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Chemical Process Technology

Chemical Process Technology

  • Author: Jacob A. Moulijn,Michiel Makkee,Annelies E. van Diepen
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118570758
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 580
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With a focus on actual industrial processes, e.g. the production of light alkenes, synthesis gas, fine chemicals, polyethene, it encourages the reader to think “out of the box” and invent and develop novel unit operations and processes. Reflecting today’s emphasis on sustainability, this edition contains new coverage of biomass as an alternative to fossil fuels, and process intensification. The second edition includes: New chapters on Process Intensification and Processes for the Conversion of Biomass Updated and expanded chapters throughout with 35% new material overall Text boxes containing case studies and examples from various different industries, e.g. synthesis loop designs, Sasol I Plant, Kaminsky catalysts, production of Ibuprofen, click chemistry, ammonia synthesis, fluid catalytic cracking Questions throughout to stimulate debate and keep students awake! Richly illustrated chapters with improved figures and flow diagrams Chemical Process Technology, Second Edition is a comprehensive introduction, linking the fundamental theory and concepts to the applied nature of the subject. It will be invaluable to students of chemical engineering, biotechnology and industrial chemistry, as well as practising chemical engineers. From reviews of the first edition: “The authors have blended process technology, chemistry and thermodynamics in an elegant manner… Overall this is a welcome addition to books on chemical technology.” – The Chemist “Impressively wide-ranging and comprehensive… an excellent textbook for students, with a combination of fundamental knowledge and technology.” – Chemistry in Britain (now Chemistry World)

Chemical Process Technology

Chemical Process Technology

  • Author: Jacob A. Moulijn,Michiel Makkee,Annelies E. van Diepen
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • ISBN: 9781444320244
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 566
  • View: 2391
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With a focus on actual industrial processes, e.g. the production of light alkenes, synthesis gas, fine chemicals, polyethene, it encourages the reader to think “out of the box” and invent and develop novel unit operations and processes. Reflecting today’s emphasis on sustainability, this edition contains new coverage of biomass as an alternative to fossil fuels, and process intensification. The second edition includes: New chapters on Process Intensification and Processes for the Conversion of Biomass Updated and expanded chapters throughout with 35% new material overall Text boxes containing case studies and examples from various different industries, e.g. synthesis loop designs, Sasol I Plant, Kaminsky catalysts, production of Ibuprofen, click chemistry, ammonia synthesis, fluid catalytic cracking Questions throughout to stimulate debate and keep students awake! Richly illustrated chapters with improved figures and flow diagrams Chemical Process Technology, Second Edition is a comprehensive introduction, linking the fundamental theory and concepts to the applied nature of the subject. It will be invaluable to students of chemical engineering, biotechnology and industrial chemistry, as well as practising chemical engineers. From reviews of the first edition: “The authors have blended process technology, chemistry and thermodynamics in an elegant manner… Overall this is a welcome addition to books on chemical technology.” – The Chemist “Impressively wide-ranging and comprehensive… an excellent textbook for students, with a combination of fundamental knowledge and technology.” – Chemistry in Britain (now Chemistry World)

Process Technology Plant Operations

Process Technology Plant Operations

  • Author: Michael Speegle
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1305445171
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 416
  • View: 1215
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Addressing modern process plant operations in an easy-to-understand format, this comprehensive book reveals the important role technicians play in the function of a business unit. The author thoroughly examines operator responsibilities and functions, from recognizing opportunities that improve process operations, to detecting and removing threats to steady-state operation. The book also systematically explores business fundamentals and the importance of quality, as well as the chemistry and physics of process operations, maintenance duties, material handling, and process troubleshooting techniques. Now thoroughly expanded and updated, the Second Edition of this trusted guide includes new chapters on jobs in process technology, environmental compliance, emergency response, and instrumentation. With numerous new and revised tables and photos, as well as additional learning resources to promote Internet research and critical thinking, the book is an even more useful and effective resource for current and future process plant technicians. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chemical Process Equipment

