38th Turbomachinery Symposium (2009)

Table Of Contents

pg. ___PREFACE
LECTURES
pg. 1DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF A VERTICAL HIGH SPEED MOTOR-COMPRESSOR SIMULATOR FOR ROTOR DROP ONTO AUXILIARY BEARINGS
David Ransom, Andrea Masala, Jeffrey Moore, Giuseppe Vannini, Massimo Camatti, Michel Lacour
pg. 13TRANSIENT SURGE MEASUREMENTS OF A CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR STATION DURING EMERGENCY SHUTDOWNS
J. Jeffrey Moore, Augusto Garcia-Hernandez, Matthew Blieske, Rainer Kurz, Klaus Brun
pg. 27MECHANICAL AND PERFORMANCE TESTING METHOD OF AN INTEGRATED HIGH-SPEED MOTOR COMPRESSOR
Thomas Alban, Olivier Pellerin, Pierre Laboube, Bernard Quoix, Alain Gelin, Matthieu Oliva
pg. 41KNOWLEDGE-BASED TOOL DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN FOR RECIPROCATING COMPRESSORS
Brian Howard, John A. Kocur, Jr.
pg. 53INVESTIGATIONS ON THE DYNAMIC COEFFICIENTS OF IMPELLER EYE LABYRINTH SEALS
Norbert G. Wagner, Klaus Steff, Rainer Gausmann, Marcus Schmidt
pg. 71FULL-SCALE AERODYNAMIC AND ROTORDYNAMIC TESTING FOR LARGE CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS
James M. Sorokes, Thomas A. Soulas, Jay M. Koch, Jose L. Gilarranz
pg. 81TORSIONAL MODE DAMPING FOR ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN GAS COMPRESSION TRAINS IN EXTENDED VARIABLE SPEED OPERATION
Christof Sihler, Simon Schramm, Joseph Song-Manguelle, Paola Rotondo, Stefano Del Puglia, Einar Larsen
pg. 93COMBINED TORSIONAL AND ELECTROMECHANICAL ANALYSIS OF AN LNG COMPRESSION TRAIN WITH VARIABLE SPEED DRIVE SYSTEM
Paola Rotondo, Davide Andreo, Stefano Falomi, Pieder Jörg, Andrea Lenzi, Tim Hattenbach, Duccio Fioravanti, Sergio De Franciscis
pg. 103AEROACOUSTIC PHENOMENA IN HIGH PRESSURE CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS - A POSSIBLE ROOT CAUSE FOR IMPELLER FAILURES
Sven Konig, Nico Petry, Norbert Wagner
pg. 123ASSESSING LIQUID DROPLET EROSION POTENTIAL IN CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR IMPELLERS
Jorge Pacheco, H. Allan Kidd
pg. 129VERIFICATION FULL LOAD TEST OF 1,980,000 LB/H LARGE MECHANICAL DRIVE STEAM TURBINE FOR ASU UP TO 200 MW BASED ON PRINCIPLE OF HIGH SCALE MODEL SIMILARITY
Osamu Isumi, Takashi Niiyama, Kazushi Mori, Satoshi Hata
pg. 137DESIGN AND EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF A HIGH-SPEED, DIRECTLY-COUPLED, MULTI-MEGAWATT PERMANENT-MAGNET MACHINE
Cassandra Bailey, Daniel M. Saban, Delvis Gonzalez-Lopez
TUTORIALS
pg. 149DRY SCREW COMPRESSOR PERFORMANCE AND APPLICATION RANGE
Jurgen Wennemar
pg. 157TURBINE OVERSPEED SYSTEMS AND REQUIRED RESPONSE TIMES
Scott L. Taylor, Sheldon S. Smith
pg. 169CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR APPLICATIONS - UPSTREAM AND MIDSTREAM
Peter C. Rasmussen, Rainer Kurz
pg. 187SELECTION OF MATERIALS AND MATERIAL RELATED PROCESSES FOR FCC POWER RECOVERY TURBINES
Phillip Dowson, David Dowson
pg. 213PREVENTION OF TORSIONAL VIBRATION PROBLEMS IN RECIPROCATING MACHINERY
Troy Feese, Charles L. Hill
SPECIAL PAPERS
pg. 239THE EFFECTS OF PULSATIONS ON THE SURGE MARGIN OF CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS IN STATIONS WITH BOTH RECIPROCATING AND CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS
Klaus Brun, Rainer Kurz
pg. 251ROTORDYNAMIC STABILITY OF A 9500 PSI REINJECTION CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR EQUIPPED WITH A HOLE PATTERN SEAL-MEASUREMENT VERSUS PREDICTION TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE OPERATIONAL BOUNDARY CONDITIONS
Yves Bidaut, Urs Baumann, Salim Mohamed Hamed Al-Harthy
pg. 261STUDY OF LARGE VSI DRIVE SYSTEM FOR THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY
Masahiko Tsukakoshi, Mostafa Al Mamun, Kazunori Hashimura, Hiromi Hosoda
pg. 267PIPING FORCES AND MOMENTS ON COMPRESSORS AND STEAM TURBINES
Katsuki Yagi, Atsushi Higashio, Hirokazu Kawashima
pg. 275DISCUSSION GROUPS
pg. 295SHORT COURSES
pg. 303ADVISORY COMMITTEE
pg. 309PROFESSIONAL STAFF
pg. 313TURBOMACHINERY LABORATORY

