, Volume 41, Issue 7-8, pp 439-443

Increasing the Efficiency of Refrigerating Centrifugal Compressors with a Refrigerating Capacity of Less than 100 kW

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Abstract

We consider the hydraulic resistance of a compressor with a high-speed built-in drive (HED) versus the inlet flow. We also examine the process of compression in a refrigerating centrifugal compressor (CRC) with allowance for the HED losses. We give the efficiency relations for a number of HEDs of different sizes and types with a new flow section and a water-cooled synchronous drive.

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Translated from Khimicheskoe i Neftegazovoe Mashinostroenie, No. 8, pp. 27–29, August, 2005.