heat of compression


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heat of compression

[′hēt əv kəm′presh·ən]
(thermodynamics)
Heat generated when air is compressed.
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It is insulated to retain the heat of compression to be used to offset the Joule-Thomson cooling effect from the expansion of air during power generation.
Fluids and coolants remove the heat of compression and keep your air compressor operating smoothly.
heat of compression will be rejected to one cross flow cooling tower.
Carbon contamination can also occur through the action of the heat of compression on the lubricating oil, or by the normal wear patterns of carbon piston rings used in some types of oil-free compressors.
The thermal heat capacity of the HARS is higher than the gas, so as the gas is compressed the heat of compression is rapidly transferred into the HARS, thus stabilising the gas temperature and providing isothermal compression.
2), resulting in an additional 2/3-ton (2 kW) of heat of compression for a total of 4.
The Ingersoll Rand Heat of Compression (HOC) dryer also earned a gold award in the compressed air category.
To address these issues, SwRI researchers designed an internally cooled, inline centrifugal compressor diaphragm (patent pending) that removes the heat of compression without the need for external intercoolers using liquid cooling.
Providing a greener method for treating compressed air, a new line of heat of compression (HOC) dryers turn wasted heat into useful energy, resulting in clean, dry, oil-free air at less cost than desiccant dryers.
Heat of compression temperatures can cause non-uniform thermal effects in the food.
The adiabatic heat of compression and decompression causes food temperatures to increase and decrease almost instantaneously.
When the piston reaches its highest point, this lean fuel-air mixture spontaneously combusts due to the heat of compression, as in a diesel engine.