Program

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Time Event  
08:00 - 08:40 Registration - Registration at reception desk.  
08:40 - 09:00 General introduction by EDF and Pprime Institute (Amphi IFMI) - EDF - Pprime - University  
09:00 - 09:50 Keynote - Aurelian Fatu  
09:00 - 09:40 › Hydrodynamic Bearings - Robust Design Ensures Success - Steve Dixon, Michell Bearings  
09:50 - 10:30 Coffee break  
09:50 - 10:30 Posters  
09:50 - 10:30 › Analysis of the Effect of Grooves in Single and Twin Axial Groove Journal Bearings under Varying Load Direction - Francisco Brito, Universidade do Minho, Mechanical Engineering and Resource Sustainability Center  
09:50 - 10:30 › Compliance tests of the polymer layers used as hydrodynamic bearing coatings - Michał Wasilczuk, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Gdańsk University of Technology  
09:50 - 10:30 › Deflectional and vibrational behaviour of a highly loaded, high aspect ratio hollow shaft equipped with plain journal bearing at the maximal deformation point - Bálint Pap, Hispano-Suiza, Groupe SAFRAN, Institut P' CNRS - Université de Poitiers - ENSMA UPR 3346 SP2MI  
09:50 - 10:30 › Elevated vibration of an 110 MW generator Bearing - Nicolas Peton, GE  
09:50 - 10:30 › Experimental Investigation of Smart Journal Bearing with Giant Magnetostrictive Actuator - Wen Wang, Shanghai University  
09:50 - 10:30 › High Speed Hydrodynamic Journal Bearings – State of the Art of Calculations - Andreas Fuchs, Delta JS AG  
09:50 - 10:30 › Inertial method of viscosity measurement of the complex rheology media - Alexey Kornaev, Department of Mechatronics and International Engineering, State University – ESPC, Oryol, Russia - Leonid Savin, Department of Mechatronics and International Engineering, State University – ESPC, Oryol, Russia - Alex Babin, Department of Mechatronics and International Engineering, State University – ESPC, Oryol, Russia  
09:50 - 10:30 › Integral centering spring squeeze film damper on the vibration stability of journal bearing-rotor system: modeling and experimental validation - Wang Xiaojing, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Shanghai University, Shanghai  
09:50 - 10:30 › Journal and thrust bearings with textured surfaces: A review of modelling techniques - Daniel Gropper, National Centre for Advanced Tribology at Southampton  
09:50 - 10:30 › Partitioned Fluid-Structure Iteration Techniques Applied to the Conformal EHL Solution of Dynamically Loaded Connecting-rod Bearings - Francisco Profito, Department of Mechanical Engineering - Imperial College London, Universidade de São Paulo - Daniele Dini, Department of Mechanical Engineering - Imperial College London  
09:50 - 10:30 › Synergistic effects of lubricants on tribological behavior of thermoplasticcomposite materials for dry bearing applications - Yan-Ming Chen, CEntre Technique des Industries Mécaniques  
09:50 - 10:30 › The effect of dimples geometry in sliding surface on the tribological properties in starved lubrication conditions - Lidia Galda, Rzeszow University of Technology  
09:50 - 10:30 › Thrust hydrostatodynamic bearing with a controllable supply of the lubricant - Alexander Babin, Department of Mechatronics and International Engineering (State University - ESPC)  
10:30 - 12:00 1: Bearings under severe operating conditions - Michal Wasilczuk  
10:30 - 11:00 › A study the tribological characteristics on mixed and boundary lubrication condition for tilting pad bearing materials. - Hiromitsu Katsuki, Daido Metal Co.,Ltd.  
11:00 - 11:30 › Hydrodynamic plain bearings for mixed friction conditions – a material and design solution of Schaeffler - Michael Plogmann, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co KG  
11:30 - 12:00 › Application of an enhanced 900mm Tilting Pad Bearing in Large Steam Turbines - Ümit Mermertas, Ümit Mermertas  
12:10 - 13:45 Lunch  
14:00 - 15:30 2: Bearing seizure, wear and case study - Jean Bouyer  
14:00 - 14:30 › Thermal Effects on a Hydrodynamic Bearing's Clearance with Consequence to Seizure - minel jack braun, University of Akron, Dept off Mechanical Engineering  
14:30 - 15:00 › On the influence of the presence of geometrical discontinuities on journal bearing performance under thermohydrodynamic regime - célia giraudeau, Institut P' CNRS - Université de Poitiers - ENSMA UPR 3346 SP2MI, EDF R&D  
15:00 - 15:30 › Field measurement techniques and instrumentation for torsional vibrations determination - nicolas peton, GE  
15:30 - 16:15 Coffee break  
15:30 - 16:15 Posters  
16:15 - 18:15 3: Thrust bearings with composite coatings - Steve Dixon  
16:15 - 16:45 › Experimental comparison of the hydrodynamic thrust bearings with different coatings - Michał Wodtke, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Gdańsk University of Technology  
16:45 - 17:15 › Performance of a PEEK Lined, Tilt Pad Thrust Bearing at High Speeds with Oil Lubrication - JIE Zhou, Waukesha Bearings Corp.  
17:15 - 17:45 › Comparison of PEEK and PTFE materials for polymer coated thrust bearings of vertically aligned hydro power units - Andreas Schubert, ALSTOM Hydro  
17:45 - 18:15 › Innovative geometrical enhancement and use of composite coating structures to improve lifetime and performance of thrust bearings. - Chris Walker, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Diamond Hard Surfaces Ltd, Institute of Mechanical Engineers  

Friday, October 9, 2015

Time Event  
07:00 - 08:00 Registration - Registration at reception desk  
08:00 - 10:00 4: Journal and thrust bearing improvement - Scan DeCamillo  
08:00 - 08:30 › CFD analysis for the sprayer design of a direct lube tilting pad journal bearing - Libraschi Mirko, GE oil and gas  
08:30 - 09:00 › Multiphysical modeling comprehensiveness to model a high speed Laval rotor on journal bearings - Rob Eling, Delft University of Technology, Faculty 3mE, Department PME, Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine Europe  
09:00 - 09:30 › Numerical optimization and response surface mapping by experimental design of tilting pad bearings - Michael Branagan, Rotating Machinery and Control (ROMAC) Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia  
09:30 - 10:00 › 3-D Thermohydrodynamic Analysis of Textured, Grooved, Pocketed and Hydrophobic Pivoted-Pad Thrust Bearings - Christos Papadopoulos, National Technical University of Athens  
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break  
10:00 - 10:30 Posters  
10:30 - 12:30 5: Journal and thrust bearing applications - Christos Papadopoulos  
10:30 - 11:00 › Application of hydrodynamic radial bearings on large fossil steam turbine generators: selection of bearing types and use of dimensionless bearing dynamic coefficients in rotor dynamics analyses - Josef Huster, ALSTOM Power AG, Dept. of Transverse Technologies, ALSTOM Power AG, 5400 Baden, Brown Boveri Str. 7, Switzerland  
11:00 - 11:30 › Realistic Non-Destructive Evaluation of Journal and Thrust Bearings, especially for Post-Service Evaluation and after Refurbishment - Lyle Branagan, Pioneer Motor Bearing Company  
11:30 - 12:00 › New ecologically friendly tin base alloy from ZOLLERN BHW for highly loaded bearings - Edgar Gust, Edgar Gust  
12:00 - 12:30 › Performance comparison of Tokat® and babbitt for a Francis turbine's upper thrust bearing - Luciano Andriani, Kugler Bimetal SA  
12:45 - 14:15 Lunch  
14:30 - 16:30 Panel discussion : Which bearing materials for which applications? - Michel Fillon  
16:30 - 16:45 SF ASME Best poster award ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Closure  
  
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