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2011

Allison, T., Lerche, A., Moore, J.J. Experimental Validation of Empirical Methods for Dynamic Stress Prediction in Turbomachinery Blades. Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo Paper GT2011-45901: Power for Land, Sea and Air: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June 6-10, 2011.

Delgado, H., Moore, J., Garcia, A. Determination of Residual Stresses on a Centrifugal Compressor Impeller. GT2011-46601, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June 6-10, 2011

Delgado-Garibay, H.A., and Garcia-Hernandez, A.J. Estudios Utilizados Para Prevención De Problemas Relacionados Con Tuberías En El Diseño De Un Tren De Bombeo. XII Congreso y Exposición de Turbomaquinaria, Queretaro, Mexico. February 21-25, 2011.

Garcia-Hernandez, A.J., Brun, K., and Delgado-Garibay, H. Modeling and Testing of Centrifugal Compressor Surge. Paper presented at the XII Turbomachinery Congress and Exhibition held in Queretaro, Mexico. February 2011. PUBLICATION AND PRESENTATION.

Garcia-Hernandez, A.J. and Brun, K. Energy Usage in Natural Gas Pipeline Applications. ASME Technology Journal. PUBLICATION ONLY. 2011.

Garcia-Hernandez, A.J. and Brun, K. Energy Usage in Natural Gas Pipeline Applications. Paper presented at the ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sean and Air, GT2010, Vancouver, Canada. PUBLICATION AND PRESENTATION. June 2011.

Garcia-Hernandez, A.J. Modeling and Simulation Case Study of a Batching Operation of Crude Oils in a Pipeline System. Paper presented at the Pipeline Simulation Interest Group (PSIG) Annual Conference, NAPA Valley, CA, USA. PUBLICATION AND PRESENTATION. May 2011.

Iyengar, V., James, S., Simmons, H. A First Principles Based Methodology for Design of Axial Compressor Configurations: Part II- Comprehensive Application. GT2011-45936. Presented at International Gas Turbine Institute Turbo Expo, Vancouver, BC, Canada. June 2011.

Iyengar, V., James, S., Simmons, H. On Remaining Life Analysis of Turbine Disk That is Subject to High Thermal Stresses. GT2011-45082. Presented at International Gas Turbine Institute Turbo Expo, Vancouver, BC, Canada. June 2011.

Iyengar, V., Simmons, H. Effect of Non-Uniform Blade Root Friction and Sticking on Disk Stresses. GT2011-46689. Presented at International Gas Turbine Institute Turbo Expo, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 2011.

Iyengar, V., Allison, T., Wilcox, M. Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Technologies. Tutorial presented at International Gas Turbine Institute Turbo Expo, Vancouver, BC, Canada. June 2011.

Lerche, A., Moore, J., Allison, T., Lubell, D., Ransom, D. Experimental Study of Blade Vibration in Centrifugal Compressor Blades. GT2011-45928, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June 6‑10, 2011.

Moore, J.J., Lerche, A., Delgado, H., Allison, T., Pacheco, J., “Development of Advanced Centrifugal Compressors and Pumps for Carbon Capture and Sequestration Applications,” Proceedings of the Fortieth Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, Texas. September 12-15, 2011.

Moore, J., Delgado, H., Allison, T. Qualification Testing of a Liquid CO2 Turbopump for Carbon Capture and Sequestration Applications. GT2011-45912, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June 6-10, 2011.

Masala, A., Vannini, G., Ransom, D., Moore, J., Baudelocque, L. Numerical Simulation and Full Scale Landing Test of a 12.5 MW Vertical Motorcompressor Levitated by Active Magnetic Bearings. GT2011-46411, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June 6-10, 2011.

Moore, J.J. and Lerche, A.H. Development of a High Speed Gas Bearing Test Rig to Measure Rotordynamic Force Coefficients. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 133, Iss.10. May 2011.

de Wardt, J., Moore, T., McKenzie, Andy. FMECA and Commissioning - Guidelines to effectively deliver technology and systems for successful Drilling Automation. SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. March 1-3, 2011.

Wilcox, M., Brun, K. Gas Turbine Inlet Filtration System Life Cycle Cost Analysis. Proceedings of ASME TurboExpo 2011, Power for Land, Sea and Air, Vancouver, Canada, GT2011-46708. June 6-10, 2011.

Wilcox, M., Iyengar, V., Allison, T. Concentrating Solar Power Tutorial. Tutorial Presentation, ASME TurboExpo 2011, Vancouver, Canada. June 8, 2011.

Wilcox, M. Gas Turbine Inlet Filtration System Life Cycle Cost Analysis. Paper Presentation, ASME TurboExpo 2011, Vancouver, Canada. June 7, 2011.

Wilcox, M. Reciprocating Compressor Performance. SwRI Pulsation Short Course, San Antonio, Texas. March 30, 2011.

Wilcox, M. Gas Turbine Inlet Filtration. ASME IGTI Gas Turbine Training Week, San Antonio, Texas. February 22, 2011.

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2010

Baldwin, R.M. What is Black Powder? It's Not My Job. Presentation at Pipe Tech Americas Summit, Houston, Texas. January 20, 2010.

Broerman, E.L., J.T. Gatewood, J.T. O’Grady, R.F. Troy, C.L. Rand, G.T. Stroud. Identifying and mitigating flow-induced vibration in recycle loop gas piping at a centrifugal compressor station. IPC2010-31656, presented at the 2010 GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Phoenix, AZ. October 4-6, 2010.

Broerman, E.L., J.T. Gatewood, J.T. O’Grady, R.F. Troy, C.L. Rand, G.T. Stroud. Identifying and mitigating flow-induced vibration in recycle loop gas piping at a centrifugal compressor station. Presented at the 8th International Pipeline Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. September 27 – October 1, 2010.

Kurz, R., Ohanian, S. and Brun, K. Compressors in High Pressure Pipeline Applications, ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, GT2010-22018. 2010.

Brun, K., Kurz, R., Winkelman, B., Nored, M.G. Gas Turbine Packaging Options and Features for Pipeline Applications. Proceedings at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference. Phoenix, AZ. October 4-6, 2010.

Brun, K., Nored, M., Tweten, D., and Kurz, R. Dynamic Pressure Losses in Piping Systems. 7th EFRC Conference, Florence, Italy. October 2010.

Brun, K., Tweten, D., Nored, M. G., and Kurz, R. Transient Pressure Loss in Compressor Station Piping Systems. ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, GT2010-22017. 2010.

