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Author: Allianz Versicherungs AG (Germany)
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, 1978.
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Allianz Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft.
Handbook of loss prevention.
Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, 1978
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allianz Versicherungs AG (Germany)
ISBN: 0387078223 9780387078229 3540078223 9783540078227
OCLC Number: 5240860
Notes: Translation of Handbuch der Schadenverhütung.
At head of title: Allianz Versicherungs-AG.
Description: xiv, 423 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Aims and Possibilities of Loss Prevention.- Loss Prevention by Allianz.- The Allianz Engineering Office.- The Allianz Centre for Technology.- Exchange of Experience by Allianz.- Basis and Methods of Loss Prevention.- General Recommendations for Loss Prevention.- Loss Prevention in the Manufacturer's Works.- Loss Prevention during Planning.- Loss Prevention during Construction and Execution.- Transport and Storage, Assembly, Commissioning and Test Runs.- Transport.- Erection and Assembly Site.- Transport and Lifting Gear.- Climatic Conditions.- Safeguarding of Building Sites against Theft.- Safety Measures against Fire.- Easily Understandable, Unambiguous Instructions and Assurance that they will be Followed during the Assembly Process and during Test Operation.- Loss Prevention by the User.- Loss Prevention before Acceptance (Test Operation).- Loss Prevention during Operation.- 2. Electrical Machines, Power Cables and Supervisory Installations.- Turbo-Generators.- Planning of Turbo-Generator Installations.- Commissioning and Operation of Turbo-Generators.- Inspection of Turbo-Generators.- Three-Phase Motors.- Planning of High-Voltage Three-Phase Motor Installations.- Installation and Commissioning of Three-Phase Motors.- Operation and Maintenance of Three-Phase Motors.- Inspection of Three-Phase Motors.- Salient-Pole Machines.- Operation of Salient-Pole Machines.- Inspection of Salient-Pole Machines.- Direct-Current Machines.- Supervision and Maintenance of Direct-Current Machines, with Particular Reference to Commutation.- Inspection of Direct-Current Machines.- Three-Phase Transformers.- Planning and Commissioning of Transformers.- Supervision of Transformers.- Inspection of Transformers.- High-Power Cables.- Planning of Cable Networks.- Storage of Cables.- Laying of Cables.- Commissioning of Cables.- Operation and Maintenance of Cables.- Equipment for Protection, Measurement, Regulation and Control.- Planning and Design.- Commissioning and Operation.- 3. Electronic Data-Processing (EDP) Equipment.- Prevention of Damage to EDP Equipment by the Manufacturer.- Prevention of Damage to EDP Equipment by the User.- Planning, Erection and Installation of the Computer Centre.- Measures for Preventing Damage to EDP Equipment during Installation.- Operational Measures.- Automatic Supervisory and Protective Equipment.- Supervisory Duties of Personnel.- Maintenance.- Inspections.- Constructional Work in the Vicinity-Rebuilding in the Computer Centre.- Protective Measures for Data Carriers.- 4. Steam Generators.- Water-Tube Boilers.- Manufacture, Assembly and Commissioning of WaterTube Boilers.- Demands on Planning and Design.- Demands on Manufacture, Assembly and Commissioning.- Prevention of Damage to Water-Tube Boilers by the Operator.- Inspection and Revision.- Furnaces.- Planning and Design.- Assembly and Commissioning of Furnaces.- Operation of Furnaces.- High-Speed Steam Generators.- Guidelines for the Prevention of Damage to High-Speed Steam Generators.- Inspection and Revision.- Large-Water-Space Boilers.- Steam-Carrying Pipelines.- Planning and Design of Pipelines.- Manufacture, Assembly and Commissioning.- 5. Fluid-Flow Machines.- Steam Turbines.- Directives for the Prevention of Damage during the Planning Stage.- Determination of the Limits of the Delivery Specification.- Determination of Measuring Points.- Conceptual Layout of the Machine.- Guidelines for the Prevention of Damage during Design and Manufacture.- The Steam Strainer.- Emergency Stop Valves, Control Valves for Live, Reheat, Cross-over and Pass-out Steam.