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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
SNOW, DENNIS A.
Plant Engineer's Reference Book.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©1991
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
DENNIS A SNOW
|Description:||1 online resource (796 pages)|
|Contents:||Front Cover; Plant Engineer's Reference Book; Copyright Page; Forword; Preface; List of Contributors; Table of Contents; Physical Considerations in Site Selection; 1A.1 Environmental considerations of valley or hillside sites; 1A.2 Road, rail, sea and air access to industrial sites; 1A.3 Discharge of effluent and general site drainage; 1A.4 Natural water supplies, water authority supplies and the appropriate negotiating methods and contracts; 1A.5 Water storage, settling wells and draw-off regulations; 1A.6 Problem areas associated with on-site sewage treatment for isolated areas. 1A.7 Landscaping on industrial and reclaimed landPlant Location; 1B.1 Selecting the location; 1B. 2 Services; 1B.3 Ecology and pollution; References; Industrial Buildings; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Specifying an industrial building; 2.3 Security; 2.4 Leases; 2.5 Obtaining approval to build; 2.6 Extending existing buildings; 2.7 Fire detection and suppression; 2.8 Cost comparisons and contract procedure; 2.9 Structural and services supports; 2.10 Natural ventilation; 2.11 Building durability; 2.12 Building maintenance; 2.13 Building repairs; 2.14 Domestic facilities; 2.15 Lifts. 2.16 Site health and safety2.17 Sub-ground pits and basements; 2.18 Internal and external decoration; 2.19 Industrial ground floors; 2.20 Ground considerations; References; Industrial Flooring; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Thin applied hardener /sealers; 3.3 Floor paints; 3.4 Self-levelling epoxy, polyester or reactive acrylic resin systems; 3.5 Heavy-duty flooring; 3.6 Comparative applied costs; 3.7 Conclusion; References; Planning and Plant Layout; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Technological development and its effect upon plant layout; 4.3 Layout planning concepts; 4.4 Plant data. 4.5 Process /site layout modelling4.6 Design synthesis; 4.7 Site layout realization; 4.8 Internal layouts of buildings; 4.9 Selling the concept; 4.10 Implementation; 4.11 Consultants; References; Contracts and Specifications; 5.1 Contracts; 5.2 Approaching the contract; 5.3 Types and forms of contract; 5.4 The specification and drawings; 5.5 Estimates and bills of quantities and estimates; 5.6 Specific sums stated in tender documents; 5.7 Tender documents; 5.8 Direct and bulk purchasing contracts; 5.9 Programme of works; 5.10 Selection of tenderers; 5.11 Inviting tenders. 5.12 Analysing tenders5.13 Selection of the contractor; 5.14 Making a contract; 5.15 Relationships between contractor and other parties; 5.16 Site meetings; 5.17 Progress and control; 5.18 Quality control; 5.19 Interim payments; 5.20 Budget control and variations; 5.21 Safety on site; 5.22 Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982; 5.23 Delays and determination; 5.24 Liquidated damages and loss and/or expense; 5.25 Practical and final certificates; 5.27 Common problems and solutions; Finance for the Plant Engineer; 6.1 Accounting; 6.2 Types of organization; 6.3 Definitions; 6.4 Budgetary control. 6.5 Capital expenditure --