COMPRESSOR STATION VIBRATION and the IMPACT ON
COST, PERFORMANCE & RELIABILITY
April 17 - 19, 2013
Sheraton Station Square Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA
This Gas Machinery Research Council (GMRC) class will provide attendees with the knowledge and tools to better identify, specify, address and resolve vibration issues affecting reciprocating compressors. The impact of equipment selection, operation and piping layout on pulsation, vibration and performance will be discussed. Attendees will actively participate in designing pulsation control and identifying support locations using tools provided by the presenters. An overview of torsional vibration and its impact on the design process will also be provided. The course draws on expertise, experience and best practices from senior industry experts
This will be an interactive class. Case studies incorporating actual compressor stations will be utilized, using different scenarios for the class to role play – and make decisions. The program will also include detailed computer modeling to make the scenarios realistic – with actual pulsation and vibration outcomes.
Who Should Attend
The course is recommended for technicians and engineers involved in compressor design or troubleshooting. This includes rotating specialists, design staff and field engineers
Some of the industry’s leading subject matter experts developed the program. The task force/instructor list includes:
Our sincere thanks to the companies and individuals whose time and talent made this workshop possible.
Professional Development Hours
This course qualifies for 18 Professional Development Hours.
Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
Approximately 30-40 minutes from hotel (depending on traffic)
Airport Phone: (412) 472-3525
Average cab/taxi fares: $60.00 (one way)
Checker Cab (412) 664-5600
Yellow Cab Co. of Pittsburgh (412) 321-8100
Average SuperShuttle fare: $48.00 (one way)
SuperShuttle Pittsburgh (800) 258-3826
Pirates Baseball - a group outing at beautiful PNC Park is planned for Wednesday evening. Check the box on your registration form to purchase a discount ticket and join others for a night of fun at the ballpark.
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