A comprehensive and accessible handbook for process steam systems
The revised second edition of Process Steam Systems: A Practical Guide for Operators, Maintainers, Designers, and Educators delivers a practical guide to ensuring steam systems are properly and efficiently designed, operated, and maintained. The book provides comprehensive information designed to improve process steam system knowledge, reliability, and integration into current manufacturing processes.
The most up-to-date version of this volume includes brand-new coverage of current codes, sustainability measures, and updated applications. Heat transfer theory and thermodynamics are tied into practical applications with new practice problems ideal for both professionals seeking to improve their skills and engineers-in training.
Readers will also find:
- Thorough design criteria for process steam systems, complete with detailed illustrations for piping and controls
- An entirely new chapter on the history of steam systems, including the evolution of the ASME code and boiler accidents
- Revised coverage of current NFPA, ASME, CSD-1, FM, and building codes, as well as new insurance requirements relevant to practitioners in the industry
- Expansive design guidance for steam system efficiency upgrades
Perfect for operations and maintenance staff at manufacturing, healthcare, and commercial laundries, Process Steam Systems: A Practical Guide for Operators, Maintainers, Designers, and Educators will also earn a place in the libraries of consulting engineers and engineering students with an interest in process manufacturing.