Brun, K. and Kurz, R. Analysis of the Effects of Pulsations on the Operational Stability of Centrifugal Compressors in Mixed Reciprocating and Centrifugal Compressor Stations. ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 132, Issue 7. July 2010.

Kurz, R. and Brun, K. Assessment of Compressors in Gas Storage Applications. ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 132, Issue 6. June 2010.

Brun, K. and Iyengar, V. Southwest Research Institute Holds 2nd Annual Climate Change Mitigation Technology Lecture Series. Global Gas Turbine News Trade Journal, Supplement to Mechanical Engineering Magazine. February 2010.

Blieske, M., Kurz, R., Garcia-Hernandez, A. J., and Brun, K. Centrifugal Compressors during Fast Transients. Proceedings of ASME TURBO EXPO, Glasgow, Scotland, GT2010-22023. June 14-18, 2010.

Garcia-Hernandez, A. J. Case Study of Capacity and Power Compression Usage Optimization in a Pipeline System. Paper presented at the GMC (Gas Machinery Conference), Phoenix, AZ. PUBLICATION AND PRESENTATION. October 4-6, 2010.

Garcia-Hernandez, A. J. Centrifugal Compressor Surge Modeling. Technology Update presented at the GMC (Gas Machinery Conference), Phoenix, AZ. PRESENTATION ONLY. September 2010.

Garcia -Hernandez, A. J. and Nored, M. G. Effective Pipeline Simulation Modeling. Gas Machinery Journal, Article Transport Technology. August 2010.

Blieske, M., Kurz, R., Garcia-Hernandez, A.J., and Brun, K. Centrifugal Compressors During Fast Transients. GT2010-22023; Paper presented at the ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air, Glasgow, Scotland, UK. June 2010.

Garcia -Hernandez, A. J. and Moore, T. Z. Modeling and Simulation Transient Analysis Case Study of a Liquids Gathering System. Paper presented at the Pipeline Simulation Interest Group (PSIG) Annual Conference, Bonita Springs, FL. May 2010.

Garcia -Hernandez, A. J., Wilcox, M., Moore, T.Z. Hydraulic Modeling and Simulation of Pumping Systems (Tutorial Sessions). Paper presented at the 26th International Pump User Symposium, Houston, TX. March 2010.

Garcia -Hernandez, A. J. and Moore, T. Z. Transient Analysis Case Study of a Liquid Pipeline System. Paper presented at the 26th International Pump User Symposium, Houston, TX. March 2010.

Gatewood, J.T., A. Rivera. Reciprocating Compressor Field Testing and Troubleshooting: Performance, Pulsation, and Vibration. Short Course presented at the GSRMS (Gulf South Rotating Machinery Symposium), Baton Rouge, LA. March 2010.

Hollingsworth, J.R. At A Moment's Notice: SwRI Field Service Professionals Travel the Globe to Provide Quick Response Solutions to Machinery and Piping System Dynamics Problems. Technology Today, Volume 31, No. 3. Fall-Winter 2010.

Hollingsworth, J.R. Compressor Train Rotordynamic Design Audits: Essential Reliability Tools. Compressor Tech Two Magazine, Vol. XV, Issue VII, pp 78-80. August-September 2010.

Lerche, A.H., Moore, J.J., Feng, Y. Computational Modeling and Validations Testing of Dynamic Blade Stresses in a Rotating Centrifugal Compressor Using a Time Domain Coupled Fluid-Structure Computational Model. Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air, Glasgow, UK. June 14-18, 2010.

Moore, J.J., Kurz, R., Brun, K., Garcia-Hernandez, A. Experimental Evaluation of the Transient Behavior of a Compressor Station during Emergency Shutdowns. ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 132, Issue 6. June 2010.

Moore, J.J., Kurz, R., Garcia-Hernandez, A.J., Brun, K. Experimental Evaluation of the Transient Behavior of a Compressor Station During Emergency Shutdowns, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo, Glasgow, UK. 2010.

Moore, J.J., Lerche, A.H., Allison, T.C., Ransom, D.L., and Lubell, D. Development of a High Speed Gas Bearing Test Rig to Measure Rotordynamic Force Coefficients. GT2010-23127, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2010: Power for Land, Sea and Air. June 14-18, 2010. Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

Nored, M.G., E.L. Broerman, K. Brun. Gas Passage System Pulsation Analysis for Modern Reciprocating Compressors. Presented at the 7th Conference of the EFRC. October 21-22, 2010. Florence, Italy.

Nored, M.G., E.L. Broerman, K. Brun, G. Bourn. Low-Loss Pulsation Control. Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Phoenix, AZ. October 4-6, 2010.

Nored, M.G., Brun, K., Callahan, T., and Kurz, R. Driver Options for Pipeline Compressors. Proceedings at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Phoenix, AZ. October 4-6, 2010.

Simmons, H.R., and Allison, T. Impulse Testing and Blade Load Simulation Tools to Estimate Cyclic Stress Life in Blades and Impellers. Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo, Paper GT2010-23745, Glasgow, UK. June 2010.

White, B.A., J. T. Gatewood, P.J. Pantermuehl, C.M. Scrivner. Vibration Control in Reciprocating Compressor Systems. Short Course presented at the GMC (Gas Machinery Conference), Phoenix, AZ.
October 4-6, 2010.

Wilcox, M., Ransom, D., Henry, M., Platt, J. Engine Distress Detection in Gas Turbines with Electrostatic Sensors. GT2010-22349 Proceedings of ASME TurboExpo 2010, Power for Land, Sea and Air. June 14-18, 2010. Glasgow, UK.

Wilcox, M., Ransom, D., Delgado-Garibay, H. Filter Failure During High Humidity Conditions. GT2010-23641 Proceedings of ASME TurboExpo 2010, Power for Land, Sea and Air, Glasgow, UK. June 14-18, 2010.

Wilcox, M. Evaluating Intake Filters. Turbomachinery International, Vol. 51, No. 2, pg. 30-32. March/April 2010.

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2009

Allison, T.C., Brun, K. Oil Stiction in Compressor Valves: Modeling and Mitigation. Proceedings of Gas Machinery Conference, Atlanta, GA. October 2009.

Allison, T.C. and Moore, J.J. An Empirical Method for Dynamic Stress Prediction in Turbomachinery. Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo, Paper #GT2009 ‐60193, Orlando, FL. June 2009.

Allison, T.C, Simmons, H.R. Applications of an Interactive Balancing Procedure for Gas Turbines and Other Turbomachinery. Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo, Paper #GT2009 ‐60134, Orlando, FL. June 2009.

