Intended Audience: mechanical engineers and other design and construction professionals
PDH UNITS: 3
This course provides an introduction to design of low pressure compressed air systems with a maximum design operating pressure of 125 psig, including piping, compressors, aftercoolers and separators, air receivers, and air dryers. Methods for sizing piping are included. The intention is to provide criteria to achieve economical, durable, efficient, and dependable compressed air systems to support owner’s facilities.
2. AIR INTAKE
3. AIR COMPRESSORS
4. AIR DISCHARGE PIPE
5. AFTERCOOLERS AND SEPARATORS
6. AIR DRYER
7. AIR RECEIVER
9. GENERAL DESIGN AND EQUIPMENT SCHEDULES
This course provides introductory design guidance for compressed air systems including compressors, aftercoolers, moisture separators, receivers, intakes and piping.
At the successful conclusion of this course, you’ll be able to identify and discuss:
- Learn about energy conservation strategies for compressed air systems;
- Learn how to specify and apply aftercoolers and moisture separators;
- Learn criteria for design of compressor foundations;
- Learn design fundamentals for air intakes;
- Learn about capacities and characteristics of reciprocating, helical screw, and rotary compressors;
- Learn the effect of intake temperature on compressor deliver; and
- Learn how and when to employ refrigerated air dryers.
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