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    • Wachel's Equation - Origin And Current Evaluation Of API 617 Rotor Stability Screening Criteria 

      Evans, B. Fred; Fulton, John W. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2010)
      To satisfy API standard 617 (2002) stability requirements, the design of centrifugal compressors must be analyzed against the Level 1 screening criteria for self-excited subsynchronous instability of the rotor lateral ...
    • Walk, Haydel Approach to Process Heat Recovery 

      Waldsmith, R. W.; Hendrickson, M. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      Walk, Haydel has developed a two phase approach to optimize the recovery of process heat in energy intensive operations. While the approach can be used on 'grassroots' designs, it has been used primarily for revamps. The ...
    • Wall Design Redundancy for Improving the Moisture Performance of Building Cladding Systems in Hot-Humid Climates 

      Graham, C. W. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2000)
      An investigation of approximately 4,000 buildings in the hot-humid climate locations of the United States where the potential for decay of hygroscopic building materials or corrosion of metals is moderate-to-severe found ...
    • Wall Drying in Hot and Humid Climates 

      Boone, K.; Weston, T.; Pascual, X. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2004)
      Moisture and subsequent mold problems in buildings are a serious and increasing concern for the building industry. Moisture intrusion in buildings is especially pertinent in hot and humid climates because the climate ...
    • Waller Creek Urban Redevelopment 

      McDonald, S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2013)
    • The Wanlass Polyphase Rotating Magnetic Device in Electric Motor and Induction Generator Applications 

      Asp, D. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      The electric motor in its present technological configuration has remained virtually unchanged since its original conception nearly 100 years ago. It would be logical to assume that a device, which has undergone such ...
    • Want Some Money Back from your Compressed Air System? Check Out These Top 10 Areas to Look 

      Van Ormer, H. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2004)
      Compressed air is often overlooked in energy studies because many people don't fully understand compressed air equipment, the air system or what it costs to produce compressed air power. For those willing to look and use ...
    • Warm Humid Climate: Methodology to Study Air Temperature Distribution: Mobile Phones Base Stations as Viable Alternative for Fixed Points 

      Araujo, V.; Costa, A.; Labaki, L. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2006)
    • Waste Energy Analysis Recovery for a Typical Food Processing Plant 

      Miller, P. H.; Mann, L., Jr. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      An energy analysis made for the Joan of Arc Food Processing Plant in St. Francisville, Louisiana indicated that a significant quantity of waste heat energy was being released to the atmosphere in the forms of low quality ...
    • Waste Heat Boilers for Incineration Applications 

      Ganapathy, V. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1998-04)
      Incineration is a widely used process for disposing of solid, liquid and gaseous wastes generated in various types of industries. In addition to destroying pollutants, energy may also be recovered from the waste gas streams ...
    • Waste Heat Doesn't Have to be a Waste of Money- The American & Efird Heat Recovery Project: A First for the Textile Industry 

      Smith, S. W. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1991-06)
      In 1989 American & Efird, Inc., decided to upgrade their heat recovery system at its Dyeing & Finishing Plant in Mt. Holly, North Carolina. They chose an electric industrial process heat pump to enhance heat recovery ...
    • Waste Heat Recovery by Organic Fluid Rankine Cycle 

      Verneau, A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      The use of Organic Rankine Cycle for waste heat recovery presents several characteristics which are analyzed in details. After a short comparison with steam cycles, the Organic Rankine Cycle is described : its simplicity ...
    • Waste Heat Recovery from Refrigeration 

      Jackson, H. Z. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1982)
      Shortages of fossil fuels and subsequent increasing prices and curtailments of these fuels have combined to accelerate the development of alternate energy sources. Waste heat recovery is one time-proven method of replacing ...
    • Waste Heat Recovery from Refrigeration in a Meat Processing Facility 

      Murphy, W. T.; Woods, B. E.; Gerdes, J. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      A case study is reviewed on a heat recovery system installed in a meat processing facility to preheat water for the plant hot water supply. The system utilizes waste superheat from the facility's 1,350-ton ammonia refrigeration ...
    • Waste Heat Recovery From Stacks Using Direct-Contact Condensing Heat Exchange 

      Thorn, W. F. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      Flue gases exiting the stack of a boiler create thermal losses normally amounting to 15 to 20 percent of the high heating value of the fuel fired. By capturing and using this lost energy using condensing heat recovery, ...
    • Waste Heat Recovery in Cement Plants By Fluidized Beds 

      Fraley, L. D.; Ksiao, H. K.; Thunem, C. B. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      Not too many years ago energy costs and efficiencies were virtually ignored by corporate decision makers. The prevailing attitude was 'my business is manufacturing and my capital is best spent improving and expanding my ...
    • Waste Heat Recovery in the Metal Working Industry 

      McMann, F. C.; Thurman, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      The use of exhaust gas heat exchangers to preheat combustion air in forge and heat treat furnaces is discussed. The temperature range of the applications are 1200o -2400o F. The installations discussed involve both new and ...
    • Waste Heat Recovery Power Generation with WOWGen 

      Romero, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2009-05)
      WOW operates in the energy efficiency field- one of the fastest growing energy sectors in the world today. The two key products - WOWGen® and WOWClean® provide more energy at cheaper cost and lower emissions. •WOWGen® - ...
    • Waste Heat Recovery Using a Circulating Heat Medium Loop 

      Manning, E., Jr. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      As energy costs continue to increase, one must be willing to accept greater complexities in heat recovery systems. The days of being satisfied with only simple hot product to cold feed exchange, restricted to the plot ...
    • Waste Heat Recovery – Submerged Arc Furnaces (SAF) 

      O'Brien, T. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2008)
      Submerged Arc Furnaces are used to produce high temperature alloys. These furnaces typically run at 3000°F using high voltage electricity along with metallurgical carbon to reduce metal oxides to pure elemental form. The ...