Released on 2003-12-30Categories Technology & Engineering

Handbook of Mechanical In-Service Inspection

Handbook of Mechanical In-Service Inspection

Author: Clifford Matthews

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1860584160

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 690

View: 114

This comprehensive sister volume to Cliff Matthews’ highly successful Handbook of Mechanical Works Inspection gives a detailed coverage of pressure equipment and other mechanical plant such as cranes and rotating equipment. Key features: Accessible source of information Lavishly illustrated with numerous diagrams, photographs, and tables A wealth of valuable information Detailed, comprehensive coverage Written in easily accessible style A ‘must buy’ reference book The Handbook of Mechanical In-Service Inspection is a vital source of information for: plant owners and operators maintenance engineers inspection engineers from insurance companies and ‘competent bodies’ who perform in-service inspection health and safety operatives engineers operating pressure systems and mechanical plant all those concerned with the safe and efficient operation of machinery, plant, and pressure equipment. All engineering pressure systems and other types of mechanical equipment must be installed, operated, and maintained properly. It must be safe and comply with standards, regulations, and guidelines. In-service inspection is more formally controlled by statutory requirements than other types of inspection. The Handbook of Mechanical In-service Inspection puts a good deal of emphasis on the ‘compliance’ aspects and the ‘duty of care’ requirements placed on plant owners, operators, and inspectors. The book is suitable for those who operate pressure systems, lifting equipment, and similar mechanical plant are subject to rigorous inspection from external bodies as a matter of course. All operators have a duty to conduct in-service checks and internal inspection procedures to ensure the safe, reliable, and economic running of their equipment.
Released on 2001-05-14Categories Technology & Engineering

Plant Engineer's Handbook

Plant Engineer's Handbook

Author: R. Keith Mobley

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080539041

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2400

View: 408

Plant engineers are responsible for a wide range of industrial activities, and may work in any industry. This means that breadth of knowledge required by such professionals is so wide that previous books addressing plant engineering have either been limited to only certain subjects or cursory in their treatment of topics. The Plant Engineering Handbook offers comprehensive coverage of an enormous range of subjects which are of vital interest to the plant engineer and anyone connected with industrial operations or maintenance. This handbook is packed with indispensable information, from defining just what a Plant Engineer actually does, through selection of a suitable site for a factory and provision of basic facilities (including boilers, electrical systems, water, HVAC systems, pumping systems and floors and finishes) to issues such as lubrication, corrosion, energy conservation, maintenance and materials handling as well as environmental considerations, insurance matters and financial concerns. One of the major features of this volume is its comprehensive treatment of the maintenance management function; in addition to chapters which outline the operation of the various plant equipment there is specialist advice on how to get the most out of that equipment and its operators. This will enable the reader to reap the rewards of more efficient operations, more effective employee contributions and in turn more profitable performance from the plant and the business to which it contributes. The Editor, Keith Mobley and the team of expert contributors, have practiced at the highest levels in leading corporations across the USA, Europe and the rest of the world. Produced in association with Plant Engineering magazine, this book will be a source of information for plant engineers in any industry worldwide. * A Flagship reference work for the Plant Engineering series * Provides comprehensive coverage on an enormous range of subjects vital to plant and industrial engineer * Includes an international perspective including dual units and regulations
Released on 2005Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

The New Walford

The New Walford

Author: Albert John Walford

Publisher: Library Assn Pub Limited

ISBN: 1856044955

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 827

View: 739

Part of a three-volume cycle, this book presents a selection of key resources - accessible via the web and in print. Resources within the 12 groupings are divided between 100 generally recognizable subject fields, and then allocated to one of 13 standard resource categories. It is intended for LIS professionals, research workers and students.
Released on 2018-11-09Categories Technology & Engineering

Corn

Corn

Author: Sergio O. Serna-Saldivar

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780128118863

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 690

View: 175

Corn: Chemistry and Technology, Third Edition, provides a broad perspective on corn from expert agronomists, food scientists and geneticists. This encyclopedic storehouse of comprehensive information on all aspects of the world’s largest crop (in metric tons) includes extensive coverage of recent development in genetic modification for the generation of new hybrids and genotypes. New chapters highlight the importance of corn as a raw material for the production of fuel bioethanol and the emerging topic of phytochemicals or nutraceutical compounds associated to different types of corns and their effect on human health, especially in the prevention of chronic diseases and cancer. Written by international experts on corn, and edited by a highly respected academics, this new edition will remain the industry standard on the topic. Presents new chapters that deal with specialty corns, the production of first generation bioethanol, and the important relationship of corn phytochemicals or nutraceuticals with human health Provides contributions from a new editor and a number of new contributors who bring a fresh take on this highly successful volume Includes vastly increased content relating to recent developments in genetic modification for the generation of new hybrids and genotypes Contains encyclopedic coverage of grain chemistry and nutritional quality of this extensively farmed product Covers the production and handling of corn, with both food and non-food applications
Released on 2012-12-06Categories Technology & Engineering

Probabilistic Structural Mechanics Handbook

Probabilistic Structural Mechanics Handbook

Author: C.R. Sundararajan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461517719

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 745

View: 121

The need for a comprehensive book on probabilistic structural mechanics that brings together the many analytical and computational methods developed over the years and their applications in a wide spectrum of industries-from residential buildings to nuclear power plants, from bridges to pressure vessels, from steel structures to ceramic structures-became evident from the many discussions the editor had with practising engineers, researchers and professors. Because no single individual has the expertise to write a book with such a di.verse scope, a group of 39 authors from universities, research laboratories, and industries from six countries in three continents was invited to write 30 chapters covering the various aspects of probabilistic structural mechanics. The editor and the authors believe that this handbook will serve as a reference text to practicing engineers, teachers, students and researchers. It may also be used as a textbook for graduate-level courses in probabilistic structural mechanics. The editor wishes to thank the chapter authors for their contributions. This handbook would not have been a reality without their collaboration.