26th Turbomachinery Symposium (1997)

Table Of Contents

LECUTRES
pg. 1VIBRATION REDUCTION OR LARGE STEAM TURBINE GENERATOR THROUGH BEARING ANALYSIS/MODIFICATION
Joseph W. Spencer Jr.; Don Osborne
pg. 7SUBTRACTING RESIDUAL UNBALANCE FOR IMPROVED TEST STAND VIBRATION CORRELATION
John C. Nicholas; Stephen L. Edney; John A. Kocur; Jerry F. Hustak
pg. 19FIELD TESTING OF GAS TURBINE DRIVEN CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR PACKAGES - TEST PROCEDURES AND MEASUREMENT UNCERTAINTIES
Rainer Kurz; Klaus Brun
pg. 35CONFIRMING CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR AERODYNAMIC PERFORMANCE USING LIMITED TEST DATA COMBINED WITH COMPUTATIONAL
FLUID DYNAMIC TECHNIQUES

Shreekant Shah; John C. Bartos
pg. 43RERATE OF CENTRIFUGAL PROCESS COMPRESSORS - WIDER IMPELLERS OR HIGHER SPEED OR SUCTION SIDE BOOSTING?
Klaus Ludtke
pg. 57DESIGN AND RETROFIT OF A LOW SOLIDITY DIFFUSER FOR A PIPELINE CENTRIFUGAL GAS COMPRESSOR APPLICATION
Michael B. Flathers
pg. 67DISCOVERING, THE HARD WAR, HOW A HIGH PERFORMANCE COUPLING INFLUENCED THE CRITICAL SPEEDS AND BEARING LOADING OF AN OVERHUNG RADIAL COMPRESSOR - A CASE HISTORY
Joseph P. Corcoran; Harvey Rea; Guill A. Cornejo; Martin L. Leonhard
pg. 79FLOW-INDUCED TURBOCOMPROSSER AND PIPING NOISE AND VIBRATION PROBLEMS - INDENTIFICATION, DIAGNOSIS, AND SOLUTION
David E. Jungbauer; Linda L. Eckhardt
pg. 87STEAM TURBINE RISK ASSESSMENT - A TOOL TO ASSIST IN OPTIMIZING INSPECTION AND OVERHAULS OF INDUSTRIAL STEAM TURBINES
Timothy J. Christ; Michael J. Drosjack; G. Mark Tanner
pg. 95TURBINE REMANUFACTURE - ONE OPTION FOR RELIABILITY AND EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENT
David A. Johns; David Rasmussen; James Beverly
pg. 111AS ASSESSMENT OF THE FORCES ACTING UPON A CENTRIFUGAL IMPELLER USING FULL LOAD, FULL PRESSURE HYDROCARBON TESTING
Cyril Borer; James M Sorokes; Thomas McMahon; Edward Abraham
pg. 123COST EFFECTIVE RE-ENGINEERING OF A PROPYLENE COMPRESSOR STRING
John F. Vanderhoff; John R. Dugas, Jr.
pg. 129UNDERSTANDING AND PREVENTING STEAM TURBINE OVERSPEEDS
William E. Nelson; Perry C. Monroe, Jr.
pg. 143STRESS EVALUATION IN HIGH SPEED, ROTATING MACHINERY WITH THE LCR ULTRASONIC TECHNIQUE
Don E. Bray; Martin Dietrich
pg. 151APPLICATION OF DRY GAS SEALS IN SPECIAL PURPOSE STEAM TURBINES
Theodore E. Bond; Mark Pospisil; E. V. Wilkinson
SPECIAL PAPERS
pg. 159INSTALLATION TOOLS FOR HYDRAULICALLY FITTED COUPLING HUBS - PRECAUTIONS AND DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
C. B. Gibbons; A. Nigel Hearne
TUTORIALS
pg. 167HIGH SPEED ELECTRIC DRIVE APPLICATIONS - AN OVERVIEW
John C. Rama; Miles Griggs
pg. 177RISK BASED MAINTENANCE OF TURBOMACHINERY
Anthony J. Smalley; David A. Mauney
pg. 189RELIABILITY FOCUSED MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
Bonz Hart; Paul Lane
pg. 195EXPERT SYSTEMS PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR A PROACTIVE MACHINERY MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGY
Ronald Bosmans
pg. 201ANNULAR GAS SEALS AND ROTORDYNAMICS OF COMPRESSORS AND TURBINES
Dara W. Childs; John M. Vance
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