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Find answers to your process engineering questions with the books and publications listed on this page.

Rules of Thumb

Rules of Thumb for Chemical Engineers, 5th Edition, gives concise explanations, equations, algorithms, and data that process and project engineers need for their daily work. See the complete Table of Contents, or just click on the links to order the book or download the companion spreadsheets.

   

More Rules

Gulf Publishing and Butterworth-Heinemann (imprints of Elsevier) offer an array of "Rules of Thumb" books.

Pipeline Rules of Thumb Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers Rules of Thumb for Petroleum Engineers HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb

   

Excel and Visual Basic for Applications

Excel offers distinct advantages as a modeling and simulation tool. See my article on this site for some case studies. On LinkedIn, join the "Excel and VBA Users" Group. Get one of the many basic tutorial books for learning Excel and VBA. Also get one or more of the following books that are tailored to simulation and modeling using Excel.

Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers Using Excel, VBA, and MATLAB 1st Edition
VBA for Modelers: Developing Decision Support Systems with Microsoft Office Excel (with Premium Online Content Printed Access Card) 3rd Edition
A Guide to Microsoft Excel 2013 for Scientists and Engineers 1st Edition
Practical Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers: Using Excel with VBA, 3rd Edition