- The Control and Protection System.- Rotors, Rotor Discs.- Turbine Casings with Fasteners, Baseplates, Bearing Pedestals.- Radial and Axial Bearings with Oil Supply.- Moving and Stationary Blading.- Loss Prevention during Assembly and Commissioning.- Directives for Loss Prevention during Operation.- Condition of Steam.- Supervisory and Protective Equipment.- Protection from Underspeed, Overspeed and Reverse Running.- Protection from Non-Permissible Steam Pressures.- Protection from Inadmissibly High and Low Steam Temperatures and Non-Permissible Steam-Temperature Changes.- Protection from Inadmissible Loads.- Protection from Axial-Clearance Bridging through Damage to Axial Bearings (see 8.3. Bearings) and through Inadmissible Relative Elongation.- Protection from Radial-Clearance Bridging.- Protection from Inadmissibly Rough Running, with Consequent Damage to Bearings and Damage by Clearance Bridging.- Protection from Disturbances Emanating from the Oil Supply and the Radial and Axial Bearings.- Loss Prevention by Inspection and Revision.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention during Repairs.- Condensing Plant.- Manufacture of Condensing Plant.- Operation of Condensing Plant.- Inspection and Revision of Condensing Plant.- Optimum Supervision.- Centrifugal Pumps.- Boiler Feed Pumps.- Planning and Design of Boiler Feed Pumps.- Experience during the Operation of Boiler Feed Pumps.- Axial-Flow Cooling-Water Pumps with Adjustable Blades.- Planning and Design of Cooling-Water Pumps.- Assembly and Commissioning of Cooling-Water Pumps.- Experience in the Operation of Axial-Flow CoolingWater Pumps.- Maintenance and Inspection of Axial-Flow CoolingWater Pumps.- Turbo Compressors and Blowers.- Planning, Design and Manufacture of Turbo-Compressors and Blowers.- Assembly and Commissioning of Turbo-Compressors and Blowers.- Optimum Supervisory and Protective Equipment on Compressors and Blowers.- Maintenance of Compressors and Blowers.- Revision of Compressors.- Gas Turbines.- Guidelines for Prevention of Damage to Gas Turbines during Manufacture.- Planning of Gas Turbines.- Design of Gas Turbines.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention during the Manufacture and Assembly of Gas Turbines.- Requirements for the Commissioning of Gas-Turbine Installations.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention during the Operation of Gas Turbines.- Revision of Gas-Turbine Installations.- Water Turbines.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention by the Manufacturer.- Guidelines for Prevention of Damage to Water Turbines during Operation.- Guidelines for the Supervision of Water Turbines.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention by Inspection and Revision.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention by Correct Rapair(Examples).- 6. Selected Lifting and Loading Equipment.- Slewing Cranes and Loading Bridges.- Guidelines for the Planning of Lifting Equipment.- Design and Manufacture.- Assembly and Commissioning.- Operation of Slewing Cranes and Loading Bridges.- Measures for the Prevention of Storm Damage to Crane Installations.- Precautionary Measures.- Measures during Non-Operational Periods or Imminent Storm Conditions.- Protective Devices for Crane Installations.- Maintenance, Inspection and Revision of Crane Installations.- Repair of Crane Installations.- Tower Cranes.- Guidelines for the Planning of Tower Cranes.- Erection, Commissioning and Dismantling of Tower Cranes.- Guidelines for the Operation of Tower Cranes.- Inspection of Tower Cranes.- First Inspection.- Inspection after Structural Modifications.- Regular Inspections by Skilled Persons.- Regular Inspections by Experts.- 7. Industrial Furnaces.- General Concepts and Damage Survey.- Terminology of Industrial Furnace Construction.- Survey of Damage.- Planning, Design, Manufacture and Assembly of Industrial Furnaces.- Guidelines for Planning.- Guidelines for Design.- Guidelines for Manufacture and Assembly.- Commissioning of Industrial Furnaces.- Measures Prior to the First Heating up.- Preliminary Measures during Heating up or Switching on.- Operation of Industrial Furnaces.- Continuous Supervision of Operational Data.