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Separation Process Engineering: Includes Mass Transfer Analysis, Third Edition by Phillip C. Wankat

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1.5 Prerequisite Material

No engineering book exists in a vacuum, and some preparatory material is always required. The first prerequisite, which is often overlooked, is that you must be able to read well. If you don’t read well, get help immediately.

A second set of prerequisites involves certain mathematical abilities. You need to be comfortable with algebra and the manipulation of equations, as these skills are used throughout the text. Another required mathematical skill is graphical analysis, since many of the design methods are graphical methods. You need to be competent and to feel comfortable plotting curves and straight lines and solving simultaneous algebraic equations graphically. Familiarity with exponential and logarithmic manipulations ...

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