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Macrotransport Processes : Butterworth-Heinemann Series in Chemical Engineering - Howard Brenner

Macrotransport Processes

Butterworth-Heinemann Series in Chemical Engineering

Hardcover

Published: 31st August 1993
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This unique book, the first published on the subject, provides an introduction to the theory of macrotransport processes, a comprehensive effective-medium theory of transport phenomena in heterogeneous systems. The text begins with a relatively simple approach to the basic theory before turning to a more formal theoretical treatment which is extended in scope in each successive chapter.
Many detailed examples, as well as questions appearing at the end of each chapter, are included to demonstrate the practical implementation of the theory.
Macrotransport Processes is aimed at an audience already familiar with conventional theories of transport phenomena. This audience especially includes graduate students in chemical, mechanical, and civil engineering departments, as well as applied mathematicians, biomechanicists, and soil physics, particularly those with interests in problems of flow and dispersion in porous media.

Introduction to Macrotransport processes
Unidirectional dispersion of a nonreactive solute
Dispersion of nonreactive solutes in continuous media
Dispersion of nonreactive solutes in discontinuous media
Surface and interfacial transport process
Time periodic process
Direct hydrodynamic coupling
Chemically reactive systems
Examples of dispersion analyses for spatially periodic systems
Energy dispersion
Momentum dispersion
Derivation of the Smoluchowski equation via macrotransport theory
The langevin approach to macrotransport processes
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ISBN: 9780750693325
ISBN-10: 0750693320
Series: Butterworth-Heinemann Series in Chemical Engineering
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 744
Published: 31st August 1993
Publisher: BUTTERWORTH-HEINEMANN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 3.96
Weight (kg): 1.16