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Introduction to Process Technology, CourseSmart eTextbook

By CAPT(Center for the Advancement of Process Tech)l

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 11, 2009

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A 29 chapter textbook intended for use in high schools, community colleges, technical colleges, and universities which offer introductory process technology courses.


Introduction to Process Technology provides the learner an overview of process technology.  This text includes a variety of topics including, an overview of various process industries (oil and gas, chemical, mining, power generation, pulp and paper, water and waste water treatment, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical), basic chemistry, basic physics, safety, health, environment and security, quality, process drawings, and process equipment.  Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, a summary, review questions and activities to enhance the learning experience.  This text is appropriate for high schools, community colleges, technical colleges, and universities that offer introductory process technology courses.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Process Technology: An Overview

Chapter 2: Oil and Gas Industry Overview

Chapter 3: Chemical Industry Overview

Chapter 4: Mining Industry Overview

Chapter 5: Power Generation Industry Overview

Chapter 6: Pulp and Paper Industry Overview

Chapter 7: Water and Waste Water Treatment Industry Overview

Chapter 8: Food and Beverage Industry Overview

Chapter 9: Pharmaceutical Industry Overview

Chapter 10: Basic Physics

Chapter 11: Basic Chemistry

Chapter 12: Safety, Health, Environment and Security

Chapter 13: Quality

Chapter 14: Teams

Chapter 15: Process Drawings

Chapter 16: Piping and Valves

Chapter 17: Vessels

Chapter 18: Pumps

Chapter 19: Compressors

Chapter 20: Turbines

Chapter 21: Electricity and Motors

Chapter 22: Heat Exchangers

Chapter 23: Cooling Towers

Chapter 24: Furnaces

Chapter 25: Boilers

Chapter 26: Distillation

Chapter 27: Process Utilities

Chapter 28: Process Auxiliaries

Chapter 29: Instrumentation

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$68.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-506726-0