Petrochemical Machinery Insights

Petrochemical Machinery Insights

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Petrochemical Machinery Insights is a priceless collection of solutions and advice from Heinz Bloch on a broad range of equipment management themes, from wear to warranty issues, organizational problems and oil mist lubrication, and professional growth and pre-purchase of machinery.

The author draws on his industry experience to hone in on important problems that do not get addressed in other books, providing actionable details that engineers can use. Mechanical, reliability, and process engineers will find this book the next best thing to having Heinz Bloch on speed dial.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 784 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 43.94mm | 1,200g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0128092726
  • 9780128092729
  • 1,545,660

Table of contents

Subject Category 1: Agitators

Subject Category 2: Alignment

Subject Category 3: Asset Management

Subject Category 4: Bearings

Subject Category 5: Blowers

Subject Category 6: Compressors, General

Subject Category 7: Cooling Tower Fans and Drives

Subject Category 8: Couplings

Subject Category 9: Dry Gas Seals

Subject Category 10: Dynamic Compressors

Subject Category 11: Electric Motor Life

Subject Category 12: Foundation and Grouting Systems

Subject Category 13: Gasket Designs

Subject Category 14: Gear and General Bearing Housing Protection

Subject Category 15: Grounding Technology

Subject Category 16: Innovation Versus Unnecessary Developments

Subject Category 17: Lubrication

Subject Category 18: Maintenance

Subject Category 19: Management and Organizational Leadership

Subject Category 20: Materials Technology

Subject Category 21: Mechanical Seals

Subject Category 22: Non-OEM Repairs Combine Effective Upgrade Strategies

Subject Category 23: Oil Mist Lubrication and Preservation

Subject Category 24: Oil Ring Issues

Subject Category 25: Operation and the Operator Function

Subject Category 26: Organizational Issues

Subject Category 27: Packaged Machinery

Subject Category 28: Piping and Related Components

Subject Category 29: Professional Growth

Subject Category 30: Pumps and Associated Issues

Subject Category 31: Reciprocating Compressors

Subject Category 32: Reliable Plants and Machines Benefit From MQA

Subject Category 33: Repair Quality and Statistics

Subject Category 34: Resource Utilization

Subject Category 35: Root Cause Failure Analysis

Subject Category 36: Run-Length Determination

Subject Category 37: Screw Compressors and MQA

Subject Category 38: Specifications and Standards

Subject Category 39: Steam Turbines and Steam Traps

Subject Category 40: Suction Strainers for Fluid Machinery

Subject Category 41: Tooling and Scaffolding

Subject Category 42: Training Strategies for Success

Subject Category 43: Turboexpanders

Subject Category 44: V-Belt Drives

Subject Category 45: Vibration Technology

Subject Category 46: Warranties

Subject Category 47: Water Hammer

Postscript/Epilogue: Despite Gaining "Insights", Industry Will Always Face Challenges
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About Heinz P. Bloch

Heinz P Bloch is the owner and principal of Process Machinery Consulting Co, and has been the reliability editor of Hydrocarbon Processing Magazine since 1990. He is the author or co-author of over 650 technical papers or articles, and 19 full text books. He was a founding member of Texas A&M University's International Pump Users Symposium.
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