Introductory Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics – J. Richard Elliott – 2nd Edition


Introductory , Second Edition, helps readers master the fundamentals of applied thermodynamics as practiced today: with extensive development of perspectives that enables adaptation to including biological , environmental applications, and nanotechnology. This text is distinctive in making molecular perspectives accessible at the introductory level and connecting properties with practical implications.Features of the second edition include

  • Hierarchical instruction with increasing levels of detail: Content requiring deeper levels of theory is clearly delineated in separate sections and chapters.
  • Early introduction to the overall perspective of composite systems like distillation columns, reactive processes, and biological systems.
  • Learning objectives, problem-solving strategies for balances and phase equilibria, chapter summaries, and “important equations” for every chapter.
  • Extensive practical examples, especially coverage of non-ideal mixtures, which include water contamination via hydrocarbons, polymer blending/recycling, oxygenated fuels, hydrogen bonding.
  • osmotic pressure, electrolyte , zwitterions and biological molecules, and other contemporary issues.
  • Supporting in formats for both MATLAB® and spreadsheets.
  • Online supplemental sections and resources including instructor slides, ConcepTests, coursecast videos, and other useful resources.

Table of Contents

Unit I: First and Second Laws
1: Basic Concepts
2: The Energy Balance
3: Energy Balances for Composite Systems
4: Entropy
5: Thermodynamics Of Processes

Unit II: Generalized Analysis of Fluid Properties
6: Classical Thermodynamics – Generalizations For Any Fluid
7: Engineering Equations of State for PVT Properties
8: Departure Functions
9: Phase Equilibrium in a Pure Fluid

Unit III: Fluid Phase Equilibria in Mixtures
10: Introduction to Multicomponent Systems
11: An Introduction To Activity Models
12: van der Waals Activity Models
13: Local Composition Activity Models
14: Liquid-Liquid and Solid-Liquid Phase Equilibria
15: Phase Equilibria in Mixtures by an Equation of State
16: Advanced Phase Diagrams

Unit IV: Reaction Equilibria
17: Reaction Equilibria
18: Electrolyte Solutions 693
19: Molecular Association and Solvation 767

Appendix A: Summary of Computer Programs
Appendix B: Mathematics
Appendix C: Strategies for Solving VLE Problems
Appendix D: Models for Process Simulators
Appendix E: Themodynamic Properties
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