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Troubleshooting Process Operations, 4th Edition

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Title: Troubleshooting Process Operations, 4th Edition
Author: Norman P. Lieberman
ISBN: 1593701764 / 9781593701765
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 686
Publisher: PennWell
Year: 2009
Availability: 15-30 days
     
 
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The definitive bestselling guide for refinery operations and maintenance, Troubleshooting Process Operations, 4th Edition, delivers unparalleled information to engineers and technicians. Drawing on his training and experience, author Norm Lieberman presents problems and troubleshooting techniques that are associated with specific processes, systems, and equipment, leading novice and practiced troubleshooters alike to the crux of malfunctions and failures. This new edition updates maintenance and design techniques, and adds seven new chapters with the latest information on turbines, motors, heat exchangers and environmentally friendly operations. A chemical engineer by training, author Norm Lieberman sprinkles his troubleshooting guide with insightful and humorous anecdotes from 45 years in the petrochemical and refining industry.
 

Preface
Introduction

SECTION 1 : SPECIFIC PROCESSES
Chapter 1 : Crude Distillation
Chapter 2 : Delayed Coking Cycles
Chapter 3 : Delayed Coking Process
Chapter 4 : Amine Regeneration and Scrubbing
Chapter 5 : Sulfur Recovery
Chapter 6 : Alkylation
Chapter 7 : Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units
Chapter 8 : FCCU Product Fractionation
Chapter 9 : Saving Energy at Reduced Feed Rates

SECTION 2 : PROCESS EQUIPMENT
Chapter 10 : Refrigeration Systems
Chapter 11 : Centrifugal Pumps
Chapter 12 : Distillation Towers
Chapter 13 : Vacuum Towers
Chapter 14 : Treating Liquid Hydrocarbons
Chapter 15 : Process Heaters
Chapter 16 : Water Coolers
Chapter 17 : Alarms and Trips

SECTION 3 : PRACTICAL PROBLEMS
Chapter 18 : Addtional Distillation Problems
Chapter 19 : Fouled Trays
Chapter 20 : Dehydrating Light-Ends Towers
Chapter 21 : Vapor Liquid Separation
Chapter 22 : Refinery Metallurgy for NOvices
Chapter 23 : Unusual Noises and Vibrations

SECTION 4 : GAS DRYING AND COMPRESSION
Chapter 24 : Natural GAS DRYING
Chapter 25 : Gas Compression - Centrifugal and Reciprocating

SECTION 5 : THE PROCESS ENGINEER`S JOB
Chapter 26 : Suggestion for New Process Operating Engineers
Chapter 27 : Planning a Performance Test
Chapter 28 : Understanding Control Board Instruments
Chapter 29 : How to Make Field Measurements
Chapter 30 : Turbines, Expanders and Variable Speed Motors
Chapter 31 : Forced Draft Air Coolers
Chapter 32 : Advances in Heat Exchanger Design
Chapter 33 : Positive Feedback Loops
Chapter 34 : Troubleshooting Control Loops
Chapter 35 : Texas City - BP Refinery Fire
Chapter 36 : Environmentally Friendly Process Concepts
Chapter 37 : The People Problem

Appendix
Index

 
 
 
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