28th Turbomachinery Symposium (1999)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 1ADVANCES IN EROSION PREDICTION OF AXIAL FLOW EXPANDERS
Ben Carbonetto; Greg Hoch
pg. 9ANALYSIS OF HOT SECTION FAILURES ON GAS TURBINES IN PROCESS PLANT SERVICE
Ian Hunter; Joe Daleo; Jim Wilson; Keith Ellison
pg. 21USE OF METAL BELLOWS NONCONTACTING SEAL AND GUIDELINES FOR STEAM APPLICATIONS
Lionel Young; Joel N. Burroughs; Michael Huebner
pg. 29RETROFITTING A LARGE STEAM TURBINE WITH A MECHANICALLY CENTERED SQUEEZE FILM DAMPER
Stephen L. Edney; John C. Nicholas
pg. 41UNEXPECTED ROTORDYNAMIC INSTABILITY IN A "PROVEN" FCC WET GAS COMPRESSOR
Ed Wilcox
pg. 51IMPROVEMENT OF CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR RELIABILITY HANDLING HIGH PRESSURE AND HIGH DENSITY GAS
Richard S. Gill; Hiroaki Osaki; Yasushi Mouri; Yasuhiro Kawashima
pg. 61METHODOLOGY OF OPEN BLADED IMPELLER RESONANCE INDENTIFICATION
Qian Wang; John C. Bartos; Russell A. Houston
pg. 69THE USE OF COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AND SCALE MODEL COMPONENT TESTING FOR A LARGE FCC PROTOTYPE AIR COMPRESSOR
Michael Kotlyar; Reid Engstrom; Marco Giachi
pg. 77SOLUTIONS TO FIELD PROBLEMS OF A GAS TURBINE-AXIAL FLOW CHEMICAL PROCESS COMPRESSOR TRAIN BASED ON COMPUTER
SIMULATION OF THE PROCESS

Fancisco Gozalez; Meherwan P. Boyce
pg. 93GAS TURBINE POWER AUGMENTATION BY FOGGING OF INLET AIR
Cyrus B. Meher-Homji; Thomas R. Mee III
pg. 115ROTORDYNAMIC STABILITY TESTS ON HIGH-PRESSUR RADIAL COMPRESSORS
Urs Baumann
pg. 123REDESIGN OF LARGE STEAM TURBINES FOR INCREASED RELIABILITY
Malcolm E. Leader; Randal G. Rials; Charlie R. Rutan
pg. 133INFLUENCE OF OIL INJECTION METHOD ON THRUST BEARING PERFORMANCE AT LOW FLOW CONDITIONS
Christopher B. Stewart
pg. 141HIGH FREQUENCY FATIGUE FAILURE IN SILENCER/PULSATION DAMPERS FOR OIL FREE SCREW COMPRESSORS
Jeff Lovelady; Pete A. Bielskus
TUTORIALS
pg. 147BASICS OF OPERATION AND APPLICATION OF OIL FLOODED ROTARY SCREW COMPRESSORS
Joseph W. Pillis
pg. 157STEAM TURBINE GOVERNING SYSTEMS AND ELECTRONIC GOVERNOR RETROFIT
Joseph S. Lamberson; Jack Reed
pg. 165PRACTICAL METHODS FOR FIELD PERFORMANCE TESTING CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS
Ed Wilcox
pg. 179HIGH TEMPERATURE COATINGS FOR INUSTRIAL GAS TURBINE USERS
Henry Bernstein
pg. 189SOURCES AND REMEDIES OF HIGH-FREQUENCY PIPING VIBRATION AND NOISE
Stephen M. Price; Donald R. Smith
pg. 213FIELD PERFORMANCE TESTING OF GAS TURBINE DRIVEN COMPRESSOR SETS
Rainer Kurz; Klaus Brun; Daryl D. Legrand
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