Plant Equipment & Maintenance Engineering Handbook

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9780071809894: Plant Equipment & Maintenance Engineering Handbook

The Best On-the-Job Guide to Industrial Plant Equipment and Systems

This practical, one-of-a-kind field manual explains how equipment in industrial facilities operates and covers all aspects of commissioning relevant to engineers and project managers. Plant Equipment and Maintenance Engineering Handbook contains a data log of all major industrial and power plant components, describes how they function, and includes rules of thumb for operation. Hundreds of handy reference materials, such as calculations and tables, plus a comprehensive listing of electrical parts with common supplier nomenclature are also included in this time-saving resource.

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Compressors * Air conditioning * Ash handling * Bearings and lubrication * Boilers * Chemical cleaning and Flushing * Condensers and circulating water systems * Controls * Conveyor systems * Cooling towers * Corrosion Deaerators * Diesel and gas turbines * Electrical * Fans * Fire protection * Fuels and combustion * Piping * Pumps Turbines * Vibration * Water treatment

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Duncan C. Richardson, PE, has worked 43 years in engineering, construction, and commissioning of heavy industrial facilities. Prior to becoming an engineer he was a full time journeyman craftsman and technical writer for 12 years. He is licensed by NCEES as a professional engineer in six states and also has 10 construction licenses by state examination. He is presently working for PGESCo (Power Generation Engineering and Services Company) under a consulting contract with First Egyptian Engineering. Having participated in over 100 industrial engineering and construction projects, 40 of which were power plants and often as manager supervising all disciplines, his industry experience includes process, plant, maintenance, and infrastructure engineering in mining and desalination, water treatment engineering (including in the Red Zone in Iraq), and power engineering in the United States, South America, the Middle East, and Asia. Mr. Richardson has worked for such companies as Bechtel Corporation, El Paso Energy, and Portland General Electric; conducted formal classroom and on-thejob training for operations and maintenance plant personnel; and started and ran an independent engineering consulting firm.

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