Troubleshooting: Control Rod Cooling Fan Vibration

Our EMDS (Electrical, Mechanical Diagnostic Services) division is very well known for troubleshooting customer’s problems. We hope you like this upcoming series in the newsletter that will be dedicated to the analysis of unusual problems that are encountered in the field. With everyone looking up problems on I phones and Google, a lot of these customers are helpless because information like this is not out there on the internet. We handle the problems that may have never been seen before. Our first troubleshooting issue shows the need to understand several things. When troubleshooting (nuclear, radiation, organic chemistry, and mechanical response dynamics) [...]

Troubleshooting: Control Rod Cooling Fan Vibration2020-03-11T17:53:16-04:00

Sound and Vibration From Pulse Furnace

A new building had been constructed at a university and it had objectionable levels of both sound and vibration. Both problems were related to the three pulse furnaces heating the building. The furnaces were located in the basement. The furnaces’ flues ran under the floors then up a chase and out through short stacks in the roof. Vibration and sound spectra were taken in the offices areas where there were problems. The primary frequency in both the sound and vibration spectra were at approximately 37 Hz, which was the pulse firing frequency of the furnaces. At the end of the building [...]

Sound and Vibration From Pulse Furnace2019-08-30T19:34:35-04:00


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