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Radial Compressor Geometry Primer - Video Blog

By Mark R. Anderson
Nov 30, 2018


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Below is a 4 minute video blog from Mark Anderson, Concepts NREC's Chief Technology Officer, on the geometry of radial compressors. In it, he details the various parts of the compressor wheel, including the inducer, splitters, backsweep, etc. He also looks at open and closed (shrouded) impellers and the pros and cons of each design.

 

Click on the image below to launch the full-size video.

 

 

 

 

Tags: Inducers, Engineering, Turbomachinery Design, Radial Compressor Design, Centrifugal Compressors, Impeller

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