4th Turbomachinery Symposium (1975)

Table Of Contents

pg. 1IMPACT OF RECENT TILTING PAD THRUST BEARING TESTS ON STEAM TURBINE DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE
T. L. King, Manager, J. W. Capitao, Design Engineer, General Electric Company
pg. 9STEAM TURBINE BLADE FAILURES, CAUSES AND CORRECTION
John S. Sohre, Turbomachinery Consultant, Vernon, Connecticut
pg. 31ANALYSIS OF THREE IMPELLER FAILURES: EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES USED TO ESTABLISH CAUSES
Charles Bultzo, Engineering Associate, Exxon Company U.S.A.
pg. 39EXAMINATION OF PUMP CAVITATION, GEAR MESH & BLADE PERFORMANCE USING EXTERNAL VIBRATION CHARACTERISTICS
John S. Mitchell, Technical Services Manager, Endevco
pg. 47LOW FREQUENCY VIBRATIONS AT CENTRIFUGAL PLANTS
Walter W. von Nimitz, Director, Industrial Applications Department, Southwest Research Institute
pg. 55PLAIN BEARING DAMAGE
J. M. Conway-Jones, Manager, Current Products, A. J. Leopard, Marketing & Project Engineering Manager, The Glacier Metal Conpany Limited
pg. 65ROTOR-BEARING SYSTEM DESIGN AUDIT
Stanley Malanoski, Supervisor, Engineering Analysis, Mechanical Technology, Inc.
pg. 71DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW 30,000 HP CLASS TWO SHAFT TYPE GAS TURBINE
Arthur W. J. Upton, Manager, Engineering Department, Westinghouse Canada Limited
pg. 83GAS TURBINE OPERATION IN EXTREME COLD CLIMATE
R. E. Patton, Applications Engineer, Solar Division, International Harvester Company
pg. 95BORESCOPE COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY: A NEW ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY FOR MARINE GAS TURBINE CONDITION MONITORING
William J. Ridler, Senior Project Engineer, Naval Ship Engineering Center
pg. 103FORWARD SUBROTATIVE SPEED RESONANCE ACTION OF ROTATING MACHINERY
Donald E. Bently, President, Bently, Nevada
pg. 115AN OPERATION HISTORY OF FRACTIONAL FREQUENCY WHIRL
Kenneth J. Smith, Manager of Rotating Products, Cooper Energy Services
pg. 127DESIGN AND APPLICATION OF SQUEEZE FILM DAMPERS FOR TURBOMACHINERY STABILIZATION
Edgar J. Gunter, Jr. Associate Professor,
P. E. Allaire, Assitant Professor,
L. E. Barrett, Research Engineer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Virginia
pg. 143HIGH SPEED COUPLING FAILURE ANALYSIS
K. W. Wattner, Vice President, Texas Custom Builders, Inc.
pg. 149LESS COSTLY TURBOEQUIPMENT UPRATES THROUGH OPTIMIZED COUPLING SELECTION
Heinz P. Bloch, Senior Engineer, Rotating Equipment, Exxon Chemical Company U.S.A.
pg. 153FOSSIL ENERGY: ADVANCED POWER SYSTEMS
Winfred M. Crim, Jr., (Special Luncheon Speaker), Energy Research and Development Administration, Washington, D.C.
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