Diagnose and Troubleshoot Problems in Chemical Process Equipment with This Updated Classic!
Chemical engineers and plant operators can rely on the Third Edition of A Working Guide to Process Equipment for the latest diagnostic tips, practical examples, and detailed illustrations for pinpointing trouble and correcting problems in chemical process equipment. This updated classic contains new chapters on Control Valves, Cooling Towers, Waste Heat Boilers, Catalytic Effects, Fundamental Concepts of Process Equipment, and Process Safety.
Filled with worked-out calculations, the book examines everything from trays, reboilers, instruments, air coolers, and steam turbines…to fired heaters, refrigeration systems, centrifugal pumps, separators, and compressors. The authors simplify complex issues and explain the technical issues needed to solve all kinds of equipment problems. Comprehensive and clear, the Third Edition of A Working Guide to Process Equipment features:
•Guidance on diagnosing and troubleshooting process equipment problems
•Explanations of how theory applies to real-world equipment operations
•Many useful tips, examples, illustrations, and worked-out calculations
•New to this edition: Control Valves, Cooling Towers, Waste Heat Boilers, Catalytic Effects, and Process Safety