Plant Engineer's Reference Book

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Subjects include the selection of a suitable site for a factory and provision of basic facilities, including boilers, electrical systems, water, HVAC systems, pumping systems and floors and finishes.Detailed chapters deal with basic issues such as lubrication, corrosion, energy conservation, maintenance and materials handling as well as environmental considerations, insurance matters and financial concerns.The editor, Dennis Snow, has experience of a wide range of operations in the UK, Europe, the USA, and ...
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Overview

Subjects include the selection of a suitable site for a factory and provision of basic facilities, including boilers, electrical systems, water, HVAC systems, pumping systems and floors and finishes.Detailed chapters deal with basic issues such as lubrication, corrosion, energy conservation, maintenance and materials handling as well as environmental considerations, insurance matters and financial concerns.The editor, Dennis Snow, has experience of a wide range of operations in the UK, Europe, the USA, and elsewhere in the world. Produced with the backing of the Institution of Plant Engineers, the Plant Engineer’s Reference Book, 2nd Edition provides complete coverage of the information needed by plant engineers in any industry worldwide.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750610155
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 9/10/1991
  • Pages: 672

Table of Contents

Physical considerations in site selection
Plant location
Industrial buildings
Industrial flooring
Planning and plant layout
Contracts and specifications
Finance for the plant engineer
Industrial boilers
Combustion equipment
Oil
Gas
Liquefied petroleum gas
Coal and ash
Steam utilization
Heating
Ventilation
Air conditioning
Water and effluents
Pumps and pumping
Cooling towers
Electricity generation
Electrical distribution and installation
Electrical instrumentation
Lighting
Compressed air systems
Noise and vibration
Air pollution
Dust and fume control
Insulation
Economizers
Heat exchanges
Corrosion
Paint coatings for the plant engineer
Maintenance
Energy conservation
Insurance: plant and equipment
Insurance: buildings and risks
Health and safety
Education and training
Lubrication
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