Description

This book contains the papers from the 2013 International Conference on Compressors and Their Systems, held from 9-10 September at City University London. The long-running conference series is the ultimate global forum for reviewing the latest developments and novel approaches in compressor research. High-quality technical papers are sourced from around the globe, covering technology development, operation, maintenance and reliability, safety and environmental impact, energy efficiency and carbon footprint, system integration and behaviour, upgrades and refurbishment, design and manufacture, education and professional development. All the papers are previously unpublished and constitute leading edge research.

Key Features

  • Presents leading edge developments in compressor technology
  • Gives the latest prediction and modelling techniques
  • Details the new technology and machinery

Readership

Academic experts in compressors and their systems; Research specialists; Equipment suppliers; Anyone with an interest in compressors

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Sponsors
  • Foreword
  • Keynote Papers
    • What does the future hold for compressor manufacturers?
      • ABSTRACT
      • 1 INTRODUCTION
      • 2 TRENDS IN REFRIGERATION
      • 3 ADDITIONAL CHALLENGES
      • 4 ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
      • 5 NEW TECHNOLOGIES
      • 6 JUSTIFICATION FOR THE CHANGE
      • 7 CONCLUSIONS
    • Recent research of novel compression concepts for vapor compression heat pumping, air conditioning and refrigeration systems
      • ABSTRACT
      • 1 INTRODUCTION
      • 2 BOWTIE COMPRESSOR
      • 3 ROTARY SPOOL COMPRESSOR
      • 4 Z-COMPRESSOR
      • 5 LINEAR COMPRESSOR
      • 6 DIAPHRAGM COMPRESSOR
      • 7 SUMMARY
    • Sliding vane rotary compressor technology and energy saving
      • ABSTRACT
      • INTRODUCTION
      • 1 SLIDING VANE COMPRESSOR TECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY CONSUMPTION
      • 2 SLIDING VANE COMPRESSOR: PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION
      • 2 PREMIUM SECTORS OF SVRC
      • 3 CONCLUSIONS
      • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Compressor Systems
    • Experimental study of compressor operating characteristics and performance when using refrigerants R32, R1234yf, and two new low GWP developmental refrigerants as drop-in replacements for R410A
      • ABSTRACT
      • 1 INTRODUCTION
      • 2 EXPERIMENTAL METHODOLOGY
      • 3 RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      • 4 CONCLUSIONS
      • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    • Performance and suitability comparisons of some R22 possible substitute refrigerants
      • ABSTRACT
      • 1 INTRODUCTION
      • 2 COMPARISONS OF DIRECT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
      • 3 COMPARISONS OF COMPATIBILITY WITH EXISTING R22 SYSTEMS
      • 4 COMPARISONS OF SYSTEM PERFORMANCES
      • 5 CONCLUSIONS
      • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    • Oil level measurement in oil-injected screw compressor packages used in the petroleu

Details

No. of pages:
784
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Electronic ISBN:
9781782421702
Print ISBN:
9781782421696

About the editor

City University London

City University London is a leading research university focussed on business and the professions. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is one of the leading professional engineering institutions in the world