Subject: What is the origin of the sound when a centrifugal compressor surges?
Date: Thu Sep 9 20:25:15 1999
Posted by Kenneth
Grade level: nonaligned
School: No school entered.
City: Waterford State/Province: Mi.
Area of science: Engineering
A centrifugal air compressor experiences surge. When it surges, a reversal
of flow occurs and a sound is heard. Whoooomph! Where does this noise, the
characteristic sound of surge come from? What is making the noise? Is it
an exchange of compressed air energy to sound energy?
Re: What is the origin of the sound when a centrifugal compressor surges?
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