A new book by Ray Beebe, ‘ Steam Turbine Performance and Condition Monitoring ‘ is now available.
Written for the plant engineer, this book shows how to apply condition monitoring by performance analysis to steam turbines. Its aim is to assist to assist with performance problem solving and in decision making on steam turbine maintenance.
Ray Beebe gives details of many of the experiences he gained in 28 years in power generation in performance and vibration analysis, as reflected on during his next 20 years at Monash University. He has researched to locate further case studies to increase the value of this book. The book includes a long list of references for readers to seek further information, many of them free.
With a Foreword by distinguished turbomachinery engineer Heinz Bloch, this book should be owned by every power plant engineer and is a worthy companion to Ray’s previous two books Machine condition monitoring (1988, rev 2009) and Predictive maintenance of pumps using condition monitoring (2004).
The book is available from the reliabilityweb bookstore.