Compressors & Compression - 2 days

Course Location The Holiday Inn Hotel, Runcorn, Cheshire
Cost £550
Type of course in situ
Course provider Pump Centre - ESR Technology Ltd
Available dates for this course

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A two-day in-depth course on the theory of compression, and on the practical application and use of compressors.

This course will address the many aspects of gas compression equipment and applications, from an appreciation of gas thermodynamics to compressor/mechanical design. Although primarily directed towards engineers in the Petro-Chemical Industry it covers all types of compression equipment and is anticipated to be of interest to users and vendors alike.


The course will allow delegates:

- To understand how the gas affects every aspects of the compressor design and application
- To appreciate the background and methods of compressor thermodynamics
- To learn the range of compression equipment available
- To gain understanding of vacuum and refrigeration applications
- To understand some of the auxiliary systems, drivers and controls associated with compressors
- To be able to effectively troubleshoot a compressor problem to keep machines running

Topics include:
- Gasses
- The family of compressors
- Standards, History of compression
- Thermodynamics, Compressor Calculations
- Vacuum equipment
- Refrigeration Equipment, Drivers, power systems
- Lubrication and seal systems
- Instrumentation and controls
- Troubleshooting, Problem workshop and questions

This course is for engineers, technologists and individuals involved in compressors and compression services, plant design, equipment selection, operation and maintenance. Vendor and contractors application engineers and field sales staff will find the course of particular interest as the customer aspect is highlighted. Managers and supervisory personnel who need to understand the language of compressors and compression, including troubleshooting, will benefit from the training.

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