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By Anthony Sofronas

ISBN-10: 0471732117

ISBN-13: 9780471732112

A hugely functional troubleshooting instrument for ultra-modern advanced processing undefined Evolving commercial technology-driven by way of the necessity to bring up protection whereas lowering creation losses-along with environmental components and criminal matters has ended in an elevated emphasis on sound troubleshooting thoughts and documentation. Analytical Troubleshooting of method equipment and strain Vessels presents either scholars and engineering execs with the instruments useful for knowing and fixing apparatus difficulties in state-of-the-art advanced processing surroundings. Drawing on 40 years of business adventure within the petrochemical, transportation, and part production industries, the writer introduces analytical types that make the most of easy arithmetic to supply engineers with the knowledge had to comprehend apparatus operation and failure modes. this may let engineering pros to speak intelligibly with brands, enforce transformations required for persevered operation, and finally support them shop thousands of greenbacks in misplaced construction or guaranty claims. Readers will locate in-depth insurance of things which may reason gear failure, together with: * part put on and fretting * Vibration of machines and piping * Instabilities and sizing of pumps and compressors * Thermal a lot and stresses * equipment, bearing, shafting, and coupling loading * Corrosion and fabrics of development by way of remarkable a stability among analytical and functional issues, each one power challenge sector is illustrated with case stories taken from the author's personal wide event and followed through equipment that may be used to deal with various comparable demanding situations.

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16 CASE HISTORY: FAILURE OF A CONNECTING ROD IN A RACE CAR This case history illustrates a classical use of fatigue calculations. A small fourcylinder dragster had an engine that could develop 380 hp at 8000 rpm. To increase the strength and reduce the weight, titanium connecting rods were used. 26). 1 On the piston end of a good rod, a ᎏ8ᎏ-in. oil hole was noted, making this appear to be a weak point in the design. This analysis was performed to see if the rod end was adequate and if this was just a random failure.

17. 7 FACTOR OF SAFETY In mechanical engineering a definition frequently used for the factor of safety (FS) is that it is the load or stress a structure is capable of withstanding while still performing its function, divided by the applied load or stress. The applied load is sometimes called the working load. qxd 12/12/05 10:45 AM Page 29 29 FACTOR OF SAFETY meaning but is preferred since it eliminates the word safety, which implies that all is well. For example, for a uniaxial sample in tension, Sy FS ϭ ᎏᎏ Sapplied With this ratio equal to 2, the applied stress could be doubled before the part would yield.

12 Elongation due to axial load on a bar. 13 Simply supported and cantilever beam deflections. qxd 12/12/05 10:45 AM Page 26 26 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS cases, such as bolted connections or bearings, the end supports are somewhere in between. 14. 15). In this equation the slope at the tip is forced to remain zero. 14 General reaction equation for a shaft. 15 Guided cantilever beam equation. 16 Elongation of a bar due to thermal growth. forced to move vertically in a bushing so that it cannot rotate.

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