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Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering

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McCabe, W., Smith, J. and Harriott, P.
Language English
Publisher McGraw-Hill
Date 2004 (Seventh Edition)
Cover type Hardback
Pages 1152
ISBN ISBN 0-07-284823-5

Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering was first published in 1956 and is one of the oldest chemical engineering textbooks still in widespread use. The current Seventh Edition, published in 2004, continues its successful tradition of being used as a textbook in university undergraduate chemical engineering courses. It is widely used in colleges and universities throughout the world, and often referred just "McCabe-Smith-Harriott" or "McC-S-H".

Subjects covered in the book

The book starts with an introductory chapter devoted to definitions and principles. It then follows with 28 additional chapters, each covering a principle chemical engineering unit operation. The 28 chapters are grouped into four major sections:

A more detailed table of contents is available on the Internet.[1]


  1. McGraw-Hill web site page