Allison, T.C., Simmons, H., Ransom, D., and Iyengar, V. Diagnosing the Root Cause of Turbo ‐machinery Blade Failures, Part 2: Case Study of an Axial Flow Compressor Failure. Proceedings of Mechanical Failure Prevention Technology (MFPT) Conference, Dayton, OH. April 2009.

Baldwin, R.M. Structures of Pumping Systems. Gulf South Rotating Machinery Symposium, Baton Rouge, LA. March 16-18. 2009.

Broerman, E.L., Tavares, T.S., Iyengar, V., Nored, M.G. Investigation of High Efficiency Pulsation Filter Bottle Design. Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Atlanta, GA. October 5-7, 2009.

Broerman, E.L., F. Fierro, M. Hinchliff, R.J. McKee. The Effect of Compressor Cylinder Design on Nozzle Pulsations-Field Test Results of the Dresser-Rand DDV Pipeline Cylinder. Republished in the GM Journal. February 2009.

McKee, R.J., Broerman, E.L. Acoustics in Pumping Systems. Presented at the 25th International Pump Users Symposium, Houston, TX. February 23-26, 2009.

Saban, D.M., Bailey, C., Brun, K., Gonzalez-Lpez, D. Beyond IEEE Std 115 & API 546: Test Procedures for High-Speed, Multi-Megawatt Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Machines. Proceedings of the PCIC Conference, Anaheim, CA. 2009.

Tweten, D., Brun, K., and Nored, M. Dynamic Pressure Losses in Piping Systems. Gas Machinery Conference, Atlanta, GA. 2009.

Kurz, R., Brun, K. Wollie, M. Degradation Effects on Industrial Gas Turbines. ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 131, Issue 6. November 2009.

Kurz, R., Brun, K. High Pressure Pipeline Applications. Proceedings of Gas Machinery Conference, Atlanta, GA. October 2009.

Kurz, R., Brun, K. Gas Turbine Performance and Maintenance. Proceedings of Gas Machinery Conference, Atlanta. GA. October 2009.

Brun, K., Tweten, D., Nored, M., Kurz, R. The Assessment of Dynamic Pressure Losses in Compression Plants. Proceedings of Gas Machinery Conference, Atlanta, GA. October 2009.

Kurz, R. and Brun, K. Degradation of Gas Turbine Performance in Natural Gas Service. Elsevier Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp 95-102. September 2009.

Garcia -Hernandez, A. J. and T. Z. Moore. Modeling and Simulation Transient Analysis Case Study of a Liquids Gathering System. OMA-104-2009, Paper presented at the 10th Congreso Internacional de Ductos, Monterrey, Mexico. November 2009.

Garcia -Hernandez, A. J. and K. Brun. Liquid Drop-Out in Natural Gas Pipeline Networks. OMA-105-2009, Paper presented at the 10th Congreso Internacional de Ductos, Monterrey, Mexico. November 2009.

Garcia -Hernandez, A. J., Moore, J. J., Kurz, R., M. Blieske, and K. Brun. Full-Scale Benchmark Testing of Centrifugal Compressor Surge. Paper presented at the GMC (Gas Machinery Conference), Atlanta, GA. October 2009.

Garcia -Hernandez, A. J. and K. Brun, Aparicio, R. Case Study of Liquids Drop-Out in a Natural Gas Pipeline Network. Paper presented at the Pipeline Simulation Interest Group (PSIG) Annual Conference, Galveston, Texas, U.S.A. May 12-15, 2009.

Garcia -Hernandez, A. J. and M. G. Nored. Effective Pipeline Simulation Modeling. SGA Journal, Article Pipeline Technology. February 2009.

Gatewood, J.T., Laible W., Wilcox, M., Webber, B. Reciprocating Compressor Field Testing and Troubleshooting: Performance, Pulsation, and Vibration. Short Course presented at the Gas Machinery Conference, Atlanta, GA. October 2009.

Moore, J. J., Garcia-Hernandez, A., Blieske, M., Kurz, R., Brun, K. Transient Surge Measurements of a Centrifugal Compressor Station during Emergency Shutdowns. Paper presented at the 38th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, TX. September 2009.

Moore, J., Kurz, R., Garcia-Hernandez, J.A., and Brun, K. Experimental Evaluation of the Transient Behavior of a Compressor Station During Emergency Shutdowns. GT2009-59064, Paper presented at the ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea, and Air, Orlando, FL USA. June 2009.

Moore, J.J., and Nored, M.G. Centrifugal Compressor Stability Prediction Using a New Physics Based Approach. ASME Paper No. GT2009-60229, ASME Turbo Expo. June 8-12, 2009.

Moore, J.J., and Ransom, D.L. Centrifugal Compressor Stability Prediction Using a New Physics Based Approach. GT2009-60229, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea, and Air, Orlando, FL. June 8-12, 2009.

Moore, J.J., and Lerche, A.H., 2009. Rotordynamic Comparison of Built-up Versus Solid Rotor Construction. Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea, and Air, Orlando, Florida. June 8-12, 2009.

Moore, T. Reliability and Risk Analysis of Electric Stations. Gas/Electric Partnership Electric Compression Economics Workshop. 2009.

Nored, M.B., Johnson, A., Brun, K., and Kurz, R. Operation and Selection of Electric Motor Driven Compression Systems. Gas Machinery Conference, Atlanta, GA. 2009.

Nored, M.B. Compressor Station Efficiency and Emission Improvement Options. Gas Turbine Users Symposium, Houston, Texas. September 2009.

Nored, M.B., Garcia-Hernandez, A., Brun, K., and Moore, J.J. Compressor Surge Control: Design and Modeling. Pipeline and Gas Journal, Volume 236, No. 9. September 2009.

Nored, M.B. Effect of Orifice Plate Manufacturing Variations on Orifice Meter Performance. American Gas Association Operations Conference. May 2009.

Nored, M.B., Brun, K., and Hollingsworth, J.R. Application Guide for Electric Motor Drive Equipment for Natural Gas Compressors. Gas Machinery Research Council Publication. May 2009.

Nored, M.B. and Wilcox, M. Waste Heat Recovery Technology Overview. Gas Electric Partnership, Houston, Texas. February 2009.

Ransom, D. L., Masala, A., Moore, J.J., Vannini, G., Camatti, M., Lacour, M. Development and Application of a Vertical High Speed Motor-Compressor Simulator for Rotor Drop and Auxiliary Bearings. 38th Turbomachinery Symposium Houston, TX. September 14-17, 2009.

Ransom, D.L., Masala, A., Moore, J.J., Vannini, G., Camatti, M. Development of a Vertical High Speed Motor-Compressor Simulator for Rotor Drop onto Auxiliary Bearings. Presented at the 38th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, TX. September 2009.

