More Best Practices for Rotating Equipment

More Best Practices for Rotating Equipment

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More Best Practices for Rotating Equipment follows Forsthoffer's multi-volume Rotating Equipment Handbooks, addressing the latest best practices in industrial rotating machinery and also including a comprehensive treatment of the basics for reference. The author's famous troubleshooting approach teaches the reader proven methodologies for installation, operation, and maintenance of equipment, and covers all phases of work with rotating equipment. Reliability optimization is also addressed for the first time.

The book is ideal for engineers working in the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of power machinery. It is also an essential source of information for postgraduate students and researchers of mechanical and industrial engineering.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 638 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 32.51mm | 1,000g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • 0128092777
  • 9780128092774

Table of contents

1. Project Best Practices 2. Pumps 3. Compressors 4. Gears and Couplings 5. Steam Turbines 6. Gas Turbines 7. Auxiliary Systems 8. Pump Mechanical Seals 9. Dry Gas Seals 10. Construction, Installation, Commissioning, and Turnarounds 11. Predictive and Preventive Maintenance 12. Reliability Optimization
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About Michael Forsthoffer

Michael Forsthoffer has almost 20 years of experience of design, troubleshooting and consulting in the field of turbomachinery. He spent four years with John Crane, including three as on-site Seal Reliability Engineer at Hovensa Refinery, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Forsthoffer worked as a Rotating Equipment Specialist for Forsthoffer Associates, Inc. from 2009 to 2015, and has been involved in the selection of equipment for new and revamp projects, troubleshooting and site-specific training worldwide for all types of rotating machinery. He is currently the President of Forsthoffer Associates, Inc.
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