Predictive Maintenance of Pumps Using Condition Monitoring


  • Raymond Beebe

This book shows how condition monitoring can be applied to detect internal degradation in pumps so that appropriate maintenance can be decided upon based on actual condition rather than arbitrary time scales. The book focuses on the main condition monitoring techniques particularly relevant to pumps (vibration analysis, performance analysis). The philosophy of condition monitoring is briefly summarised and field examples show how condition monitoring is applied to detect internal degration in pumps.
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Pump maintenance engineers, reliability engineers, plant engineers and consultants.


Book information

  • Published: April 2004
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-1-85617-408-4

Table of Contents

Condition monitoring and its part in maintenance, pump performance and the effect of water, performance analysis and testing of pumps for condition conitoring, performance analysis and its application to optimise time for overhaul, other methods of performance analysis for pump condition monitoring, vibration anaysis of pumps - basic, vibration analysis of pumps - advanced methos, other uses of condition monitoring information, other condition monitoring methods, positive displacement pumps, case studies in condition monitoring of pumps