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AUTHORS: Thomas, Charles E. - ©2007
Process Technology: Equipment and Systems has withstood the test of time, successfully launching thousands of process technicians into the chemical processing industry. The Second Edition carries on this tradition of excellence by providing state-of-the-art graphics and photos alongside completely current information that keeps pace with industry developments. Key topics include valves, vessels, and piping, pumps and compressors, motors and turbines, heat exchangers, cooling towers, boilers and furnaces, reactors and distillation, extraction and separation systems, and process instrumentation.