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Publications list

  • A Titanium Tubed Modular Condenser Changeout at the ConEdison – Ravenswood Generating Station – Principal Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth  – ASME Paper, JPG Conference, October 1990;   EPRI Paper, Condenser Technology Conference – Boston, 1990
  • A Study & Analysis of the U.S. Electric Power Generation Industry – Utility Feedwater Heaters, Surface Condensers & Moisture Separator Reheaters.  Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth, Consultant – 1990
  • A Product & Market Assessment for Closed Feedwater Heaters – Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth, Consultant – December, 1992
  • A Biography & Assessment of Company X – Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth, Consultant – January, 1993
  • A Product &Market Assessment for Closed Feedwater Heaters – Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth,  Consultant – June, 1993
  • A Product & Market Assessment for Moisture Separator Reheaters – Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth,  Consultant – June, 1993
  • Vibration Analysis & Staking Design for Condenser Retube – Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth, Power Technologies – February, 1994
  • Titanium Surface Condensers and Heat Exchangers – A Practical Guide in Theory & Application – Principal Author: Dennis J. Schumerth – ASME Paper, IJPG Conference – Baltimore, 1998
  • The Differential Pressure Test – An Improved Method for Testing Stainless & Titanium Tubing – Co-Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth – ASME Paper, IJPG Conference – San Francisco, 1999
  • Thin-Wall Titanium Condenser Tubing – Explore The Opportunities Principal Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth ASME Paper, IJPG Conference – Miami, 2000 & EPRI BOP Symposium – Phoenix 2000
  • Thin-Wall Titanium Condenser Tubing – The Next Plateau Principal Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth ASME Paper, IJPG Conference – Phoenix 2002 & EPRI Condenser Symposium – San Antonio 2002
  • A Thirty-Year Service Exam – Titanium Tubed Surface Condenser  Principal Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth  ASME Paper IJPGC – Atlanta 2003 & EPRI Maintenance Conference – Chicago, August, 2003.
  • Titanium Enjoys 20 Years of Successful Service – Power Magazine, April 2004  Dennis J. Schumerth
  • Gray Water Cooling in Surface Condensers and Heat Exchangers – Trend or Aberration  Principal Author:  Dennis J. Schumerth – EPRI Condenser & International Maintenance Symposium(s), August, 2005;   NACE Western Corrosion Conference, Oxnard, CA October 2005, Electric Power/ASME, May, 2006  (Best Paper Award – EnergyTech Magazine)
  • The Successful use of Welded, Grade 2 Titanium Tubing in Power Plant Condenser Service  Using Treated Sewage Effluent –A  Case Study -  International Titanium Association (ITA) October, 2006
  • Going Gray-  Reclaimed Water Cooling More Plants – Power Magazine, March 2007 Dennis J. Schumerth
  • US Department of Energy – Gray Water Cooling Papers Referenced Material for Report
  • Titanium – The Material of Choice for the Nuclear Renaissance – International Titanium Association (ITA) October, 2007
  • The Nuclear Renaissance – Materials of Choice for Surface Condensers & BOP Heat Exchangers – ASME Power 2008 July, 2008  Paper No. 2008-60004
  • Titanium & the Nuclear Renaissance – A Political & Practical Update – ITA October  2008
  • Acceptable Alternatives to Titanium Tubing – Power Magazine, November, 2008 Co-author.
  • The Successful Use of Welded. Grade 2 Titanium Heat Exchanger tubing Using Treated Sewage Effluent – ATI Wah Chang Corrosion Solutions 2009
  • The Big, Green, Clean Machine – A Nuclear Renaissance Update for the Titanium Industry – ITA – September, 2009
  • Surface Condenser & Heat Exchanger Modular Changeout vs. Retubing – Examining the Possibilities  ASME Power Conf 2009 Panel
  • The First Complete Station Titanium-Tubed Modular Condenser Changeout – Units 1 – 4  As Case Study  ASME Power 2011  Paper 2011-55159  – Clark, Nightingale, Proud, Schumerth et’ al’
  • A Case Study of the French Nuclear Power Industry Steam Surface Condenser Tubes Forty Year Later, EPRI Condenser Symposium 2011 Lodoic de KERRET, David Voisin, Pascal Gerard, Dennis Schumerth (contributing editor)
  • The First Complete Station Titanium-Tubed Modular Condenser Changeout – Units 1 – 4  A Case Study  EPRI Condenser Symposium 2011
  • The Evolution of Titanium Power Plant Surface Condenser Tubing – Forty Years & 600,000,000 Million Feet Later – ATI Wah Chang Corrosion Solutions 2011 – DSchumerth
  • The Evolution of Titanium Power Plant Surface Condenser Tubing – Forty Years & 600,000,000 Million Feet Later 2011 ITA- DSchumerth
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement in Steam Surface Condenser Tubing – EPRI BOP August, 2012
  • Impaired Water Usage for Heat Exchanger Cooling – A Continuing & Urgent Prospective   EnergyTech Magazine, May, 2012
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement in Titanium & Superferritic Stainless Steel Steam Surface Condenser Tubing  Corrosion 2013 (NACE)  Paper C2013-0002078