Rimpel, A.M. and Kim, D. Experimental and Analytical Studies on Flexure Pivot Tilting Pad Gas Bearings with Dampers Applied to Radially Compliant Pads. ASME Journal of Tribology, 131(4), p. 041001. 2009.

Rimpel, A.M. and Kim, D. Rotordynamic Performance of Flexure Pivot Tilting Pad Gas Bearings with Vibration Damper. ASME Journal of Tribology, 131(2), p. 021101. 2009.

Kim, D., Rimpel, A.M., Chang, S.S., and Kim, J.H. Design and Manufacturing of Meso Scale Tilting Pad Gas Bearings for 100-200W Class PowerMEMS Applications. ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 131(4), p. 042503. 2009.

Scrivner. C.M., B.A. White. A Pulsation and Vibration Methodology for High-Speed Natural Gas Reciprocating Compressors. GM Journal. February 2009.

Simmons, H., Allison, T.C., Ransom, D., and Iyengar, V. Diagnosing the Root Cause of Turbomachinery Blade Failures, Part 1: Experimental and Analysis Methodology. Proceedings of Mechanical Failure Prevention Technology (MFPT) Conference, Dayton, OH. April 2009.

Wilcox, M., Nored, M., Brun, K., Kurz, R., Comparative Analysis of Field Performance Testing in Centrifugal and Reciprocating Compressors. GT2009-59187 Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo, Power for Land, Sea, and Air, Orlando, FL. June 8-12, 2009.

Wilcox, M. and Brun, K. Guideline for Field Testing of Reciprocating Compressor Performance. GMRC. November 2009.

Wilcox, M., Gatewood, J., Hollingsworth, J.R., Laible, W., and Webber, B. Reciprocating Compressor Field Testing & Troubleshooting: Performance, Pulsation and Vibration. GMC. October 2009.

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2008

Allison, T.C., Miller, A.K., and Inman, D.J. A Time‐Varying Identification Method for Mixed Response Measurements. Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol 319, No. 3‐5, pp. 850‐868, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2008.06.031. July 2008.

Allison, T.C., Miller, A.K., and Inman, D.J. A Deconvolution‐Based Approach to Structural Dynamics System Identification and Response Prediction. ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 130, No. 3, 031010 (8 pages), DOI: 10.1115/1.2890387. June 2008.

Broerman, E., F. Fierro, M. Hinchliff, R. McKee. The Effect of Compressor Cylinder Design on Nozzle Pulsations—Field Test Results of the Dresser-Rand DDV Pipeline Cylinder. Compressor Tech. October 2008.

Broerman, E.L., R.J. McKee, C.M. Scrivner, Gary Bourn. Advancement in Pulsation Control for Reciprocating Compressors. Presented at the European Forum for Reciprocating Compressors (EFRC-Conference), Dusseldorf, Germany. October 28-29, 2008.

Broerman, E.L., R.J. McKee, M.G. Nored, Bourn, G. Benefits of the Virtual Orifice: Pulsations and Vibrations Reduced, Performance Improved. Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Albuquerque, NM. October 1-4, 2008.

Broerman, E.L., Nored, M.G., McKee, R.J. New Solution - Virtual Orifice, Old Problem - Pressure Drop Used for Controlling the Cylinder Nozzle Resonance. GM Journal. May 2008.

Brun, K. Kurz, R. Effects of Pulsations on the Operations of Centrifugal Compressors in Mixed Reciprocating and Centrifugal Compressor Stations. Proceedings of the TAMU 37th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, Texas. 2008.

Brun, K., Bowles, E.B., Deffenbaugh, D.M. Development of a Transient Fluid Dynamic Solver for Compression System Pulsation Analysis. Proceedings of the International Rotating Equipment Symposium and the 6th Conference of EFRC, Düsseldorf, Germany. October 28-29, 2008.

Kurz, R., and Brun, K. Universal Efficiency Definition for Reciprocating and Centrifugal Compressors. Proceedings of the International Rotating Equipment Symposium and the 6th Conference of EFRC, Düsseldorf, Germany. October 28-29, 2008.

Brun, K., Wollie, M., Durham, K. Semi-Active Valve Field Testing. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Albuquerque, NM. October 6-8, 2008.

Tweten, D., Brun, K., and Nored, M. Pulsations in Compressor Piping:  Understanding the Physics. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. October 6-8, 2008.

Kurz, R., Brun, K. How a Centrifugal Compressor Works. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. October 6-8, 2008.

Brun, K., Gonzalez, L.E., Platt, J. Impact of Continuous Inlet Fogging and Overspray on GE 5002 Gas Turbine Life and Performance. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo, Power for Land, Sea & Air, Berlin, Germany. June 9-13, 2008.

Garcia-Hernandez, A. J. and McKee, R. Centrifugal Compressor Surge Avoidance System Design. Paper presented at the XI Turbomachinery Congress and Exhibition  held in Veracruz, Mexico. October 2008.

Garcia-Hernandez, A. J., D. L. Ransom and H. A. Delgado-Garibay. Case Study of a Gas Turbine External Power Augmentation System Advantages versus Unit Degradation. Paper presented at the XI Turbomachinery Congress and Exhibition  held in Veracruz, Mexico. October 2008.

Garcia-Hernandez, A. J., Miska, S., Yu, M., Takach, N. and Zettner, C. Determination of Cuttings Lag in Horizontal and Deviated Wells. Journal of Petroleum Technology, Article in Drilling Technology. February 2008.

Moore, J.J., and Nored, M. Novel Concepts for the Compression of Large Volumes of CO2. ASME Paper No. GT2008-50924, ASME Turbo Expo. 2008.

Moore, J.J, Ransom, D.L. Refinement of Physics Based Approach Used in the Prediction of Impeller Rotordynamic Forces for Centrifugal Compressors. GT2008-51484, ASME Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea and Air, Berlin, Germany. June 9-13, 2008.

Moore, T., Nored, M., Brun, K. Gas Turbine and Centrifugal Compressor Field Test Software Development. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Dallas, Texas. 2008.

Nored, M.B., Brun, K., and Moore, J.J. Development of a Surge Control Guideline and Surge Testing Considerations. Gas Machinery Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 2008.

Nored, M.B., Brun, K., Kurz, R. A GMRC Guideline for Compressor Surge Control. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. October 6-8, 2008.

