Process Technology Equipment and Systems / Edition 3

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Overview

PROCESS TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS, 3E is the ideal book to provide process technology learners with state-of-the-art graphics and photos, alongside updated information that keeps pace with industry developments. This book carries on the tradition of excellence established by the first two editions which have successfully launched thousands of process technicians into the chemical processing industry. PROCESS TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS, 3E is both student and industry-oriented and contains excellent line art to better illustrate key points and processes. Key topics include valves, vessels, and piping, pumps and compressors, motors and turbines, heat exchangers, cooling towers, boilers and furnaces, reactors and distillation, extraction and separation systems, and process instrumentation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435499126
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/4/2010
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 246,495
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (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

1. Introduction to Process Equipment. 2. Valves. 3. Piping and Vessels. 4. Pumps. 5. Compressors. 6. Turbines and Motors. 7. Heat Exchangers. 8. Cooling Towers. 9. Boilers. 10.Furnaces. 11.Instruments. 12.Process Diagrams. 13.Utility Systems. 14.Reactor Systems. 15.Distillation Systems. 16.Extraction and Other Separation Systems. 17.Plastics Systems.

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