Compressor Systems - Mechanical Design and Specification - Me46 - Virtual

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LEVEL: Specialized

DATES: 5-16 October     ENROLL NOW  
 

TUITION: $4,610 USD

DESIGNED FOR:  Mechanical, facilities, plant, or pipeline engineers and technicians needing an in-depth understanding of the different types of compressors

ABOUT THIS COURSE: This specialized-level course provides an in-depth understanding of centrifugal, reciprocating, and screw compressors. This course provides basic knowledge of compressor types and associated auxiliary systems, mechanical design of equipment, operating and performance characteristics, control and monitoring systems, maintenance practices, and codes and standards.

This two-week program covers the core engineering skills and theories surrounding compression systems, whilst also diving into the equipment itself. Attendees should be familiar with related compression thermodynamics, although reference material is included.

COURSE STRUCTURE

  • WEEK 1
  • WEEK 2

DAY 1

 

Instructor-led Virtual Session (1.5 hours)

Introductions/Program Overview

Compression Overview

 

Online Learning Modules (approximately 3 hours)

Compression Types and Selection

Basic Terminology

Gas and Liquid Physical Properties

Qualitative Phase Behavior

 

Problem Assignments (approximately .5 hours)

 

 

DAY 2

 

Instructor-led Virtual Session (1.5 hours)

Problem Assignment Review

Engineering Fundamentals

Fluid Properties

 

Online Learning Modules (approximately 1 hour)

Separation Fundamentals

 

Problem Assignment (approximately 1 hour)

 

 

DAY 3

 

Instructor-led Virtual Session (1.5 hours)

Problem Assignment Review

Compressor calculations

 

Online Learning Modules (approximately 1 hour)

First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics

Compressor Head, Power and Discharge Temperature

 

Problem Assignment (approximately 1.5 hours)

 

 

DAY 4

 

Instructor-led Virtual Session (2 hours)

Problem Assignment Review

Centrifugal Compression Equipment

 

Online Learning Modules (approximately 2 hour)

Principles of Compressor Operations (Centrifugal Compressors)

 

Optional Online Learning Modules

Bearing systems

Lubrication systems

Sealing systems

 

Problem Assignment (approximately 1 hour)

 

 

DAY 5

 

Instructor-led Virtual Session (2 hours):

Mechanical Seals

 

Online Learning Modules (approximately 1 hour)

Machinery Design, Materials and Subsystems

DAY 1

 

Instructor-led Virtual Session (2 hours):

Compression Fundamentals

 

Prereading Assignment

Chapter 2 - Introduction to Compressors

 

Problem Assignments (approximately 1-2 hours)

 

 

 

DAY 2

 

Instructor-led Virtual Session (2 hours):

Centrifugal Compressors

 

 

Prereading Assignment

Chapter 3 - Centrifugal Compressors

 

Problem Assignments (approximately 1 hour)

 

 

 

DAY 3

 

Instructor-led Virtual Session (2 hours):

Positive Displacement Compressors

 

 

Prereading Assignment

Chapter 4 - Positive Displacement Compressors

 

 

Problem Assignments (approximately 1-2 hours)

 

 

 

DAY 4

 

Instructor-led Virtual Session:

Problem defrief and Study Hall - instructor available for questions

 

 

Online Learning Modules (approximately 2-3 hours)

Reciprocating Engines, Electric Motor Drivers and Generators

 

 

Problem Assignment

 

 

DAY 5

 

Instructor-led Virtual Session (2 hours):

Commissioning Installation & Testing

Wrap-up