40th Turbomachinery Symposium (2011)

Lectures | Tutorials | Case Studies | Discussion Groups | Short Courses

LECTURES
A ROOT CAUSE FAULURE ANALYSIS FOR RECURRING IMPELLER FAILURES IN A 4.7 MM TON LNG
TRAIN PROPANE COMPRESSOR

Nicholas M. White, Scot J. Laney, and Cory Zorzi

TILTING-PAD BEARINGS: MEASURED FREQUENCY CHARACTERISTICS OF THEIR ROTORDYNAMIC
COEFFICIENTS

Dara Childs, Adolfo Delgado, and Giuseppe Vannini

DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH PRESSURE ROTORDYNAMIC TEST RIG FOR CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS INTERNAL SEALS CHARACTERIZATION
Giuseppe Vannini, Stefano Cioncolini, Vincenzo Calicchio, and Francesco Tedone

NEW APPROACH TO TORSIONAL VIBRATION MONITORING
Lorenzo Naldi, Mateusz Golebiowski, and Valerio Rossi

DEMONSTRATION OF THE ROTORDYNAMIC EFFECTS OF CENTRIFUGAL LIQUID SEPARATION AND
GAS COMPRESSION IN AN OIL-FREE INTEGRATED MOTOR-COMPRESSOR

Tim Griffin and William Maier

FULL LOAD TESTING OF A 12.5 MW VERTICAL HIGH SPEED SUBSEA MOTORCOMPRESSOR
Giuseppe Vannini, Andrea Masala, Massimo Camatti, Massimiliano Ortiz Neri, Sergio Bondi, and
Silvia Evangelisti

LONG TERM OPERATING EXPERIENCE WITH CORROSION CONTROL IN INDUSTRIAL AXIAL FLOR
COMPRESSORS

David Linden

DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS AND PUMPS FOR CARBON CAPTURE
AND SEQUESTRATION APPLICATIONS

J. Jeffrey Moore, Andrew Lerche, Hector Delgado, Tim Allison, and Jorge Pacheco

MECHANICAL PERFORMANCE OF A TWO STAGE CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR UNDER WET GAS
CONDITIONS

David Ransom, Luigi Podesta, Massimo Camatti, Melissa Wilcox, Matteo Bertoneri, and Manuele Bigi

OPERATION OF CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS IN CHOKE CONDITIONS
Rainer Kurz, Russell K. Marechale, Edward J. Fowler, Min Ji, and Michael J. Cave

MODELING AND PREDICTION OF SIDESTREAM INLET PRESSURE FOR MULTISTAGE CENTRIFUGAL
COMPRESSORS

Moulay Belhassan, Jay Koch, and James M. Sorokes


TUTORIALS
GAS SEAL CONTAMINATION
Raphael Bridon and Olivier Lebigre

RANGE VS. EFFICIENCY—STRIKING THE PROPER BALANCE
James M. Sorokes

PULSATION, VIBRATION, AND NOISE ISSUES WITH WET AND DRY SCREW COMPRESSORS
Donald R. Smith

GUIDELINES FOR REDUCING THE NOISE LEVEL OF A CENTRIFUGAL AIR COMPRESSOR INSTALLATION
John R. Badini and Paul A. Brown

INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING ETHICS WITH ROTATING MACHINERY CASE STUDIES
Robert X. Perez

BUYING/SELLING SERIAL NUMBER ONE
Michael Drosjack, Harry F. Miller, and James M. Sorokes

STABILITY CONSIDERATIONS: A SIMPLIFIED APPROACH
Urs Baumann

SUCCESSFUL SELECTION AND OPERATION OF GAS TURBINE INLET FILTRATION SYSTEMS
Melissa Wilcox, Rainer Kurz, and Klaus Brun

CO2 CAPTURE AND PUMPING
Ron Adams

CASE STUDIES
Reliability Improvement for Reciprocating Compressor Valve in CCR Reformer
Lee Sang Suk

Reliability improvements on high speed reciprocating compressors through bearing and process modifications
Jim Cencula, Carlo Mazzali, Vinh Do, Ray Gallagher, Greg Bone

Higher reliability of oil operated bolt tensioner for larger-sized steam turbine casings with higher inlet steam pressure
Kyoichi Ikeno

In-house Engineering for Resolution of Chronic 4th Stage High Discharge Pressure Limitation on Carbon-dioxide Reciprocating Compressor
Ali Shallwani

Balance Instability and Vibration on a 6 MW Induction motor Rotor
Gunnar Prosby, Sameer S. Patwardhan, Siddharth (Sid) Shinde, Barry Wood

Advanced Vibration Analysis on Gear Box Train and vibration elimination
Udayashankar P. Eng.

Vibration and Balance Issues Resulting from Keyway Fitting
Mark O’Neil

Investigation of Engine Vibration for Natural Gas Gathering and Transmission
Troy Feese

Correction of Chronic Thrust Bearing Failures on a Refrigeration Compressor
Matthew D. Moll, Julia Postill

Turbo-Expander Compressor Active Magnetic Bearing Trips Reduction - A Case Study
Chong Ong, Jim Cencula, Randy Wu, Marcin Bielecki, Matthias Lelanno

Speed Signal Deterioration at High Speeds in Electronic Governor and Trip Systems
Bryan Barrington

Reverse Rotation in Centrifugal Compressors
Amr Gad

“Beating” Effect Caused by Two Closely Spaced Mechanical Frequencies Observed on Two Shaft, Gas Turbine Drive
Robert X. Perez, Andrew Conkey

Coupled Sub-Synchronous Vibration of Lateral and Axial Directions
Daisuke Kiuchi

Thermoplastic Labyrinth Seals in Centrifugal Compressors -15 years of experiences
John K. Whalen, Jim Allen, Jonathan D. Cardell, John R. Dugas

DISCUSSION GROUPS
DISCUSSION GROUP T1 - Turbomachinery Operation and Maintenance

DISCUSSION GROUP T2 (JOINTLY WITH P6) - Monitoring Vibration and Other Critical Machine Conditions

DISCUSSION GROUP T3 - Machinery Purchasing

DISCUSSION GROUP T4 - Overspeed Trip Systems

DISCUSSION GROUP T5 - Verification of Protective Systems

DISCUSSION GROUP T6 - Dry Gas Seals

DISCUSSION GROUP T7 - Gas Turbine Operation and Maintenance

DISCUSSION GROUP T8 (JOINTLY WITH P4) - Couplings and Alignment

DISCUSSION GROUP T9 - Gas Turbines and Performance Testing

DISCUSSION GROUP T10 - Gas Turbines and Compressors Performance Testing

DISCUSSION GROUP T11 - Reciprocating Compressors

DISCUSSION GROUP T12 - Steam Turbine Design, Operation, And Maintenance

DISCUSSION GROUP T13 - Magnetic Bearings

DISCUSSION GROUP T14 - Wet and Dry Screw Compressors

DISCUSSION GROUP T15 - Turbomachinery Bearings and Annular Seals

DISCUSSION GROUP T16 - Integrally Geared Compressors

DISCUSSION GROUP T17 - Advanced Topics In Centrifugal Design

SHORT COURSES
SHORT COURSE T1 - Centrifugal Compressors 101

SHORT COURSE T2 - Introduction to Steam Turbines

SHORT COURSE T3 - API 616 Gas Turbine

SHORT COURSE T4 - Lateral Rotordynamics of Petrochemical Equipment - Review, Examples, and Problems

SHORT COURSE T5 - Surge and Surge Control Systems

SHORT COURSE T6 - Large Engineered Motors, Generators, and Variable Frequency Drive System Fundamentals for Mechanical Engineers

SHORT COURSE T7 - Root Cause Failure Analysis In Industrial Turbomachinery

SHORT COURSE T8 - Combined Cycle and Cogeneration Power

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