25th Turbomachinery Symposium (1996)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 1PROFILED LEADING EDGE GROOVE TILTING PAD JOURNAL BEARING FOR LIGHT LOAD OPERATION
Stephen L. Edney, John K. Waite, and Scan M. DeCamillo
pg. 17THRUST BEARING ANALYSIS, OPTIMIZATION, AND CASE HISTORIES
John K. Whalen
pg. 25SELECTION, DESIGN, AND FIELD TESTING OF A 10,500 HORSEPOWER VARIABLE SPEED INDUCTION MOTOR COMPRESSOR DRIVE
James H. Hudson
pg. 35APPLYING VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES WITH STATIC FREQUENCY CONVERTERS TO TURBOMACHINERY
Lucien Terens and Andrej Grgic
pg. 47TURBINE INSTABILITY SOLUTION-HONEYCOMB SEALS
Jay Armstrong and Frank Perricone
pg. 57SQUEEZE FILM DAMPER BEARING EXPERIMENTAL VS ANALYTICAL RESULTS FOR VARIOUS DAMPER CONFIGURATIONS
Mark J. Kuzdzal and Jerry F. Hustak
pg. 71DYNAMIC DATA ANALYSIS OF COMPRESSOR ROTATING STALL
Frank Kushner
pg. 83SURGE DETECTION IN AN INDUSTRIAL AXIAL FLOW COMPRESSOR
David H. Linden and Charles Parker
pg. 89FULL POWER, FULL PRESSURE, CLOSED-LOOP TEST OF A NATURAL GAS TURBOEXPANDER
Duane Bergmann and Hans Nijhuis
pg. 95THE DESIGN, APPLICATION, AND OPERATION OF HIGH EFFICIENCY TURBOEXPANDERS IN PROCESS PLANTS
William A. Kardine, Reza R. Agahi, Behrooz Ershaghi, and Fouad Y. Zeidan
pg. 103ROTATING EQUIPMENT LOSS PREVENTION - AN INSURER'S VIEWPOINT
Edward E. Clark
pg. 123TURBINE OVERHAUL FREQUENCY TIME OR PERFORMANCE BASED?
David A. Johns and John T Bertucci
pg. 133A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO CASE RECERTIFICATION
Edward A. Abraham, Daniel E. Coleman, and William S, Bielecki
pg. 139EXPANDER FIELD REMANENT LIFE ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT
David H. Linden
pg. 149DESIGN IMPROVEMENTS ENHANCE DRY GAS SEAL'S ABILITY TO HANDLE REVERSE PRESSURIZATION
Paul Mayeux and Paul L. Feltman, Jr
pg. 157A MATHEMATICAL FORMALISM FOR FLEXURAL DIAPHRAGM FATIGUE LIFE AND RELIABILITY EVALUATION
Joseph A. Stocco, John E. Sisson, and Robert H. Findlay
TUTORIALS
pg. 169THE DESIGN AND APPLICATION OF SQUEEZE FILM DAMPERS IN ROTATING MACHINERY
Fouad Y. Zeidan, Luis San Andres, and John M. Vance
pg. 189PRACTICAL DESIGN AGAINST TORSIONAL VIBRATION
Mark A. Corbo and Stanley B. Melanoski
pg. 223DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR THRUST BEARING APPLICATIONS
James H. Ball
pg. 243PLANNING, PREPARATION, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF TURBOMACHINERY TURNAROUNDS
Robert W. Parker, Douglas H. Collier, Donald A. Rudisel, Charles R. Rutan, and Alan S. Pyle
pg. 253OPTIONS FOR LOW SPEED AND OPERATING SPEED BALANCING OF ROTATING EQUIPMENT
Carroll Stroh, John R. MacKenzie, and Jordan Rebstock
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