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Performance Characteristics of Regenerative Flow Compressors for Natural Gas Compression Application

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Mukarrum Raheel

2555 Engineering Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824e-mail: raheelmu@msu.edu

Abraham Engeda

2555 Engineering Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824e-mail: engeda@egr.msu.edu

J. Energy Resour. Technol 127(1), 7-14 (Mar 29, 2005) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1860569 History: Received March 13, 2003; Revised December 09, 2004; Online March 29, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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A regenerative compressor
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Efficiency vs specific speed for various compressors
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Assembly of four-stage RFC
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Layout of four-stage RFC
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First-stage impeller of four-stage RFC
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First-stage channel of four-stage RFC
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Pressure ratio and isothermal efficiency vs impeller tip Mach number for various inlet pressures
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Pressure ratio and isothermal efficiency vs impeller tip Mach number for various inlet pressures
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Pressure ratio and isothermal efficiency vs impeller tip Mach number for various inlet pressures
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Pressure ratio vs impeller tip Mach number and flow coefficient for four-stage RFC
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Isothermal efficiency vs impeller tip Mach number and flow coefficient for four-stage RFC
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Pressure ratio vs impeller tip Mach number and specific mass flow rate for four-stage RFC
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Isothermal efficiency vs impeller tip Mach number and specific mass flow rate for four-stage RFC
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Control volumes representing section dθ of open channel and impeller
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Theoretical and test data overlapped for flow rate 195 slpm (0.003 25 m3 /s)
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Theoretical and test data overlapped for flow rate 250 slpm (.004 16 m3 /s)

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