Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers


Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111924126X
Category: Science
Page: 304
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Familiarizes the student or an engineer new to process safety with the concept of process safety management Serves as a comprehensive reference for Process Safety topics for student chemical engineers and newly graduate engineers Acts as a reference material for either a stand-alone process safety course or as supplemental materials for existing curricula Includes the evaluation of SACHE courses for application of process safety principles throughout the standard Ch.E. curricula in addition to, or as an alternative to, adding a new specific process safety course Gives examples of process safety in design

Introduction to Process Safety for Undergraduates and Engineers


Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 302
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This book introduces the reader with the need for process safety. It focuses on topics of various engineering disciplines; introduces the student to the 20 elements of process safety defined by the CCPS; provides case histories of 16 process safety incidents and how management systems failures contributed to them, gives examples of process safety in design, and shows how the various of aspects of process safety have a direct tie-in to existing chemical engineering curricula.

Process Safety Analysis

An Introduction
Author: Bob Skelton
Publisher: IChemE
ISBN: 9780852953785
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 213
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Suitable for undergraduates and all engineers involved in safety, this book shows the reader how safety assurance is performed by industry. The techniques described are relevant to the public and local authorities, as well as those concerned with the safety of process and related industries.

Recognizing and Responding to Normalization of Deviance


Author: CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119506700
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 176
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An essential guide for recognizing and responding to normalization of deviance to help organizations improve their process safety performance This book provides an introduction and offers approaches for finding and addressing normalization of deviation both in operational and organizational activities. It addresses the initial and long-term effects of normalization of deviations as seen in reduced efficiencies, reduced product quality, extended batch run time, and near miss process safety incidents which can lead to loss of containment of hazardous materials and energies. Recognizing and Responding to Normalization of Deviance addresses how to recognize and respond to the normalization of deviation that can, and almost certainly will, occur in any ongoing operations that involves humans. The book’s primary focus is on reducing the incidence of normalization of deviation and the associated increased risk exposure due to its effects when operating chemical or petrochemical manufacturing facilities. It contains an introduction to the concept and offers approaches for finding and addressing normalization of deviation when it presents itself in both operational and organizational activities. Contains guidance to assist facilities in recognizing and addressing the phenomenon of normalization of deviation Provides techniques for addressing normalized deviations and techniques to eliminate waste in all manufacturing processes Describes methods for identifying normalized deviation as well as where to find deviations Includes techniques to reduce operational normalization of deviance and to reduce organizational normalization of deviance Aimed at process safety professionals and consultants applying process safety risk reduction efforts in manufacturing areas, Recognizing and Responding to Normalization of Deviance is an important book for any organization that has seen its process safety performance deteriorate over time.

Chemical Process Safety

Fundamentals with Applications
Author: Daniel A. Crowl,Joseph F. Louvar
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0132901048
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 720
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The Leading Guide To Process Safety Now Extensively Updated For Today’s Processes And Systems As chemical processes have grown more complex, so have the safety systems required to prevent accidents. Chemical Process Safety, Third Edition, offers students and practitioners a more fundamental understanding of safety and the application required to safely design and manage today’s sophisticated processes. The third edition continues the definitive standard of the previous editions. The content has been extensively updated to today’s techniques and procedures, and two new chapters have been added. A new chapter on chemical reactivity provides the information necessary to identify, characterize, control, and manage reactive chemical hazards. A new chapter on safety procedures and designs includes new content on safely management, and specific procedures including hot work permits, lock-tag-try, and vessel entry. Subjects Include Inherently safer design Toxicology and industrial hygiene Toxic release and dispersion models Fires and explosions, and how to prevent them Reliefs and relief sizing Hazard identification Risk assessment Safe designs and procedures Case histories Chemical Process Safety, Third Edition, is an ideal reference for professionals. It can be used for both graduate and undergraduate instruction. This edition contains more than 480 end-of-chapter problems. A solutions manual is available for instructors.

