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Elsevier Publishes New Chemical Engineering Content

Five New Books Focus on Industrial Distillation, Flow Analysis and Water Reclamation

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - September 03, 2014) - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that new chemical engineering content is available. This content includes three new books on industrial distillation and two additional books on flow analysis and water reclamation. These books provide researchers and graduate students with latest knowledge required for those working in the oil, petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical and environmental industries.

Edited by experts Andrzej Górak, Eva Sorensen, Zarko Olujic and Hartmut Schoenmakers, the three distillation handbooks address the most important and current research on industrial distillation, including all steps in process design, operation and control aspects, and conceptual design. The books present practical information on latest developments with contributions from recognized experts in the field. They also cover a wide range of laboratory and industrial distillation approaches and offer extensive references for each chapter to facilitate further study. The handbooks will be valuable to researchers, practitioners and students of distillation and separation science, including biochemical engineers, chemists, environmental engineers and mechanical engineers in a variety of industries.

Lead editor Professor Andrzej Górak is Chair of Fluid Separations at the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany and Professor at the Technical University of Lódz, Poland. He received his PhD from the Institute of Chemical Engineering at the Technical University of Lódz where he continued his work as a senior researcher. Professor Górak completed his postdoctoral "Habilitation" at RWTH Aachen University and has held additional positions at Henkel KGaA in Düsseldorf and University of Essen, all in Germany. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier's journal, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification.

The five new books are:

The books are all available on the Elsevier Store and on ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from over 2,200 peer-reviewed journals and more than 25,000 book titles.

Notes for Editors
Review copies of the books are available to credentialed journalists upon request. Contact Michelle McMahon at [email protected] or +1 781 663 2268.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions -- among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey -- and publishes over 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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