An Applied Guide To Process And Plant Design by Sean Moran

An Applied Guide To Process And Plant Design

bySean MoranEditorSean Moran

Hardcover | April 7, 2015

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An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design is a guide to process plant design for both students and professional engineers.

The book covers plant layout and the use of spreadsheet programmes and key drawings produced by professional engineers as aids to design; subjects which are usually learned on the job rather than in education. You will learn how to produce smarter plant design through the use of computer tools, including Excel and AutoCAD, "What If Analysis", statistical tools, and Visual Basic for more complex problems. The book also includes a wealth of selection tables, covering the key aspects of professional plant design which engineering students and early-career engineers tend to find most challenging.

Professor Moran draws on over 20 years' experience in process design to create an essential foundational book ideal for those who are new to process design, compliant with both professional practice and the IChemE degree accreditation guidelines.

  • Explains how to deliver a process design that meets both business and safety criteria
  • Covers plant layout and the use of spreadsheet programmes and key drawings as aids to design
  • Includes a comprehensive set of selection tables, covering those aspects of professional plant design which early-career designers find most challenging

About The Author

Professor Moran is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with twenty-five years experience in process design, commissioning and troubleshooting. He started his career with international process engineering contractors and worked worldwide on water treatment projects before setting up his own consultancy in 1996, specializing in process and hyd...
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Title:An Applied Guide To Process And Plant DesignFormat:HardcoverDimensions:390 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 7, 2015Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128002425

ISBN - 13:9780128002421

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Practical Principles Introduction 1. Process Plant Design 2. Stages of Process Plant Design 3. Process Plant Design Deliverables 4. 21st Century Process Plant Design Tools 5. The Future of Process Plant Design

Part 2: Professional Practice 6. System Level Design 7. Professional Design Methodology 8. How to do a Mass and Energy Balance 9. How to do Hydraulic Calculations

Part 3: Low Level Design 10. How to Design and Select Plant Components and Materials 11. How to Design Unit Operations 12. How to Cost a Design

Part 4: High Level Design 13. How to Design a Process Control System 14. How to Lay Out a Process Plant 15. How to Make Sure Your Design Is Reasonably Safe and Sustainable

Part 5: Advanced Design 16. Professional Practice 17. Beginner's Errors to Avoid 18. Design Optimization 19. Developing Your Own Design Style

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"invaluable for students and recent graduates, or their tutors or mentors...this text could become an established classic, to be continually revised in the manner of Perry's Handbook. Rating: 4.5 Stars"--The Chemical Engineer, An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design