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Reciprocating Gas Compressors

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Gas Wellhead Pounds per Square Inch

Gas Pipeline

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Suction of Compressor

Discharge of Compressor

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Applications for Gas compressors


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Gas Injection

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Gas Lift

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Gas Gathering

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Coal Seam Gas Evacuation

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Gas Storage Summer

open closed closed open

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Gas Storage Winter

closed open open closed

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Gas Transmission

Station 1

Station 2

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WATER
BOILER

STEAM

GENERATOR

TURBINE ENGINE

Gas Turbine Fuel Booster


Co-generation
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The size of the cylinder is determined by the pressure and quantity of the gas to be compressed.

Larger diameter cylinders are for lower pressures. Gas, at a lower pressure,occupies more space.
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The size of the cylinder is determined by the pressure and quantity of the gas to be compressed.

Smaller diameter cylinders are for higher pressures. Gas, at a higher pressure, occupies less space.
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CYLINDER BORE

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INLET VALVES

DISCHARGE VALVES

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Differential pressure opens the inlet valves.

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50 psi

Springs inside the valve close the valve.

50 psi

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50 psi

Differential pressure holds the inlet valve closed.

105 psi

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Differential pressure opens the discharge valves.

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Springs inside the valve close the valve.


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Differential pressure holds the discharge valves closed.

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DAMPING SPRINGS CLOSING SPRINGS SEAT PLATE DAMPING PLATE

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Valve internals

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What causes the pressure changes in the cylinder bore?

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~xr x
(length of bore)

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PISTON ROD

PISTON

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OIL IN

PISTON ROD

VENT

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114.7psiA

458.8 psiA

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80 F

320 F

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Ex: Overall ratio, when considering absolute, is 17.56 : 1 1st stg= 100-283, 2nd stg= 283-760, 3rd stg= 760-2000 (2.6 : 1) (2.6 : 1) (2.6 : 1)

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444 psi

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vent and drain connections

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