Introduction


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Introduction
IntroductionIn 1983, I started teaching a three-day process equipment troubleshooting seminar to chemical engineers and experienced plant operators in the petroleum refining and chemical process industry. Since the inception of the seminar, in excess of 7000 men and women have attended the classes. The seminar is largely based on my 40 years' experience in field troubleshooting and process unit revamp design.I have taught hundreds of seminars explaining how pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, distillation towers, steam jets, fired heaters, and steam turbines malfunction. I have explained to thousands of chemical engineers how to design trays and modify tube bundles for improved performance. More thousands of operators have listened to me expound as to how and why cavitation damages pump mechan…
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Norman P. Lieberman; Elizabeth T. Lieberman: Working Guide to Process Equipment, Fourth Edition. Introduction, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export