Tweten, D., Nored, M.B., Brun, K. The Physics of Pulsations. Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Albuquerque, NM. This paper compares the mathematical assumptions of the acoustic theory (wave equation solvers) with those of a fully fluid dynamic model. The paper also presents case studies to demonstrate the difference in pulsation predictions between acoustic and full fluid dynamic models. October 1-4, 2008.

Nored, M.B.CO2 PipelineTransport. Gas Turbine Users Symposium, Houston, TX. September 2008.

Nored, M.B., Brun, K., and Kurz, R. Development of a Guideline for the Design of Surge Control Systems. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, ASME Paper No. GT2008-50380, ASME Turbo Expo, Power for Land, Sea & Air, Berlin, Germany. June 9-13, 2008.

Nored, M.B. and Brun, K. Application Guideline for Centrifugal Compressor Surge Control Systems. Gas Machinery Research Council Publication. January 2008.

Ransom, D. L., Masala, A., Moore, J. J., Vannini, G., Camatti, M. Numerical and Experimental Simulation of a Vertical High Speed Motorcompressor RotorDrop onto Catcher Bearings. 11th International Symposium on Magnetic Beraings, Nara, Japan. August 26-29, 2008.

Ransom, D. L. Leveraging the Strengths of Commercial Finite Element Modeling Codes and Custom Engineered Software to Solve Atypical Rotordynamic Problems. ASME Turbo Expo, GT2008-50363 Berlin, Germany. June 9-13, 2008.

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2007

Allison, T.C. System Identification via the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. 2007.

Allison, T.C., Miller, A.K., and Inman, D.J. Free ‐Response Simulation via the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition. AIAA Journal, Vol. 45, No. 10, pp. 2538 ‐2543, DOI: 10.2514/1.28516. October 2007.

Allison, T.C., Miller, A.K., and Inman, D.J. System Identification Techniques for Mixed Responses Using the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition. Proceedings of ASME IDETC/CIE 2007, Paper #VIB ‐35407, Las Vegas, NV. September 2007.

Allison, T.C., Miller, A.K., and Inman, D.J. System Identification Using the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition with Multiple Loads. Proceedings of the SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Springfield, MA. June 2007.

Allison, T.C., Miller, A.K., and Inman, D.J. Unforced Response Simulation by Proper Orthogonal Value Recalculation. Proceedings of AIAA Structures Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Honolulu, HI. April 2007.

Allison, T.C., Miller, A.K., and Inman, D.J. Modification of the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition with Multiple Loads. Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Dynamics, Paper #1001, Carvoeiro, Portugal. April 2007.

Baldwin, R.M., Harrell, J.P., Pantermuehl, P.J., Weilbacher, G.W. Reciprocating Machinery Foundation Design Methods - A Critical Assessment. Proceedings of the Middle East Mechanical Engineering Conference, MEMEC 2007, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. November 4-7, 2007.

Smolik, M.A., E.L. Broerman, C.M. Scrivner. Helmholtz Absorbers: Experiments in Controlling Resonant Pulsation Without the Use of Orifice Plates. Presented at the 2007 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping (PVP) Division Conference, San Antonio, TX. (paper reference number PVP2007-26246). July 22-26, 2007.

Broerman, E.L., R.J. McKee, C.M. Scrivner. GMRC Advanced Reciprocating Compressor Technology (ARCT). Compressor TechTwo, Two-Part Series published. June 2007 and July 2007.

Brun, K., Bowles, E., Deffenbaugh, D. Development of a Transient Fluid Dynamic Solver for Compression System Pulsation Analysis. Proceedings of the 2007 Gas Machinery Conference, Dallas, Texas. October 1-3, 2007.

Brun, K. and Kurz, R. Gas Turbine Performance and Maintenance. Proceedings of the 2007 Gas Machinery Conference, Dallas, Texas. October 1-3, 2007.

Brun, K. and Kurz, R. Maintenance and Operation Practices Effects on Degradation and Life. Proceedings of the TAMU 35th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, Texas. September 10-13, 2007.

Kurz, R. and Brun, K. Efficiency Definition and Load Management for Reciprocating and Centrifugal Compressors. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2007, Power for Land, Sea, & Air, Montreal, Canada. May 14-17, 2007.

Brun, K., Kurz, R., Simmons, H., and Nored, M.G. Analysis of Combustor Acoustic Resonances Using and Efficient Transient Solver. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2007, Power for Land, Sea, & Air, Montreal, Canada. May 14-17, 2007.

Brun, K., Gementz, R. Development and Testing of a Novel Centrifugal Gas Turbine Design - Combustor Development and Load Testing. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2007, Power for Land, Sea, & Air, Montreal, Canada. May 14-17, 2007.

Brun, K., Platt, J., Gernentz, R., Smolik, M. Semi-Active Compressor Valve Development and Testing. Proceedings of the 5th Conference of the EFRC, Prague, Czech Republic. March 21-23, 2007.

Garcia-Hernandez, A. J., Miska, S., Yu, M., Takach, N. and Zettner, C. Determination of Cuttings Lag in Horizontal and Deviated Wells. Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Anaheim, California, U.S.A. 2007.

McKee, R. and Garcia-Hernandez, A. J. Simulation of Centrifugal Compressor Trips for Surge Avoidance System Design. Paper presented at the Pipeline Simulation Interest Group (PSIG) Annual Conference, Calgary, Canada. October 2007.

Kelner, E., Ayala, L. F. and Garcia-Hernandez, A. J. Model Improves Measurements And Control; Helps Locate Liquids. Pipeline & Gas Journal. July 2007.

Moore, J.J., Nored, M., and Brun, K. Researchers Seek to Economically Compress Large Volumes of Carbon Dioxide. Pipeline and Gas Journal, Volume 234, No. 9. September 2007.

Moore, J.J, Ransom, D.L., and Viana, F. Rotordynamic Force Prediction of Centrifugal Compressor Impellers Using Computational Fluid Dynamics. GT2007-28181, ASME Turbo Expo, Montreal, Canada. May 14-17, 2007.

Moore, T., Kozak, K., Brun, K., Ramos-Aparicio, A. Risk, Reliability, and Failure Mode Analysis. Proceedings of the Pipeline Simulation Interest Group Annual Meeting, Calgary, Canada. October 24-27, 2007.

Moore, T. and Brun, K. Pipeline Station Risk Analysis. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Dallas, Texas. October 1-3, 2007.

Nored, M., Broerman, E., Deffenbaugh, D., and McKee, R. Advancements in Pulsation Control Technology. Presented at the GMRC, Dallas, Texas. October 1-3, 2007.

Ransom, D. L. A Practical Guideline for a Successful Root Cause Failure Analysis. 36th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, TX. September 10-13, 2007.

