Chemical Engineering

Process Modeling, Simulation, and Environmental Applications in Chemical Engineering
Editors: Bharat A. Bhanvase, PhD
Rajendra P. Ugwekar, PhD

Process Modeling, Simulation, and Environmental Applications in Chemical Engineering

Published
Pub Date: September 2016
Hardback Price: $159.95 US
Hard ISBN: 9781771883245
E-Book ISBN: 9781771883252
Pages: 370pp with index
Binding Type: hardback


Reviews
“This is exceptionally well-edited book by Dr. Bharat Bhanvase and Dr. Rajendra Ugwekar that will surely be useful for researchers, scientists, and academicians in the area of chemical engineering and technology. Each chapter has been edited to put forward the uniqueness of the studies provided in order to overcome recent problems in process industries. The varied chapters of this edited book will encourage new ideas, methods, and applications in the growing areas of chemical engineering and technology. Furthermore, the editors have broadened the scope of this book to provide new insights in the areas of environment, materials, and modeling and simulation of chemical processes. Overall, the book is very effective, focusing on recent developments and current status of the research areas.”
—Dr. Sachin R. Shirsath, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pune, India

In this valuable volume, new and original research on various topics on chemical engineering and technology is presented on modeling and simulation, material synthesis, wastewater treatment, analytical techniques, and microreactors. The research presented here can be applied to technology in food, paper and pulp, polymers, petrochemicals, surface coatings, oil technology aspects, among other uses.

The book is divided into five sections:

  • modeling and simulation
  • environmental applications
  • materials and applications
  • processes and applications
  • analytical methods
Topics include:
  • modeling and simulation of chemical processes
  • process integration and intensification
  • separation processes
  • advances in unit operations and processes
  • chemical reaction engineering
  • fuel and energy
  • advanced materials
  • CFD and transport processes
  • wastewater treatment
The valuable research presented here will be of interest to researchers, scientists, industry practitioners, as well as upper-level students.

CONTENTS:
Preface
Part I: Modeling and Simulation
1. Discharge and Pressure Loss Coefficient Analysis of Non- Newtonian Fluid Flow through Orifice Meter Using CFD
A. Tamrakar and S. A. Yadav
2. Numerical Simulation of Fixed Bed Liquid Chromatography in Multiple Columns
A. Nag and B. C. Bag
3. Statistical Modeling for Adsorption of Congo Red onto Modified Bentonite
T. Mohan Rao and V. V. Basava Rao

Part II: Environmental Applications
4. Surface Altered Alumino-Silicate Resin (Zeolite-Y) for Remediation of Oil Spillage
S. U. Meshram, C. M. Shah, and H. J. Balani
5. Removal of Cr(VI) by Using Sweetlime Peel Powder in a Fixed Bed Column
R. M. Rane, S. P. Shewale, A. V. Kulkarni, and R. S. Sapkal
6. Removal of Cr(VI) from Waste Water Using Red Gram Husk as Adsorbent
V. S. Wadgaonkar and R. P. Ugwekar
7. Low Cost Adsorbents in the Removal of Cr(VI),Cd and Pb(II) from Aqueous Solution
P. Semil and A. Awasthi
8. Adsorption of Anionic Dye onto TBAC-Modified Halloysite Nanotubes
P. V. Mankar, S. A. Ghodke, S. H. Sonawane, and S. Mishra
9. Kinetic Study of Adsorption of Nickel on GNS/δ-MnO2
M. P. Deosarkar, S. Varma, D. Sarode, S. Wakale, and B. A. Bhanavase
10. Ultrasound Assisted Synthesis of Hydrogels and Its Effects on Water/Dye Intake
R. S. Chandekar, K. Pushparaj, G. K. Pillai, M. Zhou, S. H. Sonawane, M. P. Deosarkar, B. A. Bhanvase, and M. Ashokkumar

Part III: Materials and Applications
11. Ultrasonically Created Rectangular Shaped Zinc Phosphate Nanopigment
S. E. Karekar, A. J. Jadhav, C. R. Holkar, N. L. Jadhav, D. V. Pinjari, A. B. Pandit, B. A. Bhanvase, and S. H. Sonawane
12. Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using Raphanus Sativus Extract
J. D. Jolhe, B. A. Bhanvase, and V. S. Patil, and S. H. Sonawane
13. Activated Carbon from Karanja (Pongamia pinnata) Seed Shell by Chemical Activation with Phosphoric Acid
M. L. Meshram and D. H. Lataye
14. Rice Husk Based Co-Firing Plants in India: A Green Perspective
S. U. Meshram, A. Mohan, and P. S. Dronkar
15. Foamability of Foam Generated by Use of Surf Excel and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
P. Chattopadhyay, R. A. Karthick, and P. Kishore
16. Production of Zinc Sulphide Nanoparticles Using Continuous Flow Microreactor
K. Ansari, S. H. Sonawane, B. A. Bhanvase, M. L. Bari, K. Ramisetty, L. Shaikh, Y. Pydi Setty, and M. Ashokumar

Part IV: Processes and Applications
17. Hydrogenation with Respect to Rancidity of Foods
D. C. Kothari, P. V. Thorat, and R. P. Ugwekar
18. Experimentalstudies on a Plate Type Heat Exchanger for Various Applications
V. D. Pakhale and V. A. Arwari
19. Ultrasound Assisted Extraction of Betulinic Acid from Leaves of Syzygium cumini (Jamun)
S. V. Admane, S. M. Chavan, and S. G. Gaikwad

Part V: Analytical Methods
20. Separation, Analysis and Quantitation of Hesperidin in Citrus Fruits Peels Using RP-HPLC-UV
S. Kulkarni and B. A. Bhanvase
21. Quantification of Aluminium Metal in Cosmetic Products by Novel Spectrophotometric Method
S. B. Gurubaxani and T. B. Deshmukh
Index


About the Authors / Editors:
Editors: Bharat A. Bhanvase, PhD
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Dr. Bharat A. Bhanvase is currently working as Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. His research interests are focused on conventional and cavitation-based synthesis of nanostructured materials, ultrasound-assisted processes, polymer nanocomposites, heat transfer enhancement using nanofluid, process intensification, and microreactors for nanoparticle and chemical synthesis. He has published many articles in international and national journals and has presented papers at international and national conferences. He has written several book chapters in internationally renowned books and applied for three Indian patents. He is the recipient of a Summer Research Fellowship from the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India, in 2009. He has more than 13 years teaching experience. He has completed several research projects with the University of Pune. He is a reviewer for several international journals. Dr. Bhanvase completed his BE in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pune, his ME in Chemical Engineering from Bharati Vidyapeeth University Pune, and his PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of Pune, India.

Rajendra P. Ugwekar, PhD
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Rajendra P. Ugwekar, PhD, is currently working as Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. His research interests are focused on hydrogen energy, nanotechnology, wastewater treatment, and heat transfer enhancement using nanofluid. He has published several articles in international and national journals and has presented papers at international and national conferences. He has more than 22 years of teaching experience and several years of industrial experience as well. He has completed research projects received from the All India Council for Technical Education and has several advanced students working with him. He has worked as Head of the Department at Anuradha Engineering College, Chikhali, Buldhana, India, and at the Priyasharshani Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur, India. He is trainer and motivator for entrepreneurship.

Dr. Ugwekar has completed his BTech in Chemical Engineering from Nagpur University, his MTech in Chemical Engineering from Nagpur University, Nagpur, and his PhD in Chemical Technology from Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Maharashtra, India.




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