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Chemical and Process Plant Commissioning Handbook

Chemical and Process Plant Commissioning Handbook Book
Author : Martin Killcross
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-09-27
ISBN : 0080971741
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Chemical and Process Plant Commissioning Handbook is a must have for engineers in the chemical process and process plant sectors, or for those refreshing their skills in this area. It provides a guide and reference to preparing a systematic methodology for converting a newly constructed plant, as well as streamlining equipment into an operational process unit. Includes downloadable commissioning process checklists that comply with industry standard best practice which readers can use and adapt for their own situations. The reference focuses on the critical safety assessment and inspection regimes necessary to ensure that new plants are compliant with OSH(A) and environmental requirements. Martin Killcross has brought together the theory of textbooks and technical information obtained from sales literature, in order to provide engineers with what they need to know before initiating talks with vendors regarding equipment selection. Commissioning files can be found here; http://www.elsevierdirect.com/companion.jsp?ISBN=9780080971742. Delivers the know-how to succeed for anyone commissioning a new plant or equipment. Comes with online commissioning process templates which make this title a working tool kit. Extensive examples of successful commissioning processes included, and step-by-step guidance to assist understanding of the wide range of tasks required in the commissioning process.

Process Plant Commissioning

Process Plant Commissioning Book
Author : D. M. C. Horsley
Publisher : IChemE
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9780852953983
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This handbook on the commissioning of all process plants, large and small, has been fully updated and expanded. The aim of the text is to provide the non-specialist with advice on how to set about the problem of commissioning either a new plant or a modification. Some aspects of decommissioning are also included. The section on legislation has been expanded and updated to cover all areas of safety, health and environment.

Chemical and Process Plant Commissioning Handbook

Chemical and Process Plant Commissioning Handbook Book
Author : Martin Killcross
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2021-03-01
ISBN : 032385141X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Chemical and Process Plant Commissioning Handbook: A Practical Guide to Plant System and Equipment Installation and Commissioning, Second Edition, winner of the 2012 Basil Brennan Medal from the Institution of Chemical Engineers, is a guide to converting a newly constructed plant or equipment into a fully integrated and operational process unit. The book is supported by detailed, proven and effective commission templates and includes extensive commissioning scenarios that enable the reader to good commissioning practices. Sections focus on the critical safety assessment and inspection regimes necessary to ensure that new plants are compliant with OSHA and environmental requirements. Martin Killcross has comprehensively brought together the theory of textbooks and technical information obtained from sales literature to provide engineers with what they need to know before initiating talks with vendors regarding equipment selection. Outlines how to organize and commission a process plant Includes extensive examples of successful commissioning processes with step-by-step guidance that enables readers to understand the function and performance of the wide range of tasks required in the commissioning process Offers an understanding of supplementary factors of commissioning such as risk and hazard management Reviews commonly asked commissioning questions Includes the basis of the commissioning paperwork system

Phosphoric Acid

Phosphoric Acid Book
Author : Rodney Gilmour
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2013-12-12
ISBN : 1439895104
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The rise and rationalization of the industrial phosphates industry have gone hand in hand with the development and maturation of technologies to purify phosphoric acid. In the 1960s and 70s, driven by the exponential sales growth of the detergent-builder sodium tripolyphosphate, chemical producers raced to develop processes that would provide a sufficiently pure phosphoric acid feedstock for manufacture to undercut thermal phosphoric acid made from phosphorus. As environmental and political pressure led to a collapse in demand for sodium tripolyphosphate in the 1990s, the commercial pressures to rationalize at plant and corporate levels rose such that only the fittest survived. Phosphoric Acid: Purification, Uses, Technology, and Economics, the first and only book of its kind to be written on this topic, covers the development of purification technologies for phosphoric acid, especially solvent extraction, describing the more successful processes and setting this period in the historical context of the last 350 years. Individual chapters are devoted to the key derivative products which are still undergoing active development, as well as to sustainability and how to approach the commissioning of these plants. The text is aimed at students of chemistry, chemical engineering, business, and industrial history, and to new entrants to the industry.

