P11452: Compressor Facility Installation and Validation


Project Summary Project Information

This project will be taking a donated reciprocating compressor from Dresser Rand Company, and ready it to be used by RIT students and faculty for research and education purposes. The beginning focus of this project is installation; planning, researching and having all the necessary components ready to be installed for the day of arrival. Once installed, the team will begin data logging all the parameters recommended by Dresser Rand and Dr. Kolodziej for beginning of life characterization of compressor performance as well as fulfiling all the education needs of the faculty.

Project Name
Dresser Rand Compressor Installation and Performance Validation
Project Number
Energy and Sustainable Systems
Start Term
2010 Fall
End Term
2010 Winter
Faculty Guide
Bill Nowak
Dresser Rand
Sponser Contact Name
Scott Delmotte
Primary Customer
DR Jason Kolodziej
Secondary Customer
RIT Faculty and Students
Team Members :
From Left to Right:
  • Elliot Kendall (Mechanical Engineer) - Hydronics Engineer
  • John Blamer (Mechanical Engineer) - Team Leader
  • Promit Bagchi (Mechanical Engineer) - Lead Engineer
  • Matthias Purvis (Mechanical Engineer) - Operations Engineer
General Information Concept Level Design System Level Design

Meeting Minutes

Team Values and Norms

Team Calendar

Possible Educational Applications

Task Plan

Customer Needs

Objective Tree

Mission Statement

Engineering Specifications

House of Quality

IPO Diagram

Concept Selection

Risk Management

Bill of Materials

System Level Design Review Presentation

Detailed Design and Managerial Design Review (SD1)

Technical Conference Publication (SD II)

Final Poster

Managerial Design Review Presentation (SD II)

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