Industrial Process Control: Advances and Applications

1st Edition

Authors: Ghodrat Kalani
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750674461
eBook ISBN: 9780080491523
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 11th October 2002
Page Count: 182
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This is a comprehensive, practical, easy-to-read book on process control, covering some of the most important topics in the petrochemical process industry, including Fieldbus, Multiphase Flow Metering, and other recently developed control systems.

Drawing from his own experience and successes at such high-profile companies as Brown and Root and Honeywell spanning more than 20 years, the author explains the practical applications of some of the most intricate and complicated control systems that have ever been developed.

Key Features

Compilation of all the best instrumentation and control techniques used in industry today

Interesting theoretical content as well as practical topics on planning, integration and application

Includes the latest on Fieldbus, Profibus and Multiphase Flow Metering

Table of Contents

An Overview of Instrumentation, Control, and Safety Systems; Systems Theory; Integrated Safety and Automation Systems; Project Engineering of Control Systems; Application Engineering of Control Systems; Some Typical Control/Safety Systems; Glossary; References


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About the Author

Ghodrat Kalani

Ghodrat Kalani has twenty-nine years of experience in the field of control and instrumentation systems design and engineering with such companies as Brown and Root and Honeywell. Author of about a dozen papers on instrumentation and control topics, with two masters degrees in Operational Research and Systems Engineering, member of several professional associations, including being a senior member of the ISA since 1982, Kalani is still working with Brown and Root as a Control Systems Consultant.

Affiliations and Expertise

Brown and Root


'It is a compilation of the best instrumentation and control techniques used in industry, providing interesting theoretical content as well as practical topics on planning, integration, and application.' --Plant Engineering, 2003