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Title:
Facilities operations & engineering reference : a technical & management handbook for planning & analyzing projects, complying with codes & standards : the certified plant engineer reference.
Author:
Association for Facilities Engineering.
Publication Information:
Kingston, MA : RSMeans, CMD Group, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xxii, 729 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780876294628
Format :
Book

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Summary

Practical, hands-on expertise and technical data, covering essential issues in design, construction, operations and maintenance... The editors, a team of leaders in facilities and plant management, have selected key information with the most common applications in managing facilities operations.

Coverage includes:

Economics (budgeting/cost control, financial analysis, VE, etc.) Civil engineering and construction practices Maintenance (with detailed staffing guidance and job descriptions, CMMS, planning, scheduling, training, work orders, inventory, preventive/predictive maintenance) Energy efficiencies (optimizing energy use, including heating, cooling, lighting, and water) HVAC Mechanical engineering Instrumentation and controls Environmental, health and safety issues


Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Contributors to This Publicationp. xix
Chapter 1 Managementp. 1
Management Skillsp. 4
Project Communicationsp. 9
Written Communicationsp. 10
Meetingsp. 11
Project Record Filing Systemp. 11
Handling Change Order Communicationsp. 16
On-Site Communicationp. 16
A Word About Advanced Communications Technologyp. 17
Team Buildingp. 18
Assembling Contractors and Consultants for the Project Teamp. 18
Techniques for Team Decision-Making and Problem-Solvingp. 19
Post-Mortem Team Reviewp. 20
Characteristics of Team Leadersp. 23
Resource Publicationsp. 29
For Additional Informationp. 29
Chapter 2 Engineering Economicsp. 31
Interest Ratesp. 33
Cash Flowsp. 39
Interest Rate and Time Periodsp. 44
Capital Asset Management and the Timing of Cash Flowsp. 46
Life Cycle Cost Analysis Output/Resultsp. 61
Capitalized Costp. 66
Uniform Gradientp. 67
Rate of Return Criterionp. 69
Minimum Attractive Rate of Return (MARR) and Incremental Rate of Returnp. 71
Resource Publicationsp. 73
Chapter 3 Civil Engineering and Construction Practicesp. 75
Surveyingp. 77
Site Planningp. 87
Understanding the Site Planp. 92
Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineeringp. 94
Design of Drainage Pipesp. 102
Storm Water Runoffp. 103
Strength of Materialsp. 106
Basic Structural Engineering Principlesp. 107
Substructuresp. 116
Structural Steelp. 133
Concretep. 153
Pavingp. 167
Overview of the Construction Processp. 170
The Critical Path Method of Schedulingp. 180
Construction Contract Documentsp. 187
Resource Publicationsp. 204
For Additional Informationp. 205
Chapter 4 Maintenancep. 207
Maintenance Goals and Objectivesp. 209
Establishing the Services Maintenance Will Providep. 212
Maintenance Staffing Optionsp. 214
Geographical Maintenance Organization Structuresp. 214
Growing Maintenance Organizationsp. 215
Organizational Chartsp. 217
Attitudesp. 217
The Financial Impact of Maintenancep. 217
Standard Cost Justificationp. 217
Trainingp. 222
Work Order Systemsp. 228
Planning and Schedulingp. 233
Maintenance Schedulingp. 239
Inventory and Purchasingp. 241
Preventive Maintenancep. 246
Predictive Maintenance or Condition Monitoringp. 249
Management Reporting and Analysisp. 254
Conclusionp. 258
Resource Publicationsp. 259
Chapter 5 Energy Efficienciesp. 261
Energy Costsp. 263
U.S. Utility Deregulation Legislationp. 267
Purchasing Energy: New Choicesp. 267
Energy Service Companiesp. 267
Energy and the Environmentp. 271
Analyzing Your Energy Profilep. 273
HVAC Energy Managementp. 274
Monitoring Utility Usep. 289
Thermal Energy Storage Systemsp. 298
Meeting the Demand for Powerp. 299
Building Envelopep. 303
Purchasing for Energy Efficiency: Windows and Doorsp. 312
Lightingp. 314
Water Usagep. 315
Recent Regulations and Innovationsp. 316
Resource Publicationsp. 320
For Additional Informationp. 320
Chapter 6 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioningp. 323
HVAC Heating and Cooling Loadsp. 326
Psychrometricsp. 340
Computer Programs and Available Softwarep. 342
Fan Design Characteristicsp. 343
Ductwork Design Characteristicsp. 348
Recommended Duct Design Proceduresp. 356
Exhaust Ventilation System Designp. 369
Refrigerationp. 373
Refrigeration Condensing Systemsp. 384
Heat Recovery Systemsp. 399
Air Filtration--Types and Performancep. 404
HVAC Equationsp. 411
Resource Publicationsp. 418
Chapter 7 Mechanical Engineeringp. 419
Statics and Dynamicsp. 423
Fluid Mechanicsp. 428
Thermodynamicsp. 430
Additional Informationp. 435
Vacuum Pumps and Systemsp. 437
Understanding Air Compressor Ratingsp. 446
Hydraulicsp. 449
Frequently Used Formulas and Equivalentsp. 457
Resource Publicationsp. 461
Chapter 8 Instrumentation and Controlsp. 463
Terminologyp. 465
HVAC Automatic Controlsp. 475
Control Applicationsp. 481
Electromechanical Relaysp. 486
Resource Publicationsp. 512
For Additional Informationp. 513
Chapter 9 Electrical Engineeringp. 515
Units and Formulasp. 518
What is Power Factor?p. 521
Power Qualityp. 523
Wave Formsp. 528
Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance in Series AC Circuitsp. 535
Motorsp. 542
Lightingp. 556
Overcurrent Protectionp. 570
National Electrical Codep. 575
Electric Costsp. 576
Industrial Controlp. 589
Resource Publicationsp. 593
For Additional Informationp. 593
Chapter 10 Environmental, Health and Safetyp. 597
Air Quality and Air Emissionsp. 600
Indoor Air Qualityp. 608
Wastewaterp. 614
Hazardous Wastep. 618
Solid Wastep. 626
Underground Storage Tanksp. 631
Leaking Underground Storage Tanksp. 632
CERCLA, SARA, RCRAp. 639
Safety and Health Regulationsp. 652
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHAct)p. 659
OSHA Hazard Communication Programp. 668
OSHA Inspectionsp. 671
ADA Overviewp. 676
Fire Safety and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)p. 683
Summary of Procedures for Meeting Code Requirementsp. 687
Resource Publicationsp. 688
For Additional Informationp. 688
Appendixp. 691
Additional Compound Interest Tablesp. 694
Loan Amortization Spreadsheetsp. 698
Maintenance and Repair Schedules and Cost Datap. 700
Laws of Force and Motionp. 703
Steam Tables with Nomenclaturep. 704
Indexp. 709

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