TPS 2017 - Delegate Registration
 
Monday 12/11/2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm330APump/TurboShort CoursePT1 - Vibration Problems and Solutions in Pumps and Turbomachinery [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm370APumpShort CourseP2 - Mechanical Seal Fundamentals [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm370CPumpShort CourseP3 - Pumps 101 [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm371APumpShort CourseP4 - Fundamentals of Centrifugal Pump and System Interaction [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm371CPumpShort CourseP5 - Pump Cavitation Physics, Prediction, Control, Troubleshooting [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm362DPumpShort CourseP6 - Key Differences in the Design of Piping Systems for Reciprocating and Centrifugal Pumps [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm362FPumpShort CourseP7 - Optimizing Pumping Systems with Proven Engineering Assessment Processes and Methodologies [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm350DTurboShort courseT2 - Steam Turbine 101/201 Combined, Basic Knowledge of Steam Turbine [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm360ATurboShort courseT3 - Centrifugal Compressors 101 [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm360FTurboShort courseT4 - Centrifugal Compressors 201 [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm351DTurboShort courseT5 - An Introduction to Hydrodynamic Bearings as used in Industrial Turbomachinery [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm351FTurboShort courseT6 - Lateral Rotordynamics of Petrochemical Equipment - Review, Examples and Problems [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm352DTurboShort courseT7 - LNG Liquefaction Plants - Overview, Design and Operation [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm342DTurboShort courseT8 - Gas Turbines Fundamentals of Design, Operation and Maintenance [More Info]
8:30 am - 5:00 pm342FShort CourseB1 - Bonus Short Course - Role of Mechanical Integrity Program in Design, Installation and Operation of Turbomachinery and Pumps [More Info]
 
Tuesday 12/12/2017
8:00 am - 8:35 amGeneral Assembly Theater CI plan to attend the Welcome Address. [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:30 am350DPumpLecturePump Cavitation Severity Evaluation Using Accelerometers and Dynamic Pressure Transducers after Installation [More Info]
9:30 am - 10:15 am350DPumpLectureTransient Events in Pump Piping Systems [More Info]
8:45 am - 10:15 am352DPumpTutorialCaustic Processes: Application and Implementation of Successful Sealing Strategies [More Info]
8:45 am - 10:15 am370CPumpDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group P08 - Vertical Pump Problems and Solutions [More Info]
8:45 am - 10:15 am371APumpDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group P10 - Pipeline Applications [More Info]
8:45 am - 10:15 am370APump/TurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group PT04 - Lubrication [More Info]
8:45 am - 10:15 am362DTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T09 - Dry Gas Seals for Compressors [More Info]
8:45 am - 10:15 am371CTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T10 - Integrally Geared Compressors [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:30 am360ATurboLectureTorsional Modal Damping of a LCI Driven Geared Moto-Compressor Train: Evaluation, Optimization Criteria and Active Control [More Info]
9:30 am - 10:15 am360ATurboLectureForced Response Analysis In a Full-Scale Multistage Centrifugal Compressor: Impeller Vibration Prediction and Validation [More Info]
8:45 am - 10:15 am351DTurboTutorialOptimizing Component Selection In Synchronous Motor Compressor Trains Based On Technical and Financial Considerations [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:15 am350DPumpLectureBearing Wear In Electric Motors and Rotating Equipment Under the Aspect of VSD Converter Operation [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:00 pm350DPumpLectureFiber Optical Sensing of Bearing Performance and Pump Conditions [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm352DPumpTutorialAn End-Users Guide to Centrifugal Pump Rotordynamics [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm371CPumpDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group P06 - Mechanical Seals [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm370APump/TurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group PT03 - Gears [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm370CTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T14 - Gas Turbine Operation and Maintenance [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm371ATurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T15 - Steam Turbine Design, Operation, and Maintenance [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:15 am360ATurboLectureA More Comprehensive Evaluation of Equation of State Influences On Compressor Performance Determination [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:00 pm360ATurboLectureImproving LNG Facility Reliability and Operability Via OEM Integrated Compressor Controls [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm351DTurboTutorialTorsional Excitation Upon Short-Circuit in Induction Motors - In Conventional and High-Speed Trains [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm351FTurboTutorialTurbomachinery Overview for Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm350DPumpLectureDevelopment of a Single Mechanical Seal Equipped With API Piping Plan 11/66a for Large Mainline Crude Oil Pipeline Pumps [More Info]
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm350DPumpLectureChallenges With a Large High Pressure Water Injection Pump [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm352DPumpTutorialPrecision Grouting: Skid-Mounted Equipment [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm370CPumpDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group P05 - Centrifugal Pump Operation, Maintenance, and Reliability [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm371APump/TurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group PT01 - Monitoring Vibration and Other Critical Machine Conditions [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm370APump/TurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group PT02 - Couplings and Alignment [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm371CTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T06 - Reciprocating Compressors [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm362DTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T07 - Advanced Topics In Centrifugal Compressor Design [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm360ATurboLectureHigh Frequency Vibrations On Gears [More Info]
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm360ATurboLectureExperimental Evaluation of Mechanical Reliability of the Impeller Blade for Large Integrally Geared Compressors [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm360ATurboTutorialTutorial On Large Steam Turbine Systems In Oil & Gas Applications [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm351FTurboTutorialAssessing and Computing the Safety Integrity Level (SIL) for Turbo Machinery Protection [More Info]
7:30 pm - 9:00 pmHilton of Americas - Ballroom AI plan to attend the Tex-Mex Dinner. [More Info]
 