CASE STUDIES
Case Study 01
Successful Avoidance of Major Secondary Damages Using Proximity Measurements to Detect a Partially Fractured Piston Rod
Uwe Ladwig, Skip Morrison

Case Study 02
Centrifugal Compressor Degradation Detection Through Remote Vibration Monitoring
Fabio de Norman et d'Audenhove

Case Study 03
Intermittent Spikes on Vibration and Motor Current Caused by Water Carryover on the Third Stage of a Centrifugal Air Compressor
José A. Vázquez, Bradley Addison, Robert J. Eizember, James C. Moore, Stephen R. Locke

Case Study 04
Application of Corrosion Resistant/Antifoulant Coating on Latter-Stage Steam Turbine Blades
Derrick Bauer, David Tadeu Silveira Morais

Case Study 05
Practical Root Cause Analysis of Connecting Rod Bushing Failures in a New Reciprocating Compressor and the Theory Behind the Failure Mechanism
Matthew E. Barker, Brian K. Bertelsen, Klaus Hoff

Case Study 06
Influence of Jacking Oil Supply Configuration on Shaft Vibration of a Super-Synchronous Motor
Tim Hattenbach, Feroze Meher-Homji, Mark Sandberg, Michael Larkin

Case Study 07
Wire Wool Failure of a Compressor Rotor
Bryan Barrington, Keith Burnikell

Case Study 08
Development and Testing of a Very High Speed Oil Lubricated End Face Mechanical Seal
Jigger Jumonville, Ralph Gabriel, Bill Price, Brad Platt

Case Study 09
Practical Uses of Advanced Rotordynamics Tools to Ensure Trouble-Free Operation of a Gearbox
Manuel Marin

Case Study 10
Repeated Failures on Second Stage Impeller Linked to Blade Natural Frequency Excitation
José A. Vázquez, James D. Elmore, Michael Skalski, Russell A. Houston

Case Study 11
Temperature Considerations for Trouble-Free Oil-Free Screw Operation
Shreekant Shah, Jim Hudson, William Egan

Case Study 12
Seal Oil Piping Vibration on an Oil-Free Screw Compressor in an FPSO Application
Ray D. Kelm, Dean Jeffery, William Egan

Case Study 13
75MW Turbine-Generator Journal/Thrust Bearing Upgrade
Julia Postill, Boris Drigant

Case Study 14
Torsional-Lateral Coupled Vibration of Centrifugal Compressor System at Interharmonic Frequencies Related to Control Loop Frequencies in Voltage Source Inverter
Kenji Tanaka, Akira Adachi, Naohiko Takahashi, Yasuo Fukushima

Case Study 15
Diagnosis and Solution of High Noise and Vibration Issues after a Propylene Refrigeration Compressor Rerate
Zheji Liu, Mark J. Kuzdzal, Kenneth E. Atkins, Randy Rials

Case Study 16
Steam Turbine Pipe Strain Case Study
Kevin Yates
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