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(Machine and Motion Controllers)
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Steam turbines are well-suited for pump drive service for a number of reasons. First is their ability to operate across a wide speed range. This enables them to do two things: operate at the pump's... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Maintenance)
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The case history is presented of a large steam turbine that experienced blade damage after about eight years of service. The probable cause and subsequent solution to the problem are addressed. A... (View Full Article)
(Machine and Motion Controllers)
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Unplanned and untimely shutdowns of critical turbomachinery is costly-for both the user and the original equipment manufacturer. Therefore, it is very important that the turbomachinery be designed and... (View Full Article)
(Machine and Motion Controllers)
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The importance of including flexible supports in rotordynamic analyses is discussed. Various methods of including the support in rotordynamic calculations are reviewed. A method is described in which... (View Full Article)
(Machine and Motion Controllers)
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The question of when is it safe to operate turbomachinery on or near the second critical speed is addressed. A parallel evolutionary progression of the API rotordynamic specifications and... (View Full Article)
(Machine and Motion Controllers)
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Optimization of a leading edge groove tilting pad journal bearing for application in a small, high speed, multi-stage steam turbine is described. Rotordynamics constraints to meet a design objective... (View Full Article)
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The trend towards higher speed for increased aerodynamic performance of turbomachinery has aroused much interest in the subject of bearing influenced rotordynamics. A major contribution to this was... (View Full Article)
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes should be conducted prior to conducting a test with heaters in service in order to establish absolute... (View Full Article)
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(HVAC - Cooling)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(HVAC - Cooling)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(HVAC - Cooling)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Maintenance)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Maintenance)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(HVAC - Cooling)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(HVAC - Cooling)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for a high percentage of non-condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(HVAC - Cooling)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of non-condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for this... (View Full Article)
(HVAC - Cooling)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Maintenance)
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The following document is a simplified ASME performance test procedure which Dresser-Rand believes is satisfactory for the majority of extraction condensing turbines. The instrumentation required for... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Maintenance)
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Test details should be considered early in the plant planning process if a formal acceptance test is being considered. Dresser-Rand ST Technology Reports show the various measurements and... (View Full Article)
(Machine and Motion Controllers)
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Root attachments of rotating blades of a turbine or a compressor often have multiple lobes. These lobes fit into a matching groove in a rotating disk. Dimensions of these lobes, in general, will not... (View Full Article)
(Machine and Motion Controllers)
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Optimization of a leading edge groove tilting pad journal bearing for application in a small, high speed, multistage steam turbine is described. Rotordynamics constraints to meet a design objective... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Maintenance)
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To meet the objective of designing reliable and trouble free blading in turbomachinery, the blade natural frequency analysis is of utmost importance. This is due to the fact that almost all blade... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Maintenance)
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A rotating turbine blade (bucket) is the component which converts the energy of the flowing fluid into mechanical energy. Thus the reliability of these blades is very important for the successful... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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One property of heavily to moderately loaded sleeve bearings is the resulting asymmetric stiffness and damping coefficients. These asymmetric properties often result in split first critical speeds.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Maintenance)
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Capability for full speed turbine water washing has become an increasing requirement, especially on mechanical drive units. Although load carrying capability will be somewhat reduced, essentially the... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Coatings and Sealants)
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Thermal spray coatings, of which HVOF is one, are an important enabling technology used to enhance the performance of materials in a diverse range of industrial applications. One area which has... (View Full Article)