1st Edition

Process Engineering and Plant Design
The Complete Industrial Picture




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ISBN 9781032183480
December 27, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
320 Pages 163 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The book provides the whole horizon of process engineering and plant design from concept phase through the execution to commissioning of the plant in the real practice. Providing a complete industrial perspective, the book

• Covers the guidelines and standards followed in the industry and how engineering documents are generated using these standards

• Describes Hazardous Area Classification, Relief System Design, Revamp Engineering, Interaction with Other Disciplines, and Pre-commissioning and Commissioning

• Contains several illustrated practical examples, which clarify the fundamentals to a raw chemical engineer

• Includes description of a complete chemical project from concept to commissioning

Treating the topic from the perspective of an industrial employee with extensive experience in process engineering and plant design, it aims to aid chemical and plant engineers to deal with decision making processes on strategic level, management tasks and leading functions beside the technical know-how.

Table of Contents

1. Executing a Process Plant – In a Nutshell  2. Flow Sheets  3. Plot Plan and Equipment Layouts  4. Piping and Piping Components  5. Fluid Flow – Pumps and Compressors  6. Vessel and Storage Tanks  7. Heat Exchangers  8. Air Coolers and Fired Heaters  9. Columns  10. Hazardous Area Classification  11. Instrumentation and Controls  12. Safety and Relief Systems in Process Plants  13. Hazard and Operability Study  14. Revamp Engineering  15. Interaction with Detailed Engineering Disciplines  16. Pre-commissioning and Commissioning  17. Execution of Large Projects  18. Cost Estimation. Appendix 1. Appendix 2. Appendix 3. Appendix 4.

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Biography

Siddhartha Mukherjee has a B.Tech and a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from I.I.T. Kharagpur. He has worked in key positions in two reputed engineering companies in India i.e., Air Liquide - Engineering and Construction, New Delhi, and Development Consultants Limited, Kolkata.

He carries an experience of more than 30 years in the design, engineering, pre-commissioning and commissioning of refineries and petrochemicals plants and in general process engineering working on several projects in Air Liquide – Engineering and Construction. In addition, he has knowledge in gasification technologies including the complete gasification block for the synthesis of downstream products. He has also worked on several international assignments.

Siddhartha Mukherjee is a life fellow of the Institute of Engineers (India) and the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. He has several publications in national and international journals and has delivered several invited lectures in various universities and institutions. He had been listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering. He is also an Air Liquide Group "International Expert".