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Process / Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

Process / Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

by Gregory K. McMillan, P. Hunter Vegas
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Extensive practical plant based knowledge to achieve the best automation system

This fully updated on-the-job reference contains all the automation and control information you need to make timely decisions, and maximize process capacity and efficiency. Featuring contributions from 50 top technical experts, Process/Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook, Sixth Edition covers the latest technologies and advances. More importantly, the book helps you select the right instrumentation, install and maintain it correctly, and leverage it to maximize plant performance and profitability. You will get all you need to know to execute a successful automation project including time-saving tables, lists of essential best practices, and hundreds of topic-defining illustrations.
Coverage includes:
•Process variable measurements
•Analytical measurements
•Control Network communications
•Safety instrumented systems
•Control systems fundamentals
•PID control strategies
•Continuous and batch control
•Improving operator performance
•Improving process performance
•Project management
•And more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260117974
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/07/2019
Edition description: 6th ed.
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 1,109,246
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.35(d)

About the Author

Greg McMillan is a retired Senior Fellow from Solutia/Monsanto and an International Society of Automation (ISA) Fellow. He contracts with Emerson DeltaV R&D via CDI Process & Industrial in Austin and consults for MYNAH Simulation Technologies in Saint Louis. He received the ISA Life Achievement Award in 2010.
P. Hunter Vegas is an engineering manager and lead project engineer at Wunderlich-Malec Engineering. He is co-founder of the International Society of Automation (ISA) Mentor Program and often writes for Control magazine.

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