30th Turbomachinery Symposium (2001)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 1TWO UNUSUAL AND CATASTROPHIC BEARING FAILURES CAUSED BY ELECTRICAL ARCING IN THE OIL FILM, THEIR CAUSES, AND THE SURPRISINGLY SIMPLE SOLUTIONS THAT CURED THEM
Jigger Jummonville; Erik Rasmussen
pg. 9A STUDY OF PARAMETERS THAT AFFECT PRIVOTED SHOE JOURNAL BEARING PERFORMANCE IN HIGH-SPEED TURBOMACHINERY
Scan M. DeCamillo; Keith Brockwell
pg. 23INNOVATIVE GAS TURBINE PERFORMANCE DIAGNOSTICS AND HOT PARTS LIFE ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES
Erio Benvenuti
pg. 33IMPROVED STEAM TURBINE LEAKAGE CONTROL WITH A BRUSH SEAL DESIGN
Ryan M. Pastrana; Christopher E. Wolfe; Norman A. Turnquist; Mark E. Burnett
pg. 39ROTOR INSTABILITY PROBLEMS IN AN INTEGRALLY GEARED COMPRESSOR SUPPORTED BY TILTING PAD BEARINGS
Peter M. Gruntfest; Leo Andronis; William D. Marscher
pg. 49ELECTRIC POWER SUPPLY INSTABILITIES EXCITING TORSIONAL AND LATERAL VIBRATIONS OF AN INTEGRALLY GEARED TURBOCOMPRESSOR
Martin L. Leonhard; Ulrich Kern; Klaus Reischl
pg. 57EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS ON LARGE MECHANICAL DRIVE STEAM TURBINES
Terry N. Terezakis; Erik M. Sulda; Nathan T. Little
pg. 65ELIMINATING A RUB-INDUCED STARTUP VIBRATION PROBLEM IN AN ETHYLENE DRIVE STEAM TURBINE
John C. Nicholas; Stephen L. Edney; Terryl Matthews; Francisco J. Mourente Varela
pg. 79FULL-LOAD TESTING OF AN ALL-ELECTRIC CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR FOR MISCIBLE GAS INJECTION
John W. Fulton; John M. Klein; Andrew Marriott; A. David Graham
pg. 89CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR NOISE REDUCTION BY USING HELMHOLTZ RESONATOR ARRAYS
Zheji Liu, D. Lee Hill
pg. 95MAINTENANCE AND ONLINE DIAGNOSTICS ON GEARBOXES IN THE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY
Michel Wendling; Edwin Becker
pg. 103APPLICATION OF FOIL BEARINGS TO HELIUM TURBOCOMPRESSOR
H. Ming Chen; Roy Howarth; Bernard Geren; Jay C. Theilacker; William M. Soyars
pg. 115CORROSION CONTROL IN INDUSTRIAL AXIAL FLOW COMPRESSORS
David H. Linden
TUTORIALS
pg. 121COUPLING INTERFACE CONNECTION
Jon R. Mancuso; Roger L. Jones
pg. 139GAS TURBINE PERFORMANCE DETERIORATION
Cyrus B. Meher-Homji; Mustapha A. Chaker; Hatim M. Motiwala
pg. 176ELEMENTS OF MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT LIFE-CYCLE COST ANALYSIS
Jim E. Bryant; Ernest F. Pead; Stan Polonski; Jim Sabrsula; Joe V. Spiller
pg. 183THE NEW FIFTH EDITION OF API 618 FOR RECIPROCATING COMPRESSORS - WHICH PULSATION AND VIBRATION CONTROL
PHILOSOPHY SHOULD YOU USE?

James D. Tison; Kenneth E. Atkins
pg. 197"DO AS I SAY" (THE EFFECTS OF THE PROCESS ON TURBOMACHINERY RELIABILITY)
William E. Forsthoffer
pg. 203DESIGN, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE CONSIDERATIONS FOR IMPROVED DRY GAS SEAL RELIABILITY IN CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS
John S. Stahley
pg. 209ONLINE, CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF MECHANICAL CONDITION AND PERFORMANCE FOR CRITICAL RECIPROCATING COMPRESSORS
William A. Griffith; Edward B. Flanagan
pg. 219PROVEN METHODS FOR EVALUATING THE HEALTH CONDITION OF PISTON COMPRESSORS
Alex Deitermann; David Jetelina
pg. 227DISCUSSION GROUPS
pg. 251SHORT COURSES
pg. 259ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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