Thermal Separation Processes: Principles and Design

Thermal Separation Processes: Principles and Design

Author(s): Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Sattler, Dr. Hans Jacob Feindt

Published Online: 21 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9783527286225

Online ISBN: 9783527615476

DOI: 10.1002/9783527615476

About this Book

This much-needed book presents a clear and very practice-oriented overview of thermal separation processes. An extensive introduction elucidates the physical and physicochemical fundamentals of different unit operations used to separate homogenous mixtures. This is followed by a concise text with numerous explanatory figures and tables referring to process and design, flowsheets, basic engineering and examples of separation process applications.

Very helpful guidance in the form of process descriptions, calculation models and operation data is presented in an easy-to- understand manner thereby assisting the practicing engineer in the choosing and evaluation of separation processes and facilitating the modeling and design of innovative equipment. A comprehensive reference list provides further opportunity for the following up of special separation problems.

Chemical and mechanical engineers, chemists, physicists and biotechnologists in research and development, plant design and environmental protection, as well as students in chemical engineering and natural sciences will find this all-embracing reference guide of tremendous value and practical use.

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