Pharmaceutical Engineering (Unit Operations-I)
  by C.V.S. Subrahmanyam
 
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   ISBN 978-81-85731-63-6; 2nd Ed. 2011, Rpt 2016; pp.viii+376

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Unit Operations-I comprises of 11 Chapters namely: industrial processing and basic principles, flow of fluids, transportation of fluids and gases, transportation of solids, flow of heat, materials of construction, corrosion, filtration, centrifugation, humidification and dehumidification, industrial hazards and safety.
A chapter on industrial hazards and safety is included. Question bank include multiple choice questions (MCQs), ‘A’ type in order to sharpen the saw on the concepts.

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Chapter 1. INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING & BASIC PRINCIPLES 1-25
     Unit Operations—Unit Processes
     Unit Operations—Scientific Foundations
     Dimensions, Units, Systems and Inter-Conversions
     Dimensions—Formulae, Equations and Analysis
     Stoichiometric Equations—Balancing
     Question Bank

Chapter 2. FLOW OF FLUIDS 26-61
     Fluid Statics
     Fluid Dynamics
     Bernoulli's Theorem
     Energy Losses 43
     Measurement of Rate of Flow of fluids
     Question Bank 58

Chapter 3. TRANSPORTATION OF FLUIDS AND GASES 62-111
     General Principles
     Valves
     Pumps
     Reciprocating Pumps
     Rotary Pumps
     Miscellaneous Pumps
     Transportation of Gases
     Fans
     Compressors
     Blowers
     Vacuum Pumps
     Question Bank

Chapter 4. TRANSPORTATION OF SOLIDS 112-129
     Belt Conveyors
     Screw Conveyors
     Pneumatic Conveyors
     Chain Conveyors
     Bucket Conveyors
     Selection of Solid Transportation Equipment
     Storage of Solids
     Question Bank

Chapter 5. FLOW OF HEAT 130-184
     Mechanisms of Heat Flow
     Conduction
     Convection
     Radiation
     Equipment—Heat Exchanger and Heat Interchangers
     Steam as a Heating Medium
     Steam Production—Utilization
     Steam Traps
     Question Bank

Chapter 6. MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION 185-205
     Factors Influencing the Selection of Materials
     Classification of Materials for Plant Construction
     Ferrous Metals
     Non Ferrous Metals
     Nonmetals—Inorganic
     Nonmetals—Organic
     Question Bank

 
Chapter 7. CORROSION 206-229
     Theories of Corrosion
     Factors Influencing Corrosion
     Types of Corrosion
     Prevention and Control of Corrosion
     Question Bank

Chapter 8. FILTRATION 230-269
     Mechanisms of Filtra tion
     Theories of Filtration
     Factors Influencing Filtration
     Filter Media and Filter Aids
     Classification of Filtration Equipment
     Laboratory Scale Filtration Methods
     Industrial Equipment
     Selection of Filtration Equipment
     Question Bank

Chapter 9. CENTRIFUGATION 270-289
     Theory of Centrifugation
     Classification of Centrifuges
     Laboratory Centrifuges
     Industrial Equipment
     Question Bank

Chapter 10. HUMIDITY, REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITONING 290-328
     General Principles
     Measurement of Humidity
     Humidity Charts and Its Utility
     Humidification
     Dehumidification
     Refrigeration
     Theories of Refrigeration
     Air Conditioning
     Question Bank

Chapter 11. INDUSTRIAL HAZARDS AND PLANT SAFETY 329-373
     Accidents –Industrial Psychology
     Mechanical Hazards – Prevention
     Electrical Hazards - Prevention
     Chemical Hazards
     Management of Over-exposure of Chemicals
     Gas Hazards and Handling of Gases
     Dust Explosion
     Control of Dust Explosions
     Fire and Explosion Hazards
     Control of Fire Explosion
     Safety Management
     Elements of Safety Programme
     Question Bank

APPENDIX-I : Fractions and Multiplications of Units
APPENDIX-II : Notations and Abbreviations
APPENDIX-III : Inter-conversion of Units
APPENDIX-IV : Definitions and Meanings
APPENDIX-V : Bibliography
APPENDIX-VI : Key to MCQs