Plant and Process Engineering 360

By

  • Mike Tooley, BA; Advanced Technological and Higher National Certificates, Kingston University, Formerly Vice Principal, Dean of Faculty and Head of Engineering at Brooklands College, Surrey, UK

Plant and Process Engineering 360 will be the backbone of any plant, chemical, or process engineer’s library. This is a broad area in which engineers need to be familiar with a wide array of techniques, technologies and equipment. Its focus on providing a broad introduction to key systems make the book the first point of reference for engineers who are involved with designing, specifying, maintaining or working with plant, process and control technologies in many sectors, including manufacturing, chemical process, and energy.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2009
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-1-85617-840-2


Table of Contents

Instrumentation and Transducers; Control Systems; Programmable Controllers; Controller Systems Interfacing; Electromechanical Systems; Analysing a Drive System; Motors, Motor Control and Drives; Variable Speed Drives; Induction Motors; Electronic Circuits and Devices; Electronic Converters; Power Transmission; Gears and Gearboxes; Hydraulic Fundamentals; Pneumatic Fundamentals; Pump Types and Characteristics; Centrifugal Pump Design; Pump Hydraulics; Hydraulic Pumps and Pressure Regulation; Actuators