Automation of Wastewater Treatment Facilities - MOP 21 / Edition 1

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Overview

IMPROVE the efficiency of any wastewater treatment plant with new automation technology and the latest instrumentation

Designed to improve plant productivity and efficiency for increased competitiveness, this state-of-the-art WEF Manual of Practice fully examines the selection of instruments, controllers and computers, installation procedures, and sizing of final control elements.

Readers will find new chapters on the functionality of modern process control systems that explore the hardware and software issues associated with them. The book also contains a new chapter on advanced control strategies, covering the crucial topic of energy management. Filled with over 200 illustrations and tables, Automation of Wastewater Treatment Facilities—MOP 21 features:

  • An expanded chapter on networking and radio that reflects all recent changes in technology
  • Additional information on design documents and the standards used to evaluate them
  • Three new chapters on the functionality of process control systems, specifications, and advanced control strategies

Inside This Comprehensive Automation Resource

* The Business Case for Automation
• What Is a Complete Automation Design?
• Process and Instrumentation Diagrams
• General Characteristics
• Sensors
• Final Control Elements
• Control Panels or Stations
• Connectivity Options for Process Control Systems
• Automatic Process Control
• Functionality of a Process Control Systems—Interfacing with Humans
• Process Controllers
• Process Control Narratives
• Advanced Applications for Wastewater Treatment
• Instrumentation and Control System Specifications
• Instrumentation Maintenance
• Instrumentation Training
• Instrumentation Troubleshooting

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071479370
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/18/2006
  • Series: Wef Manual of Practice Ser.
  • Edition description: 3RD
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 546
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Water Environment Association (WEF) (Alexandria, VA) Committee on Wastewater Treatment Plants Automation.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The Business Case for Automation

Chapter 3: What Is a Complete Automation Design?

Chapter 4: Process and Implementation Diagrams

Chapter 5: General Characteristics

Chapter 6: Sensors

Chapter 7: Final Control Elements

Chapter 8: Control Panels or Stations

Chapter 9: Connectivity Options for Process Control Systems

Chapter 10: Automatic Process Control

Chapter 11: Human-Machine Interfaces

Chapter 12: Process Controllers

Chapter 13: Process Control Narratives

Chapter 14: Advanced Applications for Wastewater Treatment

Chapter 15: Instrumentation and Control System Specifications

Chapter 16: Instrumentation Maintenance

Chapter 17: Instrumentation Troubleshooting

Chapter 18: Instrumentation Training
INDEX
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