A guide to the fundamentals of applied gas chromatography and the process gas chromatograph, with practical procedures for design and troubleshooting This comprehensive resource provides the theory that underpins a full understanding of the fundamental techniques of gas chromatography and the process analyzer. Without relying on complex mathematics, the book addresses hands-on applications of gas chromatographs within process industries. The author - a noted expert on the topic - details both the scientific information needed to grasp the material presented and the practical applications for professionals working in the field.
Process Gas Chromatographs: Fundamentals, Design and Implementation comprises 15 chapters, a glossary of terms and a series of self-assessment questions and quizzes. This important resource:
Describes practical procedures for design and troubleshooting Contains concise chapters that provide a structured course for advanced students in process engineering Reviews the fundamentals of applied gas chromatography Details the operation and maintenance of process gas chromatographs Offers a summary, and self-assessment questions, for every chapter Is written by an international expert in the field with extensive industry knowledge and teaching experience in courses on process sampling systems and gas chromatography Written for process analyzer engineers and technicians, application engineers, and industrial environmental engineers, Process Gas Chromatographs: Fundamentals, Design and Implementation offers an essential guide to the basics of gas chromatography and reviews the applications of process gas chromatographs in industry today.
Country of Publication:
09 July 2020
Professional and scholarly
Part One: PGC Fundamentals Chapter 1 An Introduction Chapter 2 Peak Shape Chapter 3 Separation Chapter 4 Peak Patterns Part Two: PGC Analytics Chapter 5 Industrial Gas Chromatographs Chapter 6 Carrier Gas System Chapter 7 Sample Injection Chapter 8 Chromatographic Valves Chapter 9 Column Systems Chapter 10 Detectors Chapter 11 Temperature Control Part Three: PGC Control Chapter 12 Event Scheduling Chapter 13 Data Display Techniques Chapter 14 Peak Area Integration Chapter 15 Calibration
Tony Waters owns Analyzer Consulting Engineers, LLC in USA and is an Elected Fellow of International Society of Automation. Since 2000, he has been a Consultant in Process Analysis assisting refiners and chemical processors to achieve optimal use of process analyzers. He has twenty-five years' experience of working in the industry before setting up his own company, Measurementation, Inc. in 1986 to manufacture process analyzer systems.