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Coulson and Richardson's Chemical Engineering: Volume 1B: Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications, Seventh Edition, covers two of the main transport processes of interest to chemical engineers: heat transfer and mass transfer, and the relationships among them.
- Covers two of the three main transport processes of interest to chemical engineers: heat transfer and mass transfer, and the relationships between them
- Includes reference material converted from textbooks
- Explores topics, from foundational through technical
- Includes emerging applications, numerical methods, and computational tools
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Raj Chhabra earned his BS, MS, and PhD degrees, all in Chemical Engineering, from the erstwhile University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) in 1974, the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (1976), and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (1980), respectively. Following a postdoc with the late Professor J.F. Richardson at the University of Swansea, Swansea (UK), in 1984, he joined as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in India. Currently, he is a professor in the same department. His research interests are in the area of multiphase systems, especially involving non-Newtonian fluids. He has more than 300 journal papers to his credit. In addition, he has authored/coauthored four books.
V. Shankar is currently the Sajani Kumar Roy Chair Professor and Head, Department of Chemical
Engineering, IIT Kanpur. He obtained his B.Tech in Electrochemical Engineering from the Central
Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, and his Masters and PhD in Chemical Engineering
from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. After a post-doctoral stint at the University of
Minnesota, Minneapolis, he joined IIT Kanpur in 2002, where he currently leads a group working in
the general area of stability of fluid flows, with focus on fluids with complex rheology, and in flow
past deformable solid surfaces. His research group uses a combination of theory, computation and
experiments to understand and unravel new physical phenomena in such systems