Guidelines for Integrating Process Safety into Engineering Projects

Guidelines for Integrating Process Safety into Engineering Projects Book
Author : CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-11-05
ISBN : 1118795040
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

There is much industry guidance on implementing engineering projects and a similar amount of guidance on Process Safety Management (PSM). However, there is a gap in transferring the key deliverables from the engineering group to the operations group, where PSM is implemented. This book provides the engineering and process safety deliverables for each project phase along with the impacts to the project budget, timeline and the safety and operability of the delivered equipment.

Process Safety in Upstream Oil and Gas

Process Safety in Upstream Oil and Gas Book
Author : CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-04-06
ISBN : 1119620147
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The book makes the case for process safety and provides a brief overviews of the upstream industry and of CCPS Risk Based Process Safety. The majority of the book focuses on the concepts of implementing process safety in wells, onshore, offshore, and projects. Topics include Overview of Upstream Operations; Overview of Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS); Application of RBPS in Drilling, Completions, Work-Overs & Interventions, Application of RBPS in Onshore Production, Application of RBPS in Offshore Production, Application of RBPS to Engineering Design, Installation, and Construction, Future Developments in the Field

Offshore Electrical Engineering Manual

Offshore Electrical Engineering Manual Book
Author : Geoff MacAngus-Gerrard
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2017-11-24
ISBN : 0123854997
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Offshore Electrical Engineering Manual, Second Edition, is for electrical engineers working on offshore projects who require detailed knowledge of an array of equipment and power distribution systems. The book begins with coverage of different types of insulation, hot-spot temperatures, temperature rise, ambient air temperatures, basis of machine ratings, method of measurement of temperature rise by resistance, measurement of ambient air temperature. This is followed by coverage of AC generators, automatic voltage regulators, AC switchgear transformers, and programmable electronic systems. The emphasis throughout is on practical, ready-to-apply techniques that yield immediate and cost-effective benefits. The majority of the systems covered in the book operate at a nominal voltage of 24 y dc and, although it is not necessary for each of the systems to have separate battery and battery charger systems, the grouping criteria require more detailed discussion. The book also provides information on equipment such as dual chargers and batteries for certain vital systems, switchgear tripping/closing, and engine start batteries which are dedicated to the equipment they supply. In the case of engines which drive fire pumps, duplicate charges and batteries are also required. Packed with charts, tables, and diagrams, this work is intended to be of interest to both technical readers and to general readers. It covers electrical engineering in offshore situations, with much of the information gained in the North Sea. Some topics covered are offshore power requirements, generator selection, process drivers and starting requirements, control and monitoring systems, and cabling and equipment installation Discusses how to perform inspections of electrical and instrument systems on equipment using appropriate regulations and specifications Explains how to ensure electrical systems/components are maintained and production is uninterrupted Demonstrates how to repair, modify, and install electrical instruments ensuring compliance with current regulations and specifications Covers specification, management, and technical evaluation of offshore electrical system design Features evaluation and optimization of electrical system options including DC/AC selection and offshore cabling designs

