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Practical Machinery Management for Process Plants: Volume 2

Machinery Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting

This newly expanded edition discusses proven approaches to defining causes of machinery failure as well as methods for analyzing and troubleshooting failures.

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Published: September 1997

Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-88415-662-8

Contents

  • The Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting System. Metallurgical Failure Analysis. Machinery Component Failure Analysis. Machinery Troubleshooting. Vibration Analysis. Generalized Machinery Problem-Solving Sequence. Statistical Approaches in Machinery Problem Solving. Sneak Analysis. Formalized Failure Reporting as a Teaching Tool. The Seven-Cause Category Approach to Root-Cause Failure Analysis. Knowledge-Based Systems for Machinery Failure Diagnosis. Training and Organizing for Successful Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting. Appendixes: Machinery Equipment Life Data. Theory of Hazard Plotting. Glossary of Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Terms. Gear Nomenclature. Index

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