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Participants Sought for pumping machinery dynamics review.

Press Release Summary:

Apr 09, 2013 - Under ANSI approval, Hydraulic Institute seeks qualified individuals to review Dynamics of Pumping Machinery. This new guideline describes and recommends means to appropriately evaluate pumping machinery construction attributes and relevant site characteristics to determine effects of dynamic performance on equipment life and reliability. Also, guideline describes and recommends levels of evaluation and validation commensurate with degree of equipment uncertainty and application risk.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

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Hydraulic Institute Enlists Participants to Review a New Guideline - Dynamics of Pumping Machinery

Press release date: Apr 04, 2013

Parsippany NJ – The Hydraulic Institute (HI), under the approval of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is seeking qualified individuals to participate in the review process of a new guideline entitled Dynamics of Pumping Machinery.

This new guideline that describes and recommends the means to appropriately evaluate pumping machinery construction attributes and relevant site characteristics in order to determine the effects of dynamic performance on equipment life and reliability.

It describes and recommends various levels of detailed evaluation and validation that are commensurate with the degree of equipment uncertainty and application risk.

Rotodynamic pump dynamic response is the result of excitation forces sourced in the pump or its system, amplified or attenuated by natural frequency resonances (poles) or anti-resonances (zeros), as well as by how well the pump is supported by its foundation.

The influence and control of the excitation forces, natural frequencies, and foundation support will all be considered by this standard. Excitation forces consist of an amplitude and a discrete frequency (e.g. vane passing frequency) or a frequency span, and can be associated with either mechanical or hydraulic causes.

The scope of the document encompasses Rotodynamic pumps as referenced in the Hydraulic Institute Standards.

About the Hydraulic Institute: The mission of the Hydraulic Institute is to be a value-adding resource to member companies, engineering consulting firms, and pump users worldwide by developing and delivering comprehensive industry standards, expanding knowledge by providing education and tools for the effective application, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, and performance optimization of pumps and pumping systems, and by serving as a forum for the exchange of industry information. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and its Standards Partners, visit www.Pumps.org.

About Pump Systems Matter:  Pump Systems Matter (PSM) is an educational initiative created to assist North American pump users gain a more competitive business advantage through strategic, broad-based energy management and pump system performance optimization. PSM’s mission is to provide the marketplace with tools and collaborative opportunities to integrate pump system performance optimization and efficient energy management practices into normal business operations. For information and registration details on educational offerings visit the Pump Systems Matter website at www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.