Gas Compressors

Code : O/2

Course Objectives

This training course teaches critical information related to fluid behavior in gas processing operations. It also focuses on the application of centrifugal force to move gases. The course will provide participants with the knowledge & skills required understanding, operating & maintaining centrifugal & positive displacement compressors.


Course Modules

Gas Behavior

  • Basic principles & laws
  • Gas measurement
  • Handling precautions

Centrifugal Compressors

  • Definition of centrifugal force
  • Ratio, heat, capacity
  • Rate of compression
  • Construction design
  • Maintenance of centrifugal compressors

Positive Displacement Compressors

  • Reciprocating compressors
  • rotary compressors & blowers
  • Construction
  • operation
  • lubrication
  • cooling
  • Start up & shut down procedures
  • Safety controls 

Target Audience

  • Project Engineers
  • Pipeline Engineers & Technicians
  • Maintenance Engineers & Technicians
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