29th Turbomachinery Symposium (2000)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 1DEBOTTLENECKING HYDROGEN RECIPROCATING COMPRESSORS AND SYNCHRONOUS MOTORS
Shailendra K. Gupta; Chris L. McCormick; Charles W. Melcher; Jeffrey L. Schalk
pg. 11ROD DROP MONITORING, DOES IT REALLY WORK?
Steven M. Schultheis; Brian F. Howard
pg. 21SIDESTREAM OPTIMIZATION THROUGH THE USE OF COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AND MODEL TESTING
James M. Sorokes; David A. Nye; Nicholas D'Orsi; Rob Broberg
pg. 31UPGRADING CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS WITH POLYMER SEALS IN AN ETHYLENE PLANT - A CASE HISTORY
John K. Whalen; John R. Dugas, Jr.
pg. 39DESIGN, TESTING, AND FIELD EXPERIENCE OF A HIGH-PRESSURE NATURAL GAS REINJECTION COMPRESSOR
Norbert G. Wagner; Frits M. de Jongh; Robert Moffat
pg. 55GAS DAMPER SEAL TEST RESULTS, THEORETICAL CORRELATION, AND APPLICATIONS IN DESIGN OF HIGH-PRESSURE COMPRESSORS
Jiming Li; Frank Kushner; Pranabesh DeChoudhury
pg. 65DESIGN AND EXPERIENCE WITH A 30,000 HP MAGNETIC BEARING SUPPORTED MOTOR DRIVEN TURBOCOMPRESSOR FOR A SPEED RANGE
OF 600 TO 6300 RPM

Horst Kummlee; Wim H. de Groot; Gerrit M. Lenderink; Richard R. Shultz
pg. 81DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR A 66,000 HP MOTOR DRIVING AN AIR COMPRESSOR
Mark DeBlock
pg. 93MULTIPLE RESONANCE VIBRATION MITIGATION ON A 54,000 HP PARALLEL SHAFT DOUBLE HELICAL SPEED INCREASER
B. Fred Evans; James F. McCraw; Greg Elliott
pg. 103CRITICAL REVIEW OF COMPRESSOR IMPELLER VIBRATION PARAMETERS FOR FAILURE PREVENTION
Frank Kushner; Shawn J. Richard; Robert A. Strickland
pg. 113INFLUENCE OF PREVIOUS OPERATIONAL CYCLE ON THE MICROSTRUCTURE OF REJUVENATED NI-BASE SUPERALLOY GAS TURBINE
BLADES AFTER THEIR RETURN TO SERVICE

Evgenia Lvov; Donald Norsworthy
pg. 125LOW EMISSIONS COMBUSTION TECHNOLOGY FOR STATIONARY GAS TURBINES ENGINES
Stuart A. Greenwood
pg. 135RECENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE RELIABILITY AND PERFORMANCE OF MECHNICAL-DRIVE STEAM TURBINES IN ETHYLENE PLANTS
Tomoyoski Sasaki; Satoshi Hata; Masahiro Kobayashi; Osamu Isumi
pg. 145FCC HOT GAS EXPANDER RELIABILITY UPGRADE EVALUATION
Shailendra K. Gupta; David L. Boomer; Lynn C. Fulton
pg. 161TORSIONAL VIBRATION ANALYSIS OF SYNCHRONOUS MOTOR-DRIVEN TURBOMACHINERY
Mark A. Corbo; Clifford P. Cook
pg. 177EVALUATION OF A HIGH SPEED, LIGHT LOAD PHENOMENON IN TILTING-PAD THRUST BEARINGS
Joseph J. Wilkes; Scan M DeCamillo; Mark J. Kuzdzal; James D. Mordell
SPECIAL PAPER
pg. 187TURBOMACHINERY VISION 2000 - GETTING THE MOST OUT OF WHAT YOU GOT!
William E. Forsthoffer
TUTORIALS
pg. 191REVIEW OF API VERSUS AGMA GEAR STANDARDS/RATING, DATA SHEET COMPLETION, AND GEAR SELECTION GUIDELINES
Ken Beckman; Vinod P. Patel
pg. 205DESIGNING HIGH PERFORMANCE STEAM TURBINES WITH ROTORDYNAMICS AS A PRIME CONSIDERATION
Stephen L. Edney; George M. Lucas
pg. 225API CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR OIL SEALS AND SUPPORT SYSTEMS - TYPES, SELECTION, AND FIELD TROUBLESHOOTING
Ed Wilcox
pg. 239INTEGRALLY GEARED API 617 PROCESS GAS COMPRESSORS
Peter J. Beaty; Klaus Eisele; Thomas D. Maceyka; Carl L. Schwarz
pg. 247GAS TURBINE PERFORMANCE - WHAT MAKES THE MAP?
Rainer Kurz; Klaus Brun
pg. 263A REVIEW OF AERODYNAMICALLY INDUCED FORCES ACTING ON CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS, AND RESULTING VIBRATION
CHARACTERISTICS OF ROTORS

James M. Sorokes; D. Fred Marshall
pg. 281THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF TURBOMACHINERY
Cyrus B. Meher-Homji
pg. 323DISCUSSION GROUPS
pg. 345SHORT COURSES
pg. 353ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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