Chemical Process Equipment

Selection and Design

  • Author: James R. Couper,W. Roy Penney,James R. Fair, PhD
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 0123972361
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 864
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Chemical Process Equipment is a results-oriented reference for engineers who specify, design, maintain or run chemical and process plants. This book delivers information on the selection, sizing and operation of process equipment in a format that enables quick and accurate decision making on standard process and equipment choices, saving time, improving productivity, and building understanding. Coverage emphasizes common real-world equipment design rather than experimental or esoteric and focuses on maximizing performance. Legacy reference for chemical and related engineers who work with vendors to design, specify and make final equipment selection decisions Copious examples of successful applications, with supporting schematics and data to illustrate the functioning and performance of equipment Provides equipment rating forms and manufacturers’ data, worked examples, valuable shortcut methods, and rules of thumb to demonstrate and support the design process Heavily illustrated with line drawings and schematics to aid understanding, as well as graphs and tables to illustrate performance data

Chemical Process Technology and Simulation

Chemical Process Technology and Simulation

  • Author: SRIKUMAR KOYIKKAL
  • Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • ISBN: 8120347099
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 352
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This book is designed to apprise the students of chemical engineering with a variety of different processes of chemical technologies. The book is richly illustrated and covers the essential information with the help of flow diagrams, enabling the students to gain a full understanding of both the fundamental concepts and chemical reactions involved in process technologies. Newer technologies have been dealt with and some technologies which have lost their relevance have been omitted. Computer simulation methods have been described for many important technologies. In short, the book considers computer design tools and design software, in a manner that integrates this knowledge smoothly into the main subject. The book is expected to become useful not only to the students for courses in Chemical Technology but also to practising engineers and process designers for innovative process development. There are topics on natural products and fermentation process chemicals, organic chemicals, inorganic chemicals, refinery operations, oil and gas operations and nanotechnology products. In some of these topics, computer simulation and costing examples are included. An illustration of modelling and simulation using C++, is also given as an example of user-written programs for simulation. Another method that can be used for simulation is the use of spreadsheets, which is also described with the help of an example. A new important topic of today being ‘polysilicon’ used in the manufacture of computer chips and solar panels, is also covered in detail.

Introduction to Process Technology

Introduction to Process Technology

  • Author: Charles E. Thomas
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1305465334
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 512
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Suitable for both aspiring process technicians and active process technology professionals, this wide-ranging guide provides a thorough grounding in the history, science, technology, equipment, systems, operations, and troubleshooting principles associated with modern manufacturing. Following years of widespread use and testing, INTRODUCTION TO PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, Fourth Edition, is a proven product featuring a logical sequence of topics—including safety, instrumentation, applied physics and chemistry, and quality control—aligned to the structure of accredited college courses and professional training programs. Technically accurate and up to date, the Fourth Edition remains affordable, reader-friendly, and highly visual, with ample illustrations and photographs to make complex technical concepts easier to understand and apply. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Industrial Chemical Process Design, 2nd Edition

Industrial Chemical Process Design, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Douglas Erwin
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 0071819800
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 414
  • View: 596
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"The most complete, up-to-date, problem-solving toolkit for chemical engineers and process designers. Industrial Chemical Process Design, Second Edition provides a step-by-step methodology and 25 downloadable, customizable, needs-specific software applications that offer quick, accurate solutions to complex process design problems. These applications uniquely fill the gaps left by large, very expensive commercial process simulation software packages used to select, size, and design industrial chemical process equipment. Written by a hands-on industry consultant and featuring more than 200 illustrations, this book thoroughly details: Sizing and cost estimating of process unit operation equipment Design and rating of fractionation equipment and three-phase separation equipment Chemical optimization Commercial distillation Packaged plant cost analysis Estimating cost for modular packages Performing operations such as liquid-liquid extraction and gas liquid separation vessel sizing and rating Green engineering New to the Second Edition: Added focus on sustainability with new green engineering coverage: crude oil database; vegetable oils and plant greenhouse production for use in automobile fuels; gasoline and diesel fuel database; greenhouse fuels; water removal treatment in three-phase vessel design New focus on engineering economics Simplified shell/tube design method and improved shell/tube exchanger software improvements Fluid flow coverage includes both single- and two-phase flow and the very desirable addition of complete process engineering of NOx removal and catalytic SCR reactor processes necessary in all electric generator power plants and refinery furnace systems (per mandatory EPA regulations) Coverage of the Fischer-Tropsch process converting natural methane gas to crude oil products, liquids, gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel - all sulfur-free! Includes a plan to decrease reliance on crude oil imports Contains a packaged cost analysis natural gas-to-liquids plant turn-key software program "--

