Product & Process Design Principles: Synthesis, Analysis and Evaluation – Warre D. Seider, J. D. Seader, Dniel R. Lewin – 2nd Edition


One of the most important objectives in this text describes the strategies and approaches for the design of processes.

It covers economic (optimization) and issues. The latest design strategies are described; most of which have been significantly improved with the advent of computers; methods and artificial intelligence. Several methods are used to perform comprehensive calculations and provide results that are easily visualized; including the use of computer programs for and design optimization.

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Table of Contents

1. The desing process
2. Molecular structure design
3. Process creation
4. Simulation to assist in process creation
5. Heuristics for process synthesis
6. Reactor desing and reactor network synthesis
7. Synthesis of separation trains
8. Reactor separator recycle networks
9. Second Law analysis(CD-ROM)
10. Heat and power integration
11. Mass integration
12. Optimal desingn Scheduling of batch processes
13. Heat transfer coefficients and pressure drop
14. Separation tower design
15. Pumps, Compressors, and Expanders
16. Cost Accouting and capital cost estimation
17. Annual costds, earings, and profitability analysis
18. Optimization of process Flowsheets
19. Product design
20. The interaction of process desing and process control
21. Flowsheet controllability analysis
22. Written reports and oral presentations
1. Residue curves for heterogeneous systems
2. Desing problem statemts (CD-ROM) 782, CD-A-II-1
3. Materials of construction
Name index
Subject index

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