Introduction to Process Technology / Edition 3

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Overview

Appropriate for individuals who are just beginning employment as process technicians, Introduction to Process Technology, 3E explores the development of process technology as well as the science and technology, equipment, systems, operations, and troubleshooting principles associated with modern manufacturing. The 3rd Edition is a proven product, the result of years of use and testing. It features a logical arrangement of topics that provides a strong foundation for a process technology training program, while illustrating how each topic relates to others. Comprehensive coverage explores safety, health, environment, process instrumentation, applied physics, applied chemistry, and principles of quality in an easy-to-understand style that is directly applicable to industry.

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This textbook overviews the subjects and concepts that process technology students will be studying in more detail as they progress in their education. The author identifies the responsibilities of the process technician and surveys the equipment, industrial systems and processes, safety guidelines, instrumentation, applied chemistry and physics, and quality control tools used in the chemical process industry. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435454255
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/4/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 427
  • Sales rank: 188,906
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Charles E. Thomas is a professor and Division Chair at Lee College, where he teaches Process Technology, Safety Management, and Manufacturing Engineering Technology. Widely regarded as the foremost textbook author on process technology, Dr. Thomas is credited with bringing the discipline into being in the 1990's. His prior professional experience includes tenure with Exxon Research and Engineering, and Exxon Chemicals in a variety of operational, research and development, and training system roles. He earned his BA from Western Illinois University, MS from the University of Texas, and PhD from Texas A & M University.
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Table of Contents

History Of The Chemical Processing Industry Introduction To Process Technology Safety, Health & Environment Applied Physics 1 Process Technology 1- Equipment 1 Process Technology 1- Equipment 2 Process Instrumentation 1 Process Instrumentation 2 Process Technology 2- Systems 1 Process Technology 2- Systems 2 Industrial Processes Process Technology 3- Operations Applied General Chemistry Applied Physics 2 Environmental Standards The Principles Of Quality Process Troubleshooting Self Directed Job Search Industry Overview

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2011

    Don't waste your money.

    Filled with too many grammatical and mathematical. Reading this book was impossible because the paragraphs did not flow and jumped around with topics.

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