Could someone help me with getting an understanding of the equations for the power required to compress air please.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I found this Calculator on the internet:

http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/horsepower-compressed-air-d_1363.html

I am unsure if it is suitable or accurate enough etc. I see that it is for adiabatic compression & once again I am not sure if this is what I need & also the equation they have there is a little confusing to me at this stage.

For example, I would like to calculate the power required in kW to compress 10m^3 of air to 1172 kPa with a single stage compressor.

I am not really sure where to start so any help would be greatly appreciated so I can learn.

Thank You

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# Air Compressor Equation Help.

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