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Handbook of Valves and Actuators

Handbook of Valves and Actuators Author Brian Nesbitt
ISBN-10 9780080549286
Release 2011-04-19
Pages 416
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Industries that use pumps, seals and pipes will also use valves and actuators in their systems. This key reference provides anyone who designs, uses, specifies or maintains valves and valve systems with all of the critical design, specification, performance and operational information they need for the job in hand. Brian Nesbitt is a well-known consultant with a considerable publishing record. A lifetime of experience backs up the huge amount of practical detail in this volume. * Valves and actuators are widely used across industry and this dedicated reference provides all the information plant designers, specifiers or those involved with maintenance require * Practical approach backed up with technical detail and engineering know-how makes this the ideal single volume reference * Compares and contracts valve and actuator types to ensure the right equipment is chosen for the right application and properly maintained



Valves Manual International

Valves Manual International Author Brian Nesbitt
ISBN-10 1856174948
Release 2007
Pages 546
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Industries that use pumps, seals and pipes will also use valves and actuators in their systems. This key reference provides anyone who designs, uses, specifies or maintains valves and valve systems with all of the critical design, specification, performance and operational information they need for the job in hand. Brian Nesbitt is a well-known consultant with a considerable publishing record. A lifetime of experience backs up the huge amount of practical detail in this volume. * Valves and actuators are widely used across industry and this dedicated reference provides all the information plant designers, specifiers or those involved with maintenance require * Practical approach backed up with technical detail and engineering know-how makes this the ideal single volume reference * Compares and contracts valve and actuator types to ensure the right equipment is chosen for the right application and properly maintained



Valve Handbook

Valve Handbook Author Philip Skousen
ISBN-10 9780071501422
Release 2004-06-22
Pages 447
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The valve industry has become increasingly digitized over the past five years. This revised second edition reflects those developments by focusing on the latest processing plant applications for "smart valve" technology. * Updated information on testing agencies and the latest code changes Contents: Introduction to Valves * Valve Selection Criteria * Manual Valves * Control Valves * Manual Operators and Actuators * New Smart Valve Technology * Smart Valve and Positioners * Valve Sizing * Actuator Sizing * Common Valve Problems * Abbreviations of Related Organizations and Standards



Valve Selection Handbook

Valve Selection Handbook Author Peter Smith
ISBN-10 0080481582
Release 2004-01-24
Pages 399
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Valves are the components in a fluid flow or pressure system that regulate either the flow or the pressure of the fluid. They are used extensively in the process industries, especially petrochemical. Though there are only four basic types of valves, there is an enormous number of different kinds of valves within each category, each one used for a specific purpose. No other book on the market analyzes the use, construction, and selection of valves in such a comprehensive manner. Covers new environmentally-conscious equipment and practices, the most important hot-button issue in the petrochemical industry today Details new generations of valves for offshore projects, the oil industry's fastest-growing segment Includes numerous new products that have never before been written about in the mainstream literature



Handbook of Pumps and Pumping

Handbook of Pumps and Pumping Author Brian Nesbitt
ISBN-10 0080549217
Release 2006-10-18
Pages 424
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Written by an experienced engineer, this book contains practical information on all aspects of pumps including classifications, materials, seals, installation, commissioning and maintenance. In addition you will find essential information on units, manufacturers and suppliers worldwide, providing a unique reference for your desk, R&D lab, maintenance shop or library. * Includes maintenance techniques, helping you get the optimal performance out of your pump and reducing maintenance costs * Will help you to understand seals, couplings and ancillary equipment, ensuring systems are set up properly to save time and money * Provides useful contacts for manufacturers and suppliers who specialise in pumps, pumping and ancillary equipment



Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Hydraulics and Pneumatics Author Andrew Parr
ISBN-10 9781483102382
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 234
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Hydraulics and Pneumatics: A Technician's and Engineer's Guide provides an introduction to the components and operation of a hydraulic or pneumatic system. This book discusses the main advantages and disadvantages of pneumatic or hydraulic systems. Organized into eight chapters, this book begins with an overview of industrial prime movers. This text then examines the three different types of positive displacement pump used in hydraulic systems, namely, gear pumps, vane pumps, and piston pumps. Other chapters consider the pressure in a hydraulic system, which can be quickly and easily controlled by devices such as unloading and pressure regulating valves. This book discusses as well the importance of control valves in pneumatic and hydraulic systems to regulate and direct the flow of fluid from compressor or pump to the various load devices. The final chapter deals with the safe-working practices of the systems. This book is a valuable resource for process control engineers.



