Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, April 20-26: Torque and shaft size, turning training into a program, ISO 55001 basics, more
Articles about the relationship of torque and shaft size, transforming training into a program, ISO 55001 requirements, Product of the Year winners, and CHP’s role in heat recovery were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, April 20-26. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Apr. 20-26, covered the relationship of torque and shaft size, transforming training into a program, ISO 55001 requirements, Product of the Year winners, and CHP's role in heat recovery. Link to each article below.
A rudimentary understanding of how shaft sizes are determined can be helpful to anyone who works with pumps, fans, elevators or any other motor-driven equipment.
5 ways to effectively develop a comprehensive approach to improvement.
This is the first in a three part series about asset management and understanding the requirements from ISO 55001.
The 2014 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners are honored and included in the April 2015 print edition of Plant Engineering magazine.
Combined heat and power (CHP) has been shown to provide significant reductions in operating costs, while increasing energy supply security.
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, April 20-26, for articles published within the last two months.
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