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Improving Efficiency and Operating Range

  • Klaus H. Lüdtke
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Abstract

Since energy consumption and operational flexibility have a high priority, revolutionary inventions and evolutionary improvements have been continuously introduced over the last 100 years to enhance compressor aero-thermodynamics in order to increase both the efficiency and operating range of multistage single-shaft centrifugal compressors. This is especially so in the hydrocarbon processing industry, where such compressors are predominantly used.1

Keywords

Mach Number System Surge Leakage Flow Centrifugal Compressor Flow Angle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus H. Lüdtke
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  1. 1.Hedwigstrasse 10BerlinGermany

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