Compressor Handbook – Paul Hanlon – 1st Edition

The benchmark guide for technology pros. You don’t have to scour piles of technical literature for any longer. The compiled by packs all the answers on design procedures, practical application, and maintenance of compressors—straight from top experts on these widely used machines.

You get details on everything from fundamentals and theory to applications, techniques, and today’s materials — including sought-after data on compressors that inflate tires, spray paint, increase the density of natural gas, or perform any of a myriad of other important industrial and day-to-day functions. This fully illustrated Handbook can help you:

  • Understand the structure and operation of compressors of all types.
  • Design or select compressors for any use, from power-cleaning to chemical processes.
  • Follow step-by-step design procedures for fewer errors and optimized results.
  • Specify leading-edge materials, components, and lubricants.
  • Operate and maintain all types of compressors at peak efficiency.
  • Answer questions on and provide designs for ancillary and auxiliary equipment.
  • Invent new applications for compressor technology.
  • Easily find tabular data on gas properties, efficiency curves, compression ratios, and horsepower, plus definitions of nomenclature.

1: Compressor Theory.
2: Compressor Performance – Positive Displacement.
3: Compressor Performance – Dynamic.
4: Centrifugal Compressors – Construction and Testing.
5: Compressor Analysis.
6: Compressor and Piping System Simulation.
7: Very High Pressure Compressors (over 100 MPa [14500 psi].
8: CNG Compressors.
9: Liquid Transfer/Vapor Recovery.
10: Compressed Natural Gas for Vehicle Fueling.
11: Gas Boosters.
12: Scroll Compressors.
13: Straight Lobe Compressors.
14: The Oil-Flooded Rotary Screw Compressor.
15: Diaphragm Compressors.
16: Rotary Compressor Seals.
17: Reciprocating Compressor Sealing.
18: Compressor Lubrication.
19: Principles of Bearing Design.
20: Compressor Valves.
21: Compressor Control Systems.
22: Compressor .
23: Packaging Compressors.

Title: Compressor Handbook
Author: Paul Hanlon
Edition: 1st Edition
ISBN: 0070260052 | 9780070260054
Type: eBook
Language: English
Mechanical Engineering
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