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Engineering skills & trades

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62208-14 Tubing Trainee Guide

62208-14 Tubing Trainee Guide

Author: NCCER Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2019

(Module ID 62208-14) Introduces types of tubing, tools, and work practices used in pipeline applications. Covers proper storage and handling, cutting, bending, and installation of tubing.

62203-14 Inspect Mainline Valves Trainee Guide

62203-14 Inspect Mainline Valves Trainee Guide

Author: NCCER Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2019

(Module ID 62203-14) Discusses procedures for inspecting mainline valves and performing basic preventative maintenance.

62106-13 Line Locating and Marking Trainee Guide

62106-13 Line Locating and Marking Trainee Guide

Author: NCCER Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2019

Module 62106-13 describes the notification process used to prevent pipeline damage, the methods for locating pipelines, and the process for marking pipelines.

Solar PV Engineering and Installation Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional, Specialist and Inspector Certification Exams

Solar PV Engineering and Installation Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional, Specialist and Inspector Certification Exams

Author: Sean (Solar Energy Professor and Consultant, USA) White Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/07/2019

The NABCEP PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Exam is the gold standard certification exam for PV professionals and is famously difficult to pass. As the industry grows and jobs have become more specialized, the Board has responded to this with NABCEP Specialist Certification Exams. As well as the content of the PVIP, this book also covers the material in the Design, Installer and Commissioning & Maintenance Specialist Certification Exams, and provides test-taking strategy that can be used to most effectively study for and pass these assessments. Code and theory is explained in the first half of this guide, acting as a useful background for the second half, which consists of practice exam questions and answers, complete with detailed explanations. It also contains essential strategy tools, short-term memory tips and recommended reading which will be invaluable for anyone studying for the exams. The material covered in this book is not limited to those taking the test, but will also act as a valuable tool for career progression, helping the reader to work safely with code-compliant PV systems. This second edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the new developments in solar and energy storage systems and new technologies.

Solar PV Engineering and Installation Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional, Specialist and Inspector Certification Exams

Solar PV Engineering and Installation Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional, Specialist and Inspector Certification Exams

Author: Sean (Solar Energy Professor and Consultant, USA) White Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/07/2019

The NABCEP PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Exam is the gold standard certification exam for PV professionals and is famously difficult to pass. As the industry grows and jobs have become more specialized, the Board has responded to this with NABCEP Specialist Certification Exams. As well as the content of the PVIP, this book also covers the material in the Design, Installer and Commissioning & Maintenance Specialist Certification Exams, and provides test-taking strategy that can be used to most effectively study for and pass these assessments. Code and theory is explained in the first half of this guide, acting as a useful background for the second half, which consists of practice exam questions and answers, complete with detailed explanations. It also contains essential strategy tools, short-term memory tips and recommended reading which will be invaluable for anyone studying for the exams. The material covered in this book is not limited to those taking the test, but will also act as a valuable tool for career progression, helping the reader to work safely with code-compliant PV systems. This second edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the new developments in solar and energy storage systems and new technologies.

Drilling Engineering

Drilling Engineering

Author: J.J. Azar, G. Robello Samuel Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2019

Coauthored by a leading drilling engineering professor/researcher and a well-experienced drilling research advisor, Drilling Engineering explains the fundamentals and field practices in drilling operations. This textbook is an excellent resource for drilling engineers, drilling supervisors and managers, and petroleum engineering students. Topics covered include: * Drilling rig requirements, selection, and evaluation * Drilling fluids, including functions, types, selection criteria, evaluation, rheology * Drilling fluid hydraulics and design requirements * Drillstring mechanics * Drill bit mechanics, including types, operational requirements, optimization * Well control mechanics * Pore and fracture pressures prediction and application * Directional, horizontal, and multilateral well drilling * Cementing and casing design * Drilling problems and solutions * Overview of underbalanced, slim hole, and coiled tubing drilling Key Features & Benefits for the Reader: * Full understanding of the rotary drilling process and its engineering design aspects * Recognizing drilling problems and determining solution options * Design, execution and post analysis of all drilling programs

Friction Stir Welding and Processing X

Friction Stir Welding and Processing X

Author: Yuri Hovanski Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2019

This book is a compilation of the recent progress on friction stir technologies including high-temperature applications, industrial applications, dissimilar alloy/materials, lightweight alloys, simulation, control, characterization, and derivative technologies. The volume offers a current look at friction stir welding technology from application to characterization and from modeling to R&D. Contributions document advances in application, controls, and simulation of the friction stir process to aid researchers in seeing the current state-of-the-art.

Machine Tool Practices

Machine Tool Practices

Author: Richard R. Kibbe, Roland O. Meyer, Jon Stenerson, Kelly Curran Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/01/2019

For courses in machine shop, machine tool technology, machining processes/manufacturing processes technology, industrial technology, industrial mechanics, and industrial engineering at the undergraduate level . The all-in-one solution for teaching machining, BPR, GD&T, and CNC courses Machine Tool Practices provides clear, practical, and richly illustrated treatment of machine tool technology and prepares students for NIMS certification. Vast in breadth and depth, this is the definitive text for training computer numerical controllers, conventional machine operators, general machinists, and tool and tie makers. The 11th edition includes dramatically expanded content and supplements on blueprint reading, GD&T, and CNC, giving it the potential to be the sole source of material for courses on these topics, while saving students the expense of two extra texts.

Heat Treatment

Heat Treatment

Author: Richard Lofting Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/07/2018

The ability to perform heat treatments in the home workshop can be a very useful asset, enabling you to make, repair and maintain tools, to anneal and normalize work-hardened metals, and even to create decorative finishes. Heat Treatment is a practical guide to this valuable range of workshop techniques and how to employ them safely and effectively. Featuring step-by-sep photography throughout, this book covers metals and their properties; building a heat treatment oven for the home workshop; case hardening, flame hardening and tempering and finally, decorative finishes with colour case hardening, oil blacking and enamelling.

Social Manufacturing: Fundamentals and Applications

Social Manufacturing: Fundamentals and Applications

Author: Pingyu Jiang Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/06/2018

This book introduces social manufacturing, the next generation manufacturing paradigm that covers product life cycle activities that deal with Internet-based organizational and interactive mechanisms under the context of socio-technical systems in the fields of industrial and production engineering. Like its subject, the book's approach is multi-disciplinary, including manufacturing systems, operations management, computational social sciences and information systems applications. It reports on the latest research findings regarding the social manufacturing paradigm, the architecture, configuration and execution of social manufacturing systems and more. Further, it describes the individual technologies enabled by social manufacturing for each topic, supported by case studies. The technologies discussed include manufacturing resource minimalization and their socialized reorganizations, blockchain models in cybersecurity, computing and decision-making, social business relationships and organizational networks, open product design, social sensors and extended cyber-physical systems, and social factory and inter-connections. This book helps engineers and managers in industry to practice social manufacturing, as well as offering a systematic reference resource for researchers in manufacturing. Students also benefit from the detailed discussions of the latest research and technologies that will have been put into practice by the time they graduate.

Pipeline Inspector Technician Volume 3

Pipeline Inspector Technician Volume 3

Author: NCCER Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2016

Pipeline Inspector Technician Volume 2

Pipeline Inspector Technician Volume 2

Author: NCCER Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2016