Plant Engineering Products

  • RFID and Auto-ID in Planning and Logistics

    A Practical Guide for Military UID Applications

    By Erick C. Jones, Christopher A. Chung

    As RFID technology is becoming increasingly popular, the need has arisen to address the challenges and approaches to successful implementation. RFID and Auto-ID in Planning and Logistics: A Practical Guide for Military UID Applications presents the concepts for students, military personnel and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Process Plants

    Shutdown and Turnaround Management

    By Trinath Sahoo

    In the process industry, shutdown and turnaround costs are responsible for an excessive amount of maintenance expenses. Process Plants: Shutdown and Turnaround Management explores various types of shutdowns, presents recommendations for better management, and offers feasible solutions to help…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Deterministic Flexibility Analysis

    Theory, Design, and Applications

    By Chuei-Tin Chang, Vincentius Surya Kurnia Adi

    Traditionally, design and control decisions are made in sequential stages over the life cycle of a chemical plant. In the design phase, the optimal operating conditions and the corresponding material and energy balance data are established mainly on the basis of economic considerations. In the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    CRC Press

  • Synthesis, Design, and Resource Optimization in Batch Chemical Plants

    Edited by Thokozani Majozi, Esmael Reshid Seid, Jui-Yuan Lee

    The manner in which time is captured forms the foundation for synthesis, design, and optimization in batch chemical plants. However, there are still serious challenges with handling time in batch plants. Most techniques tend to assume either a fixed time dimension or adopt time average models to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26
    CRC Press

  • Process Safety

    Key Concepts and Practical Approaches

    By James A. Klein, Bruce K. Vaughen

    Effective process safety programs consist of three interrelated foundations—safety culture and leadership, process safety systems, and operational discipline—designed to prevent serious injuries and incidents resulting from toxic releases, fires, explosions, and uncontrolled reactions. Each of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24
    CRC Press

  • Hazardous Area Classification in Petroleum and Chemical Plants

    A Guide to Mitigating Risk

    By Alireza Bahadori

    Due to an increase in the wide-range of chemicals in petrochemical processing industries, as well as frequency of use, there has been a steady rise in flammability problems and other hazards. Hazardous Area Classification in Petroleum and Chemical Plants: A Guide to Mitigating Risk outlines the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    CRC Press

  • Maintenance, Replacement, and Reliability

    Theory and Applications, Second Edition

    By Andrew K.S. Jardine, Albert H.C. Tsang

    A completely revised and updated edition of a bestseller, Maintenance, Replacement, and Reliability: Theory and Applications, Second Edition supplies the tools needed for making data-driven physical asset management decisions. The well-received first edition quickly became a mainstay for professors…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press
    Mechanical Engineering

  • Practical Lubrication for Industrial Facilities, Third Edition

    By Heinz P. Bloch, Kenneth Bannister

    Now completely revised and updated, this definitive reference provides a comprehensive resource on the fundamental principles of lubricant application, what products are available, and which lubricants are most effective for specific applications. It also offers a detailed and highly practical…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22
    Fairmont Press

  • Food Plant Engineering Systems, Second Edition

    By Theunis Christoffel Robberts

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Facilities Design, Fourth Edition

    By Sunderesh S. Heragu

    Now in Its Fourth Edition: Your Guide to Successful Facility Design Overcome design and planning problems using the fourth edition of Facilities Design. Dedicated to the proper design, layout, and location of facilities, this definitive guide outlines the main design and operational problems that…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-05-24
    CRC Press

  • Maintenance Audits Handbook

    A Performance Measurement Framework

    By Diego Galar Pascual, Uday Kumar

    Maintenance Audits Handbook: A Performance Measurement Framework explores the maintenance function and performance of an organization, and outlines the key aspects required for an effective and efficient maintenance performance measurement (MPM) system. Incorporating different aspects of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25
    CRC Press

  • Human Error in Process Plant Design and Operations

    A Practitioner’s Guide

    By J. Robert Taylor

    In contrast to nuclear plants and aerospace systems, human error is largely ignored in quantitative risk assessment for petroleum and chemical plants. Because of this, current risk analysis methods are able to calculate and predict only about one-third of the accidents happening in practice. Human…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    CRC Press

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