Chapter 1: Compressor Theory. Chapter 2: Compressor Performance - Positive Displacement. Chapter 3: Compressor Performance - Dynamic. Chapter 4: Centrifugal Compressors - Construction and Testing. Chapter 5: Compressor Analysis. Chapter 6: Compressor and Piping System Simulation. Chapter 7: Very High Pressure Compressors (over 100 MPa [14500 psi]. Chapter 8: CNG Compressors. Chapter 9: Liquid Transfer/Vapor Recovery. Chapter 10: Compressed Natural Gas for Vehicle Fueling. Chapter 11: Gas Boosters. Chapter 12: Scroll Compressors. Chapter 13: Straight Lobe Compressors. Chapter 14: The Oil-Flooded Rotary Screw Compressor. Chapter 15: Diaphragm Compressors. Chapter 16: Rotary Compressor Seals. Chapter 17: Reciprocating Compressor Sealing. Chapter 18: Compressor Lubrication. Chapter 19: Principles of Bearing Design. Chapter 20: Compressor Valves. Chapter 21: Compressor Control Systems. Chapter 22: Compressor Foundations. Chapter 23: Packaging Compressors.
Paul Hanlon is manager of product design with C. Lee Cook in Louisville, Kentucky. A mechanical engineering graduate of the University of Cincinnati, he has worked for over 40 years in the design, application, and troubleshooting of seals for engines, compressors, and other major equipment used throughout the chemical, oil, and gas-processing industries. Mr. Hanlon is also the author of numerous articles for leading technical journals.
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