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Plant Engineer's Reference Book.

Author: DENNIS A SNOW
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 1991.
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* Useful to engineers in any industry * Extensive references provided throughout * Comprehensive range of topics covered * Written with practical situations in mind A plant engineer is responsible for a wide range of industrial activities, and may workin any industry. The breadth of knowledge required by such professionals is so wide that previous books addressing plant engineering have either been limited to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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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
ISBN: 9781483292007 1483292002
OCLC Number: 895436130
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 --
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* Useful to engineers in any industry * Extensive references provided throughout * Comprehensive range of topics covered * Written with practical situations in mind A plant engineer is responsible for a wide range of industrial activities, and may workin any industry. The breadth of knowledge required by such professionals is so wide that previous books addressing plant engineering have either been limited to certain subjects or cursory in their treatment of topics. The Plant Engineer's Reference Bookis the first volume to offer complete coverage of subjects of interest to the plant engineer.

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