Piping Handbook

Piping Handbook Author Mohinder L. Nayyar
ISBN-10 9780071500166
Release 1999-11-04
Pages 2256
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Instant answers to your toughest questions on piping components and systems! It's impossible to know all the answers when piping questions are on the table - the field is just too broad. That's why even the most experienced engineers turn to Piping Handbook, edited by Mohinder L. Nayyar, with contribution from top experts in the field. The Handbook's 43 chapters--14 of them new to this edition--and 9 new appendices provide, in one place, everything you need to work with any type of piping, in any type of piping system: design layout selection of materials fabrication and components operation installation maintenance This world-class reference is packed with a comprehensive array of analytical tools, and illustrated with fully-worked-out examples and case histories. Thoroughly updated, this seventh edition features revised and new information on design practices, materials, practical applications and industry codes and standards--plus every calculation you need to do the job.



Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Handbook

Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Handbook Author Swapan Basu
ISBN-10 9780128011737
Release 2014-11-10
Pages 942
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The book discusses instrumentation and control in modern fossil fuel power plants, with an emphasis on selecting the most appropriate systems subject to constraints engineers have for their projects. It provides all the plant process and design details, including specification sheets and standards currently followed in the plant. Among the unique features of the book are the inclusion of control loop strategies and BMS/FSSS step by step logic, coverage of analytical instruments and technologies for pollution and energy savings, and coverage of the trends toward filed bus systems and integration of subsystems into one network with the help of embedded controllers and OPC interfaces. The book includes comprehensive listings of operating values and ranges of parameters for temperature, pressure, flow, level, etc of a typical 250/500 MW thermal power plant. Appropriate for project engineers as well as instrumentation/control engineers, the book also includes tables, charts, and figures from real-life projects around the world. Covers systems in use in a wide range of power plants: conventional thermal power plants, combined/cogen plants, supercritical plants, and once through boilers Presents practical design aspects and current trends in instrumentation Discusses why and how to change control strategies when systems are updated/changed Provides instrumentation selection techniques based on operating parameters. Spec sheets are included for each type of instrument. Consistent with current professional practice in North America, Europe, and India



Instrument Engineers Handbook Fourth Edition Volume Two

Instrument Engineers  Handbook  Fourth Edition  Volume Two Author Bela G. Liptak
ISBN-10 1420064002
Release 2005-09-29
Pages 2464
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The latest update to Bela Liptak's acclaimed "bible" of instrument engineering is now available. Retaining the format that made the previous editions bestsellers in their own right, the fourth edition of Process Control and Optimization continues the tradition of providing quick and easy access to highly practical information. The authors are practicing engineers, not theoretical people from academia, and their from-the-trenches advice has been repeatedly tested in real-life applications. Expanded coverage includes descriptions of overseas manufacturer's products and concepts, model-based optimization in control theory, new major inventions and innovations in control valves, and a full chapter devoted to safety. With more than 2000 graphs, figures, and tables, this all-inclusive encyclopedic volume replaces an entire library with one authoritative reference. The fourth edition brings the content of the previous editions completely up to date, incorporates the developments of the last decade, and broadens the horizons of the work from an American to a global perspective. Béla G. Lipták speaks on Post-Oil Energy Technology on the AT&T Tech Channel.



Oil and Gas Pipelines and Piping Systems

Oil and Gas Pipelines and Piping Systems Author Alireza Bahadori
ISBN-10 9780128038413
Release 2016-09-10
Pages 660
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Oil and Gas Pipelines and Piping Systems: Design, Construction, Management, and Inspection delivers all the critical aspects needed for oil and gas piping and pipeline condition monitoring and maintenance, along with tactics to minimize costly disruptions within operations. Broken up into two logical parts, the book begins with coverage on pipelines, including essential topics, such as material selection, designing for oil and gas central facilities, tank farms and depots, the construction and installment of transportation pipelines, pipe cleaning, and maintenance checklists. Moving over to piping, information covers piping material selection and designing and construction of plant piping systems, with attention paid to flexibility analysis on piping stress, a must-have component for both refineries with piping and pipeline systems. Heavily illustrated and practical for engineers and managers in oil and gas today, the book supplies the oil and gas industry with a must-have reference for safe and effective pipeline and piping operations. Presents valuable perspectives on pipelines and piping operations specific to the oil and gas industry Provides all the relevant American and European codes and standards, as well as English and Metric units for easier reference Includes numerous visualizations of equipment and operations, with illustrations from various worldwide case studies and locations



The Condensed Handbook of Measurement and Control

The Condensed Handbook of Measurement and Control Author N. E. Battikha
ISBN-10 1556179952
Release 2006
Pages 441
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Selecting and implementing measurement and control devices for process automation applications is made easier with this best-selling reference. This clear and concise third edition provides quick access to ISA symbology, instrument and control valve selection criteria, and conversion guidelines, with new sections on maintenance, calibration, decision-making skills, and consulting. A bonus CD-ROM is also included. Whether you are an experienced engineer, technician, salesperson, or project manager, or new to the field, you will better understand how to assess, compare, and select the various methods of measurement and control with this valuable and economical handbook in your library.



