Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (2nd Revised edition)

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (2nd Revised edition)

By: Gopinath Halder (author)Paperback

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Now in its second edition, this text provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles of chemical engineering thermodynamics, and introduces students to the application of principles. The book emphasizes the role of the fundamental principles of thermodynamics in the derivation of significant relationships between the various thermodynamic properties. The initial chapter provides an overview of the basic concepts and processes, and discusses the important units and dimensions involved. The following chapters thoroughly cover the first and second laws of thermodynamics, heat effects, thermodynamic properties and their relations, refrigeration and liquefaction processes, and the equilibria between phases and in chemical reactions. The book is fully illustrated. New sections on Quasi-Static Process and Entropy Change in Reversible and Irreversible Processes are included in this edition. New Solved Model Question Papers and new multiple choice questions have also been added. Primarily intended for undergraduate students of chemical engineering and related engineering disciplines, such as polymer, petroleum and pharmaceutical engineering, the book will also be useful for postgraduate students and professionals.

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Gopinath Halder , Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, West Bengal, India. He has also served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad, India. Prof. Halder has more than two decades of teaching and research experience. A member of various professional societies, such as the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) and the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Dr. Halder has authored several research papers published in reputed national and international journals. His areas of research interest include chemical engineering thermodynamics and environmental engineering.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/10/2014
  • ISBN13: 9788120348974
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 684
  • ID: 9788120348974
  • ISBN10: 8120348974
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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