ISBN-10:
1305251474
ISBN-13:
9781305251472
Pub. Date:
01/26/2015
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Introduction to Process Technology / Edition 4

Introduction to Process Technology / Edition 4

by Charles E. Thomas

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Introduction to Process Technology / Edition 4

Suitable for both aspiring process technicians and active process technology professionals, this wide-ranging guide provides a thorough grounding in the history, science, technology, equipment, systems, operations, and troubleshooting principles associated with modern manufacturing. Following years of widespread use and testing, INTRODUCTION TO PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, Fourth Edition, is a proven product featuring a logical sequence of topics—including safety, instrumentation, applied physics and chemistry, and quality control—aligned to the structure of accredited college courses and professional training programs. Technically accurate and up to date, the Fourth Edition remains affordable, reader-friendly, and highly visual, with ample illustrations and photographs to make complex technical concepts easier to understand and apply.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781305251472
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/26/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 481,152
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Charles E. Thomas, Ph.D., is a professor and division chair at Lee College, where he teaches Process Technology, Safety Management, and Manufacturing Engineering. Widely regarded as the foremost textbook author on process technology, Dr. Thomas is credited with creating the discipline in the 1990s. 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 B.A. from Western Illinois University, his M.S. from the University of Texas, and his Ph.D. from Texas A & M University.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. History of the Chemical Processing Industry. 2. Introduction to Process Technology. 3. Safety, Health, and Environment. 4. Applied Physics One. 5. Equipment One. 6. Equipment Two. 7. Process Instrumentation One. 8. Process Instrumentation Two. 9. Process Technology—Systems One. 10. Process Technology—Systems Two. 11. Industrial Processes. 12. Process Technology Operations. 13. Applied General Chemistry. 14. Applied Physics Two. 15. Environmental Standards. 16. Quality Control. 17. Process Troubleshooting. 18. Self-Directed Job Search. 19. Applied General Chemistry Two. 20. Chemical Process Industry Overview. Glossary. Index.

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