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  • A Practical Guide to Maintenance Engineeringby C. L. Dunlop

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    A Practical Guide to Maintenance Engineering presents a critical review of the physical make-up of the equipment. It discusses the equipment register, equipment codes, instrument function terminology, and loop function terminology. It also addresses planned preventive and running maintenance as well as the objectives and guidelines of running maintenance.... more...

  • Failure Analysis of Wood and Wood-Based Productsby Dirk Lukowsky

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 140.00

    Dr. Dirk Lukowsky started his career as a finish carpenter, eventually qualifying as a master cabinetmaker. After ten years spent learning his craft, he studied wood science and technology at the University of Hamburg and earned his Ph.D. with a thesis on the protection of wood with melamine resins. Since 1999, he has worked at the Fraunhofer Institute... more...

  • People, Process, and Cultureby Jeffrey P. Wincel; Thomas J. PhD Kull

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 49.95

    ... rather than learn the hard way, this book can serve as a trainer-coach, helping you and your organization make the Lean transformation by exposing where your values, or thinking, may also have some gaps. ... provides clear objective data, going beyond what has been said qualitatively and instead giving quantitative evidence. ... This is a pioneering... more...

  • Sustainable Leanby Robert B. Camp

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Encounter The Tough Question An Honest Answer The Process Begins Day 2 Metrics and More Cascading and Catchball Hourly Key Performance Indicators and Summation Home Sweet Home Wrap-Up and Some Advice Confrontations Everywhere When It Rains Candor and Games A War on Two Fronts At Last, Some Good News Pulling Out the Stops The Showdown A New Day... more...

  • Getting Unstuckby Ralph Jacobson

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 41.95

    Once again, Jacobson has nailed it?here he illuminates perhaps the single most important management concept that most have ignored. He sees paradox as a defining constant in all organizations, and then provides the tools that help leaders recognize, understand, communicate and manage paradox in their organizations, and in their personal lives . ... more...

  • Value Stream Mapping for the Process Industriesby Peter L. King; Jennifer S. King

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    Providing a framework that highlights waste and its negative effects on process performance, value stream maps (VSMs) are essential components for successful Lean initiatives. While the conventional VSM format has the basic structure to effectively describe process operations, it must be adapted and expanded to serve its purpose in the process industry.... more...

  • Modern Blast Furnace Ironmakingby M. Geerdes; R. Chaigneau; I. Kurunov

    IOS Press 2015; US$ 29.00

    This book describes the blast furnace process for operators. As a starting point, the blast furnace is seen as a simple iron ore melter, while gradually the physical, chemical and metallurgical background is clarified. Operational observations, challenges and remedies are explained from this perspective. Optimization of the blast furnace process is... more...

  • Handbook of Pneumatic Conveying Engineeringby David Mills; Mark G. Jones; Vijay K. Agarwal

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 319.00

    Preface Types of Pneumatic Conveying Systems Feeding Devices System Components Gas-Solid Flows Air Requirements Air Only Data Conveyed Material Influences Pipeline Material, Orientation, and Bends Stepped Pipeline Systems Pneumatic Conveying of Coal and Ash Pneumatic Conveying of Food and Chemicals Pneumatic Conveying in the Aluminum Industry Conveying... more...

  • Machinery Component Maintenance and Repairby Heinz P. Bloch; Fred K. Geitner

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 155.00

    The names Bloch and Geitner are synonymous with machinery maintenance and reliability for process plants. They save companies like Dow and Equilon millions of dollars a year by extending the life of rotating machinery in their plants. Extending the life of existing machinery is the name of the game in the process industries, not designing new machinery.... more...

  • Piping Materials Guideby Peter Smith

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 104.00

    The only book of its kind on the market, this book is the companion to our Valve Selection Handbook, by the same author. Together, these two books form the most comprehensive work on piping and valves ever written for the process industries. This book covers the entire piping process, including the selection of piping materials according to the job,... more...