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Engineers' Guide to Rotating Equipment: The Pocket Reference

Engineers' Guide to Rotating Equipment: The Pocket Reference

Clifford Matthews

ISBN: 978-1-118-90310-0 January 2014 342 Pages

Description

Quick reference guide for inspectors, engineers and other professionals

Students who use Engineers' Guide to Rotating Equipment: The Pocket Reference will have a well-illustrated guide featuring a range of useful technical data, figures, tables and checklists. Topics covered include: engineering fundamentals, motion and dynamics, rotating machine fundamentals, fluid mechanics, machine elements and more. The guide is also a source of information about legislation related to mechanical inspections. Technical standards and Accepted Codes of Practice (AcoPs) are provided. Those who work with, inspect and maintain rotating equipment will find this handy guide valuable on the job.

About the Author vi

Preface vii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Engineering Fundamentals 47

Chapter 3 Motion and Dynamics 65

Chapter 4 Rotating Machine Fundamentals: Vibration, Balancing, and Noise 71

Chapter 5 Machine Elements 83

Chapter 6 Fluid Mechanics 135

Chapter 7 Centrifugal Pumps 153

Chapter 8 Compressors and Turbocompressors 181

Chapter 9 Prime Movers 203

Chapter 10 Draught Plant 263

Chapter 11 Basic Mechanical Design 275

Chapter 12 Materials of Construction 295

Chapter 13 The Machinery Directives 303

Chapter 14 Organizations and Associations 329

Index 337