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  • ISBN: 9780124042209
  • ISBN10: 0124042201

Energy Conservation in the Process Industries

by W. F. Kenney

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
  • Publish date: 07/01/1984
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Preface List of Common Symbols 1. Energy Outlook Introduction I. Scope of the Problem II. Thermodynamic Efficiencies III. The Fundamental Strategy Notes 2. The Second Law of Thermodynamics Revisited Differences between Laws I. Definitions II. Available Energy and Fuel Summary Notes 3. Thermodynamics and Economics, Part I Introduction I. General Considerations II. A Systematic Approach to Steam Pricing III. Pricing Other Utilities Summary Notes 4. Characterizing Energy Use Introduction I. Understanding Energy Use II. Missing Data III. An Illustrative Onsite Audit IV. An Illustrative Steam Power Balance Summary Notes 5. Optimum Performance of Existing Facilities Introduction I. Principle 1--Minimize Waste II. Combustion Principles III. Illustrative Problems--Combustion Efficiency IV. Steam Trap Principles V. Principle 2--Manage Energy Use Effectively Summary Notes 6. Facilities Improvement-An Overall Site Approach Introduction I. Utilizing the Energy Audit II. Overall Site Interactions III. Total Site Cogeneration Potential Problem: Maximum Potential Fuel Utilization IV. The Linear Programming Approach Summary Notes 7. Methodology of Thermodynamic Analysis: General Considerations Introduction Sign Conventions I. Detailed Procedures II. Illustrative Examples Summary Notes 8. Detailed Thermodynamic Analysis of Common Unit Operations Introduction I. Heat Exchange II. Expansion-Pressure Letdown III. Mixing IV. Distillation--A Combination of Simple Processes V. Combustion Air Preheating Summary Notes 9. Use of Thermodynamic Analysis to Improve Energy Efficiency Introduction I. Overall Strategy II. Reducing Available Energy (Work) Losses III. Accepting "Inevitable" Inefficiencies IV. Optimization through Lost Work Analysis V. Research Guidance Summary Problem: Phthalic Anhydride Process Improvement Notes 10. Thermodynamics and Economics, Part II: Capital-Cost Relationships Background Information I. The Entire Plant Energy System is Pertinent II. Investment Optimization III. Defining the Limits of Current Technology IV. Fundamental Process Improvements Summary Notes 11. Systematic Design Methods Introduction I. Process Synthesis II. Applications to Cogeneration Systems III. Thermoeconomics IV. Systematic Optimization Thermoeconomics Summary Notes 12. Guidelines and Recommendations for Improving Process Operations Introduction I. Chemical Reactions II. Separations III. Heat Transfer IV. Process Machinery V. System Interactions and Economics VI. A Checklist of Energy Conservation Items VII. Shortcomings of Guidelines Notes Index
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