The component parts of a manufacturing system are important. Without peripherals and services such as pumps, boilers, power transmission, water treatment, waste disposal, and efficient lighting, the system will collapse. Food Plant Engineering Systems, Second Edition fills the need for a reference dealing with the bits and pieces that keep systems
The System Approach to Lean Manufacturing. Measurements and Numbers. General Calculations. Properties of Fluids. Pumps. Thermodynamics. Electrical Systems. Heating Systems for Processing Plants. Steam Generation. Refrigeration and Freezing. Water and Waste Systems. Materials Handling. Manufacturing Plant Design. Environmental Issues. Safety. Bibliography. Appendices. Index.