Prozess- und Anlagensicherheit


Author: Ulrich Hauptmanns
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642372538
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 661
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Störfälle in technischen Anlagen sind Zufallsereignisse; deshalb kann man sie nicht gänzlich vermeiden. Wohl aber lassen sich die Wahrscheinlichkeit ihres Auftretens und das Schadensausmaß verringern. Im Buch werden ausgehend von Gefährdungen durch Stoffe und Betriebsbedingungen mögliche technische und organisatorische Maßnahmen aufgezeigt, Gefährdungen zu mindern. Qualitative Analysemethoden zum Auffinden von Schwachstellen und zur Erhöhung der Sicherheit sowie Modelle zur Abschätzung von Störfallfolgen werden dargestellt. Die quantitative Bewertung der Wirksamkeit von Maßnahmen zur Verbesserung von Anlagentechnik und Sicherheit wird erläutert. Dabei spielen Unsicherheiten eine Rolle; sie folgen aus dem Zufallscharakter des Störfalls und aus Kenntnislücken bei einigen der zu behandelnden Phänomene. Der Leser wird mit Methoden der Störfallsimulation sowie Sicherheits- und Risikoanalysen vertraut gemacht und lernt, Möglichkeiten und Grenzen mathematischer Modellierung einzuschätzen. Als Grundlage sicherheitsrelevanter Entscheidungen wird die Risikoermittlung u.a. auf die Beurteilung der „funktionalen Sicherheit“ und die Bestimmung „angemessener Abstände“ zwischen Industrie und Bebauung angewandt. Zahlreiche ausgearbeitete Beispiele und Fallstudien realer Anlagen und Situationen vertiefen die Inhalte und erleichtern das Selbststudium.

Wärme- und Stoffübertragung


Author: Hans Dieter Baehr,Karl Stephan
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662496771
Category: Science
Page: 808
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Dieses bewährte Lehrbuch ist eine umfassende und gründliche Darstellung der Wärme- und Stoffübertragung. Ihre Theorie wird systematisch entwickelt, und die Lösungsmethoden aller wichtigen Probleme werden ausführlich behandelt. Alle Gebiete der Wärme- und Stoffübertragung werden dargestellt: Wärmeleitung und Diffusion, konvektiver Wärme- und Stoffaustausch, Wärmetransport beim Kondensieren und Verdampfen, Wärmestrahlung sowie die Berechnung der Wärme- und Stoffübertrager. Die 9. Auflage wurde auf den neusten Stand gebracht, so z.B. die Berechnungsgleichungen und auf Messungen basierende Korrelationen des Wärme- und Stoffübergangs oder die Stoffwerttabellen und das Literaturverzeichnis. Inhaltliche Ergänzungen betreffen vor allem die Kapitel über den Wärmeübergang bei erzwungener turbulenter Strömung, ebenso bei freier und Überlagerung von freier und erzwungener Strömung. Zudem enthalten viele Tabellen nur noch Orientierungswerte und wurden damit übersichtlicher gestaltet.

Chemical Engineering Design and Analysis

An Introduction
Author: T. Michael Duncan,Jeffrey A. Reimer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107494087
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 400
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Students taking their first chemical engineering course plunge into the 'nuts and bolts' of mass and energy balances and often miss the broad view of what chemical engineers do. This 1998 text offers a well-paced introduction to chemical engineering. Students are first introduced to the fundamental steps in design and three methods of analysis: mathematical modeling, graphical methods, and dimensional analysis. The book then describes how to apply engineering skills, such as how to simplify calculations through assumptions and approximations; how to verify calculations, significant figures, spreadsheets, graphing (standard, semi-log and log-log); and how to use data maps. In addition, the book teaches engineering skills through the design and analysis of chemical processes and process units in order to assess product quality, economics, safety, and environmental impact. This text will help undergraduate students in chemical engineering develop engineering skills early in their studies. Lecturer's solution manual available from the publisher on request.

