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Books in Chemical engineering

The Chemical Engineering collection offers content that combines research with foundational knowledge, practical information, methods and case studies, in a variety of areas, including biochemical engineering, catalysis, filtration & separation, colloids & surface chemistry, electrochemical engineering, energy & transport processes, materials chemistry, metallurgy, process engineering, safety & reliability, sustainable & environmental, to help chemical engineers address the challenges we face today, including climate change, global warming, health and nutrition, and alternative energy.

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Supercritical Fluid Technology in Industry

  • 1st Edition
  • September 1, 2026
  • Ádina L. Santana
  • English
Supercritical Fluid Technology in Industry offers new insights into the theoretical and industrial applications of multiple processes included in supercritical technology - combining a review of the established literature with recent advances in theory, current applications, and case studies, to help promote more a sustainable research approach. This books outlines supercritical fluid technology and processes operated with substances at conditions above or near the critical point and enables the reader to understand the basic steps of equipment and processing, explains the different methods of using supercritical technology and applications, current developments that increase economic feasibility and reduce environmental impact. Supercritical Fluid Technology in Industry will be a great guide for anyone looking to supercritical technology as a means of optimizing existing processes or designing new processes with sustainability in mind; this includes industry experts, researchers, academics, students at graduate level and above. This book will also be of value to researchers working with supercritical fluid in other industries, such as the food, pharmaceutical, mineral, electronics, engineering and energy fields.

Process Safety Management

  • 1st Edition
  • August 1, 2026
  • Ian Sutton
  • English
Process Safety Management offers comprehensive and practical guidance for developing and implementing process safety in design, operations, and maintenance of existing facilities by the concepts of process safety management (PSM) through detailed definitions, examples, historic perspectives and case-studies related to process safety. This book is the natural successor to Sutton's 'Process Risk and Reliability Management' to offer updates and a deep dive into the crucial aspects of process safety. Across Twenty-Five Chapters, Process Safety Management provides guidance is provided for process safety elements, encompassing hazards analysis, incident investigation, operating procedures, training, and audits. The book outlines how to enhance safety but also emphasizes the improvement of operational integrity, equipment reliability, and system availability, with a focus on the integration of a process safety program into overall operational excellence. This book includes an overview of process safety regulations and standards, along with information on proposed updates to process safety standards by regulatory bodies such as OSHA and the EPA, while exploring how generative AI such as Chat GPT can be applied to PSM. Finally, this book includes discussion on net-zero initiatives and how process safety measures can be implemented to help work towards sustainable processes. This book will be a valuable resource for graduate students taking courses on process safety and risk engineering, such as courses are offered by Chemical Engineering; Industrial Engineering; and Process Engineering Disciplines. The book is also contains experimental guidance and will be very useful for practicing engineers in design house, consultancy, and operation. Process Safety Management will serve as reference book to develop, evaluate, and improve process safety management practices across multiple industries, and provide guidance to the members of regulatory agencies such as CSB, OSHA, API, NFPA, US EPA, and others.

Industrial Chemical Process Analysis and Design

  • 2nd Edition
  • July 1, 2026
  • Mariano Martín Martín
  • English
Industrial Chemical Process Analysis and Design uses chemical engineering principles to explain the transformation of basic raw materials into major chemical products. The book discusses traditional processes to create products like nitric acid, sulphuric acid, ammonia, and methanol, as well as more novel products like bioethanol and biodiesel. In addition to providing full code and datasets for download, detailed discussion of advanced in technology, this edition also contains three new chapters. Firstly, covering polymers, including H and L D PE, PMMA, PC, biobased and full analysis of each, including full code for modelling across popular software. Secondly , evaluating phosphoric acid production and fertilizers, and Finally, the third new chapter focuses on blast furnaces – outlining not only the traditional technologies using C as reducing agent, but also analysis of novel technologies using hydrogen. This book will be a comprehensive guide to students and academics working with the latest techniques in process optimization at graduate level and above, including some upper undergraduate researchers. This book will also be very valuable for academics looking to teach or lecture in chemical process engineering. This books will also be a very useful resource for anyone within the process industry - to introduce the analysis of novel technologies as well as the modelling examples including recent software such as python, gProms or even Excel or Matlab to solve reactor modelling and units operation but also process simulators applied to typical chemical processes.

