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Overview

Process Fan and Compressor Selection is ideal reference material for engineers, managers and designers in mechanical and chemical engineering, equipment manufacturers, those training to be engineers, and anyone working in the process industries.

COMPLETE CONTENTS:

  • Introduction
  • Preliminary choice of fan or compressor type
  • Fans
  • Centrifugal compressors
  • Axial compressors
  • Reciprocating compressors
  • Twin screw compressors – general
  • Oil-free twin screw compressors
  • Oil-injected twin screw compressors
  • Positive displacement blowers
  • Rotary, sliding vane compressors
  • Drives and transmissions
  • Lubrication
  • Seals for rotary machines
  • Inspection and testing
  • Containment safety.

The units used throughout this guide are SI units.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780852988251
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/2/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

The Editor, John Davidson, is a Consultant Engineer. He has worked for ICI in petrochemicals, power stations, machine design, and in pharmaceuticals in which he was responsible for all technical design activity. He is ably assisted by Otto von Bertele, an experience engineer and independent consultant with wide international experience.

The contributing authors, Ian Arbon, Keith Rayner, and Peter Critchley, provide a wealth of information drawn from their considerable work in the field.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Biographical Notes.

Notation.

PART ONE. INTRODUCTION AND PRELIMINARY SELECTION.

Chapter 1. Introduction.

1.1 The Purpose of the Guide.

1.2 The Philosophy of Selection.

1.3 Design Procedure.

Chapter 2. Preliminary Choice of Fan o0r Compressor Type.

2.1 Introduction.

2.2 Establishing the Duty.

2.3 Preliminary Choice of Fan or Compressor Type.

2.4 Fan and Compressor Applications.

2.5 Provision of Installed Spares.

2.6 Estimate of Costs.

PART TWO. TOTO-DYNAMIC MACHINES.

Foreword to Roto-Dynamic Machines.

Chapter 3. Fans.

3.1 Introduction.

3.2 Basic Data.

3.3 Margins.

3.4 Design Point.

3.5 Factors Affecting Centrifugal Fan Selection.

3.6 Axial Fans.

3.7 Control.

3.8 Selecting a Fan.

3.9 Power.

3.10 Drivers.

3.11 Casing.

3.12 Ducting.

3.13 Materials.

3.14 Noise.

3.15 Example.

Chapter 4. Centrifugal Compressors.

4.1 Introduction.

4.2 Characteristic.

4.3 Establish Duties.

4.4 Compressor Configuration.

4.5 Essential Data.

4.6 Tip Speed.

4.7 Flow Coefficient.

4.8 Diameter and Shaft Speed.

4.9 Polytropic Index.

4.10 Total Head.

4.11 Pressure Coefficient.

4.12 Stage Head.

4.13 Number of Impellers/Casings.

4.14 Discharge Temperature.

4.15 Intercooling.

4.16 Discharge Volume.

4.17 Power.

4.18 Compressor Characteristic.

4.19 Anti-surge.

4.20 Rotating Stall.

4.21 Control.

4.22 Operation.

4.23 Rotor Dynamics.

4.24 Shafts.

4.25 Impellers.

4.26 Seals.

4.27 Bearings.

4.28 Axial Unbalance and Bearings.

4.29 Casings.

4.30 Vessels.

4.31 Instrumentation.

4.32 Safety and Availability.

4.33 Couplings.

4.34 Layout.

4.35 Drivers.

4.36 Example.

Chapter 5. Axial Compressors.

5.1 Introduction.

5.2 Characteristic.

5.3 Establish Duty.

5.4 Design of Axial Stage.

5.5 Essential Data.

5.6 Arrangement.

5.7 Sizing.

5.8 Control.

5.9 Surging.

5.10 Casing.

5.11 Overall Dimensions.

5.12 Drivers.

5.13 Example.

PART THREE. POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT MACHINES.

Chapter 6. Reciprocating Compressors.

