22nd Turbomachinery Symposium (1993)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 3THE USE OF HONEYCOMB SEALS IN STABILIZING TWO CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS
Fouad Y. Zeidan, Robert X. Perez, and E. Morris Stephenson
pg. 17A COMPREHENSIVE CAUSE ANALYSIS OF A COUPLING FAILURE INDUCED BY TORSIONAL OSCILLATIONS IN A VARIABLE SPEED MOTOR
Harley Tripp, Don Kim, and Robert Whitney
pg. 25SHIFTING CRITICAL SPEEDS OUT OF THE OPERATING RANGE BY CHANGING FROM TILTING PAD TO SLEEVE BEARINGS
John C. Nicholas and Randall W. Moll
pg. 33REDUCED SHAFT STIFFNESS LOWERS RUNNING-SPEED BEARING LOADS AND VIBRATION IN A SINGLE STAGE COMPRESSOR
Richard W. Armentrout and Gerald E. Wilson
pg. 45RETROFIT OF A STEAM TURBINE WITH DRY GAS SEALS
James R. Morris, Carroll G. Stroh, and James F. Southcott
pg. 51LUBRICATION AND SEAL OIL SYSTEMS - COMMON PROBLEMS AND PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS
Marc J. Sassos, Mark R. Babyak, and Joseph P. Zerbe, Jr.
pg. 65SAFETY, APPLICATION, AND SERVICE FACTORS AS APPLIED TO SHAFT COUPLINGS
Michael M. Calsitrat and William E. Nelson
pg. 73CRITICAL SPEEDS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF STIFFNESS - A CASE STUDY IN THE DESIGN AND TESTING OF A LARGE MECHANICAL DRIVE STEAM TURBINE TO API STANDARD 612
Lawrence L. Bethel, Bruce E. Gans, Royce N. Brown, and Richard A. Lewis
pg. 81MAGNETIC BEARING RETROFIT OF A HIGH SPEED, EIGHT STAGE COKER COMPRESSOR
Pranabesh De Choudhury, Andrew P. Watson, Donald R. Carter, and Chet Farabaugh
pg. 91PREDICTING AND VERIFYING RERATED COMPRESSOR PERFORMANCE THROUGH SINGLE STAGE SCALE MODEL AND LIMITED FIELD TESTING
Brad Cardon and John Bartos
pg. 101CASE STUDIES IN TURBOMACHINERY OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE USING CONDITION MONITORING
Meherwan P. Boyce, George A. Gabriles, Cyrus B. Meher-Homji, A.N. Lakshminarasimha, and Feroze J. Meher-Homji
pg. 113THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF CFD IN THE DESIGN OF INDUSTRIAL CENTRIFUGAL IMPELLERS
James M. Sorokes
TUTORIALS
pg. 127ANALYSIS OF TORSIONAL VIBRATIONS IN ROTATING MACHINERY
J. C. Wachel and Fred R. Szenasi
pg. 153HYDRAULIC REMOVAL OF COUPLING HUBS - KEYED AND KEYLESS
Michael M. Calistrat, James R. Morris, and Robert Parker
pg. 161PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION AND PERFORMANCE ESTIMATION OF CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS
Mehenvan P. Boyce
pg. 179TEST OF PROCESS TURBOCOMPRESSORS WITHOUT CFC GASSES
Walter Aicher
pg. 185LARGE MOTOR INSTALLATION AND STARTUP
William H. Miller
pg. 191BASELINE MAPPING OF DISCONTINUITIES THROUGH NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING
Daniel E. Coleman and Timothy A. Plesz
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