Ransom, D. L., Brun, K. and Kurz, R. Enthalpy Determination Methods for Compressor Performance Calculations. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Power for Land, Sea, & Air. GT2007-27038, Montreal, Canada. May 14-17, 2007.

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2006

Broerman, E.L., R.E. Harris, C.M. Scrivner. ARCT & GMRC Pulsation Control Project: Current Results. Presented at the GMRC Gas Machinery Conference, Oklahoma City, OK. October 2-4, 2006.

Brun, K., Nored, M. Development of a Guideline for Field Testing of Gas Turbines and Centrifugal Compressors. Gas Machinery Conference. October 2006.

Brun, K., Ransom, D., Kurz, R. Enthalpy Determination Methods for Compressor Performance Calculations. Proceedings of the PSIG Annual Meeting, Williamsburg, Virginia. October 11-13, 2006.

Brun, K., Kurz, R., Nored, M. Development of a Guideline for Field Testing of Gas Turbines and Centrifugal Compressors. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. October 2-4, 2006.

Brun, K., Platt, J., Gernentz, R., Smolik, M. Semi-Active Compressor Valve Development and Testing. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. October 2-4, 2006.

Brun, K. and Moore, J. J. API Specification Review for Gas Turbine Driven Compressors. Proceedings of the TAMU 35th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, Texas. September 11-14, 2006.

Brun, K., Moore, J.J. API Specification Review for Gas Turbine Driven Turbocompressors. Presented at the 35th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, TX. September 2006.

Brun, K. and Nored, M. Guideline for Field Testing of Gas Turbine and Centrifugal Compressor Performance. Gas Machinery Research Council Publication. August 2006.

Brun, K., Kurz, R., and Simmons, H.R. Aerodynamic Instability and Life Limiting Effects of Inlet and Interstage Water Injection into Gas Turbines. ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 128, No. 3. July 2006.

Brun, K., McKee, R. J., Moore, J. J., Gernentz, R. S., Hollingsworth, J. R., and Smalley, A. J. Prototype Development of a Novel Radial Flow Gas Turbine. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Power for Land, Sea, & Air, Barcelona, Spain. May 8-11, 2006.

Kurz, R., Brun, K., McKee, R. J. Pulsations in Centrifugal Compressor Installations. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Power for Land, Sea, & Air, Barcelona, Spain. May 8-11, 2006.

Smalley, T., Camatti, M., Childs, D.W., Hollingsworth, J.R., Vannini, G., Carter, J. Dynamic Characteristics of the Diverging Taper Honeycomb-Stator Seal. JTM000717, Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 128, pp 717-714. October 2006.

Vannini, G., Smalley, A.J., Hattenbach, T.J., Weyermann, H.P., and Hollingsworth, J.R. Calibrating a Cargo Compressor Rotor Dynamic Model Method and Application. 7th IFToMM Conference on Rotor Dynamics, Vienna, Paper-ID 125. September 25-28, 2006.

Simmons, H. R., Brun, K., Cheruvu, S. Aerodynamic Instability Effects on Compressor Blade Failure: A Root Cause Failure Analysis. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Power for Land, Sea, & Air, Barcelona, Spain. May 8-11, 2006.

Moore, J.J., Camatti, M., Smalley, A., Vannini, G., Vermin, L. Investigation of a Rotordynamic Instability in a High Pressure Centrifugal Compressor Due to Damper Seal Clearance Divergence. 7th IFToMM Conference on Rotor Dynamics, Vienna, Austria. September 25-28, 2006.

Moore, J.J., Vannini, G.V., Camatti, M., Bianchi, P. Rotordynamic Analysis of a Large Industrial Turbo-Compressor Including Finite Element Substructure Modeling. GT2006-90481, Presented at the IGTI Turbo Expo, Barcelona, Spain. May 2006.

Moore, T., Freitas, C., Keedy, R., Fisher, J. Using Computation Fluid Dynamics for Model Development and Simulator Validation. Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference Proceedings. 2006.

Nored, M. and Brun, K. Refueling Options for Natural Gas Combined Cycle Plants. ASME Electric Power 2006, Atlanta, GA. May 2006.

Ransom, D. L., Brun, K., and Kurz, R. Enthalpy Determination Methods for Compressor Performance Calculations. Pipeline Simulation Interest Group Annual Meeting, Williamsburg, VA. October 2006.

White, B.A. Mechanical Modeling of Compressor Manifold Systems. Compressor TechTwo, Three-Part Series published, March 2006, April-May 2006, and June 2006 Abstract This paper consists of three parts: Part I (March 2006) includes a basic introduction and discusses current modeling technology. Part II (April-May 2006) is a case study comparing different modeling tools. Part III (June 2006) discusses mechanical manifold modeling as it applies to liquefied natural gas (LNG) systems.

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2005

Brun, K. and Kurz, R. Secondary Flows in Centrifugal Impellers. International Journal of Rotating Machinery, Vol. 2005, No. 1. 2005.

Brun, K., Kurz, R., and Simmons, H. R. Gas Turbine Life Limiting Effects of Inlet and Interstage Water Injection. Proceedings of the TAMU 34th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, Texas. December 12-15, 2005.

Brun, K. and Kurz, R. Field Performance Testing of Gas Turbine Driven Compressors and Generators. Proceedings of the TAMU 34th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, Texas. December 12-15, 2005

Brun, K, Nored, M. G., Smalley, A. J., and Platt, J. P. Reciprocating Compressor Valve Plate Life and Performance Analysis. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Covington, Kentucky. October 3‑5, 2005.

Brun, K., Nored, M., Gernentz, Ryan, Platt, J. Reciprocating Compressor Valve Plate Life and Performance Analysis. Gas Machinery Conference 2005, Covington, Kentucky. October 3-5, 2005.

Deffenbaugh, D. M., Harris, R., McKee, R., Brun, K. Advanced Reciprocating Compressor Technology. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Covington, Kentucky. October 3-5, 2005.

Brun, K. and Kurz, R. API Specification Review for Gas Turbine Driven Compressors. Proceedings of the Gas Machinery Conference, Covington, Kentucky. October 3-5, 2005.

Brun, K., Nored, M. G., Smalley, A. J., Platt, J. P. Reciprocating Compressor Valve Plate Life and Performance Analysis. Proceedings of the 4th Conference of the European Forum for Reciprocating Compressors (EFRC), Antwerp, Belgium. June 9-10, 2005.

Brun, K., Smalley, T., Platt, J., Nored, M. Reciprocating Compressor Valve Plate Life and Performance Analysis. 4th Conference of European Forum for Reciprocating Compressors. June 9-10, 2005.

