Pump User's Handbook: Life Extension, Fourth Edition By Heinz P. Bloch & Allan R. Budris
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Just published in its updated fourth edition, this highly regarded text explains in clear terms how and why the best-of-class pump users are consistently achieving superior run lengths, low... More > maintenance expenditures, and unexcelled safety and reliability. Written by practicing engineers whose working careers were marked by involvement in all facets of pumping technology, operation, assessment, upgrading and cost management, this book endeavors to describe in detail how you, too, can accomplish optimum pump performance and low life cycle cost. A new chapter on breaking the cycle of pump repairs examines the cost of failures and the defined operating range of pumps. The authors also explore mechanical issues, deviations from best available technology, and preventing problems with oil rings and constant level lubricators. Additional topics include bearing housing protector seals, best lube application practices, lubrication and bearing distress, and paying for value.< Less
High Performance Buildings: A Guide for Owners & Managers By Anthony Robinson, MS
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High Performance Buildings: A Guide for Owners and Managers, is a template - a blueprint for action for those making decisions about how to improve the energy efficiency and performance of new or... More > existing buildings. It is designed to have broad appeal, both for the seasoned veteran facility or energy manager and for the new manager alike, but can also be utilized as a practical desk reference by professionals such as architects, engineers, and construction managers. The full spectrum of topics relevant to achieving optimum building performance is addressed, including analysis of overall building energy use and performance, building commissioning, applicable codes, standards and rating systems, building envelope, onsite power generating options, optimizing performance of building mechanical and electrical equipment, and importance of effective building operation and maintenance practices. Fundamental principles are discussed and illustrated with case studies.< Less
Electrical Engineering for Non-electrical Engineers By S. Bobby Rauf, P.E., C.E.M., MBA
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This book is designed to serve as a resource for exploring and understanding basic electrical engineering concepts and principles, as well as related analytical and mathematical strategies. Topics... More > include critical electrical engineering components of energy projects, electrical-related energy cost factors, tips on improvement of electrical energy intensity in industrial and commercial settings, an update on generation of electricity from renewal sources, basic principles of illumination and efficient lighting, and an explanation of important energy engineering terms and concepts. Also included is a discussion of the skills and preparation necessary for succeeding in the electrical engineering portions of various certification and licensure exams. Practical examples and case studies of electrical applications in industrial and commercial settings will be used to demonstrate the topics and procedures covered. Example problems, along with solutions are also included.< Less
Gas Turbine Handbook: Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition By Tony Giampaolo, MSME, PE
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This best selling reference provides the fundamental information you'll need to understand both the operation and proper application of all types of gas turbines. Hardware and application scenarios... More > are fully explored, along with operating parameters, controls, inlet and exhaust treatments, inspection, troubleshooting, noise control, inlet cooling for power augmentation, and NOx control. The newly updated fifth edition includes expanded coverage of waste heat recovery, including how the technology is applied, and a detailed discussion of both its advantages and challenges to its use with gas turbines. Microturbines are fully covered, along with critical elements of centrifugal and axial compressors. Also treated are the effects of the external environment on gas turbine operation and life, as well as the impact of the turbine on its surrounding environment. Many helpful tips are included to enable early diagnosis of problems and analysis of failures to prevent their recurrence.< Less
Disaster & Recovery Planning: A Guide for Facility Managers, Sixth Edition By Joesph F. Gustin
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The new edition includes an overview of natural disasters, a summary of most current weather events and new coverage of computer and data protection expanded to include cyber attacks on the private... More > sector, and information on managing data privacy. Also included is the latest information on dirty bombs, and chemical and biological agents and weapons, disaster planning and recovery issues, regulatory influences and emergency preparedness. This reference speaks to the issues of prevention, as well as "controlling" the effects of a disaster on a company's operations. In addition, statistics cover various disaster/emergency declarations including Hurricane Katrina. Other critical areas covered include statistical data on workplace violence, effective mitigation strategies, contingency planning, loss prevention, facility evacuation, employee training, chain of command, checklists, computer and data protection, and more.< Less
Handbook of Energy Engineering, 7th Edition By Albert Thumann, P.E., C.E.M. & D. Paul Mehta, Ph.D.
