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ISBN-13 9780132885454ISBN-10 013288545X
ISBN-10 0132346605ISBN-13 9780132346603
Author(s): David M. Himmelblau; James B. Riggs
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 800

Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering, 8/e, provides a complete, practical, and student-friendly introduction to the principles and techniques of modern chemical, petroleum, and environmental engineering. The authors introduce efficient and consistent methods for solving problems, analyzing data, and conceptually understanding a wide variety of processes. This edition has been revised to reflect growing interest in the life sciences, adding biotechnology and bioengineering problems and examples throughout. It also adds many new examples and homework assignments on nanotechnology, environmental, and green engineering, plus many updates to existing examples. A new chapter presents multiple student projects, and several chapters from the previous edition have been condensed for greater focus. This text's features include: * Thorough introductory coverage, including unit conversions, basis selection, and process measurements * Short chapters supporting flexible, modular learning * Consistent, sound strategies for solving material and energy balance problems * Key concepts ranging from stoichiometry to enthalpy * Behavior of gases, liquids, and solids * Many tables, charts, and reference appendices * Self-assessment tests, thought/discussion problems, homework problems, and glossaries in each chapter