Artificial Neural Networks in Chemical Engineering processes

  • 1st Edition
  • June 1, 2026
  • English
Artificial Neural Networks in Chemical Engineering Processes serves as a comprehensive resource on artificial neural networks within chemical engineering, including understanding the fundamental principles, learning about relevant algorithms and architectures, and exploring practical case studies. This book covers theoretical principles, relevant algorithms, and practical case studies, this book covers artificial neural network concepts, architectures, and algorithms, with a focus on applications in chemical engineering processes. This book also addressed common challenges by providing practical guidance through successful case studies, offering insights on data pre-processing, model selection, training strategies, and performance evaluation. The book serves as a valuable tool for bridging the gap between neural networks and their practical implementation in chemical engineering. This book will be an invaluable resource for chemical Engineers, particularly researchers and industry professionals working in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. It will also be a very useful guide for Graduate and Postgraduate Students in Chemical Engineering and machine learning. Artificial Neural Networks in Chemical Engineering will also be a valuable resource for anyone working with artificial neural networks in other industries, particularly data scientists and analysts.

Chemistry of Porous Liquids

  • 1st Edition
  • June 1, 2026
  • English
Chemistry of Porous Liquids: Theory, Synthesis, Simulation and Applications serves as an introduction to the emerging field of porous liquids an innovative new class of liquid porous material discovered in 2015; Given this recency, this book is the first of its kind with a focus on novel concepts within the field, including design ideas for synthesis methods, characterization means, simulation research and the latest cutting edge examples of applications relevant for research, academia and industries including discussion on the challenges, opportunities, and future directions in the study of porous liquids. Part I introduces the history and theory underpinning porous liquids, with a focus on the properties of various PLs and a thorough discussion of their relative advantages and disadvantages. This section will be invaluable to both current and future researchers by offering an understanding of this emerging field. Part II builds upon this theoretical overview, with a specific focus on design ideas for the synthesis, and subsequent classification of porous liquids. This section will support researchers to not only consider how to plan and structure their own research into this nascent field, but also crucially offer insights into how to characterise, and help validate, porous liquids once they have been synthesized. Part III of this book provides a framework for simulation studies and computational modelling of porous liquids, with machine learning as a means of optimising synthesis techniques. Part IV then considers the applications of porous liquids, offering examples such as flowing sorbents toward gas sorption and separation, membrane separation, catalysis, and a novel platform for extraction- desulfurization of fuel. This chapter also posits the real-word potential applications across various research fields weighed against a discussion of the practical considerations underpinning porous liquids. Chemistry of Porous Liquids will be an invaluable resource primarily for materials chemists, materials scientists, and chemical engineers working across the porous materials and liquid sorbent fields, providing a thorough overview of the current research on porous liquids and a comparison of the systems. It will also be invaluable to researchers who work both within and outside of materials but looking to move into the field of porous liquids, as it provides a guide to assessing the applications of porous liquids in various relevant fields whilst providing a toolkit to start planning and designing new research.

Smart Technologies and Artificial Intelligence in Process Safety

  • 1st Edition
  • June 1, 2026
  • Xinyan Huang + 2 more
  • English
Smart Technologies and Artificial Intelligence in Process Safety serves as a comprehensive guide to the latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) research and the ways in which it can be applied to multiple crucial topics in process engineering. This book couples a strong theoretical overview and real-world case studies and methodology details, to help with experimental design and troubleshooting when implementing smart technologies and AI. The book covers the latest applications of smart technologies and AI as they can be applied to many prominent topics in the fields of process safety, such as the the fundamental of AI technologies, the advanced methods of machine learning, the application to process accidental modeling and analysis, the application to process risk assessment, the application to process fault diagnosis and prognosis, the application to predictive maintenance, the application to process emergency response optimization, the application to simulation and training and the application to process incident prediction and prevention. Smart Technologies and Artificial Intelligence in Process Safety will be a valuable resource for academics, students and researchers working in the process safety domain, particularly those working with chemical processes at the industrial level. This book will also be a useful guide for government policy makers and decision makers in industry focusing on process safety regulation, standards, legislation and risk management.

