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Ullmann's Modeling and Simulation

  • ID: 2183118
  • Book
  • January 2007
  • 470 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The major tasks facing engineers and scientists in industrial chemistry are the operation and optimization of existing processes and the design of new or improved ones. Computational methods and tools are saving time and costs in process development and optimization if they are used complementarily to experimental methods.

Based on the latest online edition of Ullmann′s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, and containing articles yet unpublished in print, this ready reference meets the need for a comprehensive survey of the mathematical fundamentals, complementary computational approaches as well as the application of modeling and simulation in chemistry and engineering.

Each of the detailed and carefully edited articles is written by relevant international experts,

including Bruce A. Finlayson (University of Washington, USA ), Lorentz T. Biegler (Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, USA), Donald Boyd (Indiana University–Purdue University at Indianapolis, USA), Vladimir Hlavacec (University of Buffalo, USA), Philippe A. Bopp (University Bordeaux, France), Steffen Hardt (Technical University Darmstadt, Germany)

Readers benefit from the rigorous and cross–indexed nature of the parent reference, and will find both broad introductory information as well as in–depth details of significance to industrial and academic environments. The handbook is rounded off by keyword and author indexes.

From the contents:

Mathematics in Chemical Engineering

Model Reactors and their Design Equations

Mathematical Modeling

Molecular Modeling

Molecular Dynamics Simulation

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Design of Experiments

Modeling and Simulation of Microreactors

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Symbols and Units IX

Conversion Factors XI

Abbreviations XII

Country Codes XVII

Periodic Table of Elements XVIII

Mathematics in Chemical Engineering 3

Model Reactors and Their Design Equations 151

Mathematical Modeling 203

Molecular Modeling 307

Molecular Dynamics Simulation 323

Computational Fluid Dynamics 341

Design of Experiments 363

Microreactors Modeling and Simulation 401

Author Index 443

Subject Index 447

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"Since the entire 40–volume Ullmann s Encyclopedia is inaccessible to many readers ... this handbook condenses all the necessary information." (RFP, 1/2008)
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