13th International Pump User Symposium (1996)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 3EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS IN RESPECT TO THE RELEVANCE OF SUCTION SPECIFIC SPEED FOR THE PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY OF CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
Bernd Stoffel, Ralf Jaeger
pg. 13THE SUCTION PERFORMANCE OF CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS POSSIBILITIES AND LIMITS OF IMPROVEMENTS
Peter Hergt, Alexander Nicklas, Gerhard Mollenkopf, and Sonke Brodersen
pg. 27DESIGN AND TESTING OF SEALS TO MEET API 682 REQUIREMENTS
Ralph P. Gabriel, Syed K. Niamathullah
pg. 39DEVELOPMENT OF A NONCONTACTING SEAL FOR GAS/LIQUID APPLICATIONS USING WAVY FACE TECHNOLOGY
Lionel A. Young, William E. Key, and Ronald L. Grace
pg. 47CENTRIFUGAL PUMP VIBRATION CAUSED BY SUPERSYNCHRONOUS SHAFT INSTABILITY
Donald R. Smith, Stephen M. Price, and Friedrich K. Kunz
pg. 61TORSIONAL VIBRATION IN PUMP/DRIVER SHAFT TRAINS - THE ROLE OF EXTERNAL DAMPING FROM PUMP IMPELLERS
Rainer Nordmann, Peter Weiser, Arno Frei, and Rudolph Stuerchler
pg. 71FIELD INVESTIGATION OF BEARING HOUSING OIL CLEANLINESS
William V. Adams, R. Barry Erickson, Bill Needelman, and Michael D. Smith
pg. 81DOUBLE ROW ANGULAR CONTACT BALL BEARINGS IN CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
Keith Meyers
pg. 89A CASE STUDY: UNUSUAL PROBLEMS DISCOVERED DURING THE RERATE OF 2800 HP BOILER FEED WATER PUMPS AND TURBINES
John P. Henderson
pg. 97THE CONTROL OF VARIABLE SPEED PUMPS IN PARALLEL OPERATION
Anthony B. Crease
pg. 105MAG DRIVE PUMPS: WHY THEY WORK - HOW THEY FAIL
Michea1 T. Stevens
pg. 115ASME B73.1M PUMP RELIABILITY PROGRAM FORMATION - A DATA BASED APPROACH
Steven J. Hrivnak
pg. 125IMPROVED MECHANICAL SEAL FOR HIGH RESSURE PUMPS IN SEVERE ABRASIVE TAILINGS SERVICES
Frank E. Manning, Rod Mosher, and Doug McCullough
pg. 131DETERMINATION OF NPSHR FOR RECIPROCATING POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT PUMPS - A NEW APPROACH
Pawan J. Singh, Stephen D. Able
TUTORIAL SESSIONS
pg. 143ABRASIVE WEAR IN PUMPS - A TRIBOMETRIC APPROACH TO IMPROVE PUMP LIFE
Gerhard Vetter, Ralph KieBling, and Wolfgang Wirth
pg. 159MULTIPHASE GAS-LIQUID PUMPING
Paul Cooper, Bruno Schiavello, Jacques de Salis, Charles D. Marolles, Allan J. Prang, Dan Broussard
pg. 175THE USE OF BASIC HYDRAULICS TO SOLVE FIELD PROBLEMS: THREE CASES
Lev Nelik, Joseph A. Silvaggio, Jr., John P Joseph II, Jeffery Freeman
pg. 183MATERIAL PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS - A METALLURGICAL PERSPECTIVE
Colin McCaul
pg. 193SLURRY PIPELINE DESIGN FOR OPERATION WITH CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
Graeme R. Addie
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