14th International Pump User Symposium (1997)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 1MECHANICAL SEAL RELIABILITY IMPROVED WITH API PIPING PLAN 23
V. Ray Dodd, Thomas E. Hinkel
pg. 7PRESSURE RATINGS OF MECHANICAL SEALS
Gordon S. Buck
pg. 15REPLACEMENT OF THE BOILER FEEDPUMPS DURING THE RETROFIT OF THE 500 MW UNITS AT A GERMAN POWER STATION
Cord H. Laux, Uwe Burchhardt, and Uwe Kirstein
pg. 25REBUILDING PROCESS PUMPS TO COMPLY WITH FUGITIVE EMISSIONS STANDARDS
Stephen C. Rossi and John B. Cary
pg. 35DEVELOPMENT AND FIELD TEST RESULTS OF HIGH PERFORMANCE SEALS FOR AN NGL INJECTION PUMP
Thomas D. Maceyka, Peter Kay, and David R. Leet
pg. 43DESIGN AND APPLICATION OF DUAL GAS SEALS FOR SMALL BORE SEAL CHAMBERS
Alan O'Brien and James R. Wasser
pg. 49CONTROL VALVE INDUCED PIPELINE VIBRATIONS IN A PAPER PULP PUMPING SYSTEM
Andrew L. Lewis, Fred R. Szenasi, and Daniel R. Roll
pg. 61THE APPLICATION OF COMPUTER SIMULATION AND REAL-TIME MONITORING TO MINIMIZE THE PRESSURE PULSATIONS IN COMPLEX PUMPING SYSTEMS
Edward Graf and John F. Marchi, Jr.
pg. 69TWO-PHASE FLOW PERFORMANCE OF A HEAT TRANSPORT PUMP
H. Samarasekera
pg. 75TWENTY-THREE YEARS OPERATING EXPERIENCE WITH THE WORLD'S LARGEST BOILER FEEDWATER PUMP
Frank L. Michell, Daniel H. Drew, Timothy L. Wotring, and Richard P. Koch
pg. 85BONE-DRY RUNNING TESTS UTILIZING DIAMOND LIKE CARBON COATED SILICON CARBIDE BEARINGS AND POLYMER LUBRICATING STRIPS IN AN ANSI MAGNETIC DRIVE PUMP
Anthony E. Stavale
pg. 93DIAMOND LIKE CARBON COATINGS - TRIBOLOGICAL POSSIBILITIES AND LIMITATIONS IN APPLICATIONS ON SINTERED SILICON CARBIDE BEARING AND SEAL FACES
Michael Fundus and Heinrich Knoch
TUTORIALS
pg. 99A COMPARISON OF POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT AND CENTRIFUGAL PUMP APPLICATIONS
John E. Purcell and Joseph A. Silvaggio, Jr.
pg. 105PUMP LIFE-CYCLES AND THE INTERNET UTILIZING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE PUMP RELIABILITY
Paul Shank
pg. 113PRESENT LIMITS OF OPERATION OF PRODUCT LUBRICATED AND MAGNETIC BEARINGS IN PUMPS
Michael K. Swann, Jonathan Watkins, and Kevin R. Bornstein
pg. 129OIL LUBRICATION SYSTEMS FOR PROCESS PUMPS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT
Vinod P. Patel and Donald G. Coppins
pg. 141TUTORIAL ON SPECIAL PURPOSE PUMPS-PITOT; PROGRESSING CAVITY; AIR OPERATED DIAPHRAGM; AND HYDRAULICALLY ACTUATED DIAPHRAGM
Bruno Schiavello, Thomas L. Angle, Aleksander S. Roudnev, James G. Shaw, Kent Whitmire, Charles W. Taylor, William F. Versaw, and Daniel W. Chacchia
pg. 171TROUBLESHOOTING TACTICS TO IMPROVE PUMP MEAN TIME BETWEEN REPAIRS
John P. Joseph II and Perry C. Monroe
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