My Publications

Below are some of the over 30 technical papers I have authored or co-authored:


Is Your Power Plant Headed for a HILP?? How to Avoid, Detect or Mitigate High Impact – Low Probability (HILP) Events

ASME Power Division Conference,
2008


Estimating Long Term Major Maintenance and Capital Spending Requirements of Trinidad’s Aging Power Plants

ASME Power Division Conference, Atlanta, Ga.
2006


Maximizing Availability may not Optimize Plant Economics

Power Magazine
Sept. 2005


Are Reliability Measures Unreliable?

Global Gas Turbine News
2005


Integrating commercial availability into modern maintenance practices

2004


Gas Turbine & Combined Cycle Data Use

Global Gas Turbine News
Feb. 2002


IGTI/IJPGC/WEC joint panel on Reliability-Why Should We Care?

GGTN
2001


The New Value Chain — from the Turbine Floor to the Trading Floor

Electric Power Conf.
2001


Measuring Performance in a Cogeneration Plant

Power-Gen Europe Conf.
2000


The Role of the Power Plant in Competitive Markets

Infocast Workshop
2000


Incentivizing Plant Performance in Competitive Markets

Infocast Workshop
2000


Performance Improvement in Coal-Fired Power Plants

New Delhi Conf.
2000


Reliability Measures Unreliable…It’s Time for a Change

GGTN
1998


Optimum Economic Performance

London Conference
1998


Improving Nuclear Plant Performance — A Response to Competition

London
1998


The Challenge of a Changing Business Environment plus Tutorial “Applying Economic Processes for day to day Plant Decisions”

USAID/USEA/WEC Workshop on Improving Power Plant Performance for Central/Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States — Prague
1997


Gas Turbine Design Requirements Changing for US Utilities

GGTN
1996


Establishing Availability Goals using Benchmarking Techniques

IJPGC Conf.
1995


Predicting Long Range Plant O&M Costs

IJPGC Conf.
1995


Optimizing O&M Costs to Maximize Profitability

IJPGC Conf. — Phoenix
1994


Economic Analysis to Determine Optimum Plant Retirement Date

IJPGC Conf.
1992


Prioritizing Expenditures for Availability Improvement

INTER_RAMQ Conf.
1992


Using Plant Examinations in Availability Improvement Programs

EPRI Conf.
1991


Managing Generating Unit Availability

Power Generation Technology
1989


The Economic Impact of Setting Availability Goals

INTER-RAM Conf.
1981