Considerations in the use of Flanges versus Hubs and Clamp Connection.
MODEC has announced that it has developed the “MODEC NOAH” and “M350”, next generation new built hulls for Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels.
The following information outlines many of the problems and concerns that can be encountered during the Maintenance and Operations of an electrical heating system.
The following information outlines many of the trends and pitfalls that can be encountered during the Installation and Commissioning of an electrical heating system.
The hot oil system expansion vessel or surge drum elevation should be baed on NPSH and proper venting requirements.
This article discusses four different flushing and cleaning methods for process lines and vessels during pre-commissioning.
Preferred practices for Electrical Pipeline Heat Tracing recommendations based on industry experience for cost, quality and problem avoidance.
The use of multi-polar cables for connecting field devices is quite common and is accepted by the standard if in the safety analysis of a system the opening, short circuiting, and grounding of the cable are considered as probable situations and not counted as faults.
In the process instrumentation field, the most used methods of protection to reduce fire and/or explosion dangers are: Intrinsic Safety, Explosion Proof, Pressurization enclosures.
Discussion of Inherently Hazards Maintainability, Error Prevention, and Error Recovery.
This article discusses procedures for chemical cleaning of Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel piping.
Air cooled heat exchangers design good practices for temperature selection, Air re-circulation, Leaks, Approach temperature, Mean-temperature-difference (MTD) correction factor, Maintenance Cost, and Operating Costs.