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Module 8 - Compression Cycle II


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Module 8 - Compression Cycle II

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Compression Cycle II


The concept of volumetric efficiency and the factors that affect it, transformation of energy, and mechanical energy.

Upon completion of this module you will understand how to:

1. Define volumetric efficiency.
2. Name the factors affecting volumetric efficiency.
3. Explain the term compression ratio, and calculate the compression ratio of a compressor.
4. Explain the term "adiabatic compression."
5. Explain transformation of energy and give an example.
6. Define mechanical efficiency.

Topic 1: Factors Affecting Volumetric Efficiency

* Topic Introduction and Objectives
* Volumetric Efficiency of the Compressor
* Factors Affecting Volumetric Efficiency
* Clearance Volume of the Cylinder
* Clearance Volume of the Cylinder: Piston Head Clearance
* Clearance Volume of the Cylinder: Spaces in the Cylinder Head
* Compression Ratio
* Calculating Compression Ratio: An Example
* Discharge Valve Closing
* Suction Valve Effect
* Superheating in the Cylinders
* Check-Point Question: Compression Ratio
* Check-Point Questions: Volumetric Efficiency
* Topic Summary

Topic 2: Energy

* Topic Introduction and Objectives
* Adiabatic Compression
* Transformation of Energy
* Check-Point Question: Adiabatic Compression
* Topic Summary

Topic 3: Mechanical Efficiency

* Topic Introduction and Objectives
* Drive Efficiency
* Mechanical Efficiency of the Motor
* Check-Point Question: Mechanical Efficiency
* Topic Summary


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