Equipment Selection and Design

Alexandre C. Dimian, Costin S. Bildea, Anton A. Kiss

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This chapter presents shortcut methods for the quick assessment of reaction vessels, separation columns, heat exchangers, devices for the transport of fluids, etc., which associated with the sizing capabilities of a simulation package can be used for estimating the total investment cost in a conceptual design project.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputer Aided Chemical Engineering
PublisherElsevier B.V.
Number of pages32
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014

Publication series

NameComputer Aided Chemical Engineering
ISSN (Print)1570-7946


  • Cost correlations
  • Cost estimation
  • Equipment design
  • Equipment sizing
  • Heat exchangers
  • Reactors
  • Shortcut methods
  • Transport of fluids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science Applications

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