A Practical Guide to the Manufacture of Sulfuric Acid, Oleums, and Sulfonating Agents, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319020420
  • ISBN-13: 9783319020426
  • DDC: 660
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 146 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This critical volume provides practical insights on sulfuric acid and related plant design and on techniques to improve and enhance substantially the efficiency of an existing plant by means of small modifications. The book provides readers with a better understanding of the state-of-art in sulfuric acid manufacture as well as, importantly, in the manufacture of value-added products based on sulfur that are also associated with the manufacture of sulfuric acid. Overall, engineers and plant managers will be introduced to technologies for making their sulfuric acid enterprises more productive, remunerative, and environmentally friendly. A Practical Guide to the Manufacture of Sulfuric Acid, Oleums, and Sulfonating Agents covers sulfuric acid and derivative chemical plant details from the nuts-and-bolts level to a holistic perspective based on actual field experience. The book is indispensable to anyone involved in implementing a sulfuric acid or related chemical plant.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Current Status of Manufacture of Sulfuric Acid.
2: Processes of Manufacture of Sulfuric Acid.
3: Sulfuric Acid Plant with Cogeneration of Power.
4: Sulfonating Agents and Derivatives Based on Sulfuric Acid.
5: Innovations/Modifications in the Technology for the Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid.
6: Equipment Required for Manufacture of Sulfuric Acid, Oleum, and Liquid SO3.
7: Materials of Construction of Main Equipments.
8: Safety Precautions.
9: Economic Considerations.
10: Future Developments.
11: Cold Process of Manufacturing Sulfuric Acid and Sulfonating Agents.
12: Storage, Handling, and Properties of Sulfur, Sulfuric Acid, Oleum, and Liquid SO3.
History of Manufacture of Sulfuric Acid (in India and Other Countries).
About the Authors.
Works Consulted.