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    • Face Seal Balance Ratio Selection For Two Phase Single And Multicomponent Mixtures 

      Lebeck, Alan O. (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1988)
      It is well known that the fluid pressure distribution between the faces of a mechanical seal greatly affects seal performance. In cases where a sealed fluid changes phase from liquid to vapor as it leaks across the seal ...
    • Facilities Automation and Energy Management 

      Jen, D. P. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      Computerized facilities automation and energy management systems can be used to maintain high levels of facilities operations efficiencies. The monitoring capabilities provides the current equipment and process status, ...
    • Facility Automation Products--Systems--Applications--Trends 

      Bynum, H. D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      This paper reviews the current state of technology as digital systems continue rapid evolution and migration into facility control and automation roles. This digital evolution encompasses control systems, management ...
    • Facility Scale Energy Storage for Peak Deman Management and Demand Response 

      Remillard, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2015)
    • Facing the Energy Dilemma - One Company's Approach: Energy Management at 3M at the Plant Level 

      Marson, T. F. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      Many Plant Engineers profess to need help organizing and establishing a comprehensive, continuing energy management program. This paper describes the methods utilized to establish the State and National award-winning ...
    • Factors Affecting Oil Ring And Slinger Lubricant Delivery & Stability 

      Bradshaw, Simon; Hawa, Jeremy; Salerno, John (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2014)
      The choice of which lubrication strategy to apply for pump bearings has implications for both the short term characteristics exhibited by the bearings and their long term reliability. When lubricating rolling element ...
    • Factors Analysis on Safety of Indoor Air Quality 

      Luo, Q.; Liu, Z.; Xiong, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2006)
      Influence factors on safety of indoor air quality (IAQ) were analyzed in this paper. Some regeneration compositions resulting from potential indoor chemical reactions may be more harmful to habitants. A few building flaws ...
    • Factors And Preventive Measures Relative To The High Temperature Corrosion Of Blade/Disk Components In FCC Power Recovery Turbine. 

      Dowson, Phillip; Rishel, Douglas M.; Bornstein, Norman S. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1995)
      Power recovery expander turbines in the Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) process operate under certain conditions that can adversely affect their performance and operational capability or integrity. For instance, erosion ...
    • Factors Influencing Water Heating Energy Use and Peak Demand in a Large Scale Residential Monitoring Study 

      Bouchelle, M. P.; Parker, D. S.; Anello, M. T. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2000)
      A load research project by the Florida Power Corporation (FPC) is monitoring 200 residences in Central Florida, collecting detailed end-use load data. The monitoring is being performed to better estimate the impact of FPC's ...
    • Failure Analysis And Repair Techniques For Turbomachinery Gears 

      Glew, Thomas C. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1980)
      This paper covers the use of gears in turbomachinery applications. It reviews the contents of the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) and American Petroleum Institute (API) standards. During the course of an ...
    • Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting Mechanical Seals and Systems 

      Huebner, Michael (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2015)
      Any piece of equipment which has been in operation has a story to tell. The condition of the equipment can uncover a rich set of information which reveals the way the equipment was operated, maintained, and eventually, ...
    • Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting Mechanical Seals and Systems 

      Huebner, Michael (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2016)
      Any piece of equipment which has been in operation has a story to tell. The condition of the equipment can uncover a rich set of information which reveals the way the equipment was operated, maintained, and eventually, ...
    • Failure Of Turbomachinery Components. 

      Lowden, Paul; Liburdi, Joseph (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1985)
      The analysis of turbomachinery failures is a highly specialized field requiring a detailed understanding of superalloy metallurgy, moderate and high temperature failure mechanisms and an appreciation of the stresses, ...
    • Failure, Repair and Overhaul of 5 MW Right Angle Reduction Gear Box 

      Bukhari, Haseeb; Ahmed, Ahtsham (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      L-1403A &B are 5 MW Right Angle –Double reductions gearboxes installed between Turbine (TP-1403) and Cooling water Pump (P-1403). Both gearboxes reported high vibration after 15 months of continuous operation one after the ...
    • False And Misleading Sources Of Vibration. 

      Criqui, Albert F. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1994)
      Many false sources of "vibration" in rotating machinery of all types are described and discussed. The focus is on the practical distinction between actual vibration and spurious indications of vibration caused by problems ...
    • Fan Aerodynamic Performance Guarantees: Do Your Policies, Procedures and Penalties Provide Adequate Certainty? 

      Kaufman, S. G.; Martin, V.; Falk, M. A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2004)
      With few exceptions, fan vendors do not provide a written guarantee regarding aerodynamic performance. Some fan vendors even go so far as to state in their terms and conditions of sale that fan performance is not guaranteed ...
    • Fan Energy Savings Decisions 

      Monroe, R. C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1985-05)
      Axial fans are used for thousands of industrial applications consuming millions of kilowatts daily. The decision that saves dollars is to either automatically change fan speed or change blade pitch to save up to 50 percent ...
    • Fan Laws, The User And Limits In Predicting Centrifugal Compressor Off Design Performance. 

      Brown, Royce N. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1991)
      The fan laws, particularly what the limits are in their use is described. The derivation is covered very briefly. To help understand some of the fan law uses, centrifugal impeller characteristics are covered, particularly ...
    • Fan System Effects: How Fan Ductwork Design Impacts Overall System Efficiency and What the Approach Should be for Optimization 

      Martin, V. (Energy Systems Laboratory, 2009-05)
      "In order to establish the aerodynamic performance characteristics of a custom fan or even a line of fans, the accepted practice of the industry is to carry out testing on a scale model in a laboratory to develop its fan ...
    • Fast And Ultimate Vibration Field Solution: From Problem Detection To Field Performance Validation 

      Cicatelli, Giancarlo; Panceri, G.; Scotti, A.; Schiavello, Bruno (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2010)