Process Technology Plant Operations / Edition 1

Process Technology Plant Operations / Edition 1

by Michael Speegle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1418028630

ISBN-13: 9781418028633

Pub. Date: 06/08/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Addressing modern-day process plant operations in an easy-to-understand format, this book reveals the important role technicians play in the function of a business unit. Operator responsibilities and functions are thoroughly examined, from recognizing opportunities that will improve process operations to detecting and removing threats to steady-state operation.

Overview

Addressing modern-day process plant operations in an easy-to-understand format, this book reveals the important role technicians play in the function of a business unit. Operator responsibilities and functions are thoroughly examined, from recognizing opportunities that will improve process operations to detecting and removing threats to steady-state operation. Business fundamentals and the importance of quality are systematically explored, as well as the chemistry and physics of process operations. Maintenance duties, material handling, and process troubleshooting techniques round out the comprehensive coverage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418028633
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/08/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
908,665
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Process Technology Today 2. Safety I Process hazards 3. Safety II The Permit System 4. Quality as a Competitive Tool 5. Process Economics 6. Communication 7. Process Physics 8. Process Samples 9. Significance of Common Laboratory Tests 10. Routine Technician Duties 11. Maintenance Duties I 12. Maintenance Duties II 13. Material Handling I Bulk Liquids 14. Material Handling II Bulk Solids 15. Material Handling III Oil Movement and Storage 16. Process Unit Shutdown 17. Process Unit Turnaround 18. Process Unit Startup 19. Abnormal Situations 20. Process Troubleshooting Glossary

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