Die Kunst Des It-projektmanagements (2nd Edition)


Author: Scott Berkun
Publisher: O'Reilly Germany
ISBN: 3897219220
Category: Computers
Page: 480
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Weshalb verschieben sich Release-Termine ständig? Warum funktioniert die Team-Kommunikation zwischen Designern, Entwicklern und Marketing nicht? Wie kommt man auf wirklich kreative Ideen? Und was tun, wenn etwas schief geht? Wenn Sie sich Fragen wie diese schon oft gestellt haben – Scott Berkun hat die Antworten für Sie. Mit Humor und scharfem Blick beleuchtet der erfahrene Autor und Projektmanager die klassischen Aufgaben, Herausforderungen und Mechanismen des IT-Projektmanagements. Von der fachkundigen Planung über die zielgerichtete Team-Kommunikation bis hin zum erfolgreichen Projektabschluss – hier erhalten Sie kompetente Einblicke in die Realität der Projektleitung. Projekte realistisch planen Entdecken Sie, welche ersten Schritte das Projekt erfolgreich starten, wie man solide Zeitpläne entwickelt und gute Visionsdokumente und Spezifikationen schreibt, wie neue Ideen entstehen und was man aus ihnen machen kann. Teams effektiv führen Erhalten Sie Einblicke in die erfolgreiche Teamleitung: Lernen Sie, wie man die Team-Moral kultiviert, konfliktfrei kommuniziert, Meetings optimal gestaltet und den Spaß am Projekt steigert. Neu in der überarbeiteten Auflage Die zweite, komplett überarbeitete Auflage wurde um Übungsteile am Ende jeden Kapitels erweitert. Dadurch kann der Leser durch über 120 Übungen die Kapitelinhalte praxisnah erschließen und vertiefen.

Das Harvard-Konzept

Die unschlagbare Methode für beste Verhandlungsergebnisse - Erweitert und neu übersetzt
Author: Roger Fisher,William Ury,Bruce Patton
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 3641234441
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 336
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Erweitert und neu übersetzt: mit aktuellen Verhandlungsbeispielen aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum Seit 35 Jahren ist »Das Harvard-Konzept« weltweit das Standardwerk zum Thema Verhandeln. Es hat uns gelehrt, nicht um Positionen zu feilschen, sondern sich auf Interessen zu konzentrieren und zwischen Menschen und Problemen stets zu trennen. So wird es möglich, dass Parteien zum beiderseitigen Vorteil verhandeln und Win-win-Situationen schaffen. Egal ob politische Konflikte, Vertrags- und Gehaltsverhandlungen oder Tarifgespräche – für alle Berufsgruppen hat das Harvard-Konzept die Art und Weise, wie wir verhandeln, Differenzen beilegen und Lösungen finden, für immer verändert. Der Klassiker ist um neue Fallstudien aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum erweitert und liegt jetzt erstmals gänzlich überarbeitet und in einer vollkommen neuen Übersetzung vor.

Engineering Societies and Undergraduate Engineering Education

Proceedings of a Workshop
Author: National Academy of Engineering
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309464668
Category: Education
Page: 98
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Engineering professional societies in the United States are engaged in a wide range of activities involving undergraduate education. However, these activities generally are not coordinated and have not been assessed in such a way that information about their procedures and outcomes can be shared. Nor have they been assessed to determine whether they are optimally configured to mesh with corresponding initiatives undertaken by industry and academia. Engineering societies work largely independently on undergraduate education, leaving open the question of how much more effective their efforts could be if they worked more collaborativelyâ€"with each other as well as with academia and industry. To explore the potential for enhancing societies’ role at the undergraduate level, the National Academy of Engineering held a workshop on the engagement of engineering societies in undergraduate engineering education. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

Industrielle Keramik

Zweiter Band Massen, Glasuren, Farbkörper Herstellungsverfahren
Author: Felix Singer,Sonja S. Singer
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642929893
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 752
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Introduction to Particle Technology


Author: Martin J. Rhodes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118681541
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 472
View: 8358

