API TR 684-1 API Standard Paragraphs Rotordynamic Tutorial: Lateral Critical Speeds, Unbalance Response, Stability, Train Torsionals, and Rotor Balancing, First Edition
STANDARD by American Petroleum Institute, 11/01/2019
This technical report describes, discusses, and clarifies the section of the API Standard Paragraphs that outlines the complete rotordynamics acceptance program. The acceptance program was designed by API to ensure mechanical reliability of equipment. This document is an introduction to the major aspects of rotating equipment vibrations that are addressed during a typical lateral dynamics analysis.