Flack, R. D. and Brun, K. Fundamental Analysis of the Secondary Flows and Jet Wake in a Torque Converter Pump – Part I: Model and Flow in a Rotating Passage. ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 127, No. 1. January 2005.

Flack, R. D. and Brun, K. Fundamental Analysis of the Secondary Flows and Jet Wake in a Torque Converter Pump – Part II:  Flow in a Curved Stationary Passage and Combined Flows. ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 127, No. 1. January 2005.

Vannini, G., Weyermann, H., Hattenbach, T., Smalley, T., and Hollingsworth, J.R. Shop Test Vibration Issues—Resolved by Applying a Calibrated Rotordynamics Model, Texas A&M University, Turbomachinery Symposium (T34th). Case Study 04-06-05. 2005.

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2004

Brun, K., McKee, R. B., Smalley, A. J, Gernentz, R. B., Hollingsworth, J. R. A Novel Centrifugal Gas Turbine Design. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vienna. Austria. 2004.

Smalley, A.J., Camatti, M., Childs, D.W., Hollingsworth, J.R., Vannini, G., Carter, J. Dynamic Characteristics of Diverging Honeycomb Seal. GT2004-53084, ASME Turbo Expo, Vienna, Austria. June 14-19, 2004.

George, D.L., Bowles, E.B., Nored, M.G., Peters, R.J.W. and Steven, R. Tests of the V-cone Flow Meter at Southwest Research Institute and Utah State University in Accordance with the New API Chapter 5.7 Test Protocol. North Sea Flow Measurement Workshop, St. Andrews, Scotland. October 2004.

Nored, M.G., George, D.L., and McKee, R. Turbine Meters: Operation in Gas and Liquid Flows. CIATEQ V Fluid Flow Seminar, Centro de Technologia Avanzada, Aguascalientes, Ags., Mexico. August 2004.

Bowles, E.B., George, D.L., Kelner, E., Morrow, T.B., Nored, M., and Letton, C. Busy Place Set at Meter Research Facility. Pipeline and Gas Journal, Volume 231, No. 7. July 2004.

Brown, F. and Nored, M.G. Improving Orifice Meter Performance: A Case-Study of Orifice Metering Accuracy from Various Field Stations. American Gas Association Operations Section Meeting. May 23-25, 2004.

George, D.L., Fraser, H.L., Nored, M.G., Tang, P.W. Carbon Dioxide as a Test Fluid for Calibration of Turbine Meters. American Gas Association Operations Section Meeting. May 23-25, 2004.

Stobie, G., Kelner, E., and Nored, M.G. SwRI Fluid Property Meter Technology: Recent Developments and REAL WORLD Applications. Third International South East Asia Hydrocarbon Flow Measurement Workshop. March 9-11, 2004.

Kelner, E.; Owen, T.E.; George, D.L.; Minachi, A.; Nored, M.G.; Schwartz, C.J. Development of Low-Cost Inferential Natural Gas Energy Flow Rate Prototype Retrofit Module. Gas Research Institute Topical Report GRI-02/0168. March 2004.

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2003

Flack, R. D. and Brun K. Analysis of the Flow Field in a Torque Converter Pump – Part 1. Proceedings of the ASME Fluids Engineering Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. July 2003.

McKee, R.J., Hollingsworth, J.R., Smalley, A.J. Methods for and Benefits of Centrifugal Compressor Design Audits. Proceedings of IMECE, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo, Washington D.C., U.S.A. November 15-21, 2003.

Moore, J.J. Three-Dimensional CFD Rotordynamic Analysis of Gas Labyrinth Seals. Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics, Vol. 125, pp. 427-433. October 2003.

Moore, J.J., Soulas, T.S. Damper Seal Comparison in a High-Pressure Re-Injection Centrifugal Compressor During Full-Load, Full-Pressure Factory Testing Using Direct Rotordynamic Stability Measurement. Proceedings of the DETC ’03 ASME 2003 Design Engineering Technical Conference, Chicago, IL. September 2-6, 2003.

Morrow, T.B.; George, D.L. and Nored, M.G. Operational Factors that Affect Orifice Meter Accuracy. Flow Control, Volume IX, No. 1. January 2003.

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2002

Shilling, N. Z., Jones, R. M., Brun, K. IGCC Electric Generation. Presented at PowerGen, Orlando, Florida. December 2002.

Brun, K. and Smith, M. Saubere Energy aus alternativen Brennstoffen mit Gasturbinen: Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle. Proceedings of the VDE-GET Tagung, Bochum, Germany. September 2002.

Brun, K. Shilling, N. Z., Jones, R. M. The IGCC Process:  From Opportunity Fuel to Clean Electric Power. Proceedings of the IchemE Gasification Conference, Nordwijk, Netherlands. April 2002.

Smalley, A.J., Pantermuehl, J.P., Hollingsworth, J.R., and Camatti, M. How Interferences Fits Stiffen the Flexible Rotors of Centrifugal Compressors. IFToMM Sixth International Conference on Rotor Dynamics, Sydney, Australia. September 30 - October 3, 2002.

Smalley, A.J., Hollingsworth, J.R. The Influence of Flow, Head and Speed on Vibration of a Cryogenic Hydraulic Turbine. ISROMAC-9, 9th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena & Dynamics of Rotating Machinery, Honolulu, Hawaii. February 10-14, 2002.

Moore, J.J., Palazzolo, A.B. Rotordynamic Force Prediction of Centrifugal Impeller Shroud Passages Using Computational Fluid Dynamic Techniques with Combined Primary/Secondary Flow Model. Journal of Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 123, pp. 910-918. October 2002.

Moore, J.J., Walker, S., Kuzdzal, M. Rotordynamic Stability Measurements During Full-Load, Full-Pressure Testing of a 6000 psi Re-Injection Centrifugal Compressor. Presented at the 31st Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, TX. September 2002.

Morrow, T.B.; George, D.L. and Nored, M.G. Metering Research Facility Program: Operational Factors that Affect Orifice Meter Accuracy. Gas Research Institute Topical Report GRI-00/0141. April 2002.

Nored, M., George, D.L., Grimley, T.A., and Bowles, E.B. Gas Metering Payback. Flow Control, Volume VIII, No. 2. February 2002.

Weilbacher, G.W., C.M. Gehri, R.E. Harris, B.A. White, C.R. Sparks, P.J. Pantermuehl, A.J. Smalley, and R. Goodenough. Acoustic and Mechanical Dynamics Issues for High Horsepower, High-Speed Compressors in Gas Transmission Service. Presented at the Gas Machinery Conference (GMC), Nashville, TN. October 7-9, 2002.

