Forsthoffer's Component Conditioning Monitoring Handbook is dedicated to the condition monitoring of all rotating equipment. It describes the Forsthoffer Associates method of Component Condition Monitoring (CCM) and gives the reader detailed instructions on what to monitor for each component type. The author's easy and approachable style makes this a very practical reference for any level of technical background. This represents the latest addition to a set that includes volumes on 1. Fundamentals of Rotating Equipment; 2. Pumps; 3. Compressors; 4. Auxiliary Systems; 5. Reliability Optimization through Component Condition Monitoring and Root Cause Analysis'.
- Contains separate chapters that address each of the 5 major components of all rotating machinery
- Covers what parameters must be monitored when action is required to prevent unplanned shutdown
- Describes how to use specific spreadsheets for condition monitoring tasks that can be downloaded from a companion website
President of Forsthoffer Associates, USA. His professional experience includes working in pump seal design and predictive field maintenance for numerous companies. In his current role he is responsible for delivering Forsthoffer Associates' training courses on maintenance and optimization of rotating equipment internationally