Recent Advances in Chemical Engineering

Select Proceedings of ICACE 2015

Editors: Regupathi, I, Shetty, Vidya K., Thanabalan, Murugesan (Eds.)

  • Highlights specific examples of current research and recent advances in the area of transfer operations including adsorption and other separation processesIncludes current research on methodical approaches in the development of novel photocatalysts and application in photo-oxidation processes
  • Provides insight on recent approaches in modelling, simulation and control of chemical processes
  • Provides examples on adoption of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) as a tool for analysis of flow behaviour in chemical engineering systems 
  • Serves as a reference material for students and researchers in the area of Chemical Engineering and allied fields
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The book introduces the outcomes of latest research in the field of Chemical Engineering. The book also illustrates the application of Chemical Engineering principles to provide innovative and state of the art solutions to problems associated with chemical industries. It covers a wide spectrum of topics in the area of Chemical Engineering such as Transfer operations, novel separation processes, adsorption, photooxidation, process control, modelling, and simulation. The book provides timely contribution towards implementation of recent approaches and methods in Chemical Engineering Research. It presents chapters focussed on several Chemical Engineering principles and methodologies of wide multidisciplinary applicability. The intended audience of this book will mainly consist of researchers, research students, and practitioners in Chemical Engineering and allied fields. The book can also serve researchers and students involved in multidisciplinary research.

About the authors

Dr. I. Regupathi is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka. He has produced more than 60 research publications and is actively engaged in the research work in the areas of Transfer Operations, Extracting engineering includes aqueous two-phase extraction, Reverse Micellar extraction and downstream processing includes separation and purification of proteins and bio-active compounds. He also executed several research projects funded by the ministries of Govt. of India. Dr. Vidya Shetty K. is an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka. She has authored more than 40 research publications and her area of research includes application of Chemical Engineering in the field of wastewater treatment, bioremediation, bioleaching, environmental biotechnology, bioreactors, chemical and biological synthesis of nanostructures and nano photocatalysis. Her research interests also lies in theoretical and artificial neural-network-based modelling and simulation of chemical engineering systems.
Dr. Murugesan Thanabalan is a Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia. He has published more than 175 articles in international journals apart from many in conference proceedings. His research expertise include ionic liquids/deep eutectic solvents for  chemical engineering applications;  new solvents/  functionalized clay-based adsorbents/ mixed matrix membranes for CO2 capture;  green approaches to the utilization of biomass; biodegradation/ application of CNTs/  advanced oxidation processes  for water treatment;  aqueous two-phase extraction of biomolecules, microwave drying of non-conductive materials; hydrodynamics and mass transfer operations involving two-phase (Gas–Liquid, Liquid– Solid) and three-phase (Gas–Solid–Liquid) systems in mechanically agitated contactors and design and development of equipment for the liquid–liquid extraction of value-added products.

Table of contents (39 chapters)

  • Numerical Study of Heat Transfer Characteristics of Nano-fluids in Channel Containing Different Shapes of Submerged Tube

    Mohammad, I. (et al.)

    Pages 3-9

  • A Numerical Investigation Based on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Characteristics of Air in a Circular Tube Heat Exchanger with Inclined Ribs

    Bhattacharyya, Suvanjan (et al.)

    Pages 11-20

  • Experimental Studies Involving Flow Visualization Over Non-circular Geometries

    Kruthiventi, Saisarath (et al.)

    Pages 21-28

  • Thermohydraulic Transport Characteristics of Micro Mixer in Micro Channel

    Bhattacharyya, Suvanjan (et al.)

    Pages 29-39

  • Esterification of Ethanol and Maleic Acid in Packed Bed Reactor Catalyzed by Sulfonic Acid Functionalized Silica (SAFS)

    Sirsam, Rajkumar (et al.)

    Pages 41-48

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eBook $189.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $249.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Recent Advances in Chemical Engineering
Book Subtitle
Select Proceedings of ICACE 2015
Editors
  • I Regupathi
  • Vidya K. Shetty
  • Murugesan Thanabalan
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-1633-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-1633-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-1632-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 360
Number of Illustrations and Tables
199 b/w illustrations
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