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2001

Brun, K., Shilling, N. Z., Jones, R. M. Environmental Performance and Viability of Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle. Proceedings of the DOE Clean Coal and Power Conference, Washington, District of Columbia. November 2001.

Brun, K., and Jones, R. M. Economic Viability and Experience of IGCC from a Gas Turbine Manufacturer Perspective. Proceedings of the Gasification Technology Conference, San Francisco, California. October 2001.

Walker, L. K., Blinderman, M. S., Brun, K. An IGCC Project at Chinchilla, Australia Based on Underground Coal Gasification. Proceedings of the Gasification Technology Conference, San Francisco, California. October 2001.

Brun, K., and Todd, D. M. Gas Turbine Technology for Integrated Gasification Combines Cycle Power Plants. Proceedings of the US-China Clean Energy Forum. Beijing, China. September 2001.

Kurz, R., and Brun, K. Degradation in Gasturbine Systems. ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 123, No. 1. January 2001.

Brun, K., and Kurz, R. Measurement Uncertainties Encountered During Gas Turbine Driven Compressor Field Testing. ASME Journal for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 123, No. 1. January 2001.

Chochua, G., Shyy, W., Moore, J.J. Aerodynamics of Scallop Seal Flows in Turbomachinery. IMECE2001, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, New York, NY. November 11-16, 2001.

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2000

Kurz, R., and Brun, K. Gasturbine Performance: What Makes the Map? Proceedings of the Texas A&M Turbomachinery Symposium, College Station, Texas. 2000.

Ainley, S. B., Flack, R. D., Brun, K.., and Rovello, T. J. Laser Velocimeter Measurements in the Pump of an Automotive Torque Converter, Part I - Effect of Speed Ratio. International Journal of Rotating Machinery, Vol. 6, No. 3. 2000.

Flack, R. D., Ainley, S. B., Brun, K. and Whitehead, L. Laser Velocimeter Measurements in the Pump of an Automotive Torque Converter, Part II - Effect of Pump Speed and Oil Viscosity. International Journal of Rotating Machinery, Vol. 6, No. 3. 2000.

Moore, J.J. Effects of Scalloped Centrifugal Impellers on Aerodynamic and Rotordynamic Performance using CFD Techniques. Proceedings of ASME IMECE Conference, Orlando, FL. November 7, 2000.

Moore, J.J., Hill, D.L. Design of Swirl Brakes for High Pressure Centrifugal Compressors using CFD Techniques. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium of Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery (ISROMAC-8), Honolulu, HI, pp. 1124-1132. March 26-30, 2000.

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1999

Kurz, R., Brun, K., LeGrand, D. Field Performance Testing of Gasturbine Driven Compressor Sets. Proceedings of the Texas A&M Turbomachinery Symposium, College Station, Texas. 1999.

Moore, J.J., Palazzolo, A.B., 1999, “CFD Comparison to 3D Laser Anemometer and Rotordynamic Force Measurements for Grooved Liquid Annular Seals,” Journal of Tribology, Vol. 121, No. 2, pp. 306-314. April 1999.

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1998

Kurz, R. and Brun, K. Field Performance of Gasturbine Driven Compressors. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Pipeline Interest and Simulation Group (PSIG), Denver, Colorado. October 1998.

Moore, J.J., Flathers, M., 1998, “Aerodynamically Induced Radial Volute Loading in Centrifugal Gas Compressors - Part 1, Experimental,” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 120, No. 2. April 1998.

1997

Kurz, R., and Brun, K. Field Testing of Gasturbines and Compressors. Proceedings of the Texas A&M Turbomachinery Symposium, College Station, Texas. 1997.

Brun, K., and Flack, R. D. Laser Velocimeter Measurements in the Turbine of an Automotive Torque Converter, Part I - Average Measurements. ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 119, No. 3. July 1997.

Brun, K., and Flack, R. D. Laser Velocimeter Measurements in the Turbine of an Automotive Torque Converter, Part II - Unsteady Measurements. ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 119, No. 3. July 1997.

Moore, J.J., Palazzolo, A.B., 1997, “Hybrid Friction-Impact Vibration Damper for Cryogenic Rotating Machinery,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 13, No. 4. July 1997.

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1996

Brun, K., and Flack, R. D. The Flow Field in an Automotive Torque Converter: Laser Velocimeter Measurements. SAE Paper No. 960721; published in SAE Special Publication Book - Driveline and Transmission Symposium, ISBN No. 1-56091-784-9, Book No. SP-1154. 1996.

Gruver, J. K., Flack, R. D., and Brun, K. Laser Velocimeter Measurements in the Pump of a Torque Converter, Part I - Average Measurements. ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 118, No. 3. July 1996.

Brun, K., Flack, R. D, and Gruver, J. K. Laser Velocimeter Measurements in the Pump of a Torque Converter, Part II - Unsteady Measurements. ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 118, No. 3. July 1996.

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1995

Brun, K. and Flack, R. D. Laser Velocimeter Measurements in a Mixed Flow Pump. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Pumps and Fans, Beijing, China. October 17-20, 1995.

Flack, R. D., Brun, K., and Schnipke, R. Natural Convection Boundary Layer Velocities in Triangular Enclosures. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 106-113. April 1995.

Moore, J.J., Palazzolo, A.B. 1995. “A Forced Response Analysis and Application of Impact Dampers to Rotordynamic Vibration Suppression in a Cryogenic Environment,” Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics. July 1995.

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1994

Flack, R. D., Brun, K., and Radford, J. B. Convection Velocity Measurements in the Crevices of Furniture. Journal of Fire Sciences, Vol. 12, pp. 481-495. 1994.

Brun, K. and Flack, R. D. A Method to Employ Laser Velocimetry to Measure the Periodic Velocity Fields in Multi-Element Turbomachines with Discrete Sampling. Journal of Physics E: Measurement Science Technology, Vol. 5, pp. 418-425. 1994.

Brun, K., Flack, R. D., Ainley, S. B. Secondary Flow Measurements in a Mixed Flow Pump Using Laser Velocimetry. Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Applications of Laser Techniques to Fluid Mechanics, Lisbon, Portugal. July 1994.

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1993

Brun, K. and Flack, R. D. Transient Velocity Measurements in Multi-Component Turbomachines. Proceedings of the ASME/SPIE 5th International Conference on Laser Velocimetry, Veldhoven, Netherlands. SPIE Conference Proceedings, Vol. 2052, pp. 419-423. August 1993.

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