LUDWIG'S APPLIED PROCESS DESIGN FOR CHEMICAL AND PETROCHEMICAL PLANTS INCORPORATING PROCESS SAFETY INCIDENTS

  • 5th Edition
  • May 1, 2026
  • A. Kayode Coker
  • English
Ludwig's Applied Process Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants is ever evolving starting with the first edition some 60 years ago. The volumes in this fifth edition provide improved techniques and fundamental designs methodologies to guide the practicing engineer in designing process equipment and applying chemical processes to the properly detailed hardware. Like its predecessor, this new edition continues to present updated information for achieving optimum operational and process conditions and to avoid problems caused by inadequate sizing and lack of internally detailed hardware. The volumes provide both fundamental theories where applicable and direct application of these theories to applied equations essential in the design effort. This approach in presenting design information is essential for troubleshooting process equipment and in executing system performance analysis. Volume 3 covers heat transfer, process integration, refrigeration systems, compression equipment, mechanical drivers, industrial and laboratory reactors, biochemical reaction and design, sustainability and carbon capture sequestration in chemical process industry. It is a practical reference for chemical, plant, and process engineers and provides an unrivalled reference on methods, process fundamentals, and supporting design data. New to this edition is content on biochemical reactions and reactor design, sustainability in chemical process industry, and carbon capture sequestration.

Water Pollution and Water Quality: Technologies and Processes

  • 1st Edition
  • May 1, 2026
  • Didem Saloglu + 2 more
  • English
Water Pollution and Water Quality: Technologies and Processes offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of water pollution and water quality. It covers a wide range of topics, including the sources, effects, and impacts of water pollution, water chemistry, microorganisms in water, guidelines and standards for water quality and health, objectives and methods of wastewater treatment, and advanced wastewater treatment processes. The book also explores the impacts of water pollution on human health, natural ecosystems, and biodiversity, as well as policy-making to control water pollution, water footprint, and future scenarios for water pollution. It provides basic information on water pollution and water quality, making it suitable for graduate and post-graduate students, researchers, and professionals in in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, chemistry, industrial engineering, and disaster science and engineering. The book also highlights innovative approaches, new technologies, and solution strategies in addressing water pollution and water quality issues, and discusses the global problems and new developments in recent years.

Biopolymers from microorganisms for a green future

  • 1st Edition
  • April 1, 2026
  • Pratima Bajpai
  • English
Biopolymers from Microorganisms for a Green Future provides in-depth information on various microbial biopolymer composites and critically evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of biocomposites as well as thermal and functional properties of natural material-reinforced biopolymers, their potential, and future opportunities. The book covers the latest developments and advancements in the field of microbial biopolymers, with an emphasis on process engineering to commercialization. The book starts with an introduction and general background, followed by a classification of biopolymers, and comprehensively covers the types of microbial and composite biopolymers, including their production as well as applications. The book concludes with future research needs and directions. Biopolymers from Microorganisms for a Green Future is a highly relevant resource for a broad audience including researchers and advanced students in biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology, industrial technology, chemistry, applied chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, environmental engineering, and process engineering, as well as marketing experts, professionals, analysts, and consultants in biotechnology.

Piezocatalysis as a Sustainable Solution for Microbial Eradication and Wastewater Treatment

  • 1st Edition
  • April 1, 2026
  • Souravi Bardhan + 1 more
  • English
Piezocatalysis as a Sustainable Solution for Microbial Eradication and Wastewater Treatment comprehensively elucidates insights into the principles and applications of piezocatalysis. The book explains in detail the mechanism of the process and explores various approaches and the latest breakthroughs in material synthesis and designing for piezocatalysis. It explains how piezocatalysis offers a unique advantage by simultaneously degrading pollutants and controlling microbial populations, and that this dual action streamlines the wastewater treatment process and enhances overall efficiency. Along with providing practical insights into how piezocatalysis is being employed to tackle wastewater issues, this book focuses on the recent developments, outlining their challenges and future opportunities. Piezocatalysis as a Sustainable Solution for Microbial Eradication and Wastewater Treatment helps researchers in academia and industry to learn about the implementation of piezocatalysis for wastewater remediation. The book provides versatile solutions that are capable of degrading a wide range of pollutants, including recalcitrant organic compounds and microbial contaminants and as such enabling the degradation of various water pollutants and removal of pathogenic microbes.