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    • Observations from Energy Audits in the Petrochemical Industry 

      Govindan, T. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (, 1979)
      Du Pont Energy Management Services has done energy studies at a number of refining and petrochemical plants. These studies are done through a rigorous, systematic, and objective analysis of all plant systems and equipment ...
    • Observations of a Building Energy Auditor: 10 Years in Other People's Closets 

      Houcek, J. K. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 2005)
    • Obstacles and Opportunity: Overcoming Barriers in Today's CHP Marketplace 

      Chittum, A.; Kaufman, N. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 2011)
      Combined heat and power (CHP), which can offer tremendous efficiency benefits to industrial facilities around the country, continues to be viewed as a long-term efficiency opportunity. However, the high up-front cost of ...
    • Obstacles and Opportunity: Turbine Motorization in Refineries Today 

      Feng, Hua; Liu, Jinghing; Liu, Xiang; Ahmad, Mushtaq; Deng, Alan (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 2012)
      Steam turbines have been widely used in oil refineries for driving pumps, compressors and other rotary machines. However, in recent years, the authors of this paper have seen substantial turbine motorization projects ...
    • Obtaining and Ensuring Persistence of O&M Savings Through Resource Conservation Management 

      Miller, W. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 2001)
      Resource conservation management is a management program similar to financial management in that its success requires commitment by all levels of the organization to the process as well as an accounting procedure and ...
    • Occidental Chemical Corporation Alters the Geismar EDC Unit and Reduces Energy Usage by 50% 

      Truver, A.; Fink, L. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 2015)
    • Occupancy Based Fault Detection on Building Level - a Feasibility Study 

      Tuip, B.; Houten, M.; Trcka, M.; Hensen, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 2010)
      Buildings rarely perform as designed. Improving building functioning could be of great value for different stakeholders as building users, building owners and maintenance companies. In this study, a prototype procedure is ...
    • Off Peak Power - An Alternative to Interruptible Service 

      Nordyke, H. G., Jr. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 1984)
      Georgia Power's Off-Peak Rider encourages load reductions up to 40% during on-peak periods over four summer months each year. Since summer on-peak time represents about 50% of available time, the customer's productive ...
    • Off-Balance Sheet Financing for Industrial Energy Efficiency Projects 

      Williams, S. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (, 1994-04)
      Traditionally, energy efficiency projects have been financed by energy service companies (ESCOs) under a shared savings arrangement known as performance contracting. Essentially, performance contracting packages engineering, ...
    • The Office Air Handling Unit versus the Two Dedicated Air Handling Unit System 

      Song, L.; Liu, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 2002)
      Both analytical and the numerical methods have been developed to compares the energy performance of the OAHU systems and the two-AHU (TAHU) system. The OAHU system saves up to 1.85 kilojoules heating energy for each kilogram ...
    • Office Building Uses Ice Storage, Heat Recovery, and Cold-Air Distribution 

      Tackett, R. K. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 1989)
      Ice storage offers many opportunities to use other tcchnologies, such as heat recovery and cold-air distribution. In fact, by using them, the designer can improve the efficiency and lower the construction cost of an ice ...
    • Office Buildings: Developer's Requirements- Consultant's Solutions 

      Forster, P.; Arndt, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (, 2008-10)
      Sustainability has recently become a recognized feature in office developments. This lecture will focus on the motivation for a developer to introduce sustainability to a project and also on the approach of MEP consultants ...
    • OG&E's Power Quality Program 

      Davis, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (, 1989-09)
      Our commitment to reliable electric power does not stop at the meter, but extends all the way to the equipment that it operates. Through the Power Quality Program, we provide professional power consultants to assure that ...
    • Oil & Gas plant experience of Sub-Synchronous Torsional Interactions (SSTI) and operability optimization 

      Rotondo, Paola; Sgro, Daniele; Milani, Giuliano; Tucci, Giacomo (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2015)
    • Oil and Gas Air Heaters 

      Kou, G.; Wang, H.; Zhou, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory ( A&M University (, 2006)
      Most conventional air heaters adopt indirect heat transfer, which uses combustion gases to indirectly heat fresh air by heating surfaces to generate hot air used for material drying and dehumidification. We call them ...
    • Oil Contamination for Ammonia Chiller Compressor 51-C1301A 

      Al-Ghamdi, Abdulkareem; Shallwani, Ali (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2013)
    • Oil Field Electrical Energy Savings Through Energy-Efficient Motor Retrofits 

      Ula, S.; Bershinsky, V.; Cain, W. (Energy Systems Laboratory (, 1995-04)
      The Wyoming Electric Motor Training and Testing Center (WEMTTC), in conjunction with the Department of Energy-Denver Support Office and the Naval Petroleum Reserve #3 (NPR-3), has conducted an extensive study of electric ...
    • Oil Lubrication Systems For Process Pumps And Related Equipment 

      Patel, Vinod P.; Coppins, Donald G. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1997)
      Oil lubrication systems, when required and provided for the pumping system, are the life insurance policy for the process. If the oil lubrication system should fail to perform, the results are bearing failures in pumps, ...
    • Oil Mist Lubrication For The Petrochemical Industry 

      Towne, Charles A. (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1994)
      Oil Mist lubrication has been shown to be a very effective method for reducing maintenance costs by minimizing lubrication related bearing failures. What oil mist is, how it works, and typical results from its application ...
    • Oil Seal Dynamics: Considerations For Analysis Of Centrifugal Compressors. 

      Kirk, R. Gordon (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1986)
      Oil seals are used in many industrial compressor designs where positive control of the process gas is essential. Consideration of the influence of these seals is necessary for proper design evaluation. The oil seals can ...