In recent years the use of liquid—liquid extraction equipment has attracted widespread interest from all major chemical engineering, petroleum and pharmaceutical companies as well as university-based scientists and engineers. Liquid—Liquid Extraction Equipment presents : <ul> <li>a critical analysis of all available information, including practical recommendations <li>new ideas on performance enhancement and equipment selection <li>an up-to-date review of research results on equipment performance <li>illustrations of present understanding using well-known equipment <li>a concise survey of past, present and forthcoming procedures </ul> The combination of the historical aspects of the subject, with extensive references and illustrations, make this a unique information source. All researchers, in industry and academia, using this type of equipment will find Liquid—Liquid Extraction Equipment an authoritative reference work and a solid basis for future research projects.
Partial table of contents:
Historical Background (M. Hampe, et al.).
Recommended Systems for Liquid Extraction Studies (H.-J.
Bart, et al.).
Rate Coefficients in Liquid-Liquid Extraction Systems (M. Slater).
General Hydrodynamic Design Basis for Columns (T. Mi&sbreve;ek).
Computational Procedures for Column Simulation and Design (L. Steiner).
Population Balance Based Modelling of Solvent Extraction Columns (C. Gourdon, et al.).
Packed Columns (G. Stevens).
Rotating Disc Contactors (W. Korchinsky).
Pulsed Sieve-Plate Columns (H. Haverland & M. Slater).
Mixers (J. Godfrey).
Gravity Settlers (S. Hartland & S. Jeelani).
Centrifugal Extractors (E. Blass).