Gas Compressors Selection and Design


The “Gas Compressors: Selection and Design” course is tailored to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills required for selecting and designing gas compressors for various industrial applications. This course covers the fundamentals of gas compression, different types of compressors, selection criteria, design considerations, and best practices for ensuring efficient and reliable compressor performance.

  • Understanding Gas Compression: Gain insight into the principles and importance of gas compression in industrial processes.
  • Types of Gas Compressors: Learn about different types of gas compressors and their operating principles.
  • Selection Criteria: Understand the factors to consider when selecting gas compressors for specific applications.
  • Design Considerations: Develop proficiency in designing gas compressor systems for optimal performance and efficiency.
  • Best Practices: Acquire knowledge of best practices for installation, operation, and maintenance of gas compressors.
    • Introduction to Gas Compression:

      • Importance of gas compression in industrial processes
      • Basic principles of gas compression: pressure, temperature, and volume relationships
      • Applications of gas compressors in various industries: oil and gas, petrochemical, power generation, and manufacturing
    • Types of Gas Compressors:

      • Positive displacement compressors: reciprocating and rotary screw compressors
      • Dynamic compressors: centrifugal and axial flow compressors
      • Comparison of compressor types based on performance, efficiency, and application suitability
    • Selection Criteria:

      • Factors influencing compressor selection: gas composition, flow rate, pressure ratio, temperature, and reliability requirements
      • Considerations for process conditions, such as adiabatic efficiency, suction and discharge conditions, and compressor control
    • Design Considerations:

      • Design principles for gas compressor systems: sizing, layout, and configuration
      • Integration with other equipment and systems: suction scrubbers, intercoolers, aftercoolers, and control systems
      • Safety considerations and compliance with industry standards and regulations
    • Performance Evaluation:

      • Methods for evaluating compressor performance: efficiency, capacity, power consumption, and pressure ratio
      • Performance testing and monitoring techniques
      • Interpretation of performance data and troubleshooting common issues
    • Installation and Operation:

      • Proper installation techniques and considerations
      • Startup and shutdown procedures
      • Monitoring and control of compressor operation for optimal performance and safety
    • Maintenance and Reliability:

      • Routine maintenance practices for gas compressors
      • Inspection and testing procedures
      • Predictive maintenance techniques and condition monitoring
    • Case Studies and Practical Exercises:

      • Real-world examples of gas compressor selection and design
      • Hands-on exercises in sizing compressors for specific applications
      • Group discussions on best practices and lessons learned
  • By the end of this course, participants will:

    • Have a comprehensive understanding of gas compression principles and compressor types.
    • Be able to select the appropriate gas compressor based on specific application requirements and performance criteria.
    • Develop skills in designing gas compressor systems for optimal performance and efficiency.
    • Understand best practices for installation, operation, and maintenance of gas compressors.
    • Be aware of safety considerations and regulatory requirements related to gas compressor operations.
  • This course is suitable for:

    • Mechanical Engineers
    • Process Engineers
    • Maintenance Engineers
    • Plant Operators
    • Reliability Engineers
    • Project Managers
    • Anyone involved in the selection, design, installation, operation, or maintenance of gas compressors

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