- Operational Data to be Checked and Recorded at Approximately Hourly Intervals.- Functional Checks to be Carried out at Longer Intervals, e.g., during a Scheduled Shut-down Period.- Guidelines for Shut-downs and Revisions.- Inspection of the Basic Furnace Structure.- Inspection of Brickwork/Rammed Linings.- Inspection of the Tubing of Tube Furnaces.- 8. Selected Components and Machines.- Threaded Fasteners.- Design, Manufacture and Assembly of Threaded Fasteners.- Threaded Fasteners in Service.- Shafts and Axles.- Design and Manufacture of Shafts and Axles.- Shafts and Axles in Operation.- Plain and Rolling Bearings.- Choice of the Most Suitable Bearing.- Guidelines for the Choice of Rolling Bearings.- Guidelines for the Choice of Plain Bearings.- Guidelines for the Production of Plain Bearings.- Guidelines for the Installation of Bearings.- Rolling Bearings.- Plain Bearings.- Commissioning of Bearings for Large Machine Installations.- Guidelines for the Operation of Large Machine Installations.- Supervision of the Installation before Commissioning.- Monitoring and Safety Facilities.- Monitoring and Safety Equipment for Rolling Bearings.- Monitoring and Safety Equipment for Plain Bearings.- Inspection of Bearings.- Couplings.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention during the Manufacture of Couplings.- Couplings with Drawn-on Flanges.- Gear-Type Couplings.- Flexible Couplings.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention during Assembly.- Alignment of Couplings.- Concentric-Running Check.- Radial Misalignment.- Tolerances for the Alignment Check.- Guidelines for Final Assembly.- Guidelines for the Commissioning of Couplings.- Supervisory and Protective Equipment for Couplings.- Guidelines for the Inspection and Revision of Couplings.- Stationary Gearing.- Types of Damage to Gearing.- Damage by Broken Teeth.- Damage to Tooth Flanks.- Damage to Plain Bearings of Gears.- Other Damage to Gear Transmissions.- Planning and Design of Gearing.- Manufacture of Gear Transmissions.- Acceptance, Installation and Commissioning of Gear Transmissions.- Alignment.- Load-Bearing Pattern.- Selection of Lubricants.- Oil-Supply Requirements Specific to Gearing.- Vibrations.- Gear Noise.- Loss Prevention during Operation.- Inspection of Gears.- Revision of Gears.- Spur, Bevel and Worm Gearing.- Planetary Gears.- Emergency Repairs.- Oil-Supply Systems for Machine Installations.- Requirements for Components of Oil-Supply Systems.- Requirements for Oil Tanks.- Integrated Oil-Supply Systems.- Main Oil Pumps.- Requirements for Auxiliary Oil Pumps.- Requirements for Oil Coolers.- Requirements for Oil Filters.- Requirements for Fittings.- Requirements for Oil-Vapour Exhausters.- Requirements for Oil Accumulators.- Requirements for Pressure-Carrying Oil Pipelines.- Supervision and Protection of Oil-Supply Systems.- Supervisory and Protective Equipment for the Oil-Supply System.- Prevention and Extinction of Oil Fires.- Commissioning of Oil-Supply Systems.- Inspection and Revision of Oil-Supply Systems.- Diesel Engines.- Planning, Design, Manufacture and Assembly of Diesel Engines.- Operation of Diesel Engines.- Revision of Diesel Engines.- Printing Machines.- Loss-Prevention Guidelines for Users of Printing Machines.- General Guidelines for Loss Prevention.- Operation of Printing Machines.- Lubrication of Printing Machines.- Maintenance and Cleaning of Printing Machines.- Maintenance of Formes.- Overhaul of Printing Machines.- Protection of Printing Machines against Fire.- Frame Saws.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention during Planning and Design.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention during Manufacture, Assembly and Commissioning.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention by the User of Frame Saws.- Guidelines for Repair Work.- Chipboard Presses.- Loss Prevention by the Manufacturer.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention during the Erection of Chipboard Presses.- Guidelines for Loss Prevention by the User of Chipboard Presses.- Revision of Chipboard Presses.
Other Titles: Handbuch der Schadenverhütung.
Responsibility: [translated from the German by Peter Cahn-Speyer].


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