Troubleshooting rotating machinery: including centrifugal pumps and compressors, reciprocating pumps and compressors, fans, steam turbines, electric motors, and more PDF

Troubleshooting rotating machinery including centrifugal pumps and compressors, reciprocating pumps and compressors, fans, steam turbines, electric motors, and more PDF

Troubleshooting rotating machinery: including centrifugal pumps and compressors, reciprocating pumps and compressors, fans, steam turbines, electric motors, and more by Andrew P. & Robert X.

Troubleshooting is part science and part art. Simple troubleshooting tables or decision trees are rarely effective in solving complex, real-world machine problems. For this reason, the authors wanted to offer a novel way to attack machinery issues that can adversely affect the reliability and efficiency of your plant processes. The methodology presented in this book is not a rigid “cookbook” approach but rather a flexible and dynamic process aimed at exploring process plant machines holistically in order to understand and narrow down the true nature of the problem.

Throughout this book, the term process machinery will be used to refer to rotating machinery commonly encountered in processing plants, such as centrifugal pumps and compressors, reciprocating pumps and compressors, fans, steam turbines, and electric motors. Our first book in this series, Is My Machine, OK? deals, in large part, with assessing process machinery in the field. This guide takes the assessment process to the next level by helping operators, mechanics, managers, and machinery professionals better troubleshoot process machinery in-situ, i.e., in the field. To cover the topic of troubleshooting, the authors will cover the following topics in this book:

  • What field troubleshooting means and entails
  • How to use this guide as a complement to Is My Machine OK?
  • Using the “who, what, when, where why” troubleshooting methodology
  • How to use cause maps to investigate possible causes
  • Real-world case studies
  • How to use machine-specific troubleshooting tables

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