Fluid flow for the practicing chemical engineer / J. Patrick Abulencia, Louis Theodore

Author(s): Abulencia, J. Patrick
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Subjects: Fluid mechanics
Fluidization
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009
LC Classification: T, TP
Physical Description: xx, 580 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: I. Introduction to Fluid Flow 1
1. History of Chemical Engineering-Fluid Flow 3
2. Units and Dimensional Analysis 9
3. Key Terms and Definitions 19
4. Transport Phenomena Versus Unit Operations 31
5. Newtonian Fluids 37
6. Non-Newtonian Flow 49
II. Basic Laws 59
7. Conservation Law for Mass 61
8. Conservation Law for Energy 71
9. Conservation Law for Momentum 85
10. Law of Hydrostatics 97
11. Ideal Gas Law 109
III. Fluid Flow Classification 121
12. Flow Mechanisms 123
13. Laminar Flow in Pipes 133
14. Turbulent Flow in Pipes 147
15. Compressible and Sonic Flow 167
16. Two-Phase Flow 177
IV. Fluid Flow Transport and Applications 195
17. Prime Movers 197
18. Valves and Fittings 219
19. Flow Measurement 243
20. Ventilation 263
21. Academic Applications 279
22. Industrial Applications 297
V. Fluid-Particle Applications 319
23. Particle Dynamics 321
24. Sedimentation, Centrifugation, Flotation 347
25. Porous Media and Packed Beds 365
26. Fluidization 377
27. Filtration 403
VI. Special Topics 425
28. Environmental Management 427
29. Accident and Emergency Management 445
30. Ethics 465
31. Numerical Methods 481
32. Economics and Finance 499
33. Biomedical Engineering 519
34. Open-Ended Problems 541
Appendix 553
Index 573
Additional Authors: Theodore, Louis
Notes: LCCN: 2008048336
ISBN: 9780470317631 (cloth)
ISBN: 0470317639 (cloth)
Errata slip inserted
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 244060867
ISBN/ISSN: 9780470317631
0470317639