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    • M Station, Austin 

      Mathon, S. (Energy Systems Laboratory, 2011)
    • Machinery Best Practices 

      Forsthoffer, William; Forsthoffer, Michael (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2015)
      Based on W. E. Forsthoffer’s Text “Forsthoffer’s Best Practice Handbook for Rotating Machinery” published by Elsevier in 2011, Michael and William Forsthoffer will present 20 Machinery Best Practices (17 specifically ...
    • Machinery Monitoring Update 

      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.
    • MAD-AIR 

      Tooley, J. J.; Moyer, N. A. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 1989)
      Forced air heating ard air corditioning duct systems in residential housing have been largely overlcoked in house diagnostics. Even the building is itself a part of the overall ir distribution system. When a duct system ...
    • Mag Drive Pumps: Why They Work - How They Fail 

      Stevens, Micheal T. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1996)
      As the use of magnetic drive pumps become more popular and sometimes demanded, knowing how to install, operate and troubleshoot mag drive pumps becomes essential. System design, purchasing, installing, and commissioning ...
    • Magnetic Bearing Operating Experience. 

      Sears, John; Uptigrove, Stan (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1994)
      Over the past 10 years, magnetic bearings have been making significant changes to the rotating equipment industry. As magnetic bearing systems become more accepted and the numbers of applications increase, so do the operating ...
    • Magnetic Bearing Retrofit Of A High Speed, Eight Stage Coker Compressor. 

      Choudhury, Pranabesh De; Watson, Andrew P.; Carter, Donald R.; Farabaugh, Chet (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1993)
      The design, integration, and implementation of a successful project to retrofit a high speed, eight stage centrifugal compressor with magnetic bearings and gas face seals is presented. The application is removal of light ...
    • Magnetic Bearings 

      Raghavendr, Sreenivas; Guerrero, Armando; Gupta, Manoj (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      Suggested Topics: • Turbomachinery bearings • Sleeve and tilting pad journal bearings • Babbitt bearing failures • Bearing upgrades • Clearances • Installation • Oil • Annual seals • Polymer seals -Centrifugal compressor ...
    • Magnetic Bearings - A Primer. 

      Alves, Paul (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1998)
      Magnetic bearings have reached the point in their development where they can be considered a mature technology, and as such, should gain wide acceptance by the rotating equipment industry. While current industrial ...
    • Magnetic Bearings And Dry Gas Seals - A Process Compressor Application. 

      Van Bramer, Kenneth G.; Conquergood, Charles Peter (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1990)
      The design considerations and features along with manufacturing and operating experiences encountered on a multistage centrifugal process compressor incorporating a dry gas seal and active magnetic bearings immersed in the ...
    • Magnetic Bearings As An Impeller Force Measurement Technique 

      Guinzburg, Adiel; Buse, Frederic W. (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1995)
      The technique of measuring steady loads on centrifugal pump impellers via magnetic bearings is demonstrated and shown to be reliable way of clarifying loads, which have been traditionally difficult to determine both ...
    • Magnetic Fluid Seal System For Control Of Pump Fugitive Emissions 

      Key, William E.; Young, Lionel A.; Mraz, Will B.; McMahan, Paul; Black, Thomas J. (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1993)
      Pump fugitive emissions can now be controlled to near zero levels by the use of a simplified dual seal system. A magnetic fluid secondary seal traps any vapors that leak past the primary mechanical seal. This arrangement ...
    • Magnetically Driven Centrifugal Pumps Eliminating Seal Problems In Refinery And Chemical Processing Plant Equipment 

      Mayes, Jared D. (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1990)
      Centrifugal pump design plays an essential role in the safe operation of any refinery or chemical processing plant. In analyzing the performance of centrifugal pumps, pump operating time to failure is almost always limited ...
    • Magnetism In Turbomachinery 

      Nippes, Paul I. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1981)
    • Maintain Combustion Systems 

      Fletcher, R. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (, 1979)
      Energy is consumed, and wasted, in liberal amounts in the combustion processes which supply heat energy to boilers and process heaters. Close attention to combustion systems can be extremely beneficial: Optimum air to fuel ...
    • Maintaining Low Oxygen (O2) in Coal Fueled Utility Boilers Using CO Instrumentation 

      Hopkins, D.; Downing, T. (Energy Systems Laboratory (, 1986-06)
      Following evaluation of various CO monitors and close attention to the boiler operating conditions, Southwestern Public Service Company has been successful in reducing the operating level of oxygen in Unit #1 at Tolk ...
    • Maintaining Platinum Performance After Platinum Design 

      VanHyfte, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 2013)
    • Maintenance And Online Diagnostics On Gearboxes In The Petrochemical Industry. 

      Wendling, Michel; Becker, Edwin (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2001)
      As a result of cost reductions, there are fewer and fewer gear specialists in compressor and turbine companies, as well as in the maintenance groups of users. Therefore, these groups rely on the gear manufacturer’s expertise ...
    • Maintenance and Operations of Schools for Energy Efficiency 

      McClure, J. D.; Estes, J. M. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 1986)
      Maintenance and operations of schools with energy efficiency as a priority can reduce annual utility costs 3 to 30 percent. Most school districts do not have an organized plan for tracking energy usage or cost. Energy ...
    • Maintenance And Troubleshooting Of Single-Stage Centrifugal Pumps 

      Nelson, W. Ed (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1984)
      A centrifugal pump’s hydraulic performance and reliability can differ drastically from its published performance expectations. The cause of the discrepancy may involve the hydraulic features of the pump. NPSH (net positive ...