1st Edition

Process Modeling, Simulation, and Environmental Applications in Chemical Engineering

ISBN 9781771883245
Published December 21, 2016 by Apple Academic Press
370 Pages 170 B/W Illustrations

USD $175.00

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Book Description

In this valuable volume, new and original research on various topics on chemical engineering and technology is presented on modeling and simulation, material synthesis, wastewater treatment, analytical techniques, and microreactors. The research presented here can be applied to technology in food, paper and pulp, polymers, petrochemicals, surface coatings, oil technology aspects, among other uses.

The book is divided into five sections:

  • modeling and simulation
  • environmental applications
  • materials and applications
  • processes and applications
  • analytical methods

Topics include:

  • modeling and simulation of chemical processes
  • process integration and intensification
  • separation processes
  • advances in unit operations and processes
  • chemical reaction engineering
  • fuel and energy
  • advanced materials
  • CFD and transport processes
  • wastewater treatment

The valuable research presented here will be of interest to researchers, scientists, industry practitioners, as well as upper-level students.

Table of Contents

Discharge and Pressure Loss Coefficient Analysis of Non- Newtonian Fluid Flow through Orifice Meter Using Cfd

A. Tamrakar and S. A. Yadav

Numerical Simulation of Fixed Bed Liquid Chromatography in Multiple Columns

  1. Nag and B. C. Bag

Statistical Modeling for Adsorption of Congo Red onto Modified Bentonite

T. Mohan Rao and V. V. Basava Rao

Surface Altered Alumino-Silicate Resin (Zeolite-Y) for Remediation of Oil Spillage

S. U. Meshram, C. M. Shah, and H. J. Balani

Removal of Cr(VI) by Using Sweetlime Peel Powder in a Fixed Bed Column

R. M. Rane, S. P. Shewale, A. V. Kulkarni, and R. S. Sapkal

Removal of Cr(VI) from Waste Water Using Red Gram Husk as Adsorbent

V. S. Wadgaonkar and R. P. Ugwekar

Low Cost Adsorbents in the Removal of Cr(VI),Cd and Pb(II) from Aqueous Solution

P. Semil and A. Awasthi

Adsorption of Anionic Dye onto Tbac-Modified Halloysite Nanotubes

P. V. Mankar, S. A. Ghodke, S. H. Sonawane, and S. Mishra

Kinetic Study of Adsorption of Nickel on GNS/δ-MnO2

M. P. Deosarkar, S. Varma, D. Sarode, S. Wakale, and B. A. Bhanavase

Ultrasound Assisted Synthesis of Hydrogels and Its Effects on Water/Dye Intake

R. S. Chandekar, K. Pushparaj, G. K. Pillai, M. Zhou, S. H. Sonawane, M. P. Deosarkar, B. A. Bhanvase, and M. Ashokkumar

Ultrasonically Created Rectangular Shaped Zinc Phosphate Nanopigment

S. E. Karekar, A. J. Jadhav, C. R. Holkar, N. L. Jadhav, D. V. Pinjari, A. B. Pandit, B. A. Bhanvase, and S. H. Sonawane

Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using Raphanus sativus Extract

J. D. Jolhe, B. A. Bhanvase, and V. S. Patil, and S. H. Sonawane

Activated Carbon from Karanja (Pongamia pinnata) Seed Shell by Chemical Activation with Phosphoric Acid

M. L. Meshram and D. H. Lataye

Rice Husk Based Co-Firing Plants in India: A Green Perspective

S. U. Meshram, A. Mohan, and P. S. Dronkar

Foamability of Foam Generated by Use of Surf Excel and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

P. Chattopadhyay, R. A. Karthick, and P. Kishore

Production of Zinc Sulphide Nanoparticles Using Continuous Flow Microreactor

K. Ansari, S. H. Sonawane, B. A. Bhanvase, M. L. Bari, K. Ramisetty, L. Shaikh, Y. Pydi Setty, and M. Ashokumar

Hydrogenation with Respect to Rancidity of Foods

D. C. Kothari, P. V. Thorat, and R. P. Ugwekar

Experimental Studies on a Plate Type Heat Exchanger for Various Applications

V. D. Pakhale and V. A. Arwari

Ultrasound Assisted Extraction of Betulinic Acid from Leaves of Syzygium cumini (Jamun)

S. V. Admane, S. M. Chavan, and S. G. Gaikwad

Separation, Analysis and Quantitation of Hesperidin in Citrus Fruits Peels Using RP-HPLC-UV

S. Kulkarni and B. A. Bhanvase

Quantification of Aluminum Metal in Cosmetic Products by Novel Spectrophotometric Method

S. B. Gurubaxani and T. B. Deshmukh

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Dr. Bharat A. Bhanvase is currently working as Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. His research interests are focused on conventional and cavitation-based synthesis of nanostructured materials, ultrasound-assisted processes, polymer nanocomposites, heat transfer enhancement using nanofluid, process intensification, and microreactors for nanoparticle and chemical synthesis. He has published many articles in international and national journals and has presented papers at international and national conferences. He has written several book chapters in internationally renowned books and applied for three Indian patents. He is the recipient of a Summer Research Fellowship from the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India, in 2009. He has more than 13 years teaching experience. He has completed several research projects with the University of Pune. He is a reviewer for several international journals. Dr. Bhanvase completed his BE in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pune, his ME in Chemical Engineering from Bharati Vidyapeeth University Pune, and his PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of Pune, India.

Rajendra P. Ugwekar, PhD, is currently working as Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. His research interests are focused on hydrogen energy, nanotechnology, wastewater treatment, and heat transfer enhancement using nanofluid. He has published several articles in international and national journals and has presented papers at international and national conferences. He has more than 22 years of teaching experience and several years of industrial experience as well. He has completed research projects received from the All India Council for Technical Education and has several advanced students working with him. He has worked as Head of the Department at Anuradha Engineering College, Chikhali, Buldhana, India, and at the Priyasharshani Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur, India. He is trainer and motivator for entrepreneurship.

Dr. Ugwekar has completed his BTech in Chemical Engineering from Nagpur University, his MTech in Chemical Engineering from Nagpur University, Nagpur, and his PhD in Chemical Technology from Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Maharashtra, India.


"This is exceptionally well-edited book by Dr. Bharat Bhanvase and Dr. Rajendra Ugwekar that will surely be useful for researchers, scientists, and academicians in the area of chemical engineering and technology. Each chapter has been edited to put forward the uniqueness of the studies provided in order to overcome recent problems in process industries. The varied chapters of this edited book will encourage new ideas, methods, and applications in the growing areas of chemical engineering and technology. Furthermore, the editors have broadened the scope of this book to provide new insights in the areas of environment, materials, and modeling and simulation of chemical processes. Overall, the book is very effective, focusing on recent developments and current status of the research areas."

—Dr. Sachin R. Shirsath, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pune, India