Turboexpanders and Process Applications by Heinz P. Bloch

Turboexpanders and Process Applications

byHeinz P. Bloch, Heinz P. Bloch, Claire Soares, EMM Systems, Dallas, Texas, USAPrincipal Engineer (P. E.)

Other | July 30, 2001

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Turboexpanders and Process Applications offers readers complete application criteria, functional parameters, and selection guidelines. This book is intended for the widest possible spectrum of engineering functions, including technical support, maintenance, operating, and managerial personnel in process plants, refineries, air liquefaction, natural gas separation, geothermal mining, and design contracting.

The text distinguishes between cryogenic turboexpanders that are used to recover power from extremely cold gases, and hot gas expanders that accomplish the same objective with gases reaching temperatures in excess of 1000 degrees Fahrenheit. The authors have assembled in this book an optimum combination of process and mechanical technologies as they apply to turboexpanders.
  • A highly practical, well-illustrated, and up-to-date overview of turboexpander construction features
  • Appeals to a wide range of engineers

About The Author

Claire Soares is an ASME Fellow and industry consultant with more than 20 years' experience at such leading manufacturers of gas turbines as GE and Rolls Royce. Claire is a recognized turbomachinery specialist with particular expertise in optimal design selection and specification, and ensuring long-term successful operation for a give...

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Title:Turboexpanders and Process ApplicationsFormat:OtherDimensions:500 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:July 30, 2001Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080519776

ISBN - 13:9780080519777

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Table of Contents

Why Turboexpanders Are Applied; Overview Of Turboexpander Fundamentals; Application Of Cryogenic Turboexpanders: Processes; Applications Of Hot Gas Turboexpanders; Overview Of Turboexpander Construction Features; Rotor Dynamics; Construction Materials; Fabrication Issues; Installation Guides; Turboexpander Maintenance; Failure Analysis And Troubleshooting