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ASME Turbo Expo

Jun 17, 2019 to Jun 21, 2019
Phoenix, AZ, United States
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SwRI will be exhibiting at the ASME Turbo Expo, Booth No. 311. Please join us for the following sessions.

Monday, June 17

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Room 123
“Fundamentals of Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles”, Jason Wilkes

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Room 123
“Igniter Testing for sCO2 Oxy-Combustion”, Kelsi Katcher

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Room 130
“Measurements of End Cap Temperatures in a Multistage Barrel-Style Centrifugal Compressor”, Natalie Smith

Tuesday, June 18

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Room 123
“Heat Exchangers for Supercritical C)2 Power Cycle Applications,” Grant Musgrove

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Room 129-AB
“Introduction to Torsional Rotordynamics Part A,” Justin Hollingsworth

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Room 129-AB
“Introduction to Torsional Rotordynamics Part B,” Justin Hollingsworth

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Room 123
“Selecting the Optimum Supercritical CO2 Cycle for Indirect-Fired Applications,” Brittany Tom

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Room 221-C
“Compressing a Wet Gas: Perspectives and Experience Across a Range of Applications,” Grant Musgrove

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Room 221-C
“SwRI Perspectives on Wet Gas Compression,” Griffin Beck

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Room 129-AB
“Rotordynamics 101—Theory, Vibration monitoring, and Case Studies Part A,” Jason Wilkes

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Room 129-AB
“Rotordynamics 101—Theory, Vibration Monitoring, and Case Studies Part B,” Jason Wilkes

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Room 128-B
“Simple Contact Stiffness Model Validation for Tie Bolt Rotor Design with Butt Joints and Pilot Fits,” Aaron Rimpel

Wednesday, June 19

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Room 221-C
“Object-Oriented Approach to Determine Effectiveness of Potential Gas Turbine Power Augmentation Methods,” Charles Krouse

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Room 123
“Tutorial: Turbo Machinery Design for Supercritical CO2 Applications,” Jeff Moore

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Room 127-C
“Introduction to CFD Turbomachinery,” Ellen Smith

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Room 123
“Radial Inlet and Exit Design for a 10 MWe sCO2 Axial Turbine,” Stefan Cich

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Room 130
“Thrust Management 101: Analysis, Balance, and Monitoring,” Jason Wilkes

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Room 128-A
“Experimentally Measured Effectiveness of Different Shroud Swirl Brake Profiles in a Centrifugal Compressor,” Jason Wilkes

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Room 130
“Basics of Rotordynamics Instrumentation and Data Acquisition,” Meera Day Towler

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Room 123
“Limiting Inlet Conditions for Phase Change Avoidance in Supercritical CO2 Compressors,” Tim Allison

Thursday, June 20

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Room 128-A
“Novel and Applicable Method to Determine Equivalent Strain Range and Equivalent Strain Direction Under Multiaxial Non-Proportional Loading,” Charles Krouse

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Room 130
“Dry Gas Seals and Panels: Design, Operation, and Maintenance Techniques for Improved Reliability,” Meera Day Towler

10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Room 121-C
“Calibrating Material Models in a Commercial FE Code for Transient TMF Simulations of Single-Crystal and Directionally Solidified Alloys,” Grant Musgrove

10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Room 221-B
“Overview of Grid-Scale Energy Storage Systems and Technologies,” Tim Allison

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Room 123
“Testing of a 1 MWe Supercritical CO2 Test Loop,” Jeff Moore

Friday, June 21

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Room 127-B
“A Supercritical CO2 Combined Power and Liquefaction Cycle,” Griffin Beck

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Room 129-AB
“A Method for Rotordynamic Force Prediction of a Centrifugal Compressor Impeller Front Cavity Using a Transient Whirling CFD Technique,” Kevin Hoopes

10:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Room 128-A
“The Influence of Ambient Pressure on the Measured Load Capacity of Bump-Foil and Spiral-Groove Gas Thrust Bearings at Ambient Pressures up to 69 Bar on a Novel High-Pressure Gas Bearing Test Rig,” Jason Wilkes

10:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Room 130
“Compressor Dynamics—Transient Surge,” Jeff Moore

10:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Room 123
“Loop Filling and Start Up with a Closed Loop sCO2 Brayton Cycle,” Stefan Cich

For more information, please contact Tim Allison.