Principles and Practice

Author: Tony Giampaolo

Publisher: The Fairmont Press, Inc.

ISBN: 0881736163

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 361

View: 1190

Annotation This book examines the full spectrum of compressor types, how they operate, how to control them, and how operating conditions can significantly impact their performance. Discussed in detail are the influence of pressure, temperature, molecular weight, specific heat ratio, compression ratio, speed, vane position, and volume bottles. The various methods of throughput control are also addressed, including discharge throttling, suction throttling, guide vane positioning, volume bottles, suction valve unloaders, and speed control, as well as how each of these control methods affects compressor life. Compressor surge is defined and discussed in detail, along with the types of instrumentation (controllers, valves, pressure and temperature transmitters) available, and which of these are most suitable for controlling surge. Case studies are included to illustrate the principles covered in the text.
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Author: Paul Hanlon

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071414665

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 720

View: 5458

The benchmark guide for compressor technology pros You don't have to scour piles of technical literature for compressor answers any longer. The Compressor Handbook compiled by Paul Hanlon packs all the answers on design procedures, practical application, and maintenance of compressors—straight from top experts on these widely used machines. You get details on everything from fundamentals and theory to advanced applications, techniques, and today's materials -- including sought-after data on compressors that inflate tires, spray paint, increase the density of natural gas, or perform any of a myriad of other important industrial and day-to-day functions. This fully illustrated Handbook can help you: Understand the structure and operation of compressors of all types Design or select compressors for any use, from power-cleaning to chemical processes Follow step-by-step design procedures for fewer errors and optimized results Specify leading-edge materials, components, and lubricants Operate and maintain all types of compressors at peak efficiency Answer questions on and provide designs for ancillary and auxiliary equipment Invent new applications for compressor technology Easily find tabular data on gas properties, efficiency curves, compression ratios, and horsepower, plus definitions of nomenclature
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Author: Paul C. Hanlon

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780070260054

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 720

View: 663

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Author: Gerhard Vetter

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781856172301

Category: Science

Page: 300

View: 7887

As environmental legislation concerning leaks and emissions tightens this practical reference manual is a must for all those involved with systems using leak-free (or seal-less) pumps or compressors. This handbook will enable you to understand the various designs and properties of leak-free pumps and select the right pump or compressor to ensure leak free systems whatever the application.
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Process Control

Author: Bela G. Liptak

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780801982422

Category: Science

Page: 1584

View: 7390

This third edition of the Instrument Engineers' Handbook-most complete and respected work on process instrumentation and control-helps you:
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Volume I Application and Maintenance, Second Edition

Author: George E. Totten

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420003844

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1224

View: 2795

When it was first published some two decades ago, the original Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology stood on technology's cutting-edge as the first comprehensive reference to assist the emerging science of tribology lubrication. Later, followed by Volume II, Theory and Design and Volume III, Monitoring, Materials, Synthetic Lubricants, and Applications, it has continued to serve as the cornerstone of every tribology and lubrication science library, providing engineers, researchers, and technicians with the information they need to do their work and pioneer the advancements that have dramatically reshaped this field. Now due to those advances, the time has come to retool tribology's master text. In addition to offering tribologists the facts, figures, and equations they need everyday, Volume I Application and Maintenance, Second Edition positions itself at the forefront of the field to address the latest technology related to application and maintenance procedures, as well as changes in our understanding of how lubrication principles impact implementation. Completely reorganized to aid the reader in identifying chapters and topics of interest, every one of the chapters retained from the first edition has either been fully updated and revised, or completely rewritten by a peer-recognized team of experts who are currently active in a wide variety of industry segments. With the addition of several new subject areas, it now boasts a total of 37 chapters.
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Selection and Sizing

Author: Royce N. Brown

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780884151647

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 552

View: 2075

This practical reference provides in-depth information required to understand and properly estimate compressor capabilities and select proper designs. Engineers and students will gain a thorough understanding of compression principles, equipment, applications, selection, sizing, installation, and maintenance. The many examples clearly illustrate key aspects to help readers understand the "real world" of compressor technology. This second edition is completely updated with new API standrard. It presents the latest technology in the areas of efficiency, 3-D geometry, electronics, CAD, and the use of plant computers. The critical chapter on negotiating the purchase of a compressor now reflects current industry practices for preparing detailed specifications, bid evaluations, engineering reviews, and installation. A new chapter compares the reliability of various types of compressors.
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Principles and Practices

Author: Saeid Mokhatab,William A. Poe,John Y. Mak

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 0128016647

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 628

View: 9090

Written by an internationally-recognized author team of natural gas industry experts, the third edition of Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing is a unique, well-documented, and comprehensive work on the major aspects of natural gas transmission and processing. Two new chapters have been added to the new edition: a chapter on nitrogen rejection to address today's high nitrogen gases and a chapter on gas processing plant operations to assist plant operators with optimizing their plant operations. In addition, overall updates to Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing provide a fresh look at new technologies and opportunities for solving current gas processing problems on plant design and operation and on greenhouse gases emissions. It also does an excellent job of highlighting the key considerations that must be taken into account for any natural gas project in development. Covers all technical and operational aspects of natural gas transmission and processing in detail. Provides pivotal updates on the latest technologies, applications and solutions. Offers practical advice on design and operation based on engineering principles and operating experiences.
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Author: George D. Saravacos,Athanasios E. Kostaropoulos

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306472763

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 698

View: 8200

This book covers the design, selection, and operation of industrial equipment, used in the processing, storage and packaging of foods. Equipment design is based on the principles of transport phenomena and unit operations of Process Engineering, and the physical and transport properties of foods. Food quality and food safety aspects, related to food processing equipment, are emphasized. Food processing equipment is classified and described according to the basic unit operations, including mechanical transport, mechanical processing and separations, heat transfer operations, evaporation, dehydration, thermal processing, refrigeration/freezing, and mass transfer. Special equipment used in food packaging and novel food processing is also described. Typical numerical examples illustrate the sizing and selection of some important food processing equipment. Selected equipment suppliers are also listed.
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Author: Meherwan P. Boyce

