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The Design, Fabrication, and Installation of a Quiet Compressor Station

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E. Humphries

Facilities Design

D. Schulz

Pipeline Services, Stone and Webster Engineering Co., Boston, MA 02107

J. Binek

SPL Control, Inc., Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 114(4), 740-748 (Oct 01, 1992) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2906651 History: Received March 04, 1991; Online April 24, 2008

Abstract

Stringent environmental constraints are usually associated with or applied to the siting and installation of new pipeline facilities. This has resulted in the dedication of a significant portion of the design effort and ultimate cost of the facility to the mitigation of these environmental concerns. This paper describes how a compressor station can be designed and built such that stringent silencing requirements can be satisfied. The paper also references specific aspects of design that were successfully applied to the Parkway Compressor Station, Canada.

Copyright © 1992 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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