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Description - Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition (Update) by Bruce A. Finlayson

Step-by-step instructions enable chemical engineers to master
key software programs and solve complex problems
Today, both students and professionals in chemical engineering
must solve increasingly complex problems dealing with refineries,
fuel cells, microreactors, and pharmaceutical plants, to name a
few. With this book as their guide, readers learn to solve these
problems using their computers and Excel, MATLAB, Aspen Plus, and
COMSOL Multiphysics. Moreover, they learn how to check their
solutions and validate their results to make sure they have solved
the problems correctly.
Now in its Second Edition, Introduction to Chemical
Engineering Computing is based on the author?s firsthand
teaching experience. As a result, the emphasis is on problem
solving. Simple introductions help readers become conversant with
each program and then tackle a broad range of problems in chemical
engineering, including:

Equations of state

Chemical reaction equilibria

Mass balances with recycle streams

Thermodynamics and simulation of mass transfer equipment

Process simulation

Fluid flow in two and three dimensions

All the chapters contain clear instructions, figures, and
examples to guide readers through all the programs and types of
chemical engineering problems. Problems at the end of each chapter,
ranging from simple to difficult, allow readers to gradually build
their skills, whether they solve the problems themselves or in
teams. In addition, the book?s accompanying website lists the
core principles learned from each problem, both from a chemical
engineering and a computational perspective.
Covering a broad range of disciplines and problems within
chemical engineering, Introduction to Chemical Engineering
Computing is recommended for both undergraduate and graduate
students as well as practicing engineers who want to know how to
choose the right computer software program and tackle almost any
chemical engineering problem.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781118888315
ISBN-10: 1118888316
Format: Paperback / softback
(251mm x 183mm x 22mm)
Pages: 402
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 2-May-2014
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Bruce A. Finlayson

BRUCE A. FINLAYSON, PhD, is Rehnberg Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering in the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Washington. He is also a former president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Among his many accolades and honors, Dr. Finlayson is a recipient of the AIChE?s prestigious William H. Walker Award and an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering.

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