A completely thorough and up-to-date guide to modern distillation methods and their applications<br> <br> Distillation has been used for separating liquid mixtures for more than two thousand years, and it continues to be the most widely used separation technique in key industries throughout the industrialized world. Although the basic principles have remained the same since the days of the ancient Egyptians, new distillation and distillation control methods continue to be developed to satisfy a variety of highly specialized requirements.<br> <br> Encyclopedic in scope, this book provides distillation technicians with a uniquely comprehensive, up-to-date account of distillation methods currently employed in the oil, petrochemical, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. The authors begin by acquainting readers with the principles of vapor-liquid equilibrium and the essential calculations for determining phase equilibria and equilibrium curves. Subsequent chapters are devoted to practical discussions of virtually all modern distillation methods, including batch, single stage, multistage continuous, multistage batch, and others. A wide array of industrial applications are described, including everything from crude oil distillation and argon recovery from air to water purification and ammonia recovery from wastewater. Special sections deal with the separation of azeotropic mixtures and the energy demand of distillation processes. Concluding chapters are devoted to detailed, extremely well illustrated descriptions of practical equipment design and modern distillation control methods.<br> <br> Distillation: Principles and Practice is an indispensable working resource for distillation technicians working in the oil, petrochemical, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries.
"We have long known that gender matters in women's crime. Dr. van Wormer's wonderfully rich and detailed work clearly establishes that gender matters in quality correctional programming as well. Encyclopedic in scope and full of very relevant work drawn from the fields of biology, psychology, criminology and corrections, this book is a must read for those working with girl and women offenders."
—Meda Chesney-Lind, Professor, Women's Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa
"In the timely and thoughtful book, Working with Female Offenders, Dr. van Wormer provides a gender-sensitive lens through which the reader can examine pathways to female criminality, a global perspective on female crime and punishment, and innovative treatment approaches. This book is a must-have for any student or professional who wishes to truly impact and empower the lives of female offenders."
—David W. Springer, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work
"This book is timely in light of promising developments that are taking place at every level of the criminal justice system, the trend toward effective treatment and away from mandatory prison sentences for drug offenders. It is a must read for policy makers, practitioners, academics, and students in criminal justice, social work, and other related fields."
—Barbara E. Bloom, Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies, Sonoma State University, California
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 14th September 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.49 x 16.51 x 3.23
Weight (kg): 0.95
Edition Number: 1