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Industrial Maintenance: Techniques, Stories, and Cases

1st Edition

José Baptista
September 23, 2019

This book explains the tools and processes that allow changes in the way maintenance works. It allows you to learn industrial maintenance and reliability concepts and how to improve the maintenance performance, so you can move from reactive maintenance to proactive maintenance. This book includes...

Safety Design Criteria for Industrial Plants: Volume 2

1st Edition

Antonio Naviglio, Maurizio Cumo
July 12, 2019

First published in 1989: A generalization and rationalization of the main safety design criteria and safety analysis methodologies developed in nuclear aerospace and chemical engineering is presented in two comprehensive volumes. The concepts of risk, damage and probability of hazardous events are...

Engineering Maintenance: A Modern Approach

1st Edition

B.S. Dhillon
May 21, 2019

Of the more than $300 billion spent on plant maintenance and operations, U.S. industry spends as much as 80 percent of this amount to correct chronic failures of machines, systems, and people. With machines and systems becoming increasingly complex, this problem can only worsen, and there is a...

Introduction to Process Plant Projects

1st Edition

H. Selcuk Agca, Giancarlo Cotone
September 04, 2018

The book covers all stages of process plant projects from initiation to completion and handover by describing the roles and actions of all functions involved. It discusses engineering, procurement, construction, project management, contract administration, project control and HSE, with reference to...

Quantitative Risk Assessment for Environmental and Occupational Health

1st Edition

William H. Hallenbeck
June 28, 2018

Many individuals and groups need a usable treatment of the methodology required to assess the human health risks caused by toxicant exposure. This need is shared by industrial hygienists, environmental, occupational and public health professionals, toxicologists, epidemiologists, labor unions,...

Asset Maintenance Engineering Methodologies

1st Edition

José Manuel Torres Farinha
May 01, 2018

The book aims to be reading for asset maintenance management in a perspective of whole life cycle of any type of physical asset. It deals with acquisition management, including econometric models to evaluate its life cycle, and the maintenance policies to adopt during its life until withdrawal. It...

Process Plants: Shutdown and Turnaround Management

1st Edition

Trinath Sahoo
November 22, 2017

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...

RFID and Auto-ID in Planning and Logistics: A Practical Guide for Military UID Applications

1st Edition

Erick C. Jones, Christopher A. Chung
October 12, 2017

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...

Deterministic Flexibility Analysis: Theory, Design, and Applications

1st Edition

Chuei-Tin Chang, Vincentius Surya Kurnia Adi
July 27, 2017

Traditionally, design and control decisions are made in sequential stages over the life cycle of a chemical plant. In the design phase, the optimal operating conditions and the corresponding material and energy balance data are established mainly on the basis of economic considerations. In the...

Synthesis, Design, and Resource Optimization in Batch Chemical Plants

1st Edition

Thokozani Majozi, Esmael Reshid Seid, Jui-Yuan Lee
July 26, 2017

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...

Process Safety: Key Concepts and Practical Approaches

1st Edition

James A. Klein, Bruce K. Vaughen
May 24, 2017

Effective process safety programs consist of three interrelated foundations—safety culture and leadership, process safety systems, and operational discipline—designed to prevent serious injuries and incidents resulting from toxic releases, fires, explosions, and uncontrolled reactions. Each of...

Hazardous Area Classification in Petroleum and Chemical Plants: A Guide to Mitigating Risk

1st Edition

Alireza Bahadori
March 30, 2017

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...

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