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Compressors: How to Achieve High Reliability & Availability By Heinz Bloch

Compressors: How to Achieve High Reliability & Availability by Heinz Bloch

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Summary

Offers proven solutions to a pervasive and expensive problem in modern industry - compressor failure. This title addresses causes of compressor failure and maps out permanent remedies you can put to use right away. It includes: compression principles and internal labyrinths; selection factors for process compressors; and more.

Compressors: How to Achieve High Reliability & Availability Summary

Compressors: How to Achieve High Reliability & Availability by Heinz Bloch

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Practical techniques for optimizing compressor performance

Written by experts with more than 100 combined years of industry experience in machinery failure avoidance, Compressors: How to Achieve High Reliability &Availability offers proven solutions to a pervasive and expensive problem in modern industry--compressor failure. This succinct, on-the-job guide addresses elusivecauses of compressor failure and clearly maps out permanent remedies you can put to use right away. With a focus on centrifugal and reciprocating compressors,this accessible reference is based on real-world processes and procedures used by successful global companies.

Coverage includes:

  • Compression principles and internal labyrinths
  • Selection factors for process compressors
  • Operation characteristics of turbocompressors
  • Wet and dry gas seals
  • Bearings, stability, and vibration guidance
  • Lube and seal oil systems
  • Impellers and rotors
  • Compressor maintenance and surveillance
  • Inspection and repair of rotors
  • Machinery quality assessment (MQA)
  • Failure analysis and troubleshooting
  • Reciprocating compressor operation, control, maintenance, and rebuilding
  • Maintenance and operations interfaces
  • Reciprocating compressor monitoring and surveillance
  • Training competent compressor engineers

About Heinz Bloch

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Table of Contents

1. Principles of compression highlighted
2. Compressor types and selection
3. Foundations and base plates
4. Piping and gaskets
5. Centrifugal compressor details
6. Reciprocating compressor details
7. Other Positive Displacement Compressors
8. Machinery Quality Assessment, "MQA"
9. Fits, dimensions, repairs and related misunderstandings
10. Compressor failure statistics and successful failure analysis
11. Training competent compressor engineers

Additional information

GOR011143355
Compressors: How to Achieve High Reliability & Availability by Heinz Bloch
Used - Like New
Hardback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2012-07-01
288
0071772871
9780071772877
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