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Progressing cavity pump

energy

Widely used for pumping difficult materials, such as sewage sludge contaminated with large particles, this pump consists of a helical rotor, about ten times as long as its width.

Programmable load

energy

A programmable load is a type of test equipment or instrument which emulates DC or AC resistance loads normally required to perform functional tests of batteries, power supplies or solar cells.

Professional certification

energy

Professional certification, trade certification, or professional designation, often called simply certification or qualification, is a designation earned by a person to assure qualification to perform a job or task.

Productivity

energy

Productivity is the efficiency of production of goods or services expressed by some measure.

Production planning

energy

Production planning is the planning of production and manufacturing modules in a company or industry.

Production fluid

energy

Production fluid is the fluid mixture of oil, gas and water in formation fluid that flows to the surface of an oil well from a reservoir.

Product lifecycle management

energy

The process of managing the entire lifecycle of a product from inception, through engineering design and manufacture, to service and disposal of manufactured products.

Product liability

energy

Product liability is the area of law in which manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others who make products available to the public are held responsible for the injuries those products cause.

Product certification

energy

Product certification or product qualification is the process of certifying that a certain product has passed performance tests and quality assurance tests, and meets qualification criteria stipulated in contracts, regulations, or specifications.

Producer gas

energy

Producer gas is fuel gas that is manufactured from material such as coal, as opposed to natural gas.

Produced water

energy

Produced water is a term used in the oil industry to describe water that is produced as a byproduct during the extraction of oil and natural gas.

Procurement

energy

A means of purchasing goods or services.

Process function

energy

In thermodynamics, a quantity that is well defined so as to describe the path of a process through the equilibrium state space of a thermodynamic system is termed a process function, or, alternatively, a process quantity, or a path function.

Processed engineered fuel

energy

PEF is a partial replacement for fossil fuels in cement kilns.

Process flow diagram

energy

A process flow diagram (PFD) is a diagram commonly used in chemical and process engineering to indicate the general flow of plant processes and equipment.

Process engineering

energy

Process engineering is the understanding and application of the fundamental principles and laws of nature that allow humans to transform raw material and energy into products that are useful to society, at an industrial level.

Problem solving

energy

Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods in an orderly manner to find solutions to problems.

Probable reserves

energy

Probable reserves are volumes defined as "less likely to be recovered than proved, but more certain to be recovered than Possible Reserves".

Prime movers

energy

In an engine/generator set the engine is the prime mover.

Primary energy

energy

Primary energy is an energy form found in nature that has not been subjected to any human engineered conversion process.

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