Liquefied Natural Gas

Compressors (LNG101E)

This course provides an introduction to the purpose, anatomy, and function of centrifugal and reciprocating compressors.

Learning Objectives:
1. Explain centrifugal compressors
2. Explain reciprocating compressors
3. Explain how speed is controlled in compressors
4. Explain methods of capacity control in compressors
5. Describe the concept of surge
6. List common types of automatic shutdown systems for compressors

Duration: 1 hour to complete

Upon completion of this module, you will be awarded a certificate of attainment.

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  • Compressors
  • Additional Reading - Compressor Types, Classifications, and Applications
  • Compressors Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever