P11452: Compressor Facility Installation and Validation

Mission Statement

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Product Description/Project Objectives

This project will be taking a donated reciprocating compressor from Dresser Rand Company, and readying it to be used by RIT students and faculty for research and education purposes.


Primary Market/Project Opportunities

The primary focus of this project is to install the compressor and data log the begining of life characterization of compressor performance for Dr. Kolodziej, our primary customer. Dr. Kolodziej will use this information to compare data logs as time progresses of the compressor as it gets older and starts to wear down.

Secondary Market/Project Opportunities

The secondary focus of this project is to utilize the compressor educationally either by making homework using data from the compressor or making labs procedures for certain classes.

Assumptions and Constraints