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Overview

Plant and Process Engineering 360 will be the backbone of any plant, chemical, or process engineer’s library. This is a broad area in which engineers need to be familiar with a wide array of techniques, technologies andequipment. Its focus on providing a broad introduction to key systems make the book the first point of reference for engineers who are involved with designing, specifying, maintaining or working with plant,process and control technologies in many sectors, includingmanufacturing, chemical process,and energy.

  • A single-source of plant and processequipment information for engineers, providinga 360 degree view of the critical equipment engineers encounter
  • Enablesreaders to get up to speed with unfamiliar topics quickly withan overview of important but disparate technologies that are specific to plant engineering
  • Coversthe systems and processes that drive effective and efficient plants and processes
  • Drawn from authoritative Elsevier resources, this book is a ‘first port of call’ with breadth and depth of content, from leading figures in the field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781856178402
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 12/17/2009
  • Pages: 612
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Tooley is a technical author and consultant. He was formerly Vice Principal at Brooklands College in Surrey, England, where he was responsible for the delivery of learning to over 10,000 Further and Higher Education students increasingly by flexible, open and on-line distance learning. Mike is the well-known author of several popular engineering and related text books, including widely adopted course texts for BTEC, GCE A-level and GCSE qualifications in Engineering. Mike's hobbies include astronomy, amateur radio, aviation, computing and electronic circuit design and construction.

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Table of Contents

Instrumentation and Transducers; Control Systems; Programmable Controllers; Controller Systems Interfacing; Electromechanical Systems; Analysing a Drive System; Motors, Motor Control and Drives; Variable Speed Drives; Induction Motors; Electronic Circuits and Devices; Electronic Converters; Power Transmission; Gears and Gearboxes; Hydraulic Fundamentals; Pneumatic Fundamentals; Pump Types and Characteristics; Centrifugal Pump Design; Pump Hydraulics; Hydraulic Pumps and Pressure Regulation; Actuators

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