Mihir s Handbook of Chemical Process Engineering Excerpts

Mihir s Handbook of Chemical Process Engineering  Excerpts  Book
Author : Mihir Patel
Publisher : Mihir Patel
Release : 2018-01-01
ISBN : 9352796985
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book will aid the chemical engineer to carry out chemical process engineering in a very practical way. The process engineer can use the excel based calculation templates effectively to do correct and proper process design. Chemical engineering is a very vast and complex field. This book aims to simplify the process engineering design. Design of a chemical plant involves one being adept in technical aspects of process engineering. The book aims at making the chemical engineer proficient in the art of process design. Included are chemical engineering basics on simulation, stoichiometry, fluid property calculation, dimensionless numbers, thermodynamics and on chemical engineering equipment like pump, compressor, steam turbine, gas turbine, flare, motor, fired heater, incinerator, heat exchanger, distillation column, fractionation column, absorber, stripper, packed column, solar evaporation pond, separator. Utility design of nitrogen, compressed air, water, effluent treatment, steam, condensate, desalination, fuel selection is covered. Many chemical engineering calculations have been included. Special process items like flame arrestor, demister, feed device, pressure reducing and desuperheating station (PRDS), vortex breaker, electric heater, manual valve have been covered. Process engineering design criteria, process control, material of construction, specialized process studies, safety studies, precommisioning and commissioning have been covered. Project engineer will also benefit from information provided on types of project (EPC, EPCM, Cost + Fee, etc) as well as interdisciplinary interaction between various engineering disciplines i.e. process, piping, mechanical, instrumentation, electrical, civil and THSE. Process engineering documentation like process design basis, process philosophies, process flow diagram (PFD), piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID), block flow diagram (BFD), DP-DT diagram, material selection diagram (MSD), line list, summaries like utility summary, effluent and emission summary, tie in summary and flare relief load summary have been covered with blank templates. Excerpts from few chapters have been provided.

Chemical Engineering Design Project

Chemical Engineering Design Project Book
Author : Martyn S Ray
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-08-12
ISBN : 1000162117
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This new edition follows the original format, which combines a detailed case study - the production of phthalic anhydride - with practical advice and comprehensive background information. Guiding the reader through all major aspects of a chemical engineering design, the text includes both the initial technical and economic feasibility study as well as the detailed design stages. Each aspect of the design is illustrated with material from an award-winning student design project. The book embodies the "learning by doing" approach to design. The student is directed to appropriate information sources and is encouraged to make decisions at each stage of the design process rather than simply following a design method. Thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded, the accompanying text includes developments in important areas and many new references.

Process Automation Handbook

Process Automation Handbook Book
Author : Jonathan Love
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2007-12-22
ISBN : 9781846282829
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book distils into a single coherent handbook all the essentials of process automation at a depth sufficient for most practical purposes. The handbook focuses on the knowledge needed to cope with the vast majority of process control and automation situations. In doing so, a number of sensible balances have been carefully struck between breadth and depth, theory and practice, classical and modern, technology and technique, information and understanding. A thorough grounding is provided for every topic. No other book covers the gap between the theory and practice of control systems so comprehensively and at a level suitable for practicing engineers.

Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing

Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing Book
Author : Saeid Mokhatab,William A. Poe,John Y. Mak
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2018-10-16
ISBN : 0128158786
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Written by an internationally-recognized team of natural gas industry experts, the fourth edition of Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing is a unique, well-researched, and comprehensive work on the design and operation aspects of natural gas transmission and processing. Six new chapters have been added to include detailed discussion of the thermodynamic and energy efficiency of relevant processes, and recent developments in treating super-rich gas, high CO2 content gas, and high nitrogen content gas with other contaminants. The new material describes technologies for processing today’s unconventional gases, providing a fresh approach in solving today’s gas processing challenges including greenhouse gas emissions. The updated edition is an excellent platform for gas processors and educators to understand the basic principles and innovative designs necessary to meet today’s environmental and sustainability requirement while delivering acceptable project economics. Covers all technical and operational aspects of natural gas transmission and processing. Provides pivotal updates on the latest technologies, applications, and solutions. Helps to understand today’s natural gas resources, and the best gas processing technologies. Offers design optimization and advice on the design and operation of gas plants.

Guidelines for Safe Process Operations and Maintenance

Guidelines for Safe Process Operations and Maintenance Book
Author : CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-09-14
ISBN : 0470938129
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

First-line managers have to maintain the integrity of facilities, control manufacturing processes, and handle unusual or emergency situations, as well as respond to the pressures of production demand. On a daily basis, they are closest to the operating personnel who may be injured by a process accident, and they are in the best position to spot problem conditions and to act to contain them. This book offers these managers "how-to" information on process safety management program execution in the operations and maintenance departments, recommending technical and administrative process safety activities for the entire life cycle of the plant. Helpful tables and references add to the value of this process safety resource.

