No matter which industry a company is a part of, its profitability, like its products, is driven by the reliability and performance of its plant(s). The fundamentals for maintenance found in this volume are applicable to a multitude of industries: power, process, materials, manufacturing, transportation, communication, and many others. This book shows the engineer how to select, install, maintain, and troubleshoot critical plant machinery, equipment, and systems.
NEW to this edition: New material includes a chapter on inspections, providing practical guidelines for effective visual inspections, the key to effective preventive maintenance. Also included in the revision will be multiple chapters on equipment, such as pumps, compressors, and fans.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 424
Weight: 800 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
"...a practical collection of information intended for those individuals who operate and maintain plant equipment."
- E-Streams, Volume 8, Number 4, April 2005
"This text would interest the plant engineer or mechanical engineer who needs to maintain machinery or plant equipment or to those who want to learn how to adjust machinery."
- IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, October 2005