O'Reilly logo

Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes, Fourth Edition by Debangsu Bhattacharyya, Joseph A. Shaeiwitz, Wallace B. Whiting, Richard C. Bailie, Richard Turton

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 6. Understanding Process Conditions

What You Will Learn

• There are typical ranges for process temperatures and pressures.

• There should be a reason for operating outside these ranges.

In previous chapters, process flow diagrams (PFDs) were accepted without evaluating the technical features of the process. The process topology and process operating conditions were provided but were not examined. Economic evaluations were carried out, but without confirming that the process would operate as indicated by the flow diagram.

It is not uncommon to investigate process economics based upon assumed process performance. For example, in order to justify spending the capital to develop a new catalyst, the economics of a process using a hypothetical ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required