Introduction to Process Technology

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Overview

Pearson Publishing and the Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT) have partnered to publish a series of textbooks designed to aid in the education and development of technicians in the field of Process Technology. These texts, which are based on a set of nationally identified objectives, are designed to address the core needs of both industry and education.

A 29 chapter textbook intended for use in high schools, community colleges, technical colleges, and universities which offer introductory process technology courses. This text includes a variety of topics including: an overview of various process industries (oil and gas, chemical, mining, power generation, pulp and paper, water and waste water treatment, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical), basic chemistry, basic physics, safety, health, environment and security, quality, teams, process drawings, and process equipment.

Also available from Pearson Publishing and CAPT:

  • Instrumentation A two-semester textbook covering control loops, symbology, troubleshooting, and safety systems. A reference for both theory and application.
  • Safety Health and Environment - Covers a wide range of topics including the environment, cyber security, safety-related equipment and more.
  • Process Technology Equipment
  • Process Operations
  • Process Quality
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137004140
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 5/5/2009
  • Edition description: Student
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 513,531
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Process Technology: An Overview

Chapter 2: Oil and Gas Industry Overview

Chapter 3: Chemical Industry Overview

Chapter 4: Mining Industry Overview

Chapter 5: Power Generation Industry Overview

Chapter 6: Pulp and Paper Industry Overview

Chapter 7: Water and Waste Water Treatment Industry Overview

Chapter 8: Food and Beverage Industry Overview

Chapter 9: Pharmaceutical Industry Overview

Chapter 10: Basic Physics

Chapter 11: Basic Chemistry

Chapter 12: Safety, Health, Environment and Security

Chapter 13: Quality

Chapter 14: Teams

Chapter 15: Process Drawings

Chapter 16: Piping and Valves

Chapter 17: Vessels

Chapter 18: Pumps

Chapter 19: Compressors

Chapter 20: Turbines

Chapter 21: Electricity and Motors

Chapter 22: Heat Exchangers

Chapter 23: Cooling Towers

Chapter 24: Furnaces

Chapter 25: Boilers

Chapter 26: Distillation

Chapter 27: Process Utilities

Chapter 28: Process Auxiliaries

Chapter 29: Instrumentation

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