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An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design by Sean Moran

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Chapter 7

Professional Design Methodology

There are in theory many ways to carry out a process plant design, but in practice there is really only one approach. The plant design process takes place under resource pressure, and there are tensions between the needs of designers of different disciplines, managers, clients, and operational staff. The stages of the standard method correspond with likely availability of data and resources at that stage. Approaches which do not take these constraints into consideration will not be adopted by professionals.

Keywords

Practical; professional; process; design; methodology

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