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LIEBERMAN BOOKS

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By Norman P. Lieberman

TROUBLESHOOTING PROCESS PLANT CONTROL

SECOND EDITION PUBLISHED BY: JOHN WILEY
ISBN 978-1-119-26776-8 

CONTENTS

PREFACE  
x
INTRODUCTION 2nd Edition xi
  About the Author
xiii
Chapter 1. Learning from Experience
1
Chapter 2. Process Control Parameter Measurement
11
Chapter 3.

Dependent and Independent Variables

25
Chapter 4. Binary Distillation of Pure Components
33
Chapter 5. Distillation Tower Pressure Control
41
Chapter 6.

Control of Aqueous Phase (Waste Water) Strippers

55
Chapter 7. Pressure Control in Multicomponent Systems
61
Chapter 8. Optimizing Fractionator Efficiency by Temperature Profile
69
Chapter 9.

Analyzer Process Control

77
Chapter 10.

Fired Heater Combustion Air Control

87
Chapter 11.

Using Existing Controls to Promote Energy Efficiency

99
Chapter 12. Sizing Process Control Valves
107
Chapter 13. Control Valve Position on Instrument Air Failure
115
Chapter 14.

Override and Split-Range Process Control

125
Chapter 15. Vacuum System Pressure Control
131
Chapter 16.

Reciprocating Compressors

143
Chapter 17.

Centrifugal Compressor Surge vs. Motor Over-Amping

151
Chapter 18. Controlling Centrifugal Pumps
159
Chapter 19. Steam Turbine Control
167
Chapter 20.

Steam and Condensate Control

179
Chapter 21.

Control of Process Reactions

191
Chapter 22. Function of the Process Control Engineer
205
Chapter 23.

Steam Quality and Moisture Content

215
Chapter 24. Level, Pressure, Flow and Temperature Indication Methods 231
Chapter 25. Alarm and Trip Design for Safe Plant Operations 247
Chapter 26. Inverted Response of Process Parameters 257
Chapter 27. Nonlinear Process Reponses 267
Chapter 28. Control Malfunction Stories 275
  ABOUT  MY  SEMINARS
283
 

FURTHER READINGS ON TROUBLESHOOTING PROCESS CONTROLS

293
  THE NORM LIEBERMAN VIDEO LIBRARY OF TROUBLESHOOTING PROCESS OPERATIONS
295
  INDEX
297
  AFTERWORD
319

(320 Numbered Pages Including the Index)
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