4. Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbooks - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781856174701, 9780080949352

4. Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbooks

1st Edition

Auxiliary Equipment

Authors: William Forsthoffer
Hardcover ISBN: 9781856174701
eBook ISBN: 9780080949352
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 22nd December 2005
Page Count: 388
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Table of Contents

Introduction and overview; Auxiliary system types and functions; The reasons for inherently low auxiliary system reliability; The development of an auxiliary system; Auxiliary system component design - the pumping unit; Component design control valves and instrumentation; Component design coolers, filters and transfer valves; Auxiliary system function summary; Auxiliary system specifications; System design audit and factory testing; Assuring and maintaining auxiliary sytem reliability; Lubrication systems overview and types; Compressor seal system overview and types; Seal system component design and preventive maintenance; Seal system - the contaminated seal oil drain system; Dry gas seal systems; Combined lube and seal systems; Separate lube and seal systems; Buffer gas system overview; Buffer gas system operation and preventive maintenance; Pump flush system overview; Pump single seal flush system; Pump tandem and double seal flush system; Converion to metric system; Index


Description

Introduction and overview; Auxiliary system types and functions; The reasons for inherently low auxiliary system reliability; The development of an auxiliary system; Auxiliary system component design - the pumping unit; Component design control valves and instrumentation; Component design coolers, filters and transfer valves; Auxiliary system function summary; Auxiliary system specifications; System design audit and factory testing; Assuring and maintaining auxiliary sytem reliability; Lubrication systems overview and types; Compressor seal system overview and types; Seal system component design and preventive maintenance; Seal system - the contaminated seal oil drain system; Dry gas seal systems; Combined lube and seal systems; Separate lube and seal systems; Buffer gas system overview; Buffer gas system operation and preventive maintenance; Pump flush system overview; Pump single seal flush system; Pump tandem and double seal flush system; Converion to metric system; Index

Key Features

  • One of a five volume set which is the distillation of many years of on-site training by a well-known US Engineer who also operates in the Middle East.
  • A Practical book written in a succinct style and well illustrated throughout.

Readership

Any company employing maintenance engineers and technicians, especially gas, oil, water, mining, chemical and other process industries.


Details

No. of pages:
388
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080949352
Hardcover ISBN:
9781856174701

About the Authors

William Forsthoffer Author

President of Forsthoffer and Associates USA

Affiliations and Expertise

President of Forsthoffer and Associates USA