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Particle technology is a term used to refer to the science and technology related to the handling and processing of particles and powders. The production of particulate materials, with controlled properties tailored to subsequent processing and applications, is of major interest to a wide range of industries, including chemical and process, food, pharmaceuticals, minerals and metals companies and the handling of particles in gas and liquid solutions is a key technological step in chemical engineering. This textbook provides an excellent introduction to particle technology with worked examples and exercises. Based on feedback from students and practitioners worldwide, it has been newly edited and contains new chapters on slurry transport, colloids and fine particles, size enlargement and the health effects of fine powders. Topics covered include: Characterization (Size Analysis) Processing (Granulation, Fluidization) Particle Formation (Granulation, Size Reduction) Storage and Transport (Hopper Design, Pneumatic Conveying, Standpipes, Slurry Flow) Separation (Filtration, Settling, Cyclones) Safety (Fire and Explosion Hazards, Health Hazards) Engineering the Properties of Particulate Systems (Colloids, Respirable Drugs, Slurry Rheology) This book is essential reading for undergraduate students of chemical engineering on particle technology courses. It is also valuable supplementary reading for students in other branches of engineering, applied chemistry, physics, pharmaceutics, mineral processing and metallurgy. Practitioners in industries in which powders are handled and processed may find it a useful starting point for gaining an understanding of the behavior of particles and powders. Review of the First Edition taken from High Temperatures - High pressures 1999 31 243 – 251 "..This is a modern textbook that presents clear-cut knowledge. It can be successfully used both for teaching particle technology at universities and for individual study of engineering problems in powder processing."

Introduction to Engineering Design


Author: Andrew Samuel,John Weir
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080509142
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 405
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Introduction to Engineering Design is a completely novel text covering the basic elements of engineering design for structural integrity. Some of the most important concepts that students must grasp are those relating to 'design thinking' and reasoning, and not just those that relate to simple theoretical and analytical approaches. This is what will enable them to get to grips with *practical* design problems, and the starting point is thinking about problems in a 'deconstructionist' sense. By analysing design problems as sophisticated systems made up of simpler constituents, and evolving a solution from known experience of such building blocks, it is possible to develop an approach that will enable the student to tackle even completely alien design scenarios with confidence. The other essential aspect of the design process - the concept of failure, and its avoidance - is also examined in detail, and the importance not only of contemplating expected failure conditions at the design stage but also checking those conditions as they apply to the completed design is stressed. These facets in combination offer a systematic method of considering the design process and one that will undoubtedly find favour with many students, teaching staff and practising engineers alike.

Chemical Engineering Design


Author: R K Sinnott
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483294706
Category: Science
Page: 978
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This 2nd Edition of Coulson & Richardson's classic Chemical Engineering text provides a complete update and revision of Volume 6: An Introduction to Design. It provides a revised and updated introduction to the methodology and procedures for process design and process equipment selection and design for the chemical process and allied industries. It includes material on flow sheeting, piping and instrumentation, mechanical design of equipment, costing and project evaluation, safety and loss prevention. The material on safety and loss prevention and environmental protection has been revised to cover current procedures and legislation. Process integration and the use of heat pumps has been included in the chapter on energy utilisation. Additional material has been added on heat transfer equipment; agitated vessels are now covered and the discussion of fired heaters and plate heat exchangers extended. The appendices have been extended to include a computer program for energy balances, illustrations of equipment specification sheets and heat exchanger tube layout diagrams. This 2nd Edition will continue to provide undergraduate students of chemical engineering, chemical engineers in industry and chemists and mechanical engineers, who have to tackle problems arising in the process industries, with a valuable text on how a complete process is designed and how it must be fitted into the environment.

Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics for Engineers, Second Edition


Author: Mark R. Lehto,Steven J. Landry
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466584165
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 794
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Supplying a breadth and depth of coverage beyond that found in most traditional texts, Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics for Engineers, Second Edition presents and integrates important methods and tools used in the fields of Industrial Engineering, Human Factors and Ergonomics to design and improve jobs, tasks and products. It presents these topics with a practical, applied orientation suitable for engineering undergraduate students. See What’s New in the Second Edition: Revised order of chapters to group together topics related to the physical and cognitive aspects of human-integrated systems Substantially updated material emphasizes the design of products people work with, tasks or jobs people perform, and environments in which people live The book has sufficient material to be used in its entirety for a two semester sequence of classes, or in part for a single semester course, focusing on selected topics covered in the text. The authors provide a set of guidelines and principles for the design and analysis of human-integrated systems and highlights their application to industry and service systems. It addresses the topics of human factors, work measurement and methods improvement, and product design an approachable style. The common thread throughout the book is on how better "human factors" can lead to improved safety, comfort, enjoyment, acceptance, and effectiveness in all application arenas. Packed with cases studies and examples, readers can use well beyond the classroom and into their professional lives.