Chapter 15

Utilities II

Water and Steam

Abstract

This chapter is written at a higher degree of resolution than most others, due to the importance of water in both liquid and gas phases in the process industries, and the frequently low level of understanding of water in nonspecialist process engineers. One of the most obvious omissions from the first edition of this book was any mention of steam. While it is possible to devote considerable space to water process design, most water treatment and handling equipment is in fact laid out like any other process plant.

Keywords

Utilities; water; steam

15.1 General

This chapter is written at a higher degree of resolution than most others, due to the importance of water in both liquid and gas ...

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