This course teaches you about the selection and operation of various types of dynamic compressors. You'll learn the principles of operation for centrifugal and axial machines as well as multi staging of compressors. You'll also develop an understanding of the need for anti-surge controls and protective instrumentation to prevent compressor damage.
Earn a Micro-Credential
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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- describe types and operation of dynamic compressors
- describe centrifugal and axial flow dynamic compressors
- discuss basic controls of dynamic compressors
- discuss auxiliary equipment and multistage compressors.