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GE Fr9E Units Combined Cycle Operating with High Back Pressure

10/27/2016 by Adan
The site configuration is 03 Fr9001E Units + 03 HRSG + 01(common) Steam Turbine. The HRSGs were a poor design and resulted in the GTs running with con...
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Steam Turbine Rotor Lift Measurement

10/25/2016 by inaamurrehman13
How can we calculate rotor lift of a steam turbine via jacking oil pump?
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Views: 131, Comments: 4
Last comment 10/25/2016 by James Stewart

Pressure Drop Correlations of Non-Newtonian Two-Phase Flow in the Pipeline

10/23/2016 by Siraj77
Hi, Can anyone guide me to have good correlations or equations to measure the pressure drop of non-newtonian two-phase flow in the pipeline? Thank...
Views: 219, Comments: 13
Last comment 10/26/2016 by James Stewart

Newtonian Pressure Drop vs Non-Newtonian Pressure Drop

10/23/2016 by Siraj77
Hi, I did some experiments on Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids measuring the pressure drop through a horizontal pipeline. The Newtonian two-phase...
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Last comment 10/25/2016 by Siraj77
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Valve Technology Blog

84 blog entries, 599 comments (0 Viewing)

HRSGs Generate More Than Excitement

09/10/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Combined-cycle natural gas plants are emerging as a new pillar of power generation as they re-use waste heat to produce more electricity, reports Engi...
Views: 118, Comments: 0

Clean Rooms Critical to Valve Cleaning and Packaging

08/21/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Valves intended for oxygen service must meet special standards. The same holds true for valves used in critical service applications involving ozone,...
Views: 115, Comments: 1
Last comment 08/25/2016 by ronseto
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Workbench Creations

163 blog entries, 2044 comments (0 Viewing)

Backlight Fix on Vizio E420 LCD TV

09/08/2016 by HUSH
There are many, many things I’m saving my money for. Vacation. A wedding. A house. A boat? So a few weeks ago when my living room television beg...
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Views: 278, Comments: 5
Last comment 09/12/2016 by SolarEagle

3D Printing a NASA Space Wrench - Video

02/01/2016 by SavvyExacta
Watch our 3D printer create a NASA space wrench! You may have seen our previous posts explaining that we would be conducting a live Periscope broadca...
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Views: 638, Comments: 1
Last comment 07/12/2016 by MR. Guest
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Pump Technology Blog

90 blog entries, 587 comments (0 Viewing)

Nanofilters Promise Pump Energy Savings During Reverse Osmosis

09/05/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
This story out of the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore details the development of a new type of nanofilter for wastewater treatment. It a...
Views: 131, Comments: 1
Last comment 09/07/2016 by James Stewart

Emerging Trends Driving Vacuum Pump Sales

07/30/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Expanded use in the power industry as well as growing demand in the oil and gas, food processing, chemical processing, and semiconductor industries ar...
Views: 85, Comments: 0
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Motors Blog

76 blog entries, 1288 comments (0 Viewing)

Using Software for Motor & Generator Analysis

08/15/2016 by SavvyExacta
Software can help engineers obtain standard motor/generator parameters, or design specialized virtual experiments. Users can display waveforms, FFTs o...
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Views: 141, Comments: 1
Last comment 09/23/2016 by rshirsagar5

First-ever FLNG Vessel to Star Eight Flameproof Motors

06/03/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Even as the global market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) slows a bit, industry experts predict long-term growth for the market in the Asia-Pacific a...
Views: 221, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/07/2016 by simonsd
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Mechanical Components Blog

127 blog entries, 914 comments (0 Viewing)

Safely Engineering Theme Park Rides

08/11/2016 by HUSH
After this year’s string of ride malfunctions, I may not make my annual pilgrimage to one of the several amusement parks within a few hours&rsqu...
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Views: 218, Comments: 3
Last comment 08/15/2016 by tcmtech

Putting a New Spin on Bearing Research

06/07/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Data that tells engineers how rolling bearings behave under high centrifugal forces is scarce. That situation will soon change, as Germany's Friedric...
Views: 152, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/08/2016 by James Stewart
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Motion Control Components

105 blog entries, 937 comments (0 Viewing)

Testbed Demos Time Sensitive Wireless Networks

05/01/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A broad swath of industrial automation firms have co-developed the first testbed aimed at demonstrating reliable functionality of wireless Ethernet c...
Views: 165, Comments: 0

Strengthening Security in Industrial Control Systems

03/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Maintaining reliable control of industrial systems requires more than deploying quality devices in a connected network. Today's operations require a...
Views: 72, Comments: 0
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Hydraulics Blog

66 blog entries, 464 comments (0 Viewing)

When to Choose a "Smart" Component

04/03/2016 by SavvyExacta
Deciding whether to upgrade to a component connected to the IoT (Internet of Things) can be tough. Will it be worth the investment? Will it be relia...
Pathfinder Tags: connected device hydraulics iot valves
Views: 205, Comments: 0

Hydraulic Hybrids Could Better EPA Standards

12/03/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed future large diesel trucks burn from 16% to 24% less fuel by 2027. Parker Hannifin n...
Views: 323, Comments: 0
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Mechanical Power Transmission

66 blog entries, 634 comments (0 Viewing)

A Self-contained Marine Hydraulic Clutch System with Integrated PTO

03/18/2016 by SavvyExacta
A self-contained hydraulic clutch system (SCS) can be a beneficial option for marine propulsion applications. For example, an SCS can offer: * Imp...
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Views: 255, Comments: 0
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Drives Blog

72 blog entries, 884 comments (0 Viewing)

Energy-saving VFDs Like Yoga for Motors

12/13/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
An interview with a variable frequency drive (VFD) product manager reveals the other benefit VFDs deliver, besides energy conservation: elimination o...
Views: 458, Comments: 0
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GEA Co-Sponsors Technical Conference

03/27/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
We are pleased to be one of the sponsors of the 2013 ASHRAE Region VI Technical Conference being held May 1 and 2 in our hometown of La Crosse, WI. T...
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Views: 287, Comments: 0

World's Tallest Building (A Prefab) - Update From China

03/20/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
We have been following this ambitious undertaking of building the world's tallest building, the 220 floor "Sky City", in an incredibly short three mo...
Pathfinder Tags: buildings china hvac fabricated buildings Prefab Buildings
Views: 1050, Comments: 10
Last comment 07/22/2014 by RandallAvery

Supply Chain Insights - an Industry Veteran's View

03/13/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
In my thirty plus years in Strategic Supply Chain I have come to appreciate the constant evolution in our business. I'd like to share with you today...
Pathfinder Tags: global sourcing HVAC
Views: 360, Comments: 1
Last comment 03/14/2013 by JNB

Customer Centric Concepts – Unlocking the Secrets

03/06/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
The term Customer Centric Concepts came from our 25 years of experience developing and maintaining account relationships with Trane's National Account...
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Views: 355, Comments: 11
Last comment 03/12/2013 by Yusef1

HVAC Materials – An Evolution

02/27/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by psikorsky
This week GEA's PJ Sikorsky answers questions about materials used in HVAC products over the years. 1. What has been the biggest change in materials...
Pathfinder Tags: Corrosion HVAC Metallurgist materials materials selection New Refrigerants
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