Albright’s Chemical Engineering Handbook – Lyle Albright – 1st Edition


Taking greater advantage of powerful computing capabilities over the last several years, the development of fundamental information and new models has led to major advances in nearly every aspect of chemical engineering. Albright’s Chemical Engineering represents a reliable source of updated , applications, and that will continue to play a significant role in driving new research and improving plant design and operations.

Well-rounded, concise, and practical by design, this handbook collects valuable insight from an exceptional diversity of leaders in their respective specialties. Each chapter provides a clear review of basic information, case examples, and references to additional, more in-depth information.

They explain essential principles, calculations, and issues relating to topics including reaction engineering, and design, waste disposal, and electrochemical and biochemical engineering. The final chapters cover aspects of patents and intellectual property, practical communication, and ethical considerations that are most relevant to .

From fundamentals to plant operations, Albright’s Chemical Engineering Handbook offers a thorough, yet succinct guide to day-to-day methods and calculations used in chemical engineering applications. This handbook will serve the needs of practicing professionals as well as preparing to enter the field.

Table of Content

  1. Physical and Chemical Properties; A.H. Harvey

  2. Mathematics in Chemical Engineering; D. Ramkrishna and S.H. Tringh

  3. Engineering Statistics; D.W. Siderius

  4. Thermodynamics of Fluid Phase and Chemical Equilibria; K.C. Chao, D.S. Corti, and R.G. Mallinson

  5. Fluid Flow; R. Darby

  6. Heat Transfer; K.J. Bell

  7. Radiation Heat Transfer; Z.M. Zhang and D.P. DeWitt

  8. Mass Transfer; J.R. Fair

  9. Industrial Mixing Technology; D.E. Leng, S.S. Katti, and V. Atiemo-Obeng

  10. Liquid-Liquid Extraction; D.W. Tedder

  11. Chemical Reaction Engineering; J.B. Joshi and L.K. Doraiswamy

  12. Distillation; J.R. Fair

  13. Absorption and Stripping; J.R. Fair

  14. Adsorption; K.S. Knaebel

  15. Process Control; J.B. Riggs and W. Korchenski

  16. Conceptual Process Design, Process Improvement, and Trouble Shooting; D.R. Woods and A.N. Hrymak

  17. Chemical Process Safety; R.W. Prugh

  18. Environmental Engineering: A Review of Issues, Regulations, and Resources; B.P. Carpenter, D.E. Watson, and B.C. Carpenter

  19. Biochemical Engineering; J.M. Lee

  20. Measuring Physical Properties; L.F. Albright

  21. Selecting Materials of Construction (Steels and Other Metals); D.A. Hansen

  22. Solid/Liquid Separation; F.M. Tiller, W. Li, and W. Chen

  23. Drying: Principles and Practice; A.S. Mujumdar

  24. Dry Screening of Granular and Powder Materials; A.J. DeCenso and N. McCauley

  25. Conveying of Bulk Solids; F. Thomson

  26. Principles and Applications of Electrochemical Engineering; P.N. Pintauro

  27. Patents and Intellectual Property; M.H. Heines

  28. Communication; F.S. Oreovicz

  29. Ethical Concerns of Engineers; L.F. Albright

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