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This text allows instructors to teach a course on heat and mass transfer that will equip students with the pragmatic, applied skills required by the modern chemical industry. This new approach is a combined presentation of heat and mass transfer, maintaining mathematical rigor while keeping mathematical analysis to a minimum. This allows students to develop a strong conceptual understanding, and teaches them how to become proficient in engineering analysis of mass contactors and heat exchangers and the transport theory used as a basis for determining how critical coefficients depend upon physical properties and fluid motions. Students will first study the engineering analysis and design of equipment important in experiments and for the processing of material at the commercial scale. The second part of the book presents the fundamentals of transport phenomena relevant to these applications. A complete teaching package includes a comprehensive instructor's guide, exercises, case studies, and project assignments.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521886703
ISBN-10: 0521886708
Format: Hardback
(253mm x 177mm x 24mm)
Pages: 404
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - T. W. Fraser Russell

T. W. Fraser Russell is the Allan P. Colburn Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware. Professor Russell is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE). He has been the recipient of several national honors including the AIChE Chemical Engineering Practice Award. Anne Skaja Robinson is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware and Director of the NSF IGERT graduate training program in biotechnology. She has received several national awards, including the NSF Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE/Career). Norman Wagner is the Alvin B. and Julia O. Stiles Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware. His international teaching and research experience includes a Senior Fulbright Scholar Fellowship in Konstanz, Germany, and sabbatical as a Guest Professor at ETH, Zurich.