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- Wiley 2010; US$ 191.00 US$ 165.53
With new and growing interest in dealing with the hazards of reactive chemicals, this book offers guidelines that can significantly reduce the risk or mitigate the severity of accidents associated with storing and handling reactive materials. Necessary elements of a reliable system to prevent equipment or human failures that might lead to a reactive... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 160.00 US$ 138.67
Almost all the major accident investigations--Texas City, Piper Alpha, the Phillips 66 explosion, Feyzin, Mexico City--show human error as the principal cause, either in design, operations, maintenance, or the management of safety. This book provides practical advice that can substantially reduce human error at all levels. In eight chapters--packed... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 188.00 US$ 162.93
Spray Dryers: A Guide to Performance Evaluation , Second Edition discusses the reasons for spray drying. These reasons are usually to produce a product with certain desired properties or with better efficiency than other methods. The book discusses how to plan in light of these objectives and gives guidance on the variables affecting product properties... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00
Guidelines for Hazard Evaluation Procedures, 3rd Edition keeps process engineers updated on the effective methodologies that process safety demands. Almost 200 pages of worked examples are included to facilitate understanding. References for further reading, along with charts and diagrams that reflect the latest views and information, make this a... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33
The latest edition of this industry-friendly guide to evaluating the performance of mixing equipment brings this traditional process operation into the 21st century. The book starts with basic definitions and terms, and goes to detail test planning and procedures, and computation and evaluation of results. Appendices offer a troubleshooting checklists,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 198.00 US$ 171.60
Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety provides guidelines for industries that manufacture, consume, or handle chemicals, by focusing on new ways to design, correct, or improve process safety management practices. This new framework for thinking about process safety builds upon the original process safety management ideas published in the early... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 211.00 US$ 182.87
Written by reliability data experts, the book gives plant managers and supervisors the guidance they need to collect, and use with confidence, process equipment reliability data for risk-based decisions. Focusing on the process industries, it provides the protocol and techniques to collect and organize high quality plant performance, maintenance, and... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 125.00
The rubber industry uses both natural and synthetic rubber. Tyres and tyre products account for approximately 60% of the synthetic rubber and 75% of the natural rubber used, and this industry employs about half a million workers worldwide. Important non-tyre uses of rubber include automotive belts and hoses, gloves, condoms and rubber footwear. Occupational... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 153.00 US$ 132.60
This guide provides an overview of methods for estimating the characteristics of vapor cloud explosions, flash fires, and boiling-liquid-expanding-vapor explosions (BLEVEs) for practicing engineers. It has been updated to include advanced modeling technology, especially with respect to vapor cloud modeling and the use of computational fluid dynamics.... more...