The author has been engaged in designing, testing and review of machine
foundations for various industrial projects viz. Petrochemicals, Refineries, Power
plants etc. for the last about three decades.
The handbook is written primarily for practising engineers as well as for students
at Post Graduate level. Handbook shares author's long experience on the subject
and focuses on the improvements needed in the design process with the sole
objective of making practising engineers physically understand and feel the
dynamics of machine foundation system.
The handbook covers basic fundamentals necessary for understanding and
evaluating dynamic response of machine foundation system. The author has also
conducted extensive tests on machine foundation models as well as on prototypes.
For over two decades, the author has been associated with Failure Analysis
Studies on various types of machines.