The Rotary Cement Kiln
Total Productive Maintenance, Techniques and Management
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Structured into fourteen chapters, this volume covers various aspects of kiln maintenance and deals with the wear of components, operational parameters and their impact on the condition of the kiln, maintenance-friendly design considerations of kiln components, on-line techniques for condition monitoring, repair during operation, effective management of a kiln shutdown, and some management approaches. It presents systematic analyses of the problems encountered during the life span of the kilns and suggests appropriate method(s) to tackle them and meet the needs of engineers and operators involved. Written in simple language, containing a good blend of theory and practice, and supported with practical reference tables and figures, this book is intended for engineers, operators and maintenance workers working with cement kilns. The author, Dr. J.P. Saxena is an absolute expert in the field.
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Dr. J.P. Saxena holds a B.E. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Delhi, India. He received his PhD in Energy Conservation from the Indian Institue of Technology, Delhi. Dr. Saxena is presently working as Consulting Engineer for Saudi Cement Company, one of the largest cement companies in the Middle East, having two cement plants. He has over 40 years of professional experience with cement in various senior positions.