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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 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 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...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2003; US$ 126.00
Health, safety and the environment are key driving factors in industry in the 21st Century. Monitoring of exposure to chemicals in the workplace and in emissions from factories is used to calculate exposure to possible chemical toxins including carcinogens. Other factors must also be considered in chemical monitoring, such as the actual risk of harm... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 94.00
The most complete guide to the grounding and earthing requirements of the 2014 National Electrical Code ?If you are responsible for delivering power, or if you just want to know what?s going on beneath your feet, read these pages; ground your circuit as Stockin suggests, and you can close the master switch with confidence.? ?Bill Nye, ?The Science... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 177.95
The rail human factors/ergonomics community has grown quickly and extensively, and there is much increased recognition of the vital importance of ergonomics/human factors by rail infrastructure owners, rail operating companies, system developers, regulators and national and trans-national government. This book, the third on rail human factors, is... more...