Chemical Engineering Vol.6 – Coulson & Richardson’s – 4th Edition


Engineering Design is one of the best-known and widely adopted texts available for students of . It deals with the application of chemical engineering principles to the design of chemical and equipment. Revised throughout, the fourth edition covers the latest aspects of design, , safety, loss prevention and equipment selection, among others. Comprehensive and detailed, the is supported by and selected solutions. In addition the book is widely used by professionals as a day-to-day reference.

* Best selling chemical engineering text
* Revised to keep pace with the latest chemical changes; designed to see students through from undergraduate study to professional
* End of chapter exercises and solutions

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Design
2. Fundamentals of Material Balances
3. Fundamentals of Energy Balances (and Energy Utilisation)
4. Flow-Sheeting
5. Piping and Instrumentation
6. Costing and Project Evaluation
7. Materials of Construction
8. Design Information and Data
9. Safety and Loss Prevention
10. Equipment Selection, Specification and Design
11. Separation Columns (Distillation, Absorption and Extraction)
12. Heat-Transfer Equipment
13. Mechanical Design of Process Equipment
14. General Site Considerations

Appendix A: Graphical Symbols for Piping Systems and Plant
Appendix B: Corrosion Chart
Appendix C: Physical Property
Appendix D: Conversion Factors for Some Common SI Units
Appendix E: Standard Flanges
Appendix F: Design Projects
Appendix G: Equipment Specification (Data) Sheets
Appendix H: Typical Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Tube-Sheet Layouts
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March 20, 2019 9:11 pm

I found it to be fairly clear plain language style reading too. I just think it’s a nice book.

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