mobile NEW Compressor Basics CourseⅠ(Reciprocating Compressor) English

Summary of course Summary of course

To acquire basic knowledge about compressors starting with the structure of compressors and compression theory to lead up to operation management.

Target Plant operators and engineers
Expected learning time 5hours
Shortest execution time 123minutes

Aim and feature of courseAim and feature of course

★ This course focuses on the reciprocating compressor and uses videos of various experiments relating to cut section models and operational theory to provide students with a basic understanding of the structure of a compressor, compression theory, compressor performance and operation management.
★ Combining animated computer graphics, narration, and real video imagery, the explanations are given a sense of presence and realism.

Curriculum Curriculum

Subject・Main items Main items
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Types of Compressors and Their Structure
    • 101 What Is a Compressor?
    • 102 Categorizing Compressors by Structure
    • 103-1 The Structure of a Reciprocating Compressor (1) - 1
    • 103-2 The Structure of a Reciprocating Compressor (1) - 2
    • 104 The Structure of a Reciprocating Compressor (2)
    Chapter 2 Gases and Compression
    • 201 Gases and Energy
    • 202 Compression Mechanism
    • 203 Forms of Compression
    Chapter 3 Equation of State for Real Gases
    • 301 State Function
    • 302 Boyle’s Law
    • 303 Gay-Lussac’s Law
    • 304-1 Equation of State for Real Gases - 1
    • 304-2 Equation of State for Real Gases - 2
    • 305 Equation of State for Real Gases for Practical Use
    • 306 Vapor Mixture and Equation of State for Real Gases
    • 307 Specific Heat
    Chapter 4 Absolute Work
    • 401-1 Isothermal Compression Absolute Work - 1
    • 401-2 Isothermal Compression Absolute Work - 2
    • 402 Adiabatic Compression Work
    • 403 Polytropic Compression Work
    Chapter 5 Industrial Work
    • 501-1 Isothermal Compression Industrial Work - 1
    • 501-2 Isothermal Compression Industrial Work - 2
    • 502 Industrial Work of Adiabatic Compression
    • 503 Work of Multistage Compression
    • 504 Temperature of Multistage Compression
    • 505 Actual Cycle
    • 506 Exercises
    Chapter 6 Motive Power
    • 601 Adiabatic Compressor Power
    • 602 Shaft Horsepower of a Reciprocating Compressor
    • 603 Shaft Horsepower Calculation (1)
    • 604 Shaft Horsepower Calculation (2)
    • 605 Shaft Horsepower Calculation (3)
    • 606 Shaft Horsepower Calculation (4)
    • 607 Shaft Horsepower Calculation (5)
    • 608 Shaft Horsepower Calculation (6)
    Chapter 7 Operation Management
    • 701 Compressor System
    • 702 Gas Flow and Drainage Measures
    • 703 Flow Control for a Reciprocating Compressor
    • 704 Impact of Operational Variations
    • 705 Compression Abnormalities and Measures
    • 706 Air Compressor Safety Measures