This guide offers explanations of the inner workings of equipment in petroleum refineries, chemical and pharmeceutical plants, fertilizer plants and other continuous process facilities.
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Here's the Key to How Process Equipment Works--and How to Keep It Working At Its Best Process plant operators, engineers, managers, and other personnel need to understand--in a basic but simple way--how process equipment works. At last, there's a comprehensive, practical reference that sheds light on the inner workings of continuous process equipment for a broad range of technicians and industries, including plant operators and supervisors and service engineers in chemical, refining, pharmaceutical, and fertilizer plants, and other continuous process facilities. Based on the authors' extensive experience in the field, A Working Guide to Process Equipment carefully and clearly explains all the basic technical issues that you need to know to trouble-shoot even the thorniest process equipment problems. Here, in one resource book, is a wealth of useful diagnostic tips, worked-out calculations, practical examples, and informative illustrations to help you quickly pinpoint trouble and repair typical malfunctions in: Trayed and packed distillation towers; Natural and forced reboilers; Partial and total condensers; Steam systems and deaerators; Vaccuum systems; Fired heaters; Shell and tube heat exchangers; Centrifugal compressors; Gas turbines and reciprocating engines; Centrifugal pumps and motor drivers. In no time at all, this essential problem-solving manual will become your most trusted on-the-job tool for dealing effectively wtih costly equipment malfunctions.About the Author:
Norman P. Lieberman is a chemical engineer with more than 39 years of experience in process plant operation, design, and field troubleshooting. Currently, his company, Process Improvement Engineering, specializes in executing revamp designs for refinery crude, coker, visbreaker, and asphalt. Mr. Lieberman has taught more than 400 technical seminars based on the material found in this book.
Elizabeth T. Lieberman is a chemical engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the process industries. She works with Norm Lieberman in executing process revamp designs and instructing troubleshooting seminars.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070380759