Process Technology Equipment Chapter 1 notes:
Camshaft - a driven shaft fitted with rotating wheels of irregular shape (cams) that open
and close the valves in an engine
Compression Ratio - the ratio of the volume of the cylinder at the start of a stroke
Process Technology Chapter 10 notes:
hunting - When a steam turbine speeds up or slows down while the controller searches
for the correct operating speed, it is called
magnetic attraction and repulsion/current flow direction through a conductor - Electric
Process technology Operations Chapter 8 notes:
Height X .433 X specific gravity pressure
positive displacement and dynamic - The two general classifications of pumps are:
An automatic valve that regulates the amount of steam admitted into a turbine is cal
Process Technology Operations Chapter 1:
Time management - a structured system that arranges and individuals study according to
principles governing use of time.
Applied General Chemistry study of general concepts of chemistry with an emphasis on industri
Process Technology Chapter 6 notes:
PSM standard - government standard to prevent catastrophic release of toxins.
System - collection of equipment designed to perform a specific function
Basic concepts of quality control - focus on statistics and models t
Process Technology Operations Chapter 3 notes:
Process Technology 2-Systems Study of common process systems found in the chemical process industry, including
related scientific principles. Includes study of pump and compressor systems, heat
Process Technology Operations Chapter 4 notes:
Safety, Health, and Environment course in which students gain knowledge to reinforce the attitudes and behaviors
required for safe and environmentally sound work habits. Emphasizes safety, health, and
Process Technology Operations Chapter 2 notes:
Principles of Quality - course covering the background and application of quality
concepts. Topics include team skills, quality tools, statistics, economics, and
continuous improvement. Focuses on the applica
Process Technology Operations Chapter 5 notes:
What tools must a student acquire to be successful in a process technology program? understanding the college system, goal setting, time management, applied learning,
attitude, and participation.
what is proc
Process technology operations Chapter 9 notes:
coupling - What is a device used to connect the drive shaft of a motor or steam turbine to
a pump or compressor?
1000F - Steam can enter a turbine at temperatures in excess of:
3500 psi - Steam entry pressure
Process Technology Equipment Chapter 2 notes:
Intake Port an air channel that directs fuel gases to an intake valve
Intake Valve a valve located in the head, at the top of each cylinder, that opens and allows fuel gases
to enter the cylinder
Oil Pan / Sum
Process Technology Equipment Chapter 9 notes:
Heat Transfer - the transfer of energy from one object to another as a result of a
temperature difference between the two objects
Interchanger a process-to-process heat exchanger. Interchangers use hot process
Process Technology Equipment Chapter 10 notes:
Temperature - the measure of the thermal energy of a substance (i.e., the "hotness" or
"coldness" that can be determined using a thermometer
Tube Bundle a group of fixed, parallel tubes though which process f
Process Technology Equipment Chapter 8 notes:
British Thermal Unit (BTU) - a measure of energy in the English system, referring to the
heat required to raise the temperature of 1 Pound of water 1 degree Fahrenheit at
Calorie the amount of heat e
Process Technology Equipment Chapter 7 notes:
globe valve designed for throttling service
blowdown opens at one pressure and closes at a lower pressure
solenoid valve operated with electric current
air to close - spring to open fails in the OPEN position.
Process technology Equipment chapter 4 notes:
globe valve The valve design the provides a back-seat between the stem and the bonnet to protect the
packing when the valve is fully open is found in which valve?
Globe valve For a process loop that requires t
Process Technology Equipment Chapter 5 notes:
accumulation In a PRV, the difference between initial lift off pressure and the pressure of the fully
open position is referred to as:
blowdown In a PSV, the difference between the lift off pressure and the pr
Process Technology Equipment Chapter 3 notes:
Stationary Blade a component in a gas turbine attached to the case that does not rotate. Stationary blades
change the direction of the flow of the steam or combustion gas, and redirect it to the
next stage of
Process Technology Chapter 7 notes:
PPE - Gear used to protect operator of hazards found around the plant.
PSM - Rules to prevent catastrophic accidents from occurring.
Respiratory Protection - a standard or program designed to protect employees from
Process Technology Equipment Chapter 6 notes:
Gate - Which one of the following valves may be difficult to tell if it opened or closed?
anti-seize compound What lubricant should be used on an exposed valve stem?
air fail closed (AFC) - air to open A contr