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Engineering in Process Metallurgy : Oxford Science Publications - R. I. L. Guthrie

Engineering in Process Metallurgy

Oxford Science Publications

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Published: 23rd July 1992
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Due to unusually high operating temperatures, intense radiation, viscous slags, dense metals, and other factors, the design and operation of metallurgical processes is an especially demanding task. This volume describes the engineering principles involved in this industry, beginning with an introduction to the basic mechanisms of heat, mass, and fluid flow, while showing the origin of associated transport coefficients: diffusivity, conductivity, and viscosity. The discussions are supplemented with examples and exercises. Empirical techniques for modelling and process design are presented, followed by numerical techniques and computer programs needed for "ground-up" quantitative descriptions of typical metallurgical processes. A generous appendix provides a wealth of detail on the thermodynamic and physical properties of substances commonly encountered by metallurgists, while a short section on metallurgical thermodynamics illustrates the way these tabulations should be used. The paperback edition has been corrected and updated, while a new section on the numerical simulation of flow processes has been added. A key text for engineers, scientists, and students, this book offers a unique look at the rich variety of phenomena that govern the behavior and kinetics of metallurgical processing operations.

`. . . rich fund of examples introduced throughout the text. . . ideal support for an undergraduate or postgraduate course. . . also provide a valuable reference to fully qualified engineers. . .' Metals and Materials

An introduction to transport phenomena and properties in metallurgical operations; Fluid statics and fluid dynamics; Dimensional analysis and reactor design; Heat and mass transfer through motionless media; Heat and mass transfer in convective flow systems; Numerical techniques and computer applications.

ISBN: 9780198563679
ISBN-10: 0198563671
Series: Oxford Science Publications
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 23rd July 1992
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.82
Weight (kg): 0.87