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For those around Houston, this provides CEU's, too.

22 april 2014
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Whirl/Whip/instability - has been a topic of discussion in this forum.




Location: Monument Inn Restaurant (Ground Floor)
4406 Independence Parkway
La Porte, Texas 77571
Ph: (281) 479-1521

Date: Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Time: 6:00 PM 'til last question's answered
Cost: $25 (cash/check/charge)


Presenter: Dr. C. Hunter Cloud, Ph.D.

Biography: Dr. C. Hunter Cloud is President BRG Machinery Consulting, LLC, in Charlottesville, Virginia, a company providing a diverse range of rotating machinery and technical services.

He began his career with Mobil Research and Development Corporation in Princeton, NJ, as a turbo machinery specialist responsible for application engineering, commissioning, and troubleshooting for production, refining and chemical facilities.

During his 11 years at Mobil, he worked on numerous projects, including several offshore gas injection platforms in Nigeria as well as serving as reliability manager at a large US refinery.

Dr. Cloud received his B.S. (Mechanical Engineering, 1991) and Ph.D. (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2007) from the University of Virginia.

He is a member of ASME, the Vibration Institute, the API 684 rotor dynamics task force, and the advisory committee for the Texas A&M Turbomachinery Symposium.

Presentation Title: Fundamentals of Oil Whirl and Shaft Whip Rotor Instabilities

Presentation Summary: Motivations...Why do we care?
Important Concepts...
Diagnosis and Causes...
Prevention and Resolution...
What to Take Home.. You'll have to attend to find out, RSVP to Justin Lasiewicz <justin.lasiewicz@gmail.com>
today!
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