Best Reference Books – Chemical Equipment Design

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Chemical Equipment Design subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Chemical Equipment Design along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Chemical Equipment Design subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Chemical Equipment Design" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Introduction to Chemical Equipment Design: Mechanical Aspects” by Bhattacharyya

“Introduction to Chemical Equipment Design: Mechanical Aspects” Book Review: This textbook is designed for senior chemical engineering students who would be studying elementary theory of mechanics and strength of materials in the beginning of their studies. It is inspired by lecture notes from the faculty of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. The International System of Units (S.I units) is the only metric system used in this book, a chapter that focuses on units and conversion factors is also added so readers can understand the SI units better. Design examples are included in every chapter of the book to show the application of design equations.

2. “Joshi’s Process Equipment Design” by V V Mahajani and S B Umarji
3. “Chemical Process and Equipment Design” by P D Kulkarni
4. “Chemical Process Equipment Design” by Suresh C Maidargi

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“Chemical Process Equipment Design” Book Review: This textbook presents the readers, who could be students or practicing engineers, the applications and standards of drafting the equipment used in chemical, food processing, polymer engineering, and pharmaceuticals processing industries. The specifications and methodology of equipment drawing are recommended by the Bureau of Indian Standards. The symbolic representations of the equipment as used in the chemical, food processing and pharma industries are listed. Equipment regularly used are drawn clearly. Different assignments are included in the book.

5. “Chemical Process Equipment Design” by Richard A Turton and Joseph A Shaeiwitz

“Chemical Process Equipment Design” Book Review: This book provides step by step guidelines for designing chemical process equipment and measuring the performance. It expounds on topics and concepts that would be beneficial to undergraduate students interested in chemical engineering. Important design equations are included to express students can understand the concepts better.

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6. “Process Design for Chemical Engineers” by Frank Yu

“Process Design for Chemical Engineers” Book Review: This book is designed for anybody in the chemical engineering field that would like to learn more about process design. Chemical engineering students would learn key concepts in process design from the book. It is divided into eight chapters. The first chapter introduces process design, the second lists the types of pumps, the third expounds on the compressor, the fourth talks about heat changer, the fifth explains the vessel, the sixth covers line sizing, the seventh expounds on control value and the eighth explains Pressure Relief Device (PRD).

7. “Chemical Process Equipment: Selection and Design (Butterworths series in chemical engineering)” by Stanley M Walas

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“Chemical Process Equipment: Selection and Design (Butterworths series in chemical engineering)” Book Review: This book provides guidelines for choosing and designing chemical process equipment. A lot of knowledge is provided in the book to show the reader the levels of performance of the equipment. It also contains examples of applications and sketches with graphs and tables are added. There are a lot of tips like shortcuts that would help students. References to more design procedures are included. There is also a chapter set aside to explain the economic side of chemical process equipment such as the cost of equipment.

8. “Personal Protective Equipment for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Hazards: Design, Evaluation, and Selection” by imusti

“Personal Protective Equipment for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Hazards: Design, Evaluation, and Selection” Book Review: This book expresses the importance of Personal protective equipment (PPE) to people exposed to toxic, infectious, and radioactive materials. It is beneficial to researchers and professionals in PPE fields. It clearly expounds on the methods through which PPE is designed, selected, and used in modern emergency response environment where users usually need to be protected against chemical, biological, or radiological agents in terrorism or warfare scenarios.

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9. “Chemical Process Equipment: Selection and Design” by James R Couper and W Roy Penney

“Chemical Process Equipment: Selection and Design” Book Review: This book is written to help chemical, process, or plant engineers that need to choose, design or configure plants, the knowledge in the book would help the engineers conserve the plants and make decisions on the type of equipment to use. Uptodate information on design techniques for all standard equipment are added. There are examples of applications that show the performance of equipment. There are also solved examples, drawings, graphs, tables and key shortcuts that help the reader understand the concepts better.

10. “Introduction To Chemical Equipment Design: Mechanical Aspects” by Fernando B Mainier and Maria P Cindra Fonseca

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“Introduction To Chemical Equipment Design: Mechanical Aspects” Book Review: This book is written to explain the different features of chemical equipment. It helps the reader to choose the perfect chemical equipment and design different chemical process equipment. Readers learn how to choose, size and make use of chemical process equipment. The concepts are arranged in a style that helps the reader to make swift and precise decisions concerning the choice of equipment, enhancing performance and increasing understanding.

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