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    • Bad Actor Elimination in Pumps 

      Bhat, Vasanth; Suthan, Thangavel (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2016)
      Case Study 12
    • Dry Gas Seal Failures in a Recycle Gas Centrifugal Compressor, Causes and Remedial Actions 

      Bhat, Vasanth; Demetriou, Jim (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2014)
    • Dry Gas Seals. Centrifugal Compressor Shaft End Seals 

      Bhat, Vasanth (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2016)
      Tutorial 19A
    • Dry Gas Seals: General (Installation, Operation, Troubleshooting, and Retrofitting), Controls 

      Asokan, S.P.; Srinivasan, R Sathya; Baldassarre, Leonardo; Bhat, Vasanth; Carmody, Chris; Doorenbox, Athal; Goebel, Daniel; Weegenhausen, Michael; Forsthoffer, Michael Sean; Forsthoffer, William Eugene; Woon Lip, Teo (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      Suggested Topics for Dry Gas Seals Discussion group: • DGS operating characteristics • Unidirectional versus bidirectional • Seals faces and seats, O rings materials • Explosive decompression • Primary seal gas supply ...
    • Mechanical (Liquid) Seals: General (Installation, Operation, Troubleshooting, and Retrofitting) 

      Asokan, S.P.; Bhat, Vasanth; Carmody, Chris; Forsthoffer, Michael Sean; Forsthoffer, William Eugene; Lalithkumar, Seetharam; Morton, John; Necker, Nikolaus; Wu, Shifeng (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      Mechanical seals are the most common method of sealing industrial centrifugal pumps and other rotary equipment. Although the basic concepts of a seals are simple, successfully using seals requires an understanding of the ...
    • Operating With a Broken Pinion Teeth 

      Bhat, Vasanth; Loh, Keith (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      There was a failure in the gear box of the main feed pump of the hydrocracker unit. As no spare was available, there was no immediate fix to the failure. A quick evaluation of the damage to the gear was done and an interim ...
    • Steam Turbine Steam Control Valve Failure 

      Bhat, Vasanth; Suthan, Thangavel (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      The Wet Gas compressor is one of the most critical assets in a FCCU/RCCU of a oil refinery. The back pressure steam turbine driver of this compressor faced two failures in the main valve stem of the steam inlet valve. ...