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Here's your step-by -step guide to applying the principles of energy engineering and management to the design of electrical, HVAC, utility, process and building systems for both new design and... More > retrofit. With new chapters on electrical system optimization and ISO 50001, this edition also covers the latest updates to codes and standards in the energy industry. You'll find chapters on energy economic analysis, energy auditing, waste heat recovery, utility system optimization, HVAC, cogeneration, control systems, energy management, compressed air system optimization and financing energy projects. Additional topics include emerging technologies such as oxy-fuel combustion, high efficiency burners, enhanced heat exchangers, and ceramic membranes for heat recovery, as well as information on state-of-the-art lighting and lighting controls.< Less
Energy Management Handbook: 8th Edition Volume II By Wayne C. Turner & Steve Doty
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This comprehensive handbook has become recognized as the definitive stand-alone energy manager's desk reference, used by thousands of professionals throughout the industry. Newly revised and edited,... More > this eighth edition includes significant updates to energy management controls systems, commissioning, measurement and verification, and high performance green buildings. Also updated are chapters on motors and drives, HVAC systems, lighting, alternative energy systems, building envelope, performance contracting and natural gas purchasing. You'll find coverage of every component of effective energy management, including energy auditing, economic analysis, boilers and steam systems, heat recovery, cogeneration, insulation, thermal storage, indoor air quality, utility rates, energy systems maintenance, and more. Detailed illustrations, charts and other helpful working aids are provided throughout. Volume two includes chapters 15-27.< Less
Energy Management Handbook: 8th Edition Volume I By Wayne C. Turner & Steve Doty
eBook (ePub): $99.99
This comprehensive handbook has become recognized as the definitive stand-alone energy manager's desk reference, used by thousands of professionals throughout the industry. Newly revised and edited,... More > this eighth edition includes significant updates to energy management controls systems, commissioning, measurement and verification, and high performance green buildings. Also updated are chapters on motors and drives, HVAC systems, lighting, alternative energy systems, building envelope, performance contracting and natural gas purchasing. You'll find coverage of every component of effective energy management, including energy auditing, economic analysis, boilers and steam systems, heat recovery, cogeneration, insulation, thermal storage, indoor air quality, utility rates, energy systems maintenance, and more. Detailed illustrations, charts and other helpful working aids are provided throughout. Volume One Includes Chapters 1-14 and Appendices.< Less
Handbook of Web Based Energy Information and Control Systems By Barney L. Capehart, Ph.D., C.E.M et al.
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The goal of this book is to bring to the forefront the huge benefits to energy and facility managers of the emergence and continuing development of technologies and applications in the area of energy... More > information and control systems. This wave of information technology (IT) and web-based energy information and control systems (web based EIS/ECS) continues to roll on with increasing speed and intensity. This handbook provides a presentation of technological advancements in this field over the last several years. The combined thrust of this information is that the highest level functions of the building and facility automation system are delivered by a web based EIS/ECS system that provides energy management, facility management, overall facility operational management, and ties in with the enterprise resource management system for the entire facility or the group of facilities being managed.< Less
Small-Scale Cogeneration Handbook: Fourth Edition By Bernard F. Kolanowski, BSME
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Newly updated in its fourth edition, this book includes a new chapter on the Organic Rankine Cycle and its use in various industries, and also a new chapter on pyrolysis, illustrating how to turn... More > solid or liquid material into a gas using pyrolysis in commercially available technology. Also included is material on the advent of the fuel cell in cogeneration plus the all the latest cogeneration technologies. This comprehensive reference provides a wealth of information to assist in evaluating the feasibility and potential benefits of cogeneration for your facility. Covered in detail are regulatory developments and their impact, system selection and sizing, permitting requirements, operation and maintenance, financing, technology basics, micro turbines, absorption chillers, distributed generation and case histories.< Less
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