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The Essential Reliability Library as suggested by Heinz Bloch, P.E.


Bloch, Heinz P.: "Improving Machinery Reliability," 3rd Edition, (1998), Elsevier Publishing Company, New York & London, ISBN 0-88415-661-3

Bloch, H.P. and Fred Geitner: "Machinery Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting," (1998), 3rd Ed., Elsevier Publishing Company, NY & London, ISBN 0-88415-662-1

Bloch, H.P. and Fred Geitner: "Machinery Component Maintenance and Repair," (2004), 3rd Ed., Elsevier Publishing Company, NY and London, ISBN 0-87201-781-8

Bloch, H.P. and Fred Geitner: "Major Process Equipment Maintenance and Repair,"(1997), 2nd Ed., Elsevier Publishing Company, NY & London, ISBN 0-88415-663-X

Bloch, H.P. and Abdus Shamim: "Oil Mist Handbook: Practical Applications," (1998), Fairmont Press, Lilburn, Georgia, ISBN 0-88173-256-7

Bloch, H.P. and Claire Soares: "Process Plant Machinery," 2nd Edition, (1998), Elsevier Publishing, New York and London, ISBN 0-7506-7081-9

Bloch, H.P. and J.J. Hoefner: "Reciprocating Compressors: Operation and Maintenance," (1996), Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, TX, ISBN 0-88415-525-0

Bloch, Heinz P.: "A Practical Guide to Compressor Technology " (2006), 2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, ISBN 0-471-72793-8 (Available also in a Spanish Edition from McGraw-Hill)

Bloch, Heinz P. & Murari Singh "Steam Turbines," (2009), 2nd Ed, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-07-150821-6 (Available also in a Spanish Ed.)

Bloch, Heinz P.: "Practical Lubrication for Industrial Facilities," (2000), Fairmont Press, Lilburn, Georgia, ISBN 0-88173-296-6

Bloch, H.P. and Claire Soares: "Turboexpanders and Process Applications," (2001), Elsevier Publishing, New York and London, ISBN 0-88415-509-9

Bloch, Heinz P. and Alan Budris; "Pump User's Handbook: Life Extension," (3rd Edition, 2010), Fairmont Publishing, Lilburn, GA; ISBN 0-88173-627-9

Bloch, H.P. and Fred Geitner "Maximizing Machinery Uptime," (2006), Elsevier Publishing Company, New York & London, ISBN 0-7506-7725-2

Bloch, Heinz P.; "Compressors and Modern Process Applications," (2006), John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, ISBN 0-471-72792-X

Bloch, Heinz P.; "Pump Wisdom: Problem Solving for Operators and Specialists"; (2011), John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ; ISBN 9-781118-04123-9

Bloch, Heinz P. and Fred Geitner; "Compressors: How to Achieve High Reliability and Availability", (2012) McGraw-Hill, New York, NY; ISBN 978-0-07-17-7287-7

Boyce, M.P.: "Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook," (1982), Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, TX, ISBN 0-87201-878-4

Brown, R.N.: "Compressors, Selection and Sizing," 2nd Edition, (1997), Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, TX ISBN 0-88415-164-6

Dufour, J.W. and J. E. Nelson: "Centrifugal Pump Sourcebook," (1993), McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, ISBN 0-07-018033-4

Eisenmann, R.C. Sr. & R.C. Eisenmann, Jr.: "Machinery Malfunction Diagnosis and Correction," (1997), ISBN 0-13-240946-1*

Forsthoffer, W. E.: "Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbooks" (Set of 5), 2006, ISBN 1-856-17472-7, Elsevier Publishing, New York and London

Henshaw, T.L.: "Reciprocating Pumps," (1987), Van Nostrand-Reinhold Publishing Company, New York, NY, ISBN 0-442-23251-9

Karassik, I.J. et al: "Pump Handbook," 2nd Edition, (1986), McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, ISBN 0-07-033302-5,

Lobanoff, V.S. and R.R. Ross: "Centrifugal Pumps: Design and Application, Second Edition," 2nd Edition, (1992), Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, TX, ISBN 0-87201-200-X

Mitchell, John S.: "Physical Asset Management Handbook," 4th Edition, (2006), Clarion Technical Publishing, Houston, TX, ISBN 0-971-7945-1-0

Neumaier, R.: "Hermetic Pumps:: The Latest Innovations and Industrial Applications of Sealless Pumps.," 2nd Ed., (2000), Fairmont Press, Lilburn, Georgia, ISBN 3-929682-26-5

Sofronas, Anthony: "Analytical Troubleshooting of Process Machinery and Pressure Vessels: Including Real-World Case Studies," (2006), John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0-471-73211-7

Heinz Bloch

Heinz P. Bloch is a professional engineer with offices in West Des Moines, Iowa. He advises process and power plants worldwide on reliability improvement and maintenance cost reduction opportunities. Heinz is the author of 17 full-length texts and over 400 papers and technical articles. His most recent texts include "A Practical Guide to Compressor Technology" (2006, John Wiley & Sons, NY, ISBN 0-471-727930-8); "Pump User's Handbook: Life Extension," (2006, Fairmont Publishing Company, Lilburn, ISBN 0-88173-517-5) and "Machinery Uptime Improvement," (2006, Elsevier-Butterworth-Heinemann, Stoneham, MA, ISBN 0-7506-7725-2)

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