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  • A Practical Guide to Compressor Technologyby Heinz P. Bloch

    Wiley 2006; US$ 179.00

    A Complete overview of theory, selection, design, operation, and maintenance This text offers a thorough overview of the operating characteristics, efficiencies, design features, troubleshooting, and maintenance of dynamic and positive displacement process gas compressors. The author examines a wide spectrum of compressors used in heavy process industries,... more...

  • Practical Machinery Management for Process Plantsby Heinz P. Bloch

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 165.00

    This totally revised, updated and expanded edition provides proven techniques and procedures that extend machinery life, reduce maintenance costs, and achieve optimum machinery reliability. This essential text clearly describes the reliability improvement and failure avoidance steps practiced by best-of-class process plants in the U.S. and Europe.... more...

  • Pump Users Handbook Life Extensionby Heinz P. Bloch

    Taylor & Francis 2004; US$ 99.95

    1-Pump System Life Cycle Cost Reduction 2-How to Buy Better Pumps for New Installations 3-Installation Issues 4-Operating Efficiency Improvement Options 5-Hydraulic Selection and its Effect on Maintenance Cost 6-Mechanical Maintenance Cost Improvements 7- Mechanical Seal Selection and Application Strategies 8-Rolling. more...

  • Process Plant Machineryby Heinz P. Bloch; Claire Soares

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 160.00

    Process Plant Machinery provides the mechanical, chemical or plant engineer with the information needed to choose equipment best suited for a particular process, to determine optimum efficiency, and to conduct basic troubleshooting and maintenance procedures. Process Plant Machinery is a unique single-source reference for engineers, managers and... more...

  • Turboexpanders and Process Applicationsby Heinz P. Bloch; Claire Soares

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 245.00

    Turboexpanders and Process Applications offers readers complete application criteria, functional parameters, and selection guidelines. This book is intended for the widest possible spectrum of engineering functions, including technical support, maintenance, operating, and managerial personnel in process plants, refineries, air liquefaction, natural... more...

  • Steam Turbinesby Heinz P. Bloch; Murari Singh

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 89.00

    The latest design and manufacturing details in mechanical drive steam turbines Steam Turbines shows how to select, improve, operate, and maintain high-quality mechanical drive steam turbines-with maximum efficiency and minimum downtime. This new Second Edition offers authoritative information on the operating characteristics, design features,... more...

  • Machinery Component Maintenance and Repairby Heinz P. Bloch; Fred K. Geitner

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 146.00

    The names Bloch and Geitner are synonymous with machinery maintenance and reliability for process plants. They save companies like Dow and Equilon millions of dollars a year by extending the life of rotating machinery in their plants. Extending the life of existing machinery is the name of the game in the process industries, not designing new machinery.... more...

  • Maximizing Machinery Uptimeby Heinz P. Bloch; Fred K. Geitner

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 132.00

    The authors use their decades of experience and draw upon real-world examples to demonstrate that the application of their techniques provides a basis for equipment management, uptime maximization, and reduced maintenance costs. The text explores reliability assessment techniques such as Failure Mode, Effect Analysis, and Fault Tree Analysis of commonly... more...

  • Practical Machinery Management for Process Plantsby Heinz P. Bloch; Fred K. Geitner

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 165.00

    This updated edition is an invaluable source of practical cost-effective maintenance, repair, installation, and field verification procedures for machinery engineers. It is filled with step-by-step instructions and quick-reference checklists that describe preventive and predictive maintenance for major process units such as vertical, horizontal, reciprocating,... more...

  • Reciprocating Compressorsby Heinz P. Bloch; John J. Hoefner

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 139.95

    For anyone responsible for purchasing, servicing, or operating reciprocating compressors, this book discusses the theory of operation and explains how to install, troubleshoot, overhaul, and repair all types of compressors. This broad comprehensive text offers practical details on how to purchase, service, operate, and maintain compressors used in... more...