1st International Pump User Symposium (1984)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 1PREDICTING AND IMPROVING THE DYNAMIC BEHAVIOR OF MULTISTAGE HIGH PERFORMANCE PUMPS
Ulrich Bolleter; Arno Frei; Dusal Florjancic
pg. 9CONTROL OF BACKFLOW AT THE INLETS OF CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS AND INDUCERS
Donald P. Sloteman; Paul Cooper; Jules L. Dussord
pg. 23ACOUSTIC RESONANCE PHENOMENA IN HIGH ENERGY VARIABLE SPEED CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
Randal E. Schwartz; Richard M. Nelson
pg. 29DOES IMPELLER AFFECT NPSHR?
Daisuke Konno; Yoshiyuki Yamada
pg. 37IMPROVED MECHANICAL SEAL DESIGN THROUGH MATHEMATICAL MODELLING
Richard F. Salant; William E. Key
pg. 47HORIZONTAL PROCESS PUMP MODIFICATIONS TO COMPLY WITH API-610 SIXTH EDITION FORCES AND MOMENTS
James E. Steiger
pg. 57AIR MODEL TESTING TO DETERMINE ENTRANCE FLOW FIELDS
Joseph A. Silvaggio, Jr.
pg. 63EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF THE REVERSE FLOW ONSET IN A CENTRIFUGAL IMPELLER
Jean Paul Barran; Guy Caignaert; Richard Canavelis
pg. 73MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING OF SINGLE-STAGE CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
W. Ed Nelson
pg. 85CHANGES IN HYDRAULIC COMPONENT GEOMETRIES GREATLY INCREASED POWER PLANT AVAILABILITY AND REDUCED MAINTENANCE COSTS: CASE HISTORIES
Elemer Makay; James A. Barrett
SPECIAL PAPERS
pg. 101A MAP OF THE FOREST ... UNDERSTANDING PUMP SUCTION BEHAVIOR: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
Igor J. Karassik
pg. 109SYMMETRICAL SEAL DESIGN: A SEALING CONCEPT FOR TODAY
James P. Netzel
TUTORIAL SESSIONS
pg. 115SELECTION STRATEGY FOR MECHANICAL SHAFT SEALS IN PETROCHEMICAL PLANTS
Heinz P. Bloch
pg. 123PUMP SPECIFICATIONS THAT IMPROVE MECHANICAL SEAL PERFORMANCE
James H. Ingram
PANEL SESSION
pg. 133INTRODUCTION TO ROTORDYNAMICS OF PUMPS WITHOUT FLUID FORCES
Malcolm E. Leader
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