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Rule Of Thumbs - Concept Design

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#1 A.Kangaris


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Posted 12 January 2021 - 12:46 PM



Any recommended reference of rule of thumbs process design and cost estimationn which I can use for quick calculations in a concept design. (mostly interested in biobased processes).





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#2 Pilesar


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Posted 13 January 2021 - 07:33 AM

Peters and Timmerhaus wrote a good book on process design and cost estimation (Plant Design and Economics for Chemical Engineers.) It is full of rules of thumb and may be useful to you.

#3 pdk1304


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Posted 30 January 2021 - 12:21 AM

Yes, I have this book by Peters and Timmerhaus, very useful...

#4 breizh


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Posted 30 January 2021 - 03:22 AM

Hi ,

To add to the previous answer , let you consider this reference :

Rules of thumb in engineering practice by Donald .R. Woods    (Willey ) .



Edited by breizh, 30 January 2021 - 03:23 AM.

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