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Co-Gen Turbine Controls Retrofit

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis’ Control Systems Division (MD&A Control Systems) replaced an industrial co-gen turbine’s original mechanical-hydraulic (MHC) controls with an electronic governor, electro-hydraulic trip system and self-contained control valve actuator. The primary drivers for the project were the operator’s desire to increase the long-term maintainability and reliability by replacing the MHC components that had […]

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Gas Turbine Major and Generator Test & Balance

Gas Turbine Major

Mechanical Dynamics and Analysis (MD&A) was contracted after a forced outage to perform a major overhaul on a cogeneration unit’s MS5001PA gas turbine, and to remove, test and inspect the generator field. Because the unit dispatches as baseload and the turbine is a critical asset, MD&A was asked to complete the repair work as quickly […]

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MD&A Insight Newsletter

With our vast range of products and services for power generators, we hope this MD&A Insight Newsletter can help you with our expertise, case studies, and helpful bulletins.   Vol 18 NEWSLETTER: Sept 12 2019 Vol 17 NEWSLETTER: June 13 2019 Vol 16 NEWSLETTER: Mar 13 2019 Vol 15 NEWSLETTER: Dec 13 2018 Vol 14 […]

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MD&A Company Video

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis is a steam & gas turbine and generator full service provider.  MD&A began in 1982 as a small engineering firm supporting power generation companies with third party consulting services.  Since its inception, MD&A has maintained an entrepreneurial culture and has focused on outstanding customer service. As a result, over 35 years later, […]

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Welcome

Welcome to Mechanical Dynamics and Analysis’ (MD&A) Resource Center! MD&A is one of the largest turbine-generator repair & turbine engineering organizations in the United States. We provide complete project management, overhaul and reconditioning of heavy rotating equipment worldwide. Our turbine engineering service teams of project managers, technical directors, shop personnel and consulting turbine-generator engineers are […]

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HPU Pump Motors Are Continuously Running

PROBLEM DEFINITION The Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) pump motors are continuously running at excessive current levels. DETAIL Many Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) pump motors have been observed to be running with excessive current while the turbine is at steady-state operating conditions. This condition may also be accompanied by an inability to hold normal operating pressure […]

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