IPOT: Industrial Process Operator Training
The Training Manual for the Oil and Gas Process and Refinery Operator's OJT Industrial Competency Assessment.
by H. Nobles and J. Moctezuma
Many thanks,I'll order.
posted at 11:57PM Sep 19 PST
Yes Peter,Specifically for furnaces, the assessment is based on the section’s text, photos and diagrams. The competence assessment focuses on: furnace principles, uses, components and operation, combustion principles, fuels, types of flames, oil and gas burners, temperature control, tube skin points, pressure hazards, smoke management, controlling furnace emergencies, lighting off, etc. We are confident that the level of the book is specific and appropriate for your apprentices.Blurb is a well established publisher in California, USA; from their catalog you can have a look at the variety and excellent quality of the books they produce. Best regards,IPOT
posted at 10:14AM Sep 17 PST
Hi, thanks for your prompt response.Would you be able to give me a preview of an assessment competency for example after the furnace unit.I'm not familiar with BLURB website .Is it kosher??Who are the publishers.I train at a refinery college and the specific age group is 18 -20 yr old's---young apprentices.Would this book be too advanced in your respected opinion?.They get all the theory for two years but then on site they forget the fundamentals of equipment operation.
posted at 09:14AM Sep 17 PST
Hi Peter, Yes, of course. The contents: Essential information for the operatorFire and SafetyProcess Glossary and AbbreviationsPiping, flanges and blinds Competence assessment ValvesTanks and VesselsGauging TanksSampling Competence assessment PumpsPumps DriversCompressorsLubrication Competence assessment Heat exchangersFurnacesDistillationBoilers Competence assessment Cooling TowersP&IDsSymbolsInstrumentationRelief Devices Competence assessment References The chapter "Pumps" has the starting up, routine checks, problems and solutions for most common pump types. The chapter Heat Exchangers has the procedure for putting in/out of service and the routine checks for leaks, DP falling, etc. "Furnaces.....how to start up" etcThe chapter Furnaces has similar content about starting up, lighting up, firing and maintaining normal operation and operating hazards as well. Regards,IPOT
posted at 09:08AM Sep 16 PST
I need more info about this book before purchasing.Can anyone give me more indepth info . eg Is the operator asked how to start up a cent' pump/a PD pump/a S+T heat ex etc......Furnaces.....how to start up email@example.com
posted at 05:28AM Sep 16 PST
Congratulations to author Nobles and Moctezuma on a comprehensive and very professional publication.
posted at 03:43AM Aug 24 PST
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