27th International Pump User Symposium (2011)

Lectures | Tutorials | Case Studies | Discussion Groups | Short Courses

LECTURES
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE MANUFACTURE, CONSTRUCTION, AND ASSEMBLY OF
OSORIO-CANOAS OIL PIPELINE FLOW PUMPS

Kellson Takenaka Menezes, Jose Carlos Coelho Costa, Diana Nogueira, Joilson de S. Rangel Jr., Raphael Timbó Silva, and Edson Mesquita Marinho

FIFTEEN YEARS OF FIELD EXPERIENCE IN LNG EXPANDER TECHNOLOGY
Vinod Patel and Hans E. Kimmel

SUBMERGED PUMPS AND EXPANDERS WITH MAGNETIC COUPLING FOR HAZARDOUS APPLICATIONS
Vinod Patel and Steve Rush

CAVITATION IN RECIPROCATING POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT PUMPS
Karsten Opitz, Oliver Schade, and Eberhard Schlücker

INFLUENCE OF IMPELLER LEADING EDGE PROFILES ON CAVITATION AND SUCTION PERFORMANCE
Ravi Balasubramanian, Eugene Sabini, and Simon Bradshaw

CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS FOR CO2 APPLICATIONS
Lorenzo Bergamini

TUTORIALS
ISO 13709 2ND EDITION/ API 610 ELEVENTH EDITION HIGHLIGHTS
Frank J. Korkowski, Roger L. Jones, and Jack D. Sanders

A GUIDE TO GASKETING PRINCIPLES AND BEST PRACTICES
Mike Shorts and members of the Gasket Division of the Fluid Sealing Association

WITNESS TESTING OF API 610 CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS AND API 611 STEAM TURBINES
Nirmal “Nick” Ganatra and R.C. Patel

BEARING MAINTENANCE PRACTICES TO ENSURE MAXIMUM LIFE
Miles Woodard and Mark Wolka

PIPELINE VIBRATIONS AND PRESSURE PULSATIONS—REASONS AND SOLUTIONS
Eberhard Schlücker

AN END-USER’S GUIDE TO CENTRIFUGAL PUMP ROTORDYNAMICS
Bill Marscher

CO2 CAPTURE AND PUMPING
Ron Adams

CASE STUDIES
SEAL AND BEARING FAILURE ON A TWO-STAGE OVERHUNG PUMP (Powerpoint Presentation)
John Schmidt

BEARING FAILURE ON A BOILDER FEED WATER PUMP
Kevin Karban, Kerry Gunn

CANNED MOTOR PUMP FAILURE
Vineet Jindal

UPGRADING A SET OF LARGE COOLING WATER PUMPS WITH THE AIM TO INCREASE CAPACITY
Frank Visser

ROTOR RETROFITS IMPROVE PUMP STATION VIBRATION
Jeffrey R. West

ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS ON A MULTISTAGE CENTRIFUGAL PUMP
Maki Onari

PERFORMANCE LOSS INVESTIGATION USING THERMAL IMAGING
Scott McPherson

THE ELIMINATION OF VOC EMISSIONS FROM A RECIPROCATING PUMP STUFFING BOX
Gary Dyson, Mike Bixler, Paul Brown

HIGH PRESSURE SEALING SYSTEMS FOR BOILER CIRCULATING PUMPS
Alton Smith, Eric Vanhie

EVALUATING THE LONG-TERM PERFORMANCE OF COMPOSITE WEAR RINGS IN CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
Robert Aronen, martin Russek

WEAR REDUCING TECHNOLOGY NEWLY APPLIED TO SEVERE PUMPING SERVICES
Terry Wiltz, Dave Hertel, Doug Kimball, Tom Newman, Chris Zielewski

HAZARDS OF REVERSE PUMP ROTATION
Robert Talbot

THE EFFECTS OF FOUNDATION PIERS ON THE NATURAL FREQUENCIES OF A VERTICALLY MOUNTED SEWAGE PUMP
Paul A. Boyadjis

SOLVING SUPER-SYNCHRONOUS VIBRATION ON A DOUBLE SUCTION PUMP
Maki M. Onari, William D. Marscher, Gene Sabini, Kris Olasin

MODIFICATION OF THE BB1 PUMP VIBRATION CHARACTERISTICS TO MEET ISO 13709
Simon Bradshaw, Eugene Sabini

PAPERS PRESENTED BUT NOT PUBLISHED
4-QUADRANTS CHARACTERISTICS OF CENTRIFUGAL PUMP AND UNSTEADY COMPUTATIONS OF ABNORMAL OPERATING POINTS
Laurent Gros, Anthony Couzinet, and Daniel Pierrat

API 682 MECHANICAL SEALS FOR THE PETROLEUM, CHEMICAL, AND PIPELINE INDUSTRIES
Gordon Buck and Henri Azibert

HOW TO USE DECISION TREES TO IMPROVE OPERATOR CONFIDENCE AND REDUCE OPERATING ERRORS
Julien LeBleu

DISCUSSION GROUPS
GROUP P1 - CENTRIFUGAL PUMP OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, AND RELIABILITY

GROUP P2 - MECHANICAL SEALS

GROUP P3 - BEARINGS AND LUBRICATION

GROUP P4 (JOINTLY WITH T8)- COUPLINGS AND ALIGNMENT

GROUP P5 - VERTICAL PUMP PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

GROUP P6 (JOINTLY WITH T2)- MONITORING VIBRATION AND OTHER CRITICAL MACHINE CONDITIONS

GROUP P7 - SEALLESS PUMPS

GROUP P8 - PIPELINE APPLICATION

GROUP P9 - ENERGY SAVINGS THROUGH FACILITY ORGANIZATION

GROUP P10 - IMPROVING MEAN TIME BETWEEN PUMP FAILURES

SHORT COURSES
SHORT COURSE P1 - AN INTRODUCTION TO ROLLING ELEMENT BEARINGS

SHORT COURSE P2 - VIBRATION PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS IN TURBOMACHINERY

SHORT COURSE P3 - SEALING SYSTEMS ENERGY EFFICIENCY

SHORT COURSE P4 - PUMP HYDRAULIS WITH A MINIMUM OF MATHEMATICS

SHORT COURSE P5 - FUNDAMENTALS OF CENTRIFUGAL PUMP AND SYSTEM INTERACTION

SHORT COURSE P6 - PUMP CAVITATION PHYSICS, PREDICTION, CONTROL, TROUBLESHOOTING

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