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  • Human Error in Process Plant Design and Operations

    A Practitioner’s Guide

    By J. Robert Taylor

    The book basically shows you how to analyze operator, maintenance, and management error for oil, gas, and chemical plants. The book describes practical approaches to human error analysis in process plant operations, including estimated error and accident frequencies. Based on the well known SRK…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23 
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-03-04
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors in Lighting, Third Edition

    By Peter Robert Boyce

    The availability of electric lighting has changed the lives of people the world over, yet as a major user of electricity it has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years. This scrutiny has focused largely on the environmental consequences, with little consideration of the benefits of lighting.…

    Paperback – 2014-04-07
    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…

    Hardback – 2013-12-09
    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…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
    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…

    Hardback – 2013-05-28
    CRC Press
    Mechanical Engineering

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-02-20
    CRC Press

  • Electrical Calculations and Guidelines for Generating Station and Industrial Plants

    By Thomas E. Baker

    "This is really a practical, hands-on book for the working engineer." —Phillip Wheeler, former Southern California Edison supervising electrical apparatus engineer and regional IEEE PES/IAS leader A very helpful tool for solving circuit protection problems, Electrical Calculations and Guidelines…

    Hardback – 2011-09-26
    CRC Press

  • Nomograms for Design and Operation of Cement Plants

    By S.P. Deolalkar

    A unique publication, this set of book and CD-ROM is a handy tool for the design and operation of cement plants. Operation requires many calculations that have to be done repetitively. With this book of nomograms – graphical representations of two or more variables related to one another in such a…

    Hardback – 2011-07-12
    CRC Press

  • Root Cause Analysis

    Improving Performance for Bottom-Line Results, Fourth Edition

    By Robert J. Latino, Kenneth C. Latino, Mark A. Latino

    What is RCA? It seems like such an easy question to answer, yet from novices to veterans and practitioners to providers, no one seems to have come to agreement or consensus on an acceptable definition for the industry. Now in its fourth edition, Root Cause Analysis: Improving Performance for…

    Hardback – 2011-06-14
    CRC Press

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2011-05-04
    CRC Press

  • Asset Management Excellence

    Optimizing Equipment Life-Cycle Decisions, Second Edition

    Edited by John D. Campbell, Andrew K.S. Jardine, Joel McGlynn

    During the eight years since the publication of Maintenance Excellence: Optimizing Equipment Life-Cycle Decisions the business environment has changed drastically. Globalization, consolidation, and changes in technology challenge asset management and maintenance professionals to be more efficient.…

    Hardback – 2010-11-19
    CRC Press
    Mechanical Engineering

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