Features and Benefits

Comprehensive overview of process technology equipment

  • Additional coverage of the roles of a process technician, such as working with equipment, provides context for students considering a career in the process industries.

Learning aids reflecting the latest NAPTA curriculum
  • New learning outcomes align with NAPTA core objectives. Students are directed to the precise text page where a learning objective is addressed.
  • A new full-color art program includes more than 450 revised artwork and photo images, including new visuals of equipment.
  • Checking Your Knowledge questions have been updated to better complement chapter objectives. They now include answers and rationales.

Practical, on-the-job applications
  • The new edition dives deeper into key applications such as formulas for use with processes, standards, sizing, and testing.
  • New content expands on descriptions of materials such as piping, materials of construction, filters, and dryers, plus federal regulations and tables for quick reference.


For courses in process technology equipment.

The national standard for process technology equipment

Process Technology Equipment is part of the NAPTA Series for Process Technology. Developed in partnership with Industry and Education, this unprecedented collection supports a consistent curriculum and exit competencies for process technology graduates. Process Technology Equipment provides a common national standard for the process technology equipment course of a process technology degree program. It focuses on the tools and equipment of the process industries and doubles as a valuable reference guide throughout a process technology career. The 2nd edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to align with the new NAPTA curriculum.