Wednesday 12/13/2017
8:30 am - 9:15 am350DPumpLectureAtypical Results from Improperly Sized & Charged Pulsation Dampeners [More Info]
9:15 am - 10:00 am350DPumpLectureA Study On the Operation of Pitot Tube Pumps [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am352DPumpTutorialHF Acid Alkylation Processes: Pump and Mechanical Seal Application and Design Considerations for Increased Reliability [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am371APumpDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group P07 - Improving Mean Time Between Pump Failures [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am370CTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T08 -Turbo Expanders & PRTs [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am371CTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T11 - Turbomachinery Bearings and Annular Seals [More Info]
8:30 am - 9:15 am360ATurboLectureDesign and Testing of a High-Pressure-Ratio Centrifugal Stage Probing the Aerodynamic & Mechanical Limits [More Info]
9:15 am - 10:00 am360ATurboLectureAdvancing Compressor Dynamic Simulation Fidelity With Use of Field Data [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am351DTurboTutorialElectric-Motor-Driven Gas Compressor Packages: Starting Methods for Large Electrical Motors and Torsional Integrity [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am351FTurboTutorialTurbomachinery Control Valves - Sizing and selection [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:15 am350DPumpLectureSuperimposing Planetary Gears As Variable Speed Drives for Rotating Equipment [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:00 pm350DPumpLecturePump Affinity Laws Modified to Include Viscosity and Gas Effects [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm352DPumpTutorialField Troubleshooting Common Mechanical Seal Piping Plans [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm371APumpDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group P09 - Sealless Pumps [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm370APumpDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group P11 - Cryogenic Fluid Pumping Applications [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm371CTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T13 - Screw Compressors [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm370CTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T16 - Compressor Controls [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:15 am360ATurboLectureElectrical Damping of VFD Induced Torsional Torque Pulsations In a LCI Driven Compressor Drive Train [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:00 pm360ATurboLectureSubsynchronous Shaft Vibration in an Integrally Geared Expander-Compressor due to Vortex Flow in an Expander [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm351DTurboTutorialA CFD Primer: What Do All Those Colors Really Mean? [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm351FTurboTutorialStrategies to Prevent Sudden Catastrophic Compressor Failures During Transient Operating Conditions [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm350DPumpLectureSub-Synchronous Vibrations On a Vertical Electrical Motor During Factory Testing Observed Phenomenon, Interpretation and Resolution [More Info]
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm350DPumpLectureEffect of Gas Presence On Erosive Wear of Split-Vane Electrical Submersible Pump [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm371APump/TurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group PT01 - Monitoring Vibration and Other Critical Machine Conditions [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm370APump/TurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group PT04 - Lubrication [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm370CTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T05 - Overspeed Trip Systems [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm371CTurboDiscussion GroupDiscussion Group T12 - Protection Systems Integrity [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm360ATurboLectureRotordynamic Test Results From a High Flexibility Ratio - High Pressure Fully Instrumented Centrifugal Compressor Test Vehicle [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm351DTurboTutorialCentrifugal Compressor Performance Making Enlightened Analysis Decisions [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm351FTurboTutorialRange v. Efficiency -- Striking the Proper Balance [More Info]
7:30 pm - 9:00 pmHilton of Americas - Ballroom AI plan to attend the Banquet Dinner. [More Info]
 
Thursday 12/14/2017
8:30 am - 10:00 am351DPumpCase StudyVertical Seawater Lift Pump Reversible Performance Deterioration [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am351DPumpCase StudyElevated Epoxy Grout Pumping [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am351DPumpCase StudyMitigating Unstable Condensate Process Conditions [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am351FPumpCase StudyResolving Structural Vibration Issues On a Water Flood Pump [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am351FPumpCase StudyPredictive Diagnostics for Pump Seals: Field Trial Learnings [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am351FPumpCase StudyBenefits of Installing Restrictive Orifice Plates On the Suction of Reciprocating Pumps:1D Pulsation and CFD Studies [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am360ATurboCase StudyTorsional Failure On Reciprocating Compressor Package [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am360ATurboCase StudyPelletizer Motor Bearing Damage Detection Based on Vibration Data [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am360ATurboCase StudyPrediction and Mitigation of High Radial Vibrations During Hot Restart of Centrifugal Compressors [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am350DTurboCase StudyThrust Balance Line Bolts Failure [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am350DTurboCase StudyReliability Improvement for Booster Reciprocating Compressor In CCR Reformer [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am350DTurboCase StudyReciprocating Compressor Optimization [More Info]
8:30 am - 10:00 am350DTurboCase StudySevere Corrosion On Rotor Blades of Back Pressure Type Steam Turbine Due to Unique Reason. What Went Wrong? [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm351DPumpCase StudyPlunger Pump Station - Vibration-Induced Cracks in Piping [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm351DPumpCase StudyMaterial Challenges and Suggestions for Pumps In Hot Napthenic Acid Containing Crude Oil Services [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm351DPumpCase StudyInlet Bay Flow Turbulence [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm351FPumpCase StudyResolving Structural Vibration On a Pump [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm360ATurboCase StudyDamaged Compressor Stator Parts Resulting From Operation In Deep Choke [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm360ATurboCase StudyCompander Vibration Troubleshooting [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm360ATurboCase StudyEliminating a Rotordynamic Instability of a 12 MW Overhung, Radial Inflow Expander [More Info]
10:30 am - 12:00 pm360ATurboCase StudyGas Turbine With Rotor Crack Vibration Diagnostics [More Info]
 
Friday 12/15/2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pmTurbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M University, College StationI plan to attent the Post-Symposia Lab Facilities Tour