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How does incoming air