Chapter 10. Compressed Air System

  1. Dr. Zoran K. Morvay PhD in electrical engineering1 and
  2. Dr. Dušan D. Gvozdenac PhD Professor Chairman director2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714379.ch10

Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management

Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management

How to Cite

Morvay, Z. K. and Gvozdenac, D. D. (2008) Compressed Air System, in Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714379.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    UNDP, Croatia

  2. 2

    Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, Yugoslavia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697429

Online ISBN: 9780470714379

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Keywords:

  • compressed air system;
  • compressor performance graph;
  • compressed air leakage determination;
  • operational daily air compressor schedule;
  • leakage and reduction or elimination;
  • compressed air system energy audit;
  • load/unload and pump-up test comparison

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • System Description

  • Performance Analysis

  • Performance Improvement Opportunities

  • Performance Monitoring

  • Example: Detailed Energy Audit of Compressed Air System

  • Example: Comparison of Load/Unload and Pump-up Tests

  • Bibliography