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By Mark P. Taylor, Visit Amazon's John J. J. Chen Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, John J. J. Chen, , Brent Richmond Young

ISBN-10: 1466514698

ISBN-13: 9781466514690

An uncomfortable remark within the Shift Logs and method regulate files of so much aluminum smelting vegetation is that method keep an eye on mess ups, huge and small, ensue on a daily basis. even though just a small fraction of those disasters supply upward push to catastrophic occasions, the adaptation among a catastrophe we examine and a failure which, even supposing dear, has no irreversible effects, is simply chance.

Control for Aluminum creation and different Processing Industries exemplifies new keep watch over pondering fused with an realizing of approach variability, and the way to diagnose abnormalities and their explanations in aluminum construction crops. Many genuine lifestyles examples within the ebook show the significance of human habit and a systematic, wondering procedure within the keep an eye on of a technologically advanced method. Written from the point of view of construction employees and administration, the ebook additionally offers readers a view into the human facets of injuries and their analogy with disasters answerable for production.

Production vegetation frequently adventure extra keep an eye on disasters than successes and employees needs to constantly try to set up balance and keep an eye on in their approach. via on-the-job studies of the authors and their colleagues, the keep watch over reports defined during this e-book supply readers with a origin for development their very own strong regulate reason and a framework for avoidance of plant keep an eye on difficulties.

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The team was standing around the carbon plant conference room table on which the HTF system working drawings were spread out. Barry was explaining the rationale for the plant operation, including the HTF circuit and its limitations. “You see the heat exchange efficiency is the key thing in HTF systems,” Barry said. ” 30 Control for Aluminum Production On the whiteboard Barry was doing heat transfer 101 for them: Q = U A ΔTLMTD where Q = Heat duty to achieve target temperatures, either to the dry aggregate, pitch, or the paste, kW.

Breathtaking … set and forget. Rob couldn’t quite believe what he was hearing. But, this hadn’t been Shaun’s control philosophy, just what he had been left with by the suppliers. How could Rob get behind the lack of analysis here? “Who else can I can talk to about this type of system, Shaun? ” “Well, the best person on these systems is not only an aluminum guy, Rob. He doesn’t come to the plant now. The previous manager didn’t need him. But, I think he was the real expert. Barry James is his name.

Production first and Maintenance staff not consulted. Interdependence of staff Maintenance staff not intervening with their colleagues before or during an unsafe act (eg. body position). Operators not greeting and challenging strangers. Operational risk assessment processes No ‘Take five’ or other formal risk assessment for maintenance tasks on butt press or spray station maintenance operations. Hazard studies for anode casting, butt cleaning processes not done or not available (both facilities constructed in last two years) Engineering oversight and analysis on safety of structures/processes Engineering analysis/input into the maintenance processes for the rodding room not evident.

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