James M. Watterson

James M. Watterson has a PhD in mechanical engineering and is currently serving as independent training consultant with JMW, United Arab Emirates, since January 2003, and as part-time senior lecturer/lead trainer–commissioning and process start-up in the oil and gas refineries with ADNOC since February 2011. He trains groups of maintenance, operations, instrumentation, and planning engineers. Previously he was managing director at JW Management and Marketing Consultancy from September 1985 to October 2000.

A Simple Guide to Understanding Compressors

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$49.95
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In Stock Date: 
09/11/2018

James M. Watterson

This straightforward guide to compressors seeks to unveil a lot of myths surrounding compressors. In this book, we will be looking at most types of compressors, including the centrifugal compressors, the air compressors, and of course the most troublesome of all compressors, the reciprocating compressors.

Tribology: A Simple Guide To The Study of Friction

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In Stock Date: 
01/24/2019

Dr. James M. Watterson

Tribology is the scientific and engineering study of friction, and in common practice it most often involves the control and reduction of friction. This is particularly critical to the successful and continued operation of moving parts. This two volume work addresses the types of seals and bearings that are commonly found in most rotating and moving machinery, including how they are designed, how they work and what can be done to ensure that they continue maintain proper lubrication and successful operation.

Rotating Equipment: Maintenance and Troubleshooting

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In Stock Date: 
03/12/2019

Dr. James M. Watterson

This book has been written on the back of Dr. Watterson’s experience in working with over 20 oil re neries and petrochemical and fertilizer industries worldwide, which spans over 30 years. Every aspect of rotating equipment is explored, from turbines, both gas and steam, compressors, pumps to the use of predictive maintenance equipment.