Petroleum Refining Design and Applications Handbook

Petroleum Refining Design and Applications Handbook Book
Author : A. Kayode Coker
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-07-31
ISBN : 1119257093
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

There is a renaissance that is occurring in chemical and process engineering, and it is crucial for today's scientists, engineers, technicians, and operators to stay current. With so many changes over the last few decades in equipment and processes, petroleum refining is almost a living document, constantly needing updating. With no new refineries being built, companies are spending their capital re-tooling and adding on to existing plants. Refineries are like small cities, today, as they grow bigger and bigger and more and more complex. A huge percentage of a refinery can be changed, literally, from year to year, to account for the type of crude being refined or to integrate new equipment or processes. This book is the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the most significant and recent changes to petroleum refining, presenting the state-of-the-art to the engineer, scientist, or student. Useful as a textbook, this is also an excellent, handy go-to reference for the veteran engineer, a volume no chemical or process engineering library should be without. Written by one of the world's foremost authorities, this book sets the standard for the industry and is an integral part of the petroleum refining renaissance. It is truly a must-have for any practicing engineer or student in this area.

Introduction to Chemical Engineering

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Book
Author : Uche P. Nnaji
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-10-08
ISBN : 1119592100
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The field of chemical engineering is undergoing a global “renaissance,” with new processes, equipment, and sources changing literally every day. It is a dynamic, important area of study and the basis for some of the most lucrative and integral fields of science. Introduction to Chemical Engineering offers a comprehensive overview of the concept, principles and applications of chemical engineering. It explains the distinct chemical engineering knowledge which gave rise to a general-purpose technology and broadest engineering field. The book serves as a conduit between college education and the real-world chemical engineering practice. It answers many questions students and young engineers often ask which include: How is what I studied in the classroom being applied in the industrial setting? What steps do I need to take to become a professional chemical engineer? What are the career diversities in chemical engineering and the engineering knowledge required? How is chemical engineering design done in real-world? What are the chemical engineering computer tools and their applications? What are the prospects, present and future challenges of chemical engineering? And so on. It also provides the information new chemical engineering hires would need to excel and cross the critical novice engineer stage of their career. It is expected that this book will enhance students understanding and performance in the field and the development of the profession worldwide. Whether a new-hire engineer or a veteran in the field, this is a must—have volume for any chemical engineer’s library.

Lees Loss Prevention in the Process Industries

Lees  Loss Prevention in the Process Industries Book
Author : Sam Mannan
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2004-12-01
ISBN : 0750675551
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Over the last three decades the process industries have grown very rapidly, with corresponding increases in the quantities of hazardous materials in process, storage or transport. Plants have become larger and are often situated in or close to densely populated areas. Increased hazard of loss of life or property is continually highlighted with incidents such as Flixborough, Bhopal, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, the Phillips 66 incident, and Piper Alpha to name but a few. The field of Loss Prevention is, and continues to, be of supreme importance to countless companies, municipalities and governments around the world, because of the trend for processing plants to become larger and often be situated in or close to densely populated areas, thus increasing the hazard of loss of life or property. This book is a detailed guidebook to defending against these, and many other, hazards. It could without exaggeration be referred to as the "bible" for the process industries. This is THE standard reference work for chemical and process engineering safety professionals. For years, it has been the most complete collection of information on the theory, practice, design elements, equipment, regulations and laws covering the field of process safety. An entire library of alternative books (and cross-referencing systems) would be needed to replace or improve upon it, but everything of importance to safety professionals, engineers and managers can be found in this all-encompassing reference instead. Frank Lees' world renowned work has been fully revised and expanded by a team of leading chemical and process engineers working under the guidance of one of the world's chief experts in this field. Sam Mannan is professor of chemical engineering at Texas A&M University, and heads the Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M. He received his MS and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma, and joined the chemical engineering department at Texas A&M University as a professor in 1997. He has over 20 years of experience as an engineer, working both in industry and academia New detail is added to chapters on fire safety, engineering, explosion hazards, analysis and suppression, and new appendices feature more recent disasters. The many thousands of references have been updated along with standards and codes of practice issued by authorities in the US, UK/Europe and internationally. In addition to all this, more regulatory relevance and case studies have been included in this edition. Written in a clear and concise style, Loss Prevention in the Process Industries covers traditional areas of personal safety as well as the more technological aspects and thus provides balanced and in-depth coverage of the whole field of safety and loss prevention. - A must-have standard reference for chemical and process engineering safety professionals - The most complete collection of information on the theory, practice, design elements, equipment and laws that pertain to process safety - Only single work to provide everything; principles, practice, codes, standards, data and references needed by those practicing in the field

