Features and Benefits

Features: Intro to Process Technology, 2e    


Comprehensive overview of process technology

 

  • Students are introduced to the various process industries, including oil and gas, chemical, mining, power generation, pulp and paper, water and wastewater treatment, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical.
  • Thoroughly Updated Content! Including growth and development of industry into the 2010s; appropriate new legislation; and new data sets.
  • New! Emphasis on Safety throughout and inclusion of industry events that led to new safety legislation.
  • Expanded Content on current methods of oil and gas extraction (fracking); process-auxiliary systems, and process service utilities.
  • An overview of common types of equipment exposes students to the technologies they can expect to encounter on the job.
  Skills, roles, and competencies of today’s process technician
  • Coverage of “soft skills” examines the additional knowledge important for success in the work environment.
  • A description of the process technician’s role prepares students for a career in the process industries.
  • A review of related subject areas covers basic chemistry; basic physics; safety, health, environment, and security; quality; process drawings; and process equipment.
  Learning aids and practice opportunities
  • New Full Color Design!
  • All New Full Color Art Program! With over 400 fully revised artwork and photos including new visuals of process flow for different industries, quality control, and logic diagrams.
  • New! Key term definitions at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Updated Review and Answers Appendix!
  • Updated Checking Your Knowledge questions meet new chapter objectives and now include answers and rationales.
  • UPDATED! Revised learning objectives align the text with the new NAPTA curriculum.
  • Student activities reinforce key chapter content and provide related practice opportunities.
  • All New Instructor Resource Package including lesson plans, test banks, review questions and PowerPoints.

Comprehensive overview of process technology
  • Thoroughly Updated Content! Including growth and development of industry into the 2010s; appropriate new legislation; and new data sets.
  • New! Emphasis on Safety throughout and inclusion of industry events that led to new safety legislation.
  • Expanded Content on current methods of oil and gas extraction (fracking); process-auxiliary systems, and process service utilities.
  Learning aids and practice opportunities
  • New Full Color Design!
  • All New Full Color Art Program! With over 400 fully revised artwork and photos including new visuals of process flow for different industries, quality control, and logic diagrams.
  • New! Key term definitions at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Revised learning objectives align the text with the new NAPTA curriculum.
  • Updated Review and Answers Appendix!
  • Updated Checking Your Knowledge questions have been meet new chapter objectives and now include answers and rationales.
  • All New Instructor Resource Package including lesson plans, test banks, review questions and PowerPoints.


Overview

Overview: Introduction to Process Technology, 2e

For introductory courses in product technology and process controls.

National standard for process technology basics

Introduction to Process Technology is part of the NAPTA Series for Process Technology. Developed in partnership with Industry and Education, this unprecedented collection supports a consistent curriculum and exit competencies for process technology graduates. Introduction to Process Technology provides learning material for the first course of a process technology program. The updated 2nd edition aligns with the new NAPTA curriculum. It focuses on safety, explores the industry’s modern-day processes and legislative influences, and includes new critical-thinking exercises, graphics, and instructor resources.