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An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design by Sean Moran

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Appendix 4

Checklists for Engineering Flow Diagrams

This appendix is reproduced and adapted from Sandler, H.J. and Luckiewicz, E.T. (1987) Practical Process Engineering: A Working Approach to Plant Design.

The placement of the required equipment and necessary connecting piping with identifications on an engineering flow diagram (such as a PFD or P&ID) is only the initial phase of the work required to make the diagram complete. A great many details must be added so that the process being described on the diagram fulfils its function in an economical and safe manner and is in compliance with environmental requirements. While the details entered vary considerably from project to project, many items are common to most projects. The following checklists ...

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