|Bloch, Heinz P.|
A Practical Guide to Compressor Technology
2. Edition October 2006
2006. 590 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-471-72793-4 - John Wiley & Sons
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Gas compressors are used in a multitude of applications, including petrochemical and refining processes, refrigeration equipment, pipeline transport of domestic gas, and turbochargers and superchargers in internal combustion engines.A Practical Guide to Compressor Technology, Second Edition gives chemical engineers, plant operation personnel, and other readers the basic laws governing compressor design, guidance on operating various types of heavy process industry equipment, tips for selecting optimum compressor configurations and auxilliaries, and instructions on how to maintain compressors.
From the contents
PART I POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT COMPRESSOR TECHNOLOGY.
2 Reciprocating Process Compressor Design Overview.
3 Reciprocating Compressor Performance and Monitoring Considerations.
4 Labyrinth Piston Compressors.
6 Metal Diaphragm Compressors.
7 Lobe and Sliding Vane Compressors.
8 Liquid Ring Compressors.
9 Rotary Screw Compressors and Filter Separators.
10 Reciprocating Compressor Performance and Sizing Fundamentals.
PART II DYNAMIC COMPRESSOR TECHNOLOGY.
11 Simplified Equations for Determining the Performance of Dynamic Compressors.
12 Design Considerations and Manufacturing Techniques.
13 Advanced Sealing and Bearing Systems.
14 Couplings, Torque Transmission, and Torque Sensing.
15 Lubrication, Sealing, and Control Oil Systems for Turbomachinery.
16 Compressor Control.
17 Head-Flow Curve Shape of Centrifugal Compressors.
18 Use of Multiple-Inlet Compressors.
19 Compressor Performance Testing.
20 Procurement, Audit, and Asset Management Decisions.
21 Reliability-Driven Asset Management Strategies.
APPENDIX A PROPERTIES OF COMMON GASES.
APPENDIX B SHORTCUT CALCULATIONS AND GRAPHICAL COMPRESSOR SELECTION PROCEDURES.
APPENDIX C BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS.