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    • Aerodynamics Of Turbines 

      Thompson, W. E. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      The transformation between work and other forms of energy is accomplished in turbomachinery. The ability of a turbine to produce work when handling a compressible fluid and when taking either its axial or radial configuration ...
    • Turbomachinery Analysis And Protection 

      Sohre, J. S. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      a. Prediction and Analysis of the Reliability of Turbomachinery Installations-Influence of various components on over-all reliability, such as of turbines, compressors, gears, motors, piping, foundations. Critical items ...
    • Table of Contents for the Proceedings of the 1st Turbomachinery Symposium 

      Turbomachinery Symposium (1st : 1972) (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
    • Commissioning A Gas Turbine-Compressor Single Lift Package For Offshore Gas Reinjection Applications 

      Reddy, Ramana (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      Sixteen centrifugal stages in two cases driven by a Rolls Royce AVON jet and a single stage power turbine compress natural gas of Mol Weight 23 from a pressure of 65 to 2000 psia. The rotating train, the coolers, the ...
    • Fluid Film Bearing Design Considerations 

      Abramovitz, Stanley (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      The basic and practical design concepts of fluid film bearings as applied to turbomachinery will be discussed. The discussion will cover specific applications that are representative of a wide range of conditions that can ...
    • Rotor Design And Vibration Response 

      Weaver, F. L. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      A study is presented of a simple shaft configuration. This study shows the relative effect of variables of weight distribution and support stiffness on the response of the rotor. In particular, these variables are related ...
    • New Developments In Compressor Aerodynamics 

      Boyce, M. P. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      This paper deals with the new developments in compressor aerodynamics. The emphasis in this paper is on the various aerodynamic developments that have led to better compressor performance. An outline of a new technique to ...
    • Oil Systems - Design For Reliability 

      D'Innocenzio, M. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      The speaker will briefly review the type of problems which have been experienced with lubrication and seal oil systems and their impact upon process compressor train reliability. Recommendations for reducing these problems ...
    • Application Of Spectrum Analysis To Onstream Condition Monitoring And Malfunction Diagnosis Of Process Machinery 

      Borhaug, Jan; Mitchell, John (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      Recent experiences with frequency spectrum analysis for onstream evaluation of mechanical performance are reviewed from a user's standpoint. Current practices of transducer selection and positioning, data acquisition and ...
    • Turbomachinery Specifications 

      Housmnn, J. G. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      This paper outlines the American Petroleum Institute specifications that are available for turbomachinery, and presents information on how these industry specifications are prepared and modified. The advisability of ...
    • Rotor-Bearing Stability 

      Gunter, E. J. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      This paper presents a survey of the various mechanisms that can cause instability in rotor bearing systems. The occurrence of self-excited instability is of particular importance to the manufacturers and users of modern ...
    • High Speed Journal And Thrust Bearing Design 

      Herbage, B. S. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      There are many approaches to the design of thrust and journal hearings for high speed turbomachinery, ranging from the simplest flat thrust bearings and plain journal hearings to the very sophisticated multiwedge designs ...
    • New Technology In Turbine Aerodynamics 

      Glassman, A. J.; Moffitt, T. P. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      This paper presents a cursory review of some of the recent work that has been done in turbine aerodynamic research at NASA-Lewis Research Center. Topics discussed include the aerodynamic effect of turbine coolant, high ...
    • Selection And Application Of High Speed Gear Drives 

      Phinney, John (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      This will be an exploration of the relevant factors involved in successfully applying gear drives to high speed rotating machinery. Relationships of internal design features to external equipment and couplings is defined ...
    • Turbomachinery Operation And Maintenance 

      Mitchell, C. J. B. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      Turbomachinery is sophisticated and complex in order to economically satisfy the process requirements of the petroleum and petrochemical industries. As a result of this increased sophistication and complexity, it is necessary ...
    • Fundamentals Of Lubrication Relating To Operation And Maintenance Of Turbomachinery 

      Clapp, Allen M. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      A properly designed, installed, operated, and maintained lubrication system is necessary for reliable machine performance. In this paper the principles involved in the operation and maintenance of a system are emphasized. ...
    • Present Instrumentation And Future Trends In Real Time Analysis Equipment 

      Langenthal, Ira (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      In the past instrumentation available to the diagnostician for analysis of machinery problems was limited to swept narrowband filter systems and, less important, parallel narrowband filter systems. Although useful for ...
    • Centrifugal Compressor Operation And Maintenance 

      Davis, H. M. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1972)
      The operation and maintenance of centrifugal compressors varies considerably depending upon the size, speed, horsepower, and type of driver. Typical centrifugal compressors vary from high speed, low flow applications to ...
    • Case Histories Of Specialized Turbomachinery Problems 

      Wachel, J. C.; Von Nimitz, Walter; Szenasi, F. R. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1973)
      Vibration problems in turbomachinery occur due to many factors. Some of the problems could have been prevented if more detailed design analyses were performed. Other times the problems occur due to design extrapolations ...
    • Some Metallurgical Considerations In Centrifugal Compressors 

      Cameron, Joseph A.; Danowski, Frank M. (Texas A&M University. Gas Turbine Laboratories, 1973)
      Consideration of the materials for use in rotating machinery must begin with careful study and appraisal of expected operating conditions. In the discussion which follows, attention is concentrated on centrifugal compressors, ...