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Compressor throughput control

asked May 11, 2014 in Simulation by cobiesmith (3,310 points)
What are the control methods used for centrifugal compressor throughput control?

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answered Feb 6, 2015 by Ravi Shekhar 1 (1,250 points)

Centrifugal Compressors

  • Speed Control
  • Suction Valve Throttling
  • Discharge Valve Throttling
  • Variable guide vane control
  • Recycle valve control

Reciprocating Compressors

  • Suction valve unloaders
  • Variable or fixed volume pockets

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