Is My Machine Ok?
Is My Machine OK? is a condensed and useful reference that goes over the potential risks of machine failure and safe machinery operation. Authors Robert Perez and Andre Conkey are aided by several contributors in this text. This book forms a solid basis for dependable and safe machine operation. Each author employs their far‐reaching background to compile the most frequently used assessment tools into a single source.
This has been developed specifically to be taken into the field by machine operators, plant supervisors and maintenance technicians. It will also help reliability professionals make knowledgeable decisions about factory and process equipment.
This book is made up of four sections which are subdivided into twelve chapters and two appendices:
- Evaluating Process Machines ‐ evaluating the condition of machines.
- Equipment Specific Assessments ‐ centrifugal pumps, steam turbines, electric motors, and piping.
- General Assessment Guidelines ‐ field assessment methods, limits, and advice commonly employed to evaluate process machinery.
- Throughout the book there are related examples that will help the reader better understand the proper application of the various assessment methodologies presented.