Practical Hydraulic Systems Operation and Troubleshooting for Engineers and Technicians

Author: Ravi Doddannavar
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080455488
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Whatever your hydraulic applications, Practical Hydraulic Systems: Operation & Troubleshooting For Engineers & Technicians will help you to increase your knowledge of the fundamentals, improve your maintenance programs and become an excellent troubleshooter of problems in this area. Cutaways of all major components are included in the book to visually demonstrate the components' construction and operation. Developing an understanding of how it works leads to an understanding of how and why it fails. Multimedia views of the equipment are shown, to give as realistic a view of hydraulic systems as possible. The book is highly practical, comprehensive and interactive. It discusses Hydraulic Systems construction, design applications, operations, maintenance, and management issues and provides you with the most up-to-date information and Best Practice in dealing with the subject. * A focus on maintenance and troubleshooting makes this book essential reading for practising engineers. * Written to cover the requirements of mechanical / industrial and civil engineering. * Cutaway diagrams demonstrate the construction and operation of key equipment.

Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Author: Andrew Parr
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483102386
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Hydraulics and Pneumatics: A Technician's and Engineer's Guide provides an introduction to the components and operation of a hydraulic or pneumatic system. This book discusses the main advantages and disadvantages of pneumatic or hydraulic systems. Organized into eight chapters, this book begins with an overview of industrial prime movers. This text then examines the three different types of positive displacement pump used in hydraulic systems, namely, gear pumps, vane pumps, and piston pumps. Other chapters consider the pressure in a hydraulic system, which can be quickly and easily controlled by devices such as unloading and pressure regulating valves. This book discusses as well the importance of control valves in pneumatic and hydraulic systems to regulate and direct the flow of fluid from compressor or pump to the various load devices. The final chapter deals with the safe-working practices of the systems. This book is a valuable resource for process control engineers.

Practical Introduction to Pumping Technology

Author: Uno Wahren
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780884156864
Format: PDF
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Front Cover; Practical Introduction to Pumping Technology; Copyright Page; Chapter 1. Parameters; Chapter 2. Pump Calculations; Chapter 3. Required Data for Specifying Pumps; Chapter 4. Pump Types; Chapter 5. Specifications; Chapter 6. Pump Curves; Chapter 7. Effects of Viscosity on Pump Performance; Chapter 8. Vibration; Chapter 9. Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH); Chapter 10. Pump Shaft Sealing; Chapter 11. Pump Bearings; Chapter 12. Metallurgy; Chapter 13. Pump Drivers; Chapter 14. Gears; Chapter 15. Couplings; Chapter 16. Pump Controls; Chapter 17. Instrumentation.

Practical Power System Protection

Author: L. G. Hewitson
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 0750663979
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Designed to increase understanding on a practical and theoretical basis, this invaluable resource provides engineers, plant operators, electricians and technicians with a thorough grounding in the principles and practicalities behind power system protection. Coverage of the fundamental knowledge needed to specify, use and maintain power protection systems is included, helping readers to increase plant efficiency, performance and safety. Consideration is also given to the practical techniques and engineering challenges encountered on a day-to-day basis, making this an essential resource for all.

Liquid Pipeline Hydraulics

Author: E. Shashi Menon
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203021385
Format: PDF
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Avoiding lengthy mathematical discussions, this reference specifically addresses issues affecting the day-to-day practices of those who design, operate, and purchase liquid pipelines in the oil, water, and process industries. Liquid Pipeline Hydraulics supplies an abundance of practical examples and applications for an in-depth understanding of liquid properties, as well as the layout, assessment, and enhancement of effective pipeline systems. The most valuable and reader-friendly reference available for engineers concerned with the optimization of liquid transportation through pipelines

Industrial Machinery Repair

Author: Ricky Smith
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080478476
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Industrial Machinery Repair provides a practical reference for practicing plant engineers, maintenance supervisors, physical plant supervisors and mechanical maintenance technicians. It focuses on the skills needed to select, install and maintain electro-mechanical equipment in a typical industrial plant or facility. The authors focuses on "Best Maintenance Repair Practices" necessary for maintenance personnel to keep equipment operating at peak reliability and companies functioning more profitably through reduced maintenance costs and increased productivity and capacity. A number of surveys conducted in industries throughout the United States have found that 70% of equipment failures are self-induced. If the principles and techniques in this book are followed, it will result in a serious reduction in "self induced failures". In the pocketbook format, this reference material can be directly used on the plant floor to aid in effectively performing day-to-day duties. Data is presented in a concise, easily understandable format to facilitate use in the adverse conditions associated with the plant floor. Each subject is reduced to it simplest terms so that it will be suitable for the broadest range of users. Since this book is not specific to any one type of industrial plant and is useful in any type of facility. The new standard reference book for industrial and mechanical trades Accessible pocketbook format facilitates on-the-job use Suitable for all types of plant facilities

Practical Variable Speed Drives and Power Electronics

Author: Malcolm Barnes
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080473911
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Typical practical applications of VSDs in process control and materials handling, such as those for pumping, ventilation, conveyers, compressors and hoists are covered in detail. · Provides a fundamental understanding of the installation, operation and troubleshooting of Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) · Includes practical coverage of key topics such as troubleshooting, control wiring, operating modes, braking types, automatic restart, harmonics, electrostatic discharge and EMC/EMI issues · Essential reading for electrical engineers and those using VSDs for applications such as pumping, ventilation, conveyors and hoists in process control, materials handling and other industrial contexts

Mobile Equipment Hydraulics A Systems and Troubleshooting Approach

Author: Ben Watson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133168396
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Designed for the required course on hydraulics found in diesel technology and heavy equipment programs, MOBILE EQUIPMENT HYDRAULICS: A SYSTEMS AND TROUBLESHOOTING APPROACH, takes a practical approach to the understanding of fluid power / hydraulic systems. Instead of concentrating on the design issues of fluid power systems this book approaches hydraulics more like a technician would to approach a system that requires maintenance or troubleshooting. Nearly all aspiring diesel technicians receive training in this subject, which is one of seven areas of study recognized by ASE Education Foundation in diesel technology. Coverage includes a study of terminology, industrial standards, symbols and basic circuitry design as related to fluid power. Examples are drawn from actual equipment that is relevant to the program of study, whether it be heavy truck, earth-moving, or agricultural equipment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Fluid Flow Measurement

Author: E. Loy Upp
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080506609
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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There is a tendency to make flow measurement a highly theoretical and technical subject but what most influences quality measurement is the practical application of meters, metering principles, and metering equipment and the use of quality equipment that can continue to function through the years with proper maintenance have the most influence in obtaining quality measurement. This guide provides a review of basic laws and principles, an overview of physical characteristics and behavior of gases and liquids, and a look at the dynamics of flow. The authors examine applications of specific meters, readout and related devices, and proving systems. Practical guidelines for the meter in use, condition of the fluid, details of the entire metering system, installation and operation, and the timing and quality of maintenance are also included. This book is dedicated to condensing and sharing the authors' extensive experience in solving flow measurement problems with design engineers, operating personnel (from top supervisors to the newest testers), academically-based engineers, engineers of the manufacturers of flow meter equipment, worldwide practitioners, theorists, and people just getting into the business. The authors' many years of experience are brought to bear in a thorough review of fluid flow measurement methods and applications Avoids theory and focuses on presentation of practical data for the novice and veteran engineer Useful for a wide range of engineers and technicians (as well as students) in a wide range of industries and applications