Rotating Machinery: Practical Solutions to Unbalance and Misalignment, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Rotating Machinery

Practical Solutions to Unbalance and Misalignment, 1st Edition

By Robert B. McMillan

Fairmont Press

238 pages

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Hardback: 9780824750527
pub: 2003-12-02

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A theoretical and practical understanding of unbalance and misalignment in rotating equipment is presented here. These two conditions account for the vast majority of problems with rotating equipment encountered in the real world.;Numerous examples and solutions are included to assist in understanding the various concepts. Included is information on vibration and how it is used to determine the operational integrity of rotating machinery. Also detailed are the relationships between various vibration characteristics which provide an understanding of the forces generated within operating machinery when conditions of unbalance and misalignment are present. Resonance and beat frequencies are detailed along with sources and cures.;Also covered are proper inspection procedures, single plane and dual plane methods of balancing rotating equipment, the three circle method of balancing slow speed fans, advanced rim and face method of precision alignment, and the reverse indicator method of alignment plus much more to fortify the learning experience.

Table of Contents

Developing the Vibration Equations; Resonance and Beat Frequencies; Vibration Due to Unbalance; Field Balancing; A Single Plane Balancing Technique; Misalignment of Machine Shafts; Advanced Machine Alignment; Reverse Indicator Alignment.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Energy
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General