NUCLEAR POWER CORPORATION(A Government of India Enterprise)Madras Atomic Power Station
Nuclear Training Centre
HAND BOOKOF MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE
Prepared by : E. JayaprakashS. JawaharChecked by : P. Mani, SO/F (Maint.Trg.)Reviewed by : S. Singaroy, M.S.K.G. Panicker, TSApproved by : S. Krishnamurthy, CS
The Handbook of Mechanical maintenance consists of two parts. Thefirst part deals with mechanical equipments and the second part dealswith mechanical general. This book provides with Definitions,explanations, thumb rule, important information and examples on theentire gamut of Activities encompassing mechanical maintenance.To write a book of this type, a large number of standard books havebeen consulted. Though every care has been taken in checking themanuscripts and proof reading, yet to claiming perfection is very difficult.We shall be very thankful to the readers and users of this book forpointing out any mistakes/corrections that might have crept in.Suggestions for improvement are most welcome and would incorporatein the next revision.We are grateful to all those who gave their valuable suggestion formaking this work, we are also grateful to all those persons to whom it isnot possible to acknowledge here individually due to paucity of space,from whom help is taken in making this book.January 2004.