9780070063693

Chemical Operator's Portable Handbook

ISBN 10: 0070063699 / 0-07-006369-9
ISBN 13: 9780070063693
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:

Carry it with you or keep it on your benchÑno matter what your role in the chemical process industry, you'll find CHEMICAL OPERATOR'S PORTABLE HANDBOOK the handiest you've ever owned. Organized for easy use, it hands you fast answers to virtually every conceivable question about chemicals, processes, safety, regulations, and industrial practices. This comprehensive guide gives you up-to-date information on regulations and safety, including correct methods for handling chemicals and compressed gases, plus best practice methods for the lab and on-line in the plant. You also get information on process operations, both batch and continuous, with details on process analyzers, microprocessors, and computer applications; physical properties and determinations, plus help with pressure, vacuum, and plumbing issues; a review of chemical calculations; energy, work, and power problems; mathematical formulas and applications; conversion tables; statistical quality control and charting methods, plus guidance on log books and batch records; first aid procedures and emergency treatment; and a rich source of reference material includes glossary of process industry terms, important sourcebooks, and governmental contacts. Packed with convenient reminders and data on every aspect of working with chemicals and chemical processes, this book even provides handy space for jotting your own notes. In short, this thoroughly professional reference is a wonderÑand one you'll wonder how you ever worked without.