Oil and Gas Production Handbook An Introduction to Oil and Gas Production

Oil and Gas Production Handbook  An Introduction to Oil and Gas Production Author Havard Devold
ISBN-10 9781105538643
Release 2013*
Pages 82
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Oil and Gas Production Handbook An Introduction to Oil and Gas Production has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Oil and Gas Production Handbook An Introduction to Oil and Gas Production also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Oil and Gas Production Handbook An Introduction to Oil and Gas Production book for free.



Pipe Flow

Pipe Flow Author Donald C. Rennels
ISBN-10 9781118275269
Release 2012-04-02
Pages 312
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Pipe Flow provides the information required to design and analyze the piping systems needed to support a broad range of industrial operations, distribution systems, and power plants. Throughout the book, the authors demonstrate how to accurately predict and manage pressure loss while working with a variety of piping systems and piping components. The book draws together and reviews the growing body of experimental and theoretical research, including important loss coefficient data for a wide selection of piping components. Experimental test data and published formulas are examined, integrated and organized into broadly applicable equations. The results are also presented in straightforward tables and diagrams. Sample problems and their solution are provided throughout the book, demonstrating how core concepts are applied in practice. In addition, references and further reading sections enable the readers to explore all the topics in greater depth. With its clear explanations, Pipe Flow is recommended as a textbook for engineering students and as a reference for professional engineers who need to design, operate, and troubleshoot piping systems. The book employs the English gravitational system as well as the International System (or SI).



The Hydraulic Handbook

The Hydraulic Handbook Author Trevor M. Hunt
ISBN-10 1856172503
Release 1996-01-01
Pages 742
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Hardbound. The first point of reference for design engineers, hydraulic technicians, chief engineers, plant engineers, and anyone concerned with the selection, installation, operation or maintenance of hydraulics equipment. The hydraulic industry has seen many changes over recent years and numerous new techniques, components and methods have been introduced. The ninth edition of the Hydraulic Handbook incorporates all these developments to provide a crucial reference manual for practical and technical guidance.



Valves Piping and Pipelines Handbook

Valves  Piping  and Pipelines Handbook Author T. Christopher Dickenson
ISBN-10 185617252X
Release 1999
Pages 871
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Over recent years, a number of significant developments in the application of valves have taken place: the increasing use of actuator devices, the introduction of more valve designs capable of reliable operation in difficult fluid handling situations; low noise technology and most importantly, the increasing attention being paid to product safety and reliability. Digital technology is making an impact on this market with manufacturers developing intelligent (smart) control valves incorporating control functions and interfaces. New metallic materials and coatings available make it possible to improve application ranges and reliability. New and improved polymers, plastic composite materials and ceramics are all playing their part. Fibre-reinforced plastic pipe systems, glass-reinforced epoxy pipe systems and the traditional low-cost polyester pipe systems have all undergone sophisticated design and manufacturing technology changes. The potential for growth and expansion of the industry is huge. The 3rd Edition of the Valves, Piping and Pipelines Handbook salutes these developments and provides the engineer with a timely first source of reference for the selection and application of Valves and Pipes.



Control Valve Sizing

Control Valve Sizing Author Les Driskell
ISBN-10 0876646216
Release 1982-01-01
Pages 192
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Control Valve Sizing has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Control Valve Sizing also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Control Valve Sizing book for free.



Natural Gas Processing

Natural Gas Processing Author Alireza Bahadori
ISBN-10 9780124202047
Release 2014-05-05
Pages 896
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Natural gas is considered the dominant worldwide bridge between fossil fuels of today and future resources of tomorrow. Thanks to the recent shale boom in North America, natural gas is in a surplus and quickly becoming a major international commodity. Stay current with conventional and now unconventional gas standards and procedures with Natural Gas Processing: Technology and Engineering Design. Covering the entire natural gas process, Bahadori's must-have handbook provides everything you need to know about natural gas, including: Fundamental background on natural gas properties and single/multiphase flow factors How to pinpoint equipment selection criteria, such as US and international standards, codes, and critical design considerations A step-by-step simplification of the major gas processing procedures, like sweetening, dehydration, and sulfur recovery Detailed explanation on plant engineering and design steps for natural gas projects, helping managers and contractors understand how to schedule, plan, and manage a safe and efficient processing plant Covers both conventional and unconventional gas resources such as coal bed methane and shale gas Bridges natural gas processing with basic and advanced engineering design of natural gas projects including real world case studies Digs deeper with practical equipment sizing calculations for flare systems, safety relief valves, and control valves