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Introduction to Process Technology, 2nd edition

Overview

For introductory courses in product technology and process controls.  


National standard for process technology basics

Introduction to Process Technology is part of the NAPTA Series for Process Technology. Developed in partnership with Industry and Education, this unprecedented collection supports a consistent curriculum and exit competencies for process technology graduates. Introduction to Process Technology provides learning material for the first course of a process technology program. The updated 2nd edition aligns with the new NAPTA curriculum. It focuses on safety, explores the industry’s modern-day processes and legislative influences, and includes new critical-thinking exercises, graphics, and instructor resources.

Table of contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO PROCESS TECHNOLOGY
1. Process Technology: An Overview
2. Fossil Fuel Industries: Oil, Gas, and Mining Industries
3. Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries
4. Power Generation Industry
5. Food and Beverage Industry
6. Water and Wastewater Industry
7. Pulp and Paper Industry

PART 2: SKILLS FOR PROCESS TECHNICIANS
8. Working as Teams
9. Health, Environment, Safety, and Security
10. Quality

PART 3: BASIC KNOWLEDGE FOR PROCESS TECHNICIANS
11. Basic Physics
12. Basic Chemistry
13. Process Drawings

PART 4: EQUIPMENT USED IN PROCESS TECHNOLOGY
14. Piping and Valves
15. Vessels
16. Pumps
17. Compressors
18. Turbines
19. Electricity and Motors
20. Heat Exchangers
21. Cooling Towers
22. Furnaces
23. Boilers
24. Distillation
25. Process Service Utilities
26. Process Auxiliaries
27. Instrumentation

Appendix I. Answers for Checking Your Knowledge

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Published by Pearson (October 20th 2017) - Copyright © 2018