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    Process Equipment Malfunctions: Techniques to Identify and Correct Plant Problems

    By: Norman Lieberman

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    9780071770217
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    eBook
     
     

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    Description
    A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO TROUBLESHOOTING PROCESS EQUIPMENT MALFUNCTIONS

    Process Equipment Malfunctions offers proven techniques for finding and fixing process plant problems and contains details on failure identification. Diagnostic tips, examples, and illustrations help to pinpoint and correct faults in chemical process and petroleum refining equipment. Complex math has been omitted. An essential resource for plant operators and process engineers, this book is based on the author's long career in field troubleshooting process problems.

    COVERAGE INCLUDES:

    Distillation tray malfunctions

    Packed tower problems

    Distillation tower pressure and composition control

    Fractionator product stripping

    Pumparounds

    Reboiled and steam side strippers

    Inspecting tower internals

    Process reboilers--thermosyphon circulation

    Heat exchangers

    Condenser limitations

    Air coolers

    Cooling water systems

    Steam condensate collection systems

    Steam quality problems

    Level control problems

    Process plant corrosion and fouling

    Vapor-liquid separation vessels

    Hydrocarbon-water separation and desalters

    Fired heaters--draft and excess O2

    Disabling safety systems

    Vacuum systems and steam jets

    Vacuum surface condensers

    Centrifugal pump limitations

    Steam turbine drivers

    Centrifugal compressors

    Reciprocating compressors

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