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Process engineering

Process engineering is often a synonym for chemical engineering and focuses on the design, operation and maintenance of chemical and material manufacturing processes. Process engineering and process engineers are found in a vast range of industries, such as the petrochemical, mineral processing, material, Information Technology, food and pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries. Process engineering also involves developing new processes, project engineering and troubleshooting.

Recommended reading

  • Sinnott, R.K. (1999). Couldson & Richardson's Chemical Engineering Series Vol. 6, 3rd Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN 0-7506-4142-8. 
  • Kister, Henry Z. (1992). Distillation Design, 1st Edition, McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-034909-6. 
  • Perry, Robert H. and Green, Don W. (1984). Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook, 6th Edition, McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-049479-7. 
  • Bird, R.B., Stewart, W.E. and Lightfoot, E.N. (August 2001). Transport Phenomena, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 0-471-41077-2. 
  • McCabe, W., Smith, J. and Harriott, P. (2004). Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, 7th Edition, McGraw Hill. ISBN 0-07-284823-5. 
  • Seader, J. D., and Henley, Ernest J. (1998). Separation Process Principles. New York: Wiley. ISBN 0-471-58626-9. 
  • Chopey, Nicholas P. (2004). Handbook of Chemical Engineering Calculations, 3rdEdition, McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0071362622. 
  • Himmelbau, David M. (1996). Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering, 6th Edition, Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0133057984. 
  • Editors: Jacqueline I. Kroschwitz and Arza Seidel (2004). Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 5th Edition, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Interscience. ISBN 0-471-48810-0. 
  • King, C.J. (1980). Separation Processes. McGraw Hill. ISBN 0-07-034612-7. 

See also

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