Buecker, B.

ChemTreat, Lawrence, Kansas

Brad Buecker is a Senior Technical Publicist with ChemTreat. He has many years of experience in or affiliated with the power industry, much of it in steam generation chemistry, water treatment, air quality control and results engineering positions with City Water, Light & Power (Springfield, Illinois) and Kansas City Power & Light Co. Mr. Buecker earned a BS degree in chemistry from Iowa State University, with additional course work in fluid mechanics, energy and materials balances and advanced inorganic chemistry. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Cooling Technology Institute, the National Association of Corrosion Engineers, the Electric Utility Chemistry Workshop planning committee and the International Water Conference Advisory Council. Mr. Buecker has authored many articles and three books on power plant and water/steam chemistry.

Advanced cooling tower water treatment—Part 1

Refineries, petrochemical plants and similar facilities rely on a significant number of heat exchangers for process control and product formulation throughout the plant.