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Matches provides conceptual process, cost and optimization engineering services to the chemical and metallurgical industry. This educational content should assist you in the evaluation of process alternatives. We hope you will comment (below).

References:  - These are some of the references you might find helpful in your cost and optimization studies. 

  • "Chemical Engineering Design, 4th Ed", By R. K. Sinnott, Elsevier Butterworth-Hienemann, NY, 2005, ISBN 0-7506-6538-6
  • "Chemical Engineering Economics", By D. E. Garrett, Van Nostrand Reinhold, NY, 1989, ISBN 0-442-31801-4
  • "Chemical Process Equipment - Selection and Design" by S. M. Walas, Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, 1990, ISBN 0-409-90131-8
  • "Conceptual Cost Estimating Manual", by John S. Page, Gulf Publishing, Houston, 1996, ISBN 0-88415-267-7
  • "Costs for Hazardous Waste Incineration" by R. J. McCormick, etal., Noyes Pub, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985, ISBN 0-8155-1047-0
  • "Estimating Costs of Air Pollution Control", by W. M. Vatavuk, Lewis Publishing, Chelsea, MI, 1990, ISBN 0-87371-142-4
  • "Mine and Mill Equipment Costs" by Western Mine Engineering Inc, 1995,
  • "Mining and Mineral Process Equipment Cost and Preliminary Capital Cost Estimations" by A. L. Mular, CIMM, 1982, ISBN 0-919086-02-0
  • "Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook, 6th Ed.", by R. H. Perry & D. Green, McGraw-Hill, NY, 1984, ISBN 0-07-049479-7
  • "Plant Design and Economics for Chemical Engineers" by M. S. Peters & K. D. Timmerhaus, McGraw-Hill, NY, 1991, ISBN 0-07-049613-7
  • "Preliminary Chemical Engineering Plant Design, 2nd Ed", by W. D. Baasel, Van Norstrand Reinhold, NY, 1990, ISBN 0-442-23440-6
  • "Process Plant Construction Estimating Standards", by Richardson Engineering Service, Mesa, AZ, 1995, (602) 497-2062
  • "Shedding New Light on Titanium in CPI Construction" by J. S. Grauman & B. Willey, Chem. Eng. Aug 1998, p 106
  • 1998 Granger Catalog

Cost Information Exchange

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