Browsing by Author "Dodd, V. Ray"
Dodd, V. Ray (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1977)This paper describes and economically justifies one major oil company's utilization of a total Integrated Mechanical Inspection Program as an alternative to high maintenance costs and reduced plant productivity.
Dodd, V. Ray; Hinkel, Thomas E. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1997)A reliable mechanical seal is a happy seal. A happy seal is one that runs in an environment that is cool, clean, and maintains a satisfactory vapor pressure margin. However, this is not always the case. Not all Pumped ...
Dodd, V. Ray (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1980)There are several acceptable alignment methods presently available. Despite their diversity, one common thread of agreement is noted. That is, maximum machine life and optimum runs will not be attained unless the machines’ ...