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Centrifugal Compressors

Author : Meherwan P. Boyce
ISBN : 9780878148011
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Annotation The proper selection of a compressor is a complex and important decision. The successful operation of many plants depends on smooth and efficient compressor operations. To ensure the best selection and proper maintenance of a centrifugal compressor, the engineer must have a knowledge of many engineering disciplines. Boyce provides an up-to-date reference in the field of centrifugal compressors covering all major aspects of design, operation, and maintenance. As well, he includes technical details on sizing, plant layout, fuel selection, types of drives, and performance characteristics of all major components in a co-generation or combined-cycle power plant.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Process Centrifugal Compressors

Author : Klaus H. Lüdtke
ISBN : 9783662094495
Genre : Science
File Size : 53.79 MB
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Originating in the process compressor industry, this text primarily addresses: rotating equipment engineers, project engineers, engineering contractors, and compressor user companies in oil and gas field operations, natural gas processing, petroleum refining, petrochemical processing, industrial refrigeration, and chemical industries. It enables the reader to assess compressors and defines the constraints influencing the compressor design.
Category: Science

Centrifugal Compressors

Author : Ronald H. Aungier
ISBN : 0791800938
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 88.94 MB
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A mechanical engineer with a Pennsylvania turbomachinery company, A ungier describes his own system and strategy for designing and analyzing centrifugal compressor aerodynamics. To address the novice as well as the experienced in the field, he presents the basic thermodynamic and fluid dynamic principles, empirical models, and key numerical methods that form the basis of his methods. His strategy, or design practice, he found harder to describe because it involves a process of reasoning rather than following an established set of principles. He recognizes that his is only one of many possible methods, but makes no effort to compare or contrast his with any other.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Control Of Surge In Centrifugal Compressors By Active Magnetic Bearings

Author : Se Young Yoon
ISBN : 9781447142409
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Surge Control of Active-magnetic-bearing-suspended Centrifugal Compressors sets out the fundamentals of integrating active magnetic bearing (AMB) rotor suspension technology in compressor systems, and describes how this relatively new bearing technology can be employed in active control of compressor surge initiation. The authors provide a self-contained and comprehensive review of rotordynamics and the fundamentals of AMB technology. The active stabilization of compressor surge employing AMBs in a machine is fully explored, from modeling of instability and controller design, to the implementation and experimental testing of the control algorithm in a specially-constructed, industrial-size centrifugal compression system. The results of these tests demonstrate the great potential of the new surge control method suggested in this text. This book will be useful for engineers in industries that involve turbocompressors and magnetic bearings, as well as for researchers and graduate students in the field of applied control. Whatever their level of experience, engineers working in the fields of turbomachinery, magnetic bearings, rotordynamics and controls will find the material in this book absorbing as all these important aspects of engineering are integrated to create a multi-disciplinary solution to a real-life industrial problem and the book is a suitable introduction to the area for newcomers.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Centrifugal Compressor Stage

Author : Thomas Barker Ferguson
ISBN : UOM:39015028447889
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Centrifugal Compressors

Author : SAE Powerplant Activity Committee
ISBN : UOM:39015002048331
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Analytical Correlation Of Centrifugal Compressor Design Geometry For Maximum Efficiency With Specific Speed

Author : Michael R. Galvas
ISBN : UIUC:30112106884189
Genre : Mathematics
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Centrifugal compressor performance was examined analytically to determine optimum geometry for various applications as characterized by specific speed. Seven specific losses were calculated for various combinations of inlet tip-exit diameter ratio, inlet hub-tip diameter ratio, blade exit backsweep, and inlet-tip absolute tangential velocity for solid body prewhirl. The losses considered were inlet guide vane loss, blade loading loss, skin friction loss, recirculation loss, disk friction loss, vaneless diffuser loss, and vaned diffuser loss. Maximum total efficiencies ranged from 0.497 to 0.868 for a specific speed range of 0.257 to 1.346. Curves of rotor exit absolute flow angle, inlet tip-exit diameter ratio, inlet hub-tip diameter ratio, head coefficient and blade exit backsweep are presented over a range of specific speeds for various inducer tip speeds to permit rapid selection of optimum compressor size and shape for a variety of applications.
Category: Mathematics

Advanced Centrifugal Compressors

Author : American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Turbomachinery Committee
ISBN : UCAL:B4364436
Genre : Compressors
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