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Ludwig’s Applied Process Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants


Author: A. Kayode Coker

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

Publish Date: 19th July 2010

ISBN-13: 9780080942094

Pages: 1008

Language: English



The Fourth Edition of Applied Process Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants Volume 2 builds upon the late Ernest E. Ludwig’s classic chemical engineering process design manual. Volume Two focuses on distillation and packed towers, and presents the methods and fundamentals of plant design along with supplemental mechanical and related data, nomographs, data charts and heuristics. The Fourth Edition is significantly expanded and updated, with new topics that ensure readers can analyze problems and find practical design methods and solutions to accomplish their process design objectives.

Table of Contents

Distillation Process PerformancePetroleum, Complex-Mixture Fractionating, Gas Processing, Dehydration, Hydrocarbon Absorption and StrippingEnhanced Distillation TypesMechanical Designs for Tray PerformancePacked Towers