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An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design by Sean Moran

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Introduction

Seán Moran

Process plant design is the pinnacle of chemical engineering design. Chemical engineering was developed based on the insight by Davis that all process industries used similar unit operations, which could be understood using sector independent analytical tools. Many “design tools” now commonly taught in academia incorporate assumptions that imply that all chemical engineering design is for the petrochemical sector, but chemical engineering has encompassed food and drink, inorganic chemical manufacture, and so on since its inception.

This book is about Process Plant design and, while examples may be drawn from my personal experience in the water and environmental sectors, it is intended to reflect consensus practice ...

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