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Systematic Methods for Chemical Process Design
Author: Biegler, Lorenz T. / Westerberg, Arthur W.
Cover: Hard cover
Pages: 796
List Price: $91.00
Published by Prentice Hall
Date Published: 05/1997
ISBN: 0134924223
Table of Contents
 1. Introduction to Process Design.
I. PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION OF PROCESSES.  2. Overview of Flowsheet Synthesis.
 3. Mass and Energy Balances.
 4. Equipment Sizing and Costing.
 5. Economic Evaluation.
 6. Batch Processing.
II. ANALYSIS WITH RIGOROUS PROCESS MODELS.  7. Unit Equation Models.
 8. General Concepts of Simulation for Process Design.
 9. Process Flowsheet Optimization.
III. BASIC CONCEPTS IN PROCESS SYNTHESIS.  10. Heat and Power Integration.
 11. Ideal Distillation Systems.
 12. Heat Integrated Distillation Processes.
 13. Geometric Techniques for the Synthesis of Reactor Networks.
 14. Separating Azeotropic Mixtures.
IV. OPTIMIZATION APPROACHES TO PROCESS SYNTHESIS AND DESIGN.  15. Basic Concepts for Algorithmic Methods.
 16. Heat Exchanger Networks.
 17. Distillation Sequences.
 18. Simultaneous Optimization and Heat Integration.
 19. Optimization Techniques for Reactor Network Synthesis.
 20. Structural Optimization of Process Flowsheets.
 21. Process Flexibility.
 22. Multiproduct Batch Processes.
APPENDIX.  A. Summary of optimization theory and methods.
 B. Smooth approximation for max { 0, f(x)}.