Handbook of Engineering Design

Handbook of Engineering Design Book
Author : Roy D Cullum
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-10-22
ISBN : 1483102017
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Handbook of Engineering Design aims to give accurate information on design from past publications and past papers that are relevant to design. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 deals with stages in design as well as the factors to consider such as economics, safety, and reliability; engineering materials, its factors of safety, and the choice of material; stress analysis; and the design aspects of production processes. Part 2 covers the expansion and contraction of design; the preparation of technical specification; the design audit; and the structure and organization of design offices. The text is recommended to engineers who are in need of a guide that is easy to understand and concise.

Plant Flow Measurement and Control Handbook

Plant Flow Measurement and Control Handbook Book
Author : Swapan Basu
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2018-08-22
ISBN : 0128124385
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Plant Flow Measurement and Control Handbook is a comprehensive reference source for practicing engineers in the field of instrumentation and controls. It covers many practical topics, such as installation, maintenance and potential issues, giving an overview of available techniques, along with recommendations for application. In addition, it covers available flow sensors, such as automation and control. The author brings his 35 years of experience in working in instrumentation and control within the industry to this title with a focus on fluid flow measurement, its importance in plant design and the appropriate control of processes. The book provides a good balance between practical issues and theory and is fully supported with industry case studies and a high level of illustrations to assist learning. It is unique in its coverage of multiphase flow, solid flow, process connection to the plant, flow computation and control. Readers will not only further understand design, but they will also further comprehend integration tactics that can be applied to the plant through a step-by-step design process that goes from installation to operation. Provides specification sheets, engineering drawings, calibration procedures and installation practices for each type of measurement Presents the correct flow meter that is suitable for a particular application Includes a selection table and step-by-step guide to help users make the best decision Cover examples and applications from engineering practice that will aid in understanding and application

Plant Equipment Maintenance Engineering Handbook

Plant Equipment   Maintenance Engineering Handbook Book
Author : Duncan Richardson
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2013-07-22
ISBN : 0071809902
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Best On-the-Job Guide to Industrial Plant Equipment and Systems This practical, one-of-a-kind field manual explains how equipment in industrial facilities operates and covers all aspects of commissioning relevant to engineers and project managers. Plant Equipment and Maintenance Engineering Handbook contains a data log of all major industrial and power plant components, describes how they function, and includes rules of thumb for operation. Hundreds of handy reference materials, such as calculations and tables, plus a comprehensive listing of electrical parts with common supplier nomenclature are also included in this time-saving resource. FEATURES DETAILED COVERAGE OF: Compressors * Air conditioning * Ash handling * Bearings and lubrication * Boilers * Chemical cleaning and Flushing * Condensers and circulating water systems * Controls * Conveyor systems * Cooling towers * Corrosion Deaerators * Diesel and gas turbines * Electrical * Fans * Fire protection * Fuels and combustion * Piping * Pumps Turbines * Vibration * Water treatment

Handbook of Chemical Looping Technology

Handbook of Chemical Looping Technology Book
Author : Ronald W. Breault
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-09-27
ISBN : 3527809325
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on this highly topical field, covering everything from new process concepts to commercial applications. Describing novel developments as well as established methods, the authors start with the evaluation of different oxygen carriers and subsequently illuminate various technological concepts for the energy conversion process. They then go on to discuss the potential for commercial applications in gaseous, coal, and fuel combustion processes in industry. The result is an invaluable source for every scientist in the field, from inorganic chemists in academia to chemical engineers in industry.