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Thermal Design Literature

Perry & Chilton’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook provides a comprehensive and concise review of the topic, with a breadth of coverage not found in more specialist literature. Following a straightforward introduction of fundamental concepts, the thermal engineering design of many types of heat & mass transfer equipment is described in accessible terms. Single- and multi-phase solid-, liquid- and gaseous operations are referred to the plant in which they are undertaken, while several types of surface equipment (heat exchangers, condensers, evaporators et al.) - along with direct contact systems towers and columns - are discussed in practical detail. Other much-respected vade mecums in the field are: William H McAdams’ Heat Transmission, Donald Q Kern’s Process Heat Transfer, and Herman J Stoever’s Applied Heat Transmission – all giving a different slant on the subject from a common ground. McAdams and Kern have been our constant companions in over thirty years as practicing thermal design engineers. The Industrial Cooling Tower by K K McKelvey and Maxey Brooke has probably not been bettered by the several titles since published dealing with mechanical and natural draught systems, although Jackson’s Cooling Towers with Special Reference to Mechanical-Draught Systems is a clear and direct primer on gas cooling columns and mass transfer equipment generally. Geoffrey F Hewitt’s loose-leaf Heat Exchanger Design Handbook has passed through many editions, and is the most exhaustive reference in its field.