Start-Up : A Technician's Guide

Start-Up : A Technician's Guide

by Diane B. Harris
     
 
When new plants or systems go online, the control systems technician (CST) faces special challenges. In Start-up: A Technician's Guide, author Diane Harris explores and explains the crucial role of a technician in this process.

Start-Up: A Technician's Guide, offers you a clear overview of typical start-up responsibilities. From the first team meeting

Overview

When new plants or systems go online, the control systems technician (CST) faces special challenges. In Start-up: A Technician's Guide, author Diane Harris explores and explains the crucial role of a technician in this process.

Start-Up: A Technician's Guide, offers you a clear overview of typical start-up responsibilities. From the first team meeting to the last round of tuning and loop checking, Harris uses her extensive experience with process control plants to walk you through the issues and skills typically required. Each chapter includes self-study learning objectives, practice questions and exercises, answers, and listings of relevant standards. Written with the technician in mind, it is a non-mathematical, application-oriented book that provides an overview of the scope of duties a technician must perform in real-world situations. Includes over 30 figures and tables; fully indexed.

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Explains the role of the control systems technician as new plants or systems go online, covering the entire process from the first start-up team meeting to the last round of tuning and loop checking. Walks through issues and skills required during a start-up, with chapters on safety practices, documentation, working with others, assisting operations and site personnel, and tuning control loops. Each chapter includes objectives, practice questions and exercises with answers, and lists of standards. Presentation is non-mathematical and application oriented. Includes appendices of sample documents and relevant standards. Author information is not given. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556176777
Publisher:
ISA
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Series:
Technician Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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