6.1 Introduction.

6.2 General Description.

6.3 Basic Process Data.

6.4 Number of Compressors.

6.5 Basic Design.

6.6 Throughput Control.

6.7 Number of Stages—Control Included.

6.8 Configuration.

6.9 Mean Piston Speed.

6.10 Frame Size.

6.11 Cylinder Design.

6.12 Volumetric Efficiency.

6.13 Piston Diameter.

6.14 Number of Cylinder Per Stage.

6.15 Compressor Valves.

6.16 Bearings and Lubrication.

6.17 Piston and Rider Rings.

6.18 Piston Glands.

6.19 Crankcase.

6.20 Materials.

6.21 Vessels.

6.22 Instrumentation.

6.23 Layout.

6.24 Noise.

6.25 Safety.

6.26 Drivers.

6.27 Other Considerations.

6.28 Operation.

6.29 Other Types of Reciprocating Compressors.

6.30 Example.

Chapter 7. Twin Screw Compressors—General.

7.1 Introduction.

7.2 Operation.

7.3 Range and Capacity.

7.4 Pressure.

7.5 Volume Ratio.

7.6 Design Details.

Chapter 8. Oil-Free Twin Screw Compressors.

8.1 Introduction.

8.2 Application.

8.3 Staging.

8.4 Clearances.

8.5 Discharge Temperature (t2).

8.6 Selecting the Right Size.

8.7 Control Requirements.

8.8 Power.

8.9 Temperature.

8.10 Noise.

8.11 Noise Attenuation.

8.12 Layout.

8.13 Gas Contamination.

Chapter 9. Oil-Injected Twin Screw Compressors.

9.1 Introduction.

9.2 Application.

9.3 Staging.

9.4 Clearances.

9.5 Discharge Temperature (td).

9.6 Selecting the Right Size.

9.7 Control.

9.8 Economiser.

9.9 Mechanical Details.

9.10 Compound Two-Stage Compressors.

9.11 Contamination.

9.12 Noise.

9.13 Compressor Module Layout.

9.14 Compressor Module Scope of Supply.

9.15 Lubricants.

9.16 Oil Carryover.

9.17 Oil-from-gas Separation.

Chapter 10. Positive Displacement Blowers.

10.1 Introduction.

10.2 Operation.

10.3 Application.

10.4 Range.

10.5 Swept Volume.

10.3 Efficiencies.

10.7 Tip Speed.

10.8 Pressure Rating.

10.9 Clearances.

10.10 Discharge Temperature.

10.11 Control.

10.12 Power.

10.13 Scope of Supply.

10.14 Materials of Construction.

10.15 Gas Contamination.

Chapter 11. Rotary, Sliding Vane Compressors.

11.1 Introduction.

11.2 Operation.

11.3 Applications.

11.4 Built in Volume-ratio.

11.5 Pressure Ratio.

11.6 Discharge Temperature.

11.7 Swept Volume.

11.8 Discharge Pressure Rating.

11.9 Rotor Tip Speed.

11.10 Vane Compressor Package.

11.11 Materials of Construction.

11.12 Gas Contamination.

PART FOUR. COMMON FEATURES.

Chapter 12. Drivers and Transmissions.

12.1 Introduction.

12.2 Factors Influencing Driver Selection.

12.3 Motors.

12.4 Steam Turbines.

12.5 Gas Turbines.

12.6 Engines.

12.7 Gas Expanders.

12.8 Driver Specification.

12.9 Gearbox Selection.

12.10 Shaft Coupling Characteristics.

Chapter 13. Lubrication.

13.1 Introduction.

13.2 Duty.

13.3 Oil Unit.

13.4 Oil.

Chapter 14. Seals for Rotary Machines.

14.1 Introduction.

14.2 Labyrinth Seals.

14.3 Positive Seals.

14.4 Other Seals.

Chapter 15. Inspection and Testing.

15.1 Introduction.

15.2 Design Audit.

15.3 Inspection.

15.4 Mechanical Test.

15.5 Performance Test.

15.6 String Test.

15.7 Recommendation.

Chapter 16. Containment Safety.

16.1 Introduction.

16.2 Gas Containment.

16.3 Parts Containment.

16.4 Monitoring.

Appendix I. Mechanical Data Sheets.

Appendix II. Properties of Gas Mixtures.

Bibliography.

Index.

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