15th International Pump User Symposium (1998)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 1COMPUTER SIMULATION OF THE FLOWPATH IN MAGNETIC SEALLESS PUMPS
Adiel Guinzburg and Frederic W. Buse
pg. 11CFD ANALYSIS OF A DOUBLE SUCTION COOLING WATER PUMP
John P. Pembroke, Eugene P. Sabini, and David E. Littlefield
pg. 21ANALYZING UNACCEPTABLE SEAL PERFORMANCE
Patrick M. Flach, Mark J. Murphy, and William I. Anderson
pg. 27PUMP RELIABILITY IMPROVEMENTS THROUGH EFFECTIVE SEALS AND COUPLING MANAGEMENT
Neil M. Wallace and T. John David
pg. 41HYDRAULICALLY RERATING CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS TO IMPROVE RELIABILITY
Robert X. Perez and Claude Knight, Jr.
pg. 51AN INNOVATIVE UPGRADE AND PERFORMANCE RERATE OF LARGE, HIGH SPEED, HIGH TEMPERATURE, MULTISTAGE BARREL PUMPS
Jan J. Verhoeven, David Redpath, and Angus F. Kerr
pg. 61THE USE OF WAVY FACE TECHNOLOGY IN VARIOUS GAS SEAL APPLICATIONS
Lionel A. Young and Michael B. Huebner
pg. 69A NEW METHOD FOR SECONDARY CONTAINMENT OF EMISSIONS FROM PRIMARY SEALS
Allan Mathis, Joseph L. Melancon, and Fred Trackwell
pg. 77EXPERIENCE IN THE USE OF FLEXURE PIVOT TILT PAD BEARINGS IN BOILER FEED WATER PUMPS
W. E. Kepple, Dave W. Read, Fouad Y. Zeidan, Christian Paraskevakos, and Matthew P. Dawson
pg. 85CAVITATION EFFECTS ON PUMP THRUST LEADING TO BEARING FAILURES
E. V. Wilkinson, Robert R. Ross, and Ron L. Edmisten
pg. 91APPLICATION GUIDELINES FOR PUMPING LIQUIDS THAT HAVE A LARGE DISSOLVED GAS CONTENT
Daniel W. Wood, Robert J. Hart, and Emesto Marra
pg. 99EFFECTS OF ENTRAINED AIR, NPSH MARGIN, AND SUCTION PIPING ON CAVITATION IN CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
Allan R. Budris and Philip A. Mayleben
pg. 109PUMP IMPELLER LIFETIME IMPROVEMENT THROUGH VISUAL STUDY OF LEADING-EDGE CAVITATION
Frank C. Visser, Jack J.M. Backx, Jan Geerts, Mike Cugal, and D. Miguel Medina Torres
pg. 119SEVERE SUCTION BELL DAMAGE IN LARGE, OPEN IMPELLER, VERTICAL TURBINE PUMPS
Michael D. Smith
pg. 125CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF SEALLESS PUMPS - THE NEXT STEP
Julien Le Bleu, Jr., and James Lobach
pg. 133USING FIBER-OPTIC PRESSURE SENSORS TO DETECT CAVITATION AND FLOW INSTABILITIES IN CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
Robert X. Perez, Chung E. Lee, and Henry F. Taylor
TUTORIALS
pg. 139HIGH TEMPERATURE TWIN SCREW PUMPS
David B. Parker
pg. 143METHODS OF INVESTIGATION AND SOLUTION OF STRESS, VIBRATION, AND NOISE PROBLEMS IN PUMPS
William D. Marscher and Jack S. Campbell
pg. 157POLYMER COMPOSITE INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL PUMPS
Frederic W. Buse, Charles A. Cappellino, and Robert C. Rollings
pg. 167PUMP ROTORDYNAMICS MADE SIMPLE
Mark A. Corbo and Stanley B. Malanoski
pg. 205SLEEVE TYPE BEARINGS AND THEIR LUBRICATION SYSTEMS IN VERTICAL TURBINE PUMPS, MIXED FLOW AND AXIAL FLOW PUMPS
Herman A. J. Greutink
pg. 211RECIPROCATING PUMP DYNAMIC CONCEPTS FOR IMPROVED PUMP OPERATIONS
Larry E. Blodgett
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