July 2013

Columns

HP Engineering Case Histories: Case 73: Useful troubleshooting tools to keep at hand

Over the past 45 years, the author has pursued troubleshooting machinery and pressure vessels. It has also been the subject of this column. The troubleshooting tools used in this endeavor have been an..

Sofronas, T., Consulting Engineer

Over the past 45 years, the author has pursued troubleshooting machinery and pressure vessels. It has also been the subject of this column. The troubleshooting tools used in this endeavor have been analytical modeling, along with problem-solving methods. When employed by large companies, I had open access to metallurgical laboratories, and I worked directly with very talented engineers and technicians of the company. When I retired and began a consulting practice, I no longer had access to those services and had to use contracted laboratories. To expedite model development for my clients, I purchased equipment that has allowed me to do a certain level of material evaluation with confidence.

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Hydrocarbon Processing magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Hydrocarbon Processing magazine in print or digital format and gain IMMEDIATE ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the HP archives per month. $239 for an annual subscription.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain IMMEDIATE ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the HP Archive, the HP Process Handbooks, HP Market Data, and more. $1,695 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Nichols-Davis at  jnette.davis-nichols@gulfpub.com or +1 713.520.4426.

Related Articles

From the Archive

Comments