Chapter 19

Developing Your Own Design Style

The aim of this book is to get you started on design, by telling you how I (and most other professional engineers) go about it. Our way is a good place to start, but it is not entirely your way. As you meet experienced engineers, operators, and equipment suppliers, and as technology progresses, you will learn new approaches. If you stay in plant design, after 10 or 20 years of practice you will be a master of the discipline, and you will have developed your own distinctive approach.


Design approach; personal style


There is a great deal more to engineering than the stuff they teach you in university, but I’m not talking about the ethics and embedded humanities modules which sometimes ...

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