Surge and Surge Control (TWB002)

This intermediate-level, operator-oriented course discusses the surge phenomena that can occur when operating a centrifugal compressor. It describes the warning signs of surge, the consequences of surge, and the strategies and benefits of controlling it. The course also identifies the components of a typical performance curve and their relationship to the operation of a centrifugal compressor. A variety of interactive activities and periodic review questions challenge students to recognize the characteristics of surge and how to avoid it during normal operation.

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2016 Dresser-Rand Training Catalog