24th International Pump User Symposium (2008)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 1REDUCING RELIABILITY INCIDENTS AND IMPROVING MEANTIME BETWEEN REPAIR
Anthony E. Stavale
pg. 11HOW TO IMPROVE RELIABILITY IN CENTRIFUGAL PUMP SYSTEMS THROUGH THE AUTOMATIC TUNEUP OF PUMPS WITHIN THEIR BEST OPERATIONAL CONDITION
Guilherme Martins, Enio Lima
pg. 19APPLICATION OF NUMERICAL OPTIMIZATION TO SEAWATER PUMPING SYSTEMS
Joseph M. Thorp, Jeffrey A. Olsen
pg. 29NUMERICAL PREDICTION ON AIR ENTRAINMENT IN PUMP INTAKES
Shyam N. Shukla, Jagadish T. Kshirsagar
pg. 35EVALUATION OF ROTORDYNAMIC CRITERIA FOR MULTISTAGE PUMP SHAFTS
Wolfram Lienau, Nicolas Lagas
TUTORIALS
pg. 45POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT RECIPROCATING PUMP FUNDAMENTALS - POWER AND DIRECT ACTING TYPES
Herbert H. Tackett, Jr., James A. Cripe, Gary Dyson
pg. 59TUTORIAL ON STEAM TURBINE DRIVERS FOR FOSSIL AND NUCLEAR FEED PUMP APPLICATIONS
Jerry DiOrio
pg. 69GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATION OF HIGH TEMPERATURE DUAL SEALS
Gordon S. Buck
pg. 75ADJUSTABLE SPEED DRIVES APPLIED TO LARGE AC INDUCTION MOTOR AND PUMP SYSTEMS
Timothy J. Cookson, Nicholas G. Lang, Edward J. Thornton
pg. 81ANALYSIS GUIDE FOR VARIABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE OPERATED CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
Thomas F. Kaiser, Richard H. Osman, Ralph O. Dickau
CASE STUDIES
Case Study 1: Vibration Problems (Acoustical and Bearing Housing Resonance) Resolved on Centrifugal Pump
Presenters: William R. Litton and J.D. Matlock, Magellan Midstream Partners, LP, Tulsa, OK

Case Study 2: Microcrystalline Diamond Coated Seal Faces for Strong Challenging Multiphase Pump Application
Presenter: Nikolaus Necker, Burgmann Industries GmbH & Co. KG, Wolfratshausen, Germany

Case Study 3: Vertical Pump Motor Synchronous Vibration Case Study
Presenter: John Bezugly, Enterprise Products Operating, L.P., Mont Belvieu, TX

Case Study 4: Challenges for Pumps Handling Hot Refinery Residuum
Presenters: Stanley Deonarine, Petrotrin, Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad & Tobago, and Anthony F. Soby, Shell Global Solutions International, Pleasanton, CA

Case Study 5: The Coupled Vibration Analysis for Vertical Pumps and the Pump Station
Presenters: Michiko Sugiyama, EBARA Corp., Tokyo, Japan, and Shuji Yamashita, NIPPON STEEL Corp., Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Case Study 6: Adequacy of the Flow Loop Control of Pumps Operating in a Parallel Configuration Whenever Any of the Pumps are Tripped
Presenters: Marcelo de C. Bonniard and Oscar Felippe von Meien, PETROBRAS, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Case Study 7: Collaborative Seal Selection—From Problem Evaluation to Commissioning
Presenter: Gerald Milner, Nova Chemicals Ltd., Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Case Study 8: Effect of Gas Seals on Pump Performance at Low Suction Pressure and Flow
Presenter: Christopher W. Graser, ITT-Goulds Pumps, Seneca Falls, NY

Case Study 9: Pump Baseplate Resonance Responsible for Large Piping Vibration and Component Failures
Presenter: José A. Vázquez, DuPont, Wilmington, DE

Case Study 10: Innovative VFD Pump System for Hydrocarbon Products Pipeline
Presenters: Brian Verdehem, ITT Goulds Pumps, Stafford, TX, and Kevin Dostal, Enterprise Products, Kearney, MO

Case Study 11: Pump Performance and Energy Efficiency Improvement Through Pump Refurbishment and Internal Coatings of Horizontal Split Case Pumps
Presenters: Paul Maier, Richard Metzger, and Chris King, Monroe County Water Authority, Rochester, NY

Case Study 12: Improving Reliability of Canned Motor Pumps in Refrigeration Service
Presenters: King Molder, McKinley Climatic Laboratory, Eglin AFB, FL, and S. Dennis Fegan, Hermetic Pumps Inc., Humble, TX

Case Study 13: Dual Seal Integral Pumping Devices that Increase Pump Reliability and Safety
Presenters: Heinz P. Bloch, Process Machinery Consulting, West Des Moines, IA, Christopher J. Carmody and Alan Roddis, AESSEAL plc, Rotherham, UK

Case Study 14: A Vibration Problem in Vertical Circulating Water Pumps
Presenter: Paul Behnke, Bechtel Power Corp., Frederick, MD
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