Turbomachinery and Pump Symposia
(Texas A & M University. Libraries; Texas A & M University. Libraries, 2022)Axial thrust load predictions are an important aspect when it comes to predicting the performance of centrifugal compressors. The accurate prediction of axial thrust forces is necessary to size the appropriate balance ...
Rotordynamic Stability Of A Rotor With Three Open Impellers, Validated By Magnetic Bearing Exciter During Full Load Full Pressure (Flfp) Testing (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station; Texas A & M University. Libraries, 2022)As speed and power density increase, open (unshrouded) impellers are becoming more and more utilized in process gas compressors. Open impellers enable higher tip speeds and more aerodynamic head per stage than closed ...
(Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station; Texas A & M University. Libraries, 2022)This tutorial outlines the basics of pump rotordynamics in a form that is intended to be Machinery End User friendly. Key concepts will be defined in understandable terms, and analysis and testing options will be presented ...
(Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station; Texas A & M University. Libraries, 2022)Non-contacting dual pressurized gas lubricated seals for use in pumps have been in service since the early 1990’s. The application of these seal designs has expanded over time into very high temperature applications up to ...
Electrical submersible pumps are assembled in oil wells to act as artificial lift methods. When water is present in the reservoir, oil-water emulsions are formed in the pump. These two-phase mixtures affect the performance ...
Vibration caused by resonance is an industry problem for new and retrofit applications that persists due to lack of specification and upfront analysis. To limit the chances of resonant vibration, dynamic analysis of the ...
This tutorial discusses the design basics for refrigeration compressors, using the 2â€�section Propane refrigeration configuration as an example. The benefits of incorporating a flash gas Economizer are discussed, as are ...
This tutorial delves into the factors that impact the accuracy of turbomachinery performance predictions. The discussion is broken down into three partsâ€¦ the influence of engineering tools / procedures, the impact of the ...
Rotating equipment being installed in industrial environments, including refineries and chemical processing plants, are critically aligned with exact tolerances. When in operation, this equipment experiences heavy dynamic ...
Industrial gas turbines have performance characteristics that distinctly depend on ambient and operating conditions. Application of these gas turbines, as well as the control and condition monitoring, require to consider ...
In the context of carbon reduction efforts, discussions evolve around hydrogen compression, as well as compression requirements related to CO2 capture, transportation and sequestration. In this paper, compression requirements ...
Prediction Of Lateral Vibration Behavior Of Integrally Geared Centrifugal Compressor During Synchronous Motor Startup By Transient Torsional-Lateral Coupled Analysis Startup transients of both torsional and lateral vibration behaviors of an integrally geared centrifugal compressor driven by a synchronous motor are examined by transient torsional-lateral coupled analyses, and the numerical ...
Annular Clearance Gas Seals In The 21st Century: A REVIEW OF THE EXPERIMENTAL RECORD ON LEAKAGE AND DYNAMIC FORCE COEFFICIENTS, INCLUDING COMPARISONS OF MODEL PREDICTIONS TO TEST DATA Turbomachinery seals are engineered to maintain efficiency and power delivery by minimizing leakage. Seals also appreciably affect the system rotordynamic behavior due to their relative position within a turbomachine. The ...
The detailed sizing and selection of centrifugal compressors may be somewhat of a mystery to the typical user. Once the suction and discharge process conditions and required flow rates are established, they are submitted ...
Pumps steam tracing is widely used in Oil&Gas industry for critical services in which the process fluid requires a minimum temperature to avoid its crystallization during stand-by. This paper describes the process of ...
Predicting And Correcting Nonlinear Vibration Growth In Tilting Pad Journal Bearings Undergoing Large-Amplitude Whirl When machines equipped with tilting pad bearings are well enough balanced to limit the journal whirl amplitudes to less than 40% to 50% of the bearing clearance, the bearing behavior can usually be considered linear and ...
Measurement And Calculation Of A Self-Equalized Tilting-Pad Thrust Bearing Under Static Misalignment Tilting-pad thrust bearings which include a self-equalizing feature, ensure reliable and safe operation especially under conditions on which misalignment between bearing and collar occurs. One common method to incorporate ...
Centrifugal compressors are commonly utilized for hydrogen compression in refineries for critical applications, and a potential â€œHydrogen Economyâ€� to lowering the carbon footprint on a worldwide scale will require ...
Southwest Research InstituteÂ® (SwRIÂ®), ACI Services, Inc. (ACI), and Libertine FPE Limited collaborated to design and build a Linear Motor Reciprocating Compressor (LMRC) via a DOE-funded project with ACI cost share. The ...
Fire incidents occurred in the turbine bearing housing at every start-upsince the original wet type seal in the compressor was replaced with a dry gas seal(DGS). The first investigation focused on leakage of the lube oil ...