01 July 2007

Practice Note: Commissioning Capital Plant

The process and methodology of capital plant commissioning and start-up is often not well understood or executed by engineers to the detriment of the client's project and business. Plant that doesn't have an optimum commissioning plan is usually late, over budget, operates below optimum performance and can incur substantial penalties for the contractors and client. This Practice Note gives engineers who are involved in the commissioning of capital plant insight into the dynamics of commissioning and a plan for accomplishing a timely and thorough start-up.

Commissioning Capital Plant (2007) (PDF 991KB)