Phần I : Lựa chọn vật liệu (Materials Selection)
Design (hiểu theo nghĩa rộng là thiết kế hoàn chỉnh một sản phẩm – trong bản dịch này, tôi sẽ giữ nguyên từ này mà không dịch thành “thiết kế” như các bạn vẫn hiểu, do nội hàm của khái niệm design rất rộng - ND) là một quá trình lặp.
‘Design’ is one of those words that means all things to all people. Every manufactured thing, from
the most lyrical of ladies’ hats to the greasiest of gearboxes, qualifies, in some sense or other, as a
design. It can mean yet more. Nature, to some is Divine Design; to others it is design by Natural
Selection, the ultimate genetic algorithm. The reader will agree that it is necessary to narrow the
field, at least a little.
This book is about
The chemical process industries (CPI), petroleum and allied industries
apply physical as well as chemical methods to the conversion of raw feedstock
materials into salable products. Because of the diversity of products,
process conditions and requirements, equipment design is often unique, or
case specific. The prime requirement of any piece of equipment is that it
performs the function for which it was designed under the intended process
operating conditions, and do so in a continuous and reliable manner.