Chemical Process

Chemical Process

Design and Integration

  • Author: Robin Smith
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470011912
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 712
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This book deals with the design and integration of chemical processes, emphasizing the conceptual issues that are fundamental to the creation of the process. Chemical process design requires the selection of a series of processing steps and their integration to form a complete manufacturing system. The text emphasizes both the design and selection of the steps as individual operations and their integration. Also, the process will normally operate as part of an integrated manufacturing site consisting of a number of processes serviced by a common utility system. The design of utility systems has been dealt with in the text so that the interactions between processes and the utility system and interactions between different processes through the utility system can be exploited to maximize the performance of the site as a whole. Chemical processing should form part of a sustainable industrial activity. For chemical processing, this means that processes should use raw materials as efficiently as is economic and practicable, both to prevent the production of waste that can be environmentally harmful and to preserve the reserves of raw materials as much as possible. Processes should use as little energy as economic and practicable, both to prevent the build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels and to preserve reserves of fossil fuels. Water must also be consumed in sustainable quantities that do not cause deterioration in the quality of the water source and the long-term quantity of the reserves. Aqueous and atmospheric emissions must not be environmentally harmful, and solid waste to landfill must be avoided. Finally, all aspects of chemical processing must feature good health and safety practice. It is important for the designer to understand the limitations of the methods used in chemical process design. The best way to understand the limitations is to understand the derivations of the equations used and the assumptions on which the equations are based. Where practical, the derivation of the design equations has been included in the text. The book is intended to provide a practical guide to chemical process design and integration for undergraduate and postgraduate students of chemical engineering, practicing process designers and chemical engineers and applied chemists working in process development. Examples have been included throughout the text. Most of these examples do not require specialist software and can be performed on spreadsheet software. Finally, a number of exercises have been added at the end of each chapter to allow the reader to practice the calculation procedures.

Introduction to Process Technology

Introduction to Process Technology

  • Author: CAPT (Organization),Center for the Advancement of Process Technology
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780137004140
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 364
  • View: 5355
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A 29 chapter textbook intended for use in high schools, community colleges, technical colleges, and universities which offer introductory process technology courses. Introduction to Process Technology provides the learner an overview of process technology. This text includes a variety of topics including, an overview of various process industries (oil and gas, chemical, mining, power generation, pulp and paper, water and waste water treatment, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical), basic chemistry, basic physics, safety, health, environment and security, quality, process drawings, and process equipment. Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, a summary, review questions and activities to enhance the learning experience. This text is appropriate for high schools, community colleges, technical colleges, and universities that offer introductory process technology courses. The Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT) currently offers several instructor manuals and student workbooks for their books. Currently these must be PURCHASED by the instructor or institution. These materials, order forms, and pricing, can be viewed and purhcased at this website: http://www.captech.org/curriculum/products.php

Process Technology Equipment and Systems

Process Technology Equipment and Systems

  • Author: Charles Thomas
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1435499123
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 480
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PROCESS TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS, 3E is a comprehensive introduction to the workings of a modern manufacturing facility in the process industry. The text, which fits a standard equipment and systems course, provides your students with the information they need to know and uses up-to-date graphics and photos to enhance their understanding of how process systems and equipment actually operate. This book carries on the tradition of excellence established by the first two editions, which have successfully launched thousands of process technicians into the chemical processing industry. Key topics include valves, vessels, and piping, pumps and compressors, motors and turbines, heat exchangers, cooling towers, boilers and furnaces, reactors and distillation, extraction and separation systems, and process instrumentation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Named Processes in Chemical Technology, Fourth Edition

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Named Processes in Chemical Technology, Fourth Edition

  • Author: Alan E. Comyns
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1466567775
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 416
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Since the third edition of this reference was completed, there have been major changes in the global chemical industry. With less emphasis on new processes for making basic chemicals and more emphasis on pollution prevention and waste disposal, petrochemical processes are giving way to biochemical processes. These changes are reflected in the new processes being developed, many of which have their own names. In addition, niche improvements are still being made in petrochemistry, and some of these processes have new names as well. Gathering and defining a large portion of special named processes that may fall outside standard chemical texts or be scattered among industry manuals, Encyclopedic Dictionary of Named Processes in Chemical Technology, Fourth Edition provides a single-source reference on an extensive array of named processes. It provides concise descriptions of those processes in chemical technology that are known by special names that are not self-explanatory. While overviews of the chemical technology industry are present in other books, most of the names defined within this volume are unique to this compilation. This reference includes named processes in current commercial use around the world, processes that have been or are being piloted on a substantial scale, and even obsolete processes that have been important in the past. The length of the dictionary entries reflects their importance and topicality. The text includes references that document the origins of the processes and review the latest developments. Written by a highly experienced and respected author, this user-friendly text is presented in a practical dictionary format that is useful for a broad audience including industrial chemists and engineers.

Chemical Technology

Chemical Technology

  • Author: F. A. Henglein
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 1483160254
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 910
  • View: 362
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Chemical Technology is based on lectures the author gave at the Technische Hochschule of Karlsruhe and at the University of Freiburg. Part 1 of this book deals with chemical technology and describes subjects dealing with apparatus, unit operations, and chemical economics. The text reviews industrial chemical reactions, raw materials preparation for reaction, thermal and catalytic processes, and a history of chemical technology. This part also addresses transportation, storage of raw materials, and the design and construction of a chemical factory. Part 2 concerns special chemical technology, including topics such as raw material upgrading; processing of products in the chemical industry; and unit processes application toward consumer goods production. This part reviews materials sourcing from animals, minerals, and vegetables, such as processing of products from living organisms, the recovery of sugar, starch, and other carbohydrates. The book also reviews products of the chemical industry including low-molecular weight consumer goods, detergents, aromas, explosives, plastics, elastomers, synthetic leather, textile, and some building materials. Chemistry students, chemical and process technology students, and mechanical engineering students with interest in chemistry will find this book valuable.

Chemical Technology

Chemical Technology

An Integral Textbook

  • Author: Andreas Jess,Peter Wasserscheid
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 3527670610
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 888
  • View: 9853
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This textbook provides an integral and integrated treatment of industrial-relevant problems for students of both chemistry and chemical engineering. As such, this work combines the four disciplines of chemical technology - chemistry, thermal and mechanical unit operations, chemical reaction engineering and general chemical technology - and is organized into two main parts. The first covers the fundamentals, as well as the analysis and design of industrial processes, while the second section presents 20 concrete processes, exemplifying the inherent applied nature of chemical technology. These are selected so that they all differ with respect to at least one important aspect, such as the type and design of the reactor, the chemistry involved or the separation process used. As a result, readers will recapitulate, deepen and exercise the chemical and engineering principles and their interplay, as well as being able to apply them to industrial practice. Instructive figures, rules of thumb for swift but reliable estimating of parameters, data of chemical media, and examples utilizing data from industrial processes facilitate and enhance the study process. A small general survey of selected modern trends, such as multifunctional and micro reactors, or new solvents for homogeneous catalysis, such as ionic liquids, point out to the reader that this is not a concluded discipline, but a developing field with many challenges waiting to be solved.

Food Process Engineering and Technology

Food Process Engineering and Technology

  • Author: Zeki Berk
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • ISBN: 0128120541
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 742
  • View: 3580
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Food Process Engineering and Technology, Third Edition combines scientific depth with practical usefulness, creating a tool for graduate students and practicing food engineers, technologists and researchers looking for the latest information on transformation and preservation processes and process control and plant hygiene topics. This fully updated edition provides recent research and developments in the area, features sections on elements of food plant design, an introductory section on the elements of classical fluid mechanics, a section on non-thermal processes, and recent technologies, such as freeze concentration, osmotic dehydration, and active packaging that are discussed in detail. Provides a strong emphasis on the relationship between engineering and product quality/safety Considers cost and environmental factors Presents a fully updated, adequate review of recent research and developments in the area Includes a new, full chapter on elements of food plant design Covers recent technologies, such as freeze concentration, osmotic dehydration, and active packaging that are discussed in detail

Handbook of Chemical Vapor Deposition

Handbook of Chemical Vapor Deposition

Principles, Technology and Applications

  • Author: Hugh O. Pierson
  • Publisher: William Andrew
  • ISBN: 1437744885
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 458
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Handbook of Chemical Vapor Deposition: Principles, Technology and Applications provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of chemical vapor deposition. This book discusses the applications of chemical vapor deposition, which is a relatively flexible technology that can accommodate many variations. Organized into 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the theoretical examination of the chemical vapor deposition process. This text then describes the major chemical reactions and reviews the chemical vapor deposition systems and equipment used in research and production. Other chapters consider the materials deposited by chemical vapor deposition. This book discusses as well the potential applications of chemical vapor deposition in semiconductors and electronics. The final chapter deals with ion implantation as a major process in the fabrication of semiconductors. This book is a valuable resource for scientists, engineers, and students. Production and marketing managers and suppliers of equipment, materials, and services will also find this book useful.

Process Technology Equipment

Process Technology Equipment

  • Author: CAPT
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780137004126
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 448
  • View: 8182
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Process Equipment is designed to teach readers about equipment used in the process industries. This book includes a variety of topics including, valves, tanks, pumps, turbines, motors, heat exchangers, cooling towers, furnaces, boilers, separation equipment, reactors, filters, dryers and solids handling equipment. Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, a summary, review questions and activities to enhance the learning experience. Readers will find this book to be a valuable resource throughout their process technology career. The Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT) currently offers several instructor manuals and student workbooks for their books. Currently these must be PURCHASED by the instructor or institution. These materials, order forms, and pricing, can be viewed and purhcased at this website: http://www.captech.org/curriculum/products.php

Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes

Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes

  • Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119352134
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 648
  • View: 2743
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This book provides designers and operators of chemical process facilities with a general philosophy and approach to safe automation, including independent layers of safety. An expanded edition, this book includes a revision of original concepts as well as chapters that address new topics such as use of wireless automation and Safety Instrumented Systems. This book also provides an extensive bibliography to related publications and topic-specific information.

Introduction to Particle Technology

Introduction to Particle Technology

  • Author: Martin J. Rhodes
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118681541
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 472
  • View: 528
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Particle technology is a term used to refer to the science and technology related to the handling and processing of particles and powders. The production of particulate materials, with controlled properties tailored to subsequent processing and applications, is of major interest to a wide range of industries, including chemical and process, food, pharmaceuticals, minerals and metals companies and the handling of particles in gas and liquid solutions is a key technological step in chemical engineering. This textbook provides an excellent introduction to particle technology with worked examples and exercises. Based on feedback from students and practitioners worldwide, it has been newly edited and contains new chapters on slurry transport, colloids and fine particles, size enlargement and the health effects of fine powders. Topics covered include: Characterization (Size Analysis) Processing (Granulation, Fluidization) Particle Formation (Granulation, Size Reduction) Storage and Transport (Hopper Design, Pneumatic Conveying, Standpipes, Slurry Flow) Separation (Filtration, Settling, Cyclones) Safety (Fire and Explosion Hazards, Health Hazards) Engineering the Properties of Particulate Systems (Colloids, Respirable Drugs, Slurry Rheology) This book is essential reading for undergraduate students of chemical engineering on particle technology courses. It is also valuable supplementary reading for students in other branches of engineering, applied chemistry, physics, pharmaceutics, mineral processing and metallurgy. Practitioners in industries in which powders are handled and processed may find it a useful starting point for gaining an understanding of the behavior of particles and powders. Review of the First Edition taken from High Temperatures - High pressures 1999 31 243 – 251 "..This is a modern textbook that presents clear-cut knowledge. It can be successfully used both for teaching particle technology at universities and for individual study of engineering problems in powder processing."

Chemistry of Petrochemical Processes

Chemistry of Petrochemical Processes

  • Author: Sami Matar, Ph.D.,Lewis F. Hatch, Ph.D.
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 9780080501086
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 356
  • View: 1278
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In Chemistry of Petrochemical Processes, readers find a handy and valuable source of information containing insights into petrochemical reactions and products, process technology, and polymer synthesis. The book reviews and describes the reactions and processes involved in transforming petroleum-based hydrocarbons into the chemicals that form the basis of the multi-billion dollar petrochemical industry. In addition, the book includes information on new process developments for the production of raw materials and intermediates for petrochemicals that have surfaced since the book's first edition. Provides a quick understanding of the chemical reactions associated with oil and gas processing Contains insights into petrochemical reactions and products, process technology, and polymer synthesis

Introduction to Process Technology

Introduction to Process Technology

  • Author: NAPTA,Martha McKinley
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780134808246
  • Category: Chemical processes
  • Page: 400
  • View: 1080
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For introductory courses in product technology and process controls. National standard for process technology basics Introduction to Process Technology is part of the NAPTA Series for Process Technology. Developed in partnership with Industry and Education, this unprecedented collection supports a consistent curriculum and exit competencies for process technology graduates. Introduction to Process Technology provides learning material for the first course of a process technology program. The updated 2nd edition aligns with the new NAPTA curriculum. It focuses on safety, explores the industry's modern-day processes and legislative influences, and includes new critical-thinking exercises, graphics, and instructor resources.