23rd Turbomachinery Symposium (1994)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 3RECENT EXPERIENCES IN FULL LOAD FULL PRESSURE SHOP TESTING OF A HIGH PRESSURE GAS INJECTION CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR
James M. Sorokes, Mark J. Kuzdzal, Mark R. Sandberg, and Gary M. Colby
pg. 19CONSIDERATIONS AND ISSUES IN THE REPLACEMENT OF A CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR TRAIN
Donald A. Rudisel
pg. 31DESIGN, ANALYSIS, AND TESTING OF HIGH PERFORMANCE BEARINGS IN A HIGH SPEED INTEGRALLY GEARED COMPRESSOR
Wen Jeng Chen, Fouad Y. Zeidan, and Dilip Jain
pg. 43ANALYSIS AND TESTING OF THE LEG TILTING PAD JOURNAL BEARING - A NEW DESIGN FOR INCREASING LOAD CAPACITY, REDUCING
OPERATING TEMPERATURES AND CONSERVING ENERGY

Keith Brockwell, Waldemar Dmochowski, and Scan DeCamillo
pg. 57IMPROVING THE MECHANICAL RELIABILITY OF A TURBINE-COMPRESSOR-EXPANDER USED IN A NITRIC ACID MANUFACTURING PLANT
Darayus Pardivala, LeEllen Phelps, and Malcolm E. Leader
pg. 69TAKE TRANSIENT STARTUP AND SHUTDOWN DATA - RULE NUMBER ONE
Charles Jackson
pg. 81THE USE OF ENGINEERING THERMOPLASTICS FOR CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR LABYRINTHS
John K. Whalen
pg. 91IMPELLER REPAIR TECHNIQUES FOR CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS
Charles R. Clayton, Darwin Klein, and Mark F. Emerick
pg. 107FATIGUE DAMAGE OF STEAM TURBINE BLADE CAUSED BY FREQUENCY SHIFT DUE TO SOLID BUILDUP - A CASE STUDY
Murari P. Singh, Terryl Matthews, and Charles Ramsey
pg. 115THE BAFFLING AND TEMPERATURE PREDICTION OF COUPLING ENCLOSURES
Donald Carter, Martin Garvey, and Joseph P. Corcoran
pg. 125RETUNING A GEAR DISC PROFILE TO ELIMINATE HIGH GEAR VIBRATION
James H. Hudson and Keith Rouch
pg. 137FALSE AND MISLEADING SOURCES OF VIBRATION
Albert F. Criqui
pg. 151SELECTION OF TURBOMACHINERY - CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS
Gary A. Ehlers
TUTORIALS
pg. 165PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT
J. S. Arendt and David A. Walker
pg. 167GENERAL PURPOSE VS. SPECIAL PURPOSE COUPLINGS
Jon Mancuso
pg. 179TILTING PAD BEARING DESIGN
John C. Nicholas
pg. 195CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR APPLICATION SIZING, SELECTION, AND MODELLING
Royce N. Brown and Richard A. Lewis
pg. 203SOME THOUGHTS ON AVOIDING METALLURGICAL FAILURES
Paul S. Gupton
pg. 209APPLICATION OF HIGH SPEED AND HIGH PERFORMANCE FLUID FILM BEARINGS IN ROTATING MACHINERY
Fouad Y. Zeidan and Donald J. Paquette
pg. 235MAGNETIC BEARING OPERATING EXPERIENCE
John Sears and Stan Uptigrove
pg. 243VIBRATIONS IN RECIPROCATING MACHINERY AND PIPING SYSTEMS
J. C. Wachel, J. D. Tison
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