database, a powerful but user friendly algebraic and differential equation-solving program, and other tools to help students study and learn the course material effectively.
  • Extended use of computer tools. Computer problems that call for spread sheeting and use of mathematical software packages as opposed to only FORTRAN programming.
  • Earlier coverage. Systematic treatment of degree-of-freedom analysis of chemical processes beginning early in the text.
  • New Coverage. Coverage of adsorption in the chapter on multiphase systems.
  • Clarity. The clarity of writing and the frequency of examples makes it easy for the students to learn.
  • Problems, problems, problems. Number and variety of chapter end problems is roughly 800.
  • Cases included. Case studies of real industrial processes are included.