References: If The Foundations Be Shaken

16 January 2017

1. EFRC project: “Summary of international guidelines, standards and best practices of foundations, anchors and grouting of reciprocating compressor systems” (

2. EFRC paper: “Best Practices in Compressor Mounting” James A. Kuly, October 2010, Florence, Italy ITW/ Polymer Technologies, USA, at the occasion of the 7th EFRC Conference,

3. “Recommended Practice for Machinery Installation and Installation Design” API Recommended Practice 686 second edition, December 2009 Ref 5.4.2

4. GMRC Technical Report: “Foundation Guidelines” A. J. Smalley P. J. Pantermuehl, January 1997, Mechanical and Fluids Engineering Division South-west Research Institute Report No. TR-97-2

5. GMRC Guideline For High-Speed Reciprocating Compressor Packages For Natural Gas Transmis-sion & Storage Applications, October 7, 2013, Gas Machinery Research Council ACI Services Inc.

6. “Experimental and numerical investigation of dynamic rocking foundation behavior” Phipps, Jacob Nathan 2013. Graduate Theses and Dissertations. Paper 13615

7. EFRC project: “Guidelines for Vibrations in Reciprocating Compressor systems” European Forum Reciprocating Compressors (EFRC), November 2009

8. “Sulfate attack in concrete and mortar” An abstract from the book ‘Understanding Cement’ ISBN-13: 978-0-9571045-2-5

9. “Polymers in Concrete”, 1994, Satish Chandra, Yoshihiko Ohama ISBN-13: 978-0849348150

10. “Effect of Crude Oil Spill on Compressive Strength of Concrete Materials” Ejeh, S.P. and Uche. Journal of Applied Sciences Research: 1756-1761.2009

11. “Mechanical vibration – Evaluation of machine vibration by measurements on non-rotating parts” Part 8: Reciprocating compressor systems, BS ISO 10816-8:2014

12. EFRC paper “Reciprocating Compressor Foundations They do not last forever” R. van Lienen, H. Lankenau, 5th EFRC Conference March 2007, Prague. NEAC compressor service GmbH

13. “Mechanical vibration – Evaluation of machine vibration by measurements on non-rotating parts” Part 8: Reciprocating compressor systems ISO 10816-8:2014

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