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780884157328

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 799

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The gas turbine is a power plant that produces a great amount of energy for its size and weight and thus has found increasing service in the past 20 years in the petrochemical industry and utilities throughout the world. The gas turbine's compactness, weight, and multiple fuel applications make it a natural power plant for offshore platforms.This second edition is not only an updating of technology, which has seen a great leap forward in the 1990s, but also a rewriting of various sections to better answer concerns about emissions, efficiency, mechanical standards and codes, and new materials and coatings. At a time when energy costs are high, this important handbook expertly guides those seeking optimum use of each unit of energy supplied to a gas turbine.In this book, the author has assimilated the subject matter (including diverse views) into a comprehensive, unified treatment of gas turbines. The author discusses the design, fabrication, installation, operation, and maintenance of gas turbines. The intent of this book is to serve as a reference text after it has accomplished its primary objective of introducing the reader to the broad subject of gas turbines. Thus it is of use to both students of the subject and similarly to professionals as a desk reference in their daily lives.
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Author: David S. J. Jones,Peter R. Pujadó,Peter P. Pujadó

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402028199

Category: Science

Page: 1353

View: 2722

This handbook describes and discusses the features that make up the petroleum refining industry. It begins with a description of the crude oils and their nature, and continues with the saleable products from the refining processes, with a review of the environmental impact. There is a complete overview of the processes that make up the refinery with a brief history of those processes. It also describes design technique, operation, and, in the case of catalytic units, the chemistry of the reaction routes. These discussions are supported by calculation procedures and examples, sufficient to enable input to modern computer simulation packages.
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Principles and Practices

Author: Tony Giampaolo

Publisher: The Fairmont Press, Inc.

ISBN: 0881734136

Category: Gas-turbines

Page: 405

View: 2729

This comprehensive, best-selling reference provides the fundamental information you'll need to understand both the operation and proper application of all types of gas turbines. The full spectrum of hardware, as well as typical application scenarios are fully explored, along with operating parameters, controls, inlet treatments, inspection, troubleshooting, and more. The second edition adds a new chapter on gas turbine noise control, as well as an expanded section on use of inlet cooling for power augmentation and NOx control. The author has provided many helpful tips that will enable diagnosis of problems in their early stages and analysis of failures to prevent their recurrence. Also treated are the effects of the external environment on gas turbine operation and life, as well as the impact of the gas turbine on its surrounding environment.
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Principles and Practice

Author: Tony Giampaolo

Publisher: The Fairmont Press, Inc.

ISBN: 0881736147

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 447

View: 8306

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Author: John S. Stahley

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 1593700628

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 135

View: 8597

&Quot;The information found in Dry Gas Seals Handbook will help you make informed decisions regarding the application, operation, and maintenance of dry gas seals. This book presents a complete guide to the technology, from the principle of gas seal operation to "lessons learned" from actual field experience."--BOOK JACKET.
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Author: William E. Forsthoffer

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080966772

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 672

View: 883

Optimize plant asset safety and reliability while minimizing operating costs with this invaluable guide to the engineering, operation and maintenance of rotating equipment Based upon his multi-volume Rotating Equipment Handbooks, Forsthoffer’s Best Practice Handbook for Rotating Machinery summarises, expands and updates the content from these previous books in a convenient all-in-one volume. Offering comprehensive technical coverage and insider information on best practices derived from lessons learned in the engineering, operation and maintenance of a wide array of rotating equipment, this new title presents: A unique "Best Practice" and "Lessons Learned" chapter framework, providing bite-sized, troubleshooting instruction on complex operation and maintenance issues across a wide array of industrial rotating machinery. Five chapters of completely new material combined with updated material from earlier volumes, making this the most comprehensive and up-to-date handbook for rotary equipment currently available. Intended for maintenance, engineering, operation and management, Forsthoffer’s Best Practice Handbook for Rotating Machinery is a one-stop resource, packed with a lifetime’s rotating machinery experience, to help you improve efficiency, safety, reliability and cost. A unique "Lessons Learned/Best Practices" component opens and acts as a framework for each chapter. Readers not only become familiar with a wide array of industrial rotating machinery; they learn how to operate and maintain it by adopting the troubleshooting perspective that the book provides Five chapters of completely new material combined with totally updated material from earlier volumes of Forsthoffer’s Handbook make this the most comprehensive and up-to-date handbook for rotary equipment currently Users of Forsthoffer’s multi-volume Rotating Equipment Handbooks now have an updated set, with expanded coverage, all in one convenient, reasonably-priced volume
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Author: Arnold Goldman

Publisher: The Monster Makers

ISBN: 0977687007

Category: Mask making

Page: 43

View: 7967

The Monster Makers Mask Makers Handbook teaches you, step by step, how to make your very own custom, Latex Rubber Halloween Monster Masks. If you've ever wanted to learn exactly how these amazing, hollywood style masks are made, this in-depth manual is for you. The Monster Makers Mask Makers Handbook takes you from start to finish, through design, sculpture, molding, casting, and painting of a Super-Deluxe Latex Rubber Halloween Mask. Includes tons of tips and valuable information about materials and techniques gathered from years of experience. A unique and fantastic resource! The Monster Makers Mask Makers Handbook is the only how-to book devoted to the subject of making latex rubber, Halloween masks. Available exclusively from Amazon and The Monster Makers. Fully illustrated with over 150 Black and white and 25 color photos.
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