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    • A R&D Program for Advanced Industrial Heat Pumps 

      Hayes, A. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1985-05)
      The overall goal of the DOE Industrial Heat Pump Program is to foster research and development which will allow more efficient and economical recovery of waste energy in industry. Specifically, the program includes the ...
    • Radar-Based Sensors - A New Technology For Real-Time, Direct Temperature Monitoring Of Crank And Crosshead Bearings Of Diesels And Hazardous Media Reciprocating Compressors. 

      Fossen, Steinar; Gemdjian, Edward (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2006)
      Surveys aiming to isolate the main causes of severe damage of large machines such as reciprocating compressors and diesel engines clearly indicate the need for a reliable method to perform real-time monitoring of the ...
    • Radial And Thrust Bearing Practices With Case Histories. 

      Jackson, Charles (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 1985)
      Case histories for 13 selected bearing design conversions for specific end results are presented. They were selected out of a group of bearing designs over a 25 year span to give a varied array of non-repetitive case ...
    • The Radiance Process: Water and Chemical Free Cleaning 

      Robison, J. H. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1998-04)
      Radiance Services Company manages a new technology called the Radiance Process®, a dry non-toxic technology for surface cleaning. The Radiance Process received the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable's 1997 Most ...
    • Radiant Barrier Insulation Performance in Full Scale Attics with Soffit and Ridge Venting 

      Ober, D. G.; Volckhausen, T. W. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1988)
      There is a limited data base on the full scale performance of radiant barrier insulation in attics. The performance of RBS have been shown to be dependent on attic ventilation characteristics. Tests have been conducted on ...
    • Radiant Barrier Performance during the Heating Season 

      Medina, M. A.; O'Neal, D. L.; Turner, W. D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1992-05)
      Results of winter experiments conducted in Central Texas are presented. The experiments were side-by-side tests using two identical 144 ft2 houses which responded similarly to weather variations prior to any retrofits. Two ...
    • Radio Frequency & Microwave Energy for the Petro Chemical Industry 

      Raburn, R. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1999-05)
      Electro-Magnetic Energy has finally made its way into the Petro-Chemical market twenty-five years after market acceptance in the Food Processing Industry. Major factors influencing this change are tighter environmental ...
    • Rain on the Roof-Evaporative Spray Roof Cooling 

      Bachman, L. R. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1985)
      This paper describes evaporative spray roof cooling systems, their components, performance and applications in various climates and building types. The evolution of this indirect evaporative cooling technique is discussed. ...
    • Rainwater Harvesting & Other “LEEDing” Strategies at BRIT 

      Gunn, G. (Energy Systems Laboratory, 2011)
    • Raising the Bar- Houston 

      Blake, S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2012)
    • Range v. Efficiency -- Striking the Proper Balance 

      Sorokes, James (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2017)
    • Range Versus Efficiency - Striking the Proper Balance 

      Sorokes, James M. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2013)
      The paper addresses the balance between peak attainable efficiency and overall operating range that must be addressed when specifying, designing and/or selecting centrifugal compressors. The relative roles of the various ...
    • Range Versus Efficiency - Striking The Proper Balance 

      Sorokes, James M. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2012)
      The paper addresses the balance between peak attainable efficiency and overall operating range that must be addressed when specifying, designing and/or selecting centrifugal compressors. The relative roles of the various ...
    • Range Versus Efficiency - Striking The Proper Balance 

      Sorokes, Jim (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2015)
      The paper addresses the balance between peak attainable efficiency and overall operating range that must be addressed when specifying, designing and/or selecting centrifugal compressors. The relative roles of the various ...
    • Range Vs. Efficiency—Striking The Proper Balance 

      Sorokes, James M. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2011)
      The paper addresses the balance between peak attainable efficiency and overall operating range that must be addressed when specifying, designing and/or selecting centrifugal compressors. The relative roles of the various ...
    • Rankine and Brayton Cycle Cogeneration for Glass Melting 

      Hnat, J. G.; Patten, J. S.; Sheth, P. R. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      Comparisons are made of the performance and installation costs of Rankine and Brayton power cycles when applied to waste heat recovery from a 350 ton/day container glass furnace. The power cycles investigation included: ...
    • A Ranking of State Combined Heat and Power Policies 

      Chittum, A.; Kaufman, N. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2009-05)
      Combined Heat and Power (CHP) has been identified as a significant opportunity for greater energy efficiency and decreased environmental impacts of energy consumption. Despite this, the regulatory and policy landscape ...
    • A Rapid Scanning Inspection Method for Insulated Ferromagnetic Tubing 

      Marsh, G. M.; Milewits, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      Until the present there has been no effective way to rapidly scan thermally insulated refinery or process piping for corrosion or thin wall. Such defects, if left unattended, can lead to wasteful losses of time, energy and ...
    • Rate of Industrial Conservation - Petroleum Refining, Chemicals and Pulp and Paper Manufacture 

      Prengle, H. W. Jr.; Golden, S. A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      This paper considers three related questions: 1) What are the primary economic driving forces which determine the rate of industrial energy conservation? 2) How much industrial energy conservation has been achieved over ...
    • Rating of Mixed Split Residential Air Conditioners 

      Domanski, P. A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1988)
      A methodology is presented for rating the performance of mixed, split residential air conditioners. The method accounts for the impact on system performance of the indoor evaporator, expansion device and fan; three major ...