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Hands On Water and Wastewater Equipment Maintenance, Volume I





ISBN 9781566764285
Published October 2, 1998 by CRC Press
213 Pages

 
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Hands-On Maintenance for Water/Wastewater Equipment deals with equipment maintenance as individual components, not as complete machines. This allows more information about the design, application and maintenance requirements of machinery to be presented. The text covers basic operating characteristics of machinery components, making it a valuable reference source as well as a training and maintenance manual. Written in easy-to-understand language, without complex formulas or technical theories, this text provides you with basic information to help you acquire a general understanding of how components function and how to keep equipment operating properly.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements

INTRODUCTION TO MAINTENANCE
The Need for Maintenance
The Keys to Good Maintenance
Scope of the Maintenance Program

ESTABLISHING A MAINTENANCE PROGRAM
Approach to Plant Maintenance
Types of Maintenance
Establishing a Maintenance Program
Setting Up the Maintenance Program
Equipment Records
Establishing the Maintenance Schedule
Following the Schedule

LUBRICATION
Reasons for Lubrication
Types of Lubricants
Selection of a Lubricant
Lubricant Subgroups by Source
Oil Lubricants
Oil Additives
Applying Oil Lubricants
Grease Lubricants
Properties of a Grease
Types of Greases

BEARINGS
Rotating Components
Bearing Components
Bearing Categories
Design Considerations
Types of Bearings
Bearing Seals
Anti-Friction Bearing Installation
Pillow Block Bearings
Bearing Failures
Cleaning and Greasing
Plain Bearings
Plain Bearing Installation
Wall Mounted Plain Bearings
Bushings
Bushing Installation

D-C AND SINGLE-PHASE MOTORS
Electrical Power
Direct Current
D-C Power Supply
D-C Motors
D-C Motor Maintenance
Alternating Current
Single-Phase Power Supply
Single-Phase Motors
Single-Phase Motor Types
A-C Motor Maintenance

THREE-PHASE MOTORS
Three-Phase Power
Three-Phase Alternating Connections
Transformers
A-C Power Distribution
Three-Phase Motor Construction
Three-Phase Motor Characteristics
Three-Phase Motor Operation
Motor Torque
Synchronous Motors
Dual Voltage Motors
A-C Motor Maintenance

THREE-PHASE MOTOR CONTROLS
System Protection and Control
Switchgear/Switchboards
Motor Control Centers
Panel Boards/Load Centers
Transfer Switches
Fuses
Disconnect Switches
Circuit Breakers
Motor Starters/Controllers
Reduced Voltage Starting
Solid State Reduced Voltage Starting
Motor Protection
Motor Control Alternators
Other Relays/Switches
Motor Control Enclosures
Motor Controller Maintenance
Checking Out a Circuit

VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES
Variable Speed Applications
Electric Drives
Mechanical Drives
Belt Drives
Hydraulic Drives

COUPLINGS
Coupling Requirements
Shaft Misalignment
Coupling Design
Solid Coupling
Jaw Couplings
Flexible Jaw Couplings
Pin Couplings
Molded Insert Couplings
Grid Couplings
Gear Couplings
Chain Couplings
Metal Disc Couplings
Universal Joint Couplings
Coupling Modifications
Shear Pin Couplings
Torque Limiting Couplings
Centrifugal Couplings/Clutches
Other Coupling Devices
Coupling Installation Procedures
Coupling Maintenance

BELT AND CHAIN DRIVES
Belt Drives
V-Belt Drive Sheaves
Flat Belt Drive Sheaves
Timing Belt Sprockets
Drive Belt Installation
Drive Belt Storage
Chain Drives
Sprocket Hubs and Bodies
Sprocket Teeth
Other Sprocket Modifications
Chain Installation

SEALS AND PACKING
Purpose of Seals
Open Seals
Oil Seals
Seal Construction
Seal Replacement
Seal Removal/Installation
Other Sealing Devices
Packing
Packing Materials
Stuffing Boxes
Stuffing Box Design
Pump Packing Maintenance
Excessive Shaft/Sleeve Wear
Gaskets
Mechanical Pump Seals
Mechanical Seal Elements
Internal Seal Variations
Dual Seals
External Seal Variations
Seal Removal and Installation

CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
System Hydraulics
Pump Components
End Suction Pump Maintenance
Double Suction Pump Maintenance
Sewage/Slurry Pumps
Other Centrifugal/Velocity Pumps

GEARS AND REDUCERS
Gears
Speed Reducers
Reducer Classification
Reducer Installation Procedures
Reducer Maintenance Procedures

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