Category: Excerpts

Excerpts from Vol II Ch 30 Technical Bid Evaluations

Pages 17 to 18 of Vol II Ch 30 Technical Bid Evaluations           30.7 Technical Evaluation Guidelines for Screw Compressors: Standard: Generally, screw compressors are specified and manufactured as per manufacturer standard for compressed air service. Gas screw compressors are manufactured as per API 619 for compressor and API 614 for oil system. Following are […]

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Excerpts from Vol II Ch 29 Process Design Documentation

Pages 18 to 22 from Vol II Ch 29 Process Design Documentation 29.5 TITLE OF DOCUMENT: Equipment List PURPOSE OF DOCUMENT: Equipment list communicates to rest of engineering team, all of the equipment and package units involved in the engineering. Equipment list is used by other departments for following purpose: Based on the equipment list, […]

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Excerpts from Vol II Ch 26 Types of Projects

Pages 3 to 4 from Vol II Ch 26 Types of Projects  26.1            PROJECT STAGES: A process engineer should be aware of the various stages (table 26.1) that a project can undergo. It is not necessary for all projects to pass through each and every of below mentioned stages, however, it is important to […]

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Excerpts from Vol I Ch 24 Special Process Items

Pages 5 to 7 of Vol I Ch 24 Special Process Items 24.1 Flame Arresters: Flame arresters are used: to stop the spread of an open fire to limit the spread of an explosive event that has occurred to protect potentially explosive mixtures from igniting to confine fire within an enclosed, controlled, or regulated location […]

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Excerpts from Vol I Ch 16 Utilities System Design

Pages 9 to 11 of Vol I Ch 16 Utilities System Design 16.2.2         Liquid Fuel 16.2.2.1      Introduction Fuel oil is a fraction obtained from petroleum distillation, either as a distillate or a residue.  Broadly speaking, fuel oil is any liquid petroleum product that is burned in a furnace or boiler for the generation […]

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Excerpts from Vol I Ch 7 Tanks

Pages 41 to 43 from Vol I Ch 7 Pressure Vessels, Tanks, Bullets and Spheres Case Scenario: A fixed roof tank storing flammable material is having inert gas blanketing. The outlet of nitrogen blanket is taken to a LP flare system. Below is the sequence of pressure set point engineering (refer figure 7.37 below also): […]

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Excerpts from Vol I Ch 6 Heat Exchangers

Excerpts from Pages 18 to 23 of Vol I Ch 6- Heat Exchangers 6.4.1 TEMA Types TEMA standards cover the heavy-duty heat exchangers (TEMA R) as well as the lighter duty heat exchangers (TEMA C and TEMA B). Refineries typically use only the TEMA “R” heat exchangers due to the generally severe requirements of petroleum […]

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Excerpts from Vol I Ch 3 Pumps

Pages 10, 11 and 12 from Vol I Chapter 3 – Pumps 3.5     OVERALL PUMP OPTIONS: The following chart gives an introduction of pump selection options as a function of flow and required head.           Fig 3.1: Pump Selection Guide Chart              Pump Capacity, gpm    Fig 3.2 Centrifugal pump […]

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