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Fuel Field Manual: Sources and Solutions to Performance Problemsby Kim B. Peyton
Synopses & Reviews
Using a hands-on, practical approach and actual field examples to demonstrate concepts, Ondeo/Nalco Fuel Field Manual, like the first takes you step-by-step through: Effective troubleshooting tactics; Test methods and test results; The most common sources of fuel problems; Chemical additive problems; Safety and hazard management. This revised edition includes new and comprehensive coverage of such topics as: -Sketches of fuel refining units, fuel pumps and ASTM testing equipment-Comprehensive charts describing fuel specifications-Expansion of the testing methods section to include several new tests that can be used to identify and solve fuel performance.In addition, Ondeo/Nalco Fuel Field Manual provides you with even more hard-to-find information on chemical storage tanks, fuel filters, flowmeters, metals, and plastics, allowing for quick answers to difficult questions, taking you quickly from problem to solution.
Book News Annotation:
For refinery engineers, research chemists, technical service personnel, terminal managers, and others in the petroleum industry, addresses the entire range of fuel performance problems encountered during testing, storage, transportation, delivery, and combustion. Explains effective troubleshooting tactics, test methods and results, common sources of fuel problems, chemical additive problems, and safety and hazard management. Includes a glossary without pronunciation.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Refinery and petrochemical engineers can turn to this guide for expert information on the sources of and solutions to the full range of fuel performance problems encountered during testing, storage, transportation, delivery, and combustion. Using actual field examples to demonstrate concepts, the book fully covers specific testing and analysis methods, fuel additive problems, safety and hazard guidelines, and trouble shooting techniques. This time- and money-saving resource also features specialized information on chemical storage tanks, fuel filters, flowmeters, metals, plastics, and more.
The central focus of this work is to examine all factors which could explain the possible cause of a fuel problem in the field, to enable the user to effectively solve fuel performance and handling problems, and to address technical support issues. It covers a wide range of problems encountered during testing, storage, transportation, delivery and combustion of various kinds of fuel. The book includes information on specific test methods and analysis of test results, fuel additive initiated problems, sources of and solutions to common fuel problems, pertinent safety and hazard information, troubleshooting tips and actual field examples. It also includes details of chemical storage tanks, fuel filters, flowmetres, metals, and plastics.
About the Author
NALCO/EXXON ENERGY CHEMICALS, L.P. (Sugar Land, TX) was formed in 1994 as a joint venture between Nalco Chemical Company and Exxon Energy Chemicals.
KIM B. PEYTON (Editor) is the Research Group Leader for Nalco/Exxon Chemicals.
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