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Virtual Course: Practical Rotordynamics for Real Machinery, October 25-28, 2021

For engineers interested in rotordynamics training, we are pleased to announce, Practical Rotordynamics for Real Machinery on March 22-25, 2021. To learn more about the course and register, go to https://www.rotordynamicscourse.com. This course will be team-taught by three world-class experts in rotordynamics and Dyrobes: ERIK SWANSON of Xdot Bearing Technologies MALCOLM E. LEADER of Applied Machinery Dynamics MARK CORBO of No Bull Engineering The course will cost $2750 per participant. […]

Virtual Course: Practical Rotordynamics for Real Machinery, March 22-25, 2021

For engineers interested in rotordynamics training, we are pleased to announce, Practical Rotordynamics for Real Machinery on March 22-25, 2021. Because of the COVID travel restrictions, this course will be presented virtually for the first time and will be offered at a discounted cost. To learn more about the course and register, go to https://www.rotordynamicscourse.com/ This course will be team-taught by three world-class experts in rotordynamics and Dyrobes: ERIK SWANSON […]

Video & Paper: Ekofisk Revisited – Bearing Optimization for Improved Rotor Stability

Ekofisk Revisited – Bearing Optimization for Improved Rotor Stability E.J. Gunter’s 2020 paper on the Ekofisk incident Video presentation by Erik Swanson of Xdot Engineering Consulting on Dr. Gunter’s paper (PowerPoint PDF download provided below): PowerPoint PDF from Erik Swanson’s talk. More about Xdot Engineering and Erik Swanson.

San Antonio Course Postponed

News from Texas A&M Turbo Lab: “The 2020 Extended Short Courses have been postponed due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease, or COVID-19. New dates will be announced soon.” This includes Malcolm Leader’s Rotordynamics course scheduled for March 23-26. For updates, check back here or at https://turbolab.tamu.edu/short-courses/.

San Antonio Course March 23-26, 2020

Update: Postponed due to coronavirus precautions.   Texas A&M Turbo Lab’s Rotordynamics course is offered each spring. This course is for beginning and intermediate level engineers in the petroleum, chemical, power and gas industries. It provides a basis for understanding the rotordynamics — the behavior and diagnosis — of turbines, compressors, expanders, motors, pumps and generators, as well as their subcomponents. The course is packed with case studies and workshops […]

Sarasota Rotordynamics Training Coming up in February

For engineers interested in rotordynamics training, there is still time to enroll in the popular short course, Practical Rotordynamics for Real Machinery, in Sarasota, FL. The course will run from Monday through Thursday (February 10-13, 2020). The instructors will also be available to review your Dyrobes questions. To learn more about the course and register, go to https://www.rotordynamicscourse.com This course will be team-taught by three world-class experts in rotordynamics and […]

Follow-up to 2019 Houston Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia

It was great to meet all the engineers who stopped by the Dyrobes booth at the 2019 Houston Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia. And special thanks to Thomas Gresham of Xdot Engineering who presented the new Morton Effect optional program at the Dyrobes Users Group following the Symposia. Contact Peter Gunter at (434) 326-6797 or Peter@rodyn.com for a free PDF copy of Dr. Wen Jeng Chen’s textbook, Practical Rotordynamics and Fluid […]

Dyrobes Users Group Meeting at 2019 Houston Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia

The Dyrobes User Group will meet on Thursday, September 12, 1-5 p.m. in conference room 381A at the George R. Brown Convention Center at the conclusion of the 2019 Houston Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia. This free session will feature presentations from Dyrobes users, advanced Dyrobes training, and a new-feature review. The User Group program will include Dr. Wen Jeng Chen, the creator of Dyrobes; Dr. Erik Swanson of XDot Engineering; […]

Rotordynamics and Dyrobes Short Course in Charlottesville 2019

Practical Rotordynamics for Real Machinery April 8-11, 2019 Charlottesville, VA Xdot Engineering and Analysis will be offering a short course on Practical Rotordynamics for Real Machinery April 8 through 11 in Charlottesville, VA. Feel free to bring your Dyrobes questions and analysis. The short course is targeted at beginning and intermediate rotating equipment engineers who have a need to develop a practical understanding of the dynamic behavior and analysis of […]

Sarasota Rotordynamics Training in October; also a Users Group Recap from Houston

For engineers interested in rotordynamics training, there is still time to enroll in the popular short course, Practical Rotordynamics for Real Machinery, in Sarasota, FL. The course will run from Monday through Thursday (October 22-25) and cost $2750 per participant. An optional in-depth introduction to Dyrobes will be presented on Friday, October 26, at an additional cost of $625. To learn more about the course and register, go to https://www.rotordynamicscourse.com, […]