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A practical guide to compressor technology, 2d ed.


A practical guide to compressor technology, 2d ed.

Bloch, Heinz P.



574 pages




This work overviews the underlying theory, operating characteristics, design features, and maintenance of dynamic and positive displacement process gas compressors used in heavy process industries. Emphasis is on improving reliability and avoiding failure. This second edition contains new material on compressor specification, testing, reliability verification, and asset management. Numerous high-quality photos depict various types of compressors and components. The book will be used as a reference by engineers and plant managers who work with compressors. Bloch is a process machinery consultant.

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