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Pollution Prevention through Process Integration: Systematic Design Tools

By: Mahmoud El-Halwagi

314 pages, Figs

Academic Press

Hardback | Aug 1997 | #68153 | ISBN: 0122368452
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This book is the first to present systematic techniques for cost-effective pollution prevention, altering what has been an art that depends on experience and subjective opinion into a science rooted in fundamental engineering principles and process integration.


Overview of Pollution Prevention and Process Integration. Modeling of Individual Mass Exchange Units for Environmental Applications. Synthesis of Mass Exchange Networks. Graphical Techniques for Mass Integration: Segregation,Recycle, Interception, and Unit Manipulation. Optimization Techniques for Mass Integration. Synthesis of Reactive Mass Exchange Networks. Combined Heat and Mass Integration. Design of Heat-Induced Separation Networks. Recovery of VOCs. Modeling and Design of Membrane Systems. Environmentally-Benign Chemistry and Species. Subject Index.

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A leader in the fields of pollution prevention and integrated process design, Dr. Mahmoud El-Halwagi has received several presitigous awards including the National Science Foundation's National Young Investigator Award, the Birdsong Award, and the Fred H. Pumphrey Award. Dr. El-Halwagi is also a favorite among chemical engineering students at Auburn University, and the recipient of several Outstanding Faculty Awards from Auburn University's Student Government Association, College of Engineering, and Panhellenic Council. His numerous publications have appeared internationally, and he has also served as a consultant to a wide variety of major processing industries.

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