This course describes the selection and operation of various types of dynamic compressors. The principles of operation are discussed for centrifugal and axial machines and multistaging of compressors is explained. Learn about the need for anti-surge controls and protective instrumentation to prevent compressor damage.
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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