Process Technology Systems

Process Technology Systems

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Focused on the technical background that underpins the responsibilities of the process operator, this book explores the basic chemical and physical principles used in the most common unit operations found in chemical plants, petrochemical plants, refineries, and related industries. Content is neither industry or product specific. Contains easy-to-read charts, graphs, and figures. Heat as a Source of Energy. Combustion and Furnaces. Steam Generation. Steam Distribution and Condensate Recovery. Refrigeration. Distillation. Water Treatment. Cooling Tower. Extraction and Settlement. Crystallization and Filtration. Chemical Reactions. Absorption. Adsorption. Evaporation and Drying. Utilities. For Process Operators in the chemical, petrochemical, refinery, and related industries.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 257 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.67g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130279382
  • 9780130279385

Table of contents

 1. Introduction to Physical Principles.  2. Heat as a Source of Energy.  3. Combustion and Furnaces.  4. Steam Generation.  5. Steam Distribution and Condensate Recovery.  6. Refrigeration.  7. Distillation.  8. Water Treatment.  9. Cooling Tower. 10. Extraction and Settlement. 11. Crystallization and Filtration. 12. Chemical Reactions. 13. Gas Absorption. 14. Adsorption. 15. Evaporation and Drying. 16. Utilities. Glossary. Index.show more