Category: Mass Transfer Operations

Transport Phenomena Problem Solver (Problem Solvers) (Paperback)

Transport Phenomena Problem Solver (Problem Solvers)

For chemical and mechanical engineering students. Covers transport in steady state and unsteady state systems. Includes problems in dimensional analysis and chemical reactions, compressible flow, boundary layer analysis, laminar and turbulent flow, and convection.


Diffusion: Mass Transfer in Fluid Systems (Cambridge Series in Chemical Engineering) (Hardcover)

Diffusion: Mass Transfer in Fluid Systems (Cambridge Series in Chemical Engineering)

.”..I am very impressed with the lucid style, clarity of presentation, quality of the illustrative examples and the large number of very interesting problems appended at the end…I heartily recommend this book to anyone interested in diffusion in fluid systems.” Canadian Chemical News
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“Very effective in leading the reader from one level of sophistication to the next…a wide variety of examples is presented from areas such as bioengineering, food science, and electrochemistry, in addition to traditional areas of chemical engineering….In summary, this is an outstanding example of a text written by an expert in the field.” Journal of the American Chemical Society
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Principles and Modern Applications of Mass Transfer Operations (Hardcover)

Principles and Modern Applications of Mass Transfer Operations

“…a traditional treatment of a classic chemical engineering subject…students will like…” — AIChE Journal, January 2003″…a traditional treatment of a classic chemical engineering subject…students will like…” (AIChE Journal, January 2003)
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This textbook is designed for courses in mass transfer operations, a staple in any chemical engineering curriculum. The second edition is updated to discuss many developing topics in mass transfer operations not discussed in the first, including membrane separations, chromatography and other adsorptive processes, ion exchange, electrophoresis, and multistage batch distillation, differential transport equations, and boundary-layers. This new edition will also incorporate mass transfer phenomena in biological systems, making it applicable in biochemical engineering as well as chemical engineering.

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Transport Phenomena

Transport Phenomena

Transport Phenomena has been revised to include deeper and more extensive coverage of heat transfer, enlarged discussion of dimensional analysis, a new chapter on flow of polymers, systematic discussions of convective momentum,and energy.

Topics also include mass transport, momentum transport and energy transport, which are presented at three different scales: molecular, microscopic and macroscopic. If this is your first look at Transport Phenomena you’ll quickly learn that its balanced introduction to the subject of transport phenomena is the foundation of its long-standing success.


Mass Transfer Operations Syllabus


Molecular and eddy diffusion in gases and liquids, steady state diffusion under stagnant and laminar flow conditions Diffusivity measurement and prediction , multicomponent diffusion, diffusion in solids and its applications.

Mass Transfer Coefficients

Concept of mass transfer coefficients, mass transfer under laminar and turbulent flow past solids, boundary layers, mass transfer at fluids surfaces correlation of mass transfer coefficients, JD,HTU,and NTU concepts, theories of mass transfer and their applications, interphase mass transfer and over all mass transfer coefficients in binary and multicomponent systems, application to gas-liquid and liquid-liquid systems.

mass transfer syllabus

Humidification And Air Conditioning

Basic concepts, psychrometric chart construction, Humidification and dehumidification operations, design calculations, cooling tower principle and operation, types of equipment, design calculation.


Theory and mechanism of drying, drying characteristics of materials, batch and continuous drying, calculation for continuous drying, drying equipment, design and performance of various drying equipments.


Nuclei formation and crystal growth, theory of crystallisation, growth coefficients and the factors affecting these in crystallisation, batch and continuous industrial crystallisers, principle of design of equipment.

Mass Transfer Operations Text Books

  1. Coulson, J.M., Richardson, J.F., ” Chemical Engineering “, Pergamon Press, 1977.
  2. Foust, A.S.Wenzel, L.A., Clump, C.W., Naus, L., and Anderson, L.B., ” Principles of Unit Operations “, Second Edition, Wiley, 1980.

Mass Transfer Operations References

  1. Treybal, R.E., ” Mass Transfer Operations “, McGraw-Hill Kogakusha, 1980.
  2. Sherwood, T.K., Pigford, R.L., and Wilke, C.R., ” Mass Transfer “, McGraw-Hill, 1976.
  3. Mccabe, W.L., Smith, J.C., and Harriot, P., ” Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering “, McGraw-Hill Edn, 1993.
  4. Roman Zarzytci, Andrzai Chacuk, ” Absorption: Fundamentals and Application “, Pergamon Press, 1993.
  5. Skelland, A.H.P., ” Diffusional Mass Transfer “, Krieger, Malabar FL (1985).
  6. Strigle (jr), R.F., ” Packed Tower Design and Applications “, Second Edition, Gulf Publishing Company, USA., 1994.
  7. Strumila, C.Kudra, T., ” Drying Principles: Applications and Design “, Gordan and Breath Science Publishers, U.K., 1986.

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