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    • Fundamentals of Fluid Film Journal Bearing Operation and Modeling 

      He, Minhui; Cloud, C. Hunter; Byrne, James M.; Vázquez, Jose A. (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2016)
      Tutorial 14: Widely used in turbomachinery, the fluid film journal bearing is critical to a machine’s overall reliability level. Their design complexity and application severity continue to increase making it challenging ...
    • Fundamentals of Fluid Film Journal Bearing Operation and Modeling 

      He, Minhui; Cloud, Hunter; Byrne, James; Vazquez, Jose (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2015)
      Widely used in turbomachinery, the fluid film journal bearing is critical to a machine’s overall reliability level. Their design complexity and application severity continue to increase making it challenging for the plant ...
    • Fundamentals Of Fluid Film Journal Bearing Operation And Modeling. 

      He, Minhui; Cloud, C. Hunter; Byrne, James M. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2005)
      Widely used in turbomachinery, the fluid film journal bearing is critical to a machine’s overall reliability level. Their design complexity and application severity continue to increase making it challenging for the plant ...
    • Fundamentals of Fluid Film Thrust Bearing Operation and Modeling 

      He, Minhui; Byrne, James (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      Widely used in turbomachinery, the fluid film thrust bearing is critical to the overall reliability of a machine. Their design complexity and application severity continue to increase, making it challenging for the plant ...
    • Journal Bearing Vibration and SSV Hash 

      DeCamillo, Scan M.; He, Minhui; Cloud, C. Hunter (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2008)
      Peculiar, low-frequency, radial vibrations have been observed in various turbomachinery using tilt-pad journal bearings. Unlike discrete subsynchronous spikes that often indicate a serious problem, the vibrations are ...
    • Lubrication: Fluid Film Bearings: Operation, Maintenance, Troubleshooting 

      Byrne, James; He, Minhui; Holscher, Norbert; Pettinato, Brian (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      Turbomachinery bearings: Sleeve and tilting pad journal bearings, Thrust bearings, Babbitt bearing failures Bearing upgrades: Clearances, preload, offset, Installation, Oil Specific questions: Journal bearing fit – loose? ...
    • Steady State Performance Prediction Of Directly Lubricated Fluid Film Journal Bearings 

      He, Minhui; Byrne, James M.; Cloud, C. Hunter; Vazquez, Jose A. (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2012)
      Predicting the performance of directly lubricated bearings is a challenge facing bearing manufacturers and end users alike. In this study, thermoelastohydrodynamic (TEHD) theories are applied to analyze three directly ...
    • Sub-Synchronous Vibrations On a Vertical Electrical Motor During Factory Testing Observed Phenomenon, Interpretation and Resolution 

      Quoix, Bernard; Cloud, C. Hunter; Gelin, Alain; He, Minhui (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2017)
    • Subsynchronous Vibrations on a Vertical Electrical Motor During Factory Testing – Observed Phenomenon, Interpretation and Resolution 

      Gelin, Alain; Cloud, C. Hunter; Quoix, Bernard; He, Minhui (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      During the factory tests of a vertical electric driven de-ballasting pump, casing vibrations were observed on the motor above the contractual limit of 2.8 mm/s, mainly on the motor’s top, Non-Drive End. Supported by fluid ...
    • The Effect Of Starvation On The Dynamic Properties Of Tilting Pad Journal Bearings 

      Whalen, John; Cerny, Vaclav; Polreich, Vaclav; He, Minhui (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2015)
      A new 46 MW steam turbine became unstable as the load on the turbine was increased. The turbine had a relatively long slender shaft and the subsynchronous frequency was near the first critical speed of 1800 rpm. In an ...
    • Turbomachinery and Pump Vibrations 

      Maragioglio, Gaspare; Naldi, Lorenzo; Byrne, James; He, Minhui; Al-Baloshi, Hussain (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      This group will discuss plant machinery vibration detection, monitoring, and diagnosis, from a Plant O&M point-of-view. All attendees will be encouraged (but not required) to participate in discussions, and contribute ...