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Plant Design and Economics for Chemical Engineers, 5/e
Max S. Peters, University of Colorado
Klaus Timmerhaus, University of Colorado, Boulder
Ronald E. West, University of Colorado, Boulder

What's New

Ch. 4: Flowsheet Synthesis and Development
Students gain exposure to this rapidly developing area in plant design. The chapter covers both traditional, heuristic and modern, algorithmic approaches to flowsheets.

Ch. 5: Software Use in Process Design
Non-software-specific approach allows students to see how software can enhance the design process.

Ch. 13: Reactor Equipment: Design and Costs
Students now learn more about the heart of many chemical processes.

Appendix E: Heuristics for Process Equipment Design
Appendix F: Software Useful for Design

Also new to Plant Design and Economics for Chemical Engineers, 5e:
Expanded coverage on capital investment, economic analysis, and optimization.

“Resource-full” Web site:
  • Cost-Estimation Software
  • Process Economics Evaluation Software
  • Simulation of Chapter 5 examples
  • T/F, Matching and FE Quizzes for selected chapters
  • Glossary with references to textbook
  • Instructor’s Solutions Manual [password protected]
  • FE Exam Prep Tips
  • Virtual Plant Tours
  • Hot Links to relevant plant design sites