Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020, Page: 53-60
The Development of High Efficiency Integrally Geared Driven Multistage Centrifugal Compressor
Leilei Han, Huayi Turbomachinery (Shandong) CO., LTD, Weifang City, China
Fubao Li, Huayi Turbomachinery (Shandong) CO., LTD, Weifang City, China
Ning Li, Huayi Turbomachinery (Shandong) CO., LTD, Weifang City, China
Haiyang Zhou, Huayi Turbomachinery (Shandong) CO., LTD, Weifang City, China
Lihui Jiang, Huayi Turbomachinery (Shandong) CO., LTD, Weifang City, China
Zongyang Wang, Huayi Turbomachinery (Shandong) CO., LTD, Weifang City, China
Received: Apr. 23, 2020;       Accepted: Jun. 2, 2020;       Published: Jun. 28, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfmts.20200602.12      View  13      Downloads  8
Abstract
Integrally geared multistage centrifugal compressors have been widely used in many industries. The design of the new compressor is very complicated and needs a reliable design process. This paper discussed the development of a high efficiency integrally geared driven centrifugal compressor for industrial applications. An inhouse program was used to design the centrifugal compressor through aerodynamic and structural optimization. CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) is a very important tool for centrifugal compressor design. CFD can help compressor design and perform three-dimensional optimization to further optimize the compressor. The compressor stage matching is also impact the overall compressor performance. The good stage match is very important to make the design success. The Finite Element Analysis (FEA) was used to verify the structure integrity. The CFD and FEA (Finite Element Analysis) analysis are performed to obtain a final compressor performance and to make sure to have a robust operation. The centrifugal compressor has the characteristics of high efficiency, no resonance, and low noise. The designed compressor prototype was built and performance tests were conducted. The performance test results demonstrated that the analytical are fairly agreed with experimental results. The development process and tools are successfully used in the compressor design. The design process can be used for future compressor development.
Keywords
Centrifugal Compressor, Compressor Design, CFD, FEA
To cite this article
Leilei Han, Fubao Li, Ning Li, Haiyang Zhou, Lihui Jiang, Zongyang Wang, The Development of High Efficiency Integrally Geared Driven Multistage Centrifugal Compressor, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics & Thermal Sciences. Special Issue: Fluid Mechanics & Thermal Sciences in Turbomachines. Vol. 6, No. 2, 2020, pp. 53-60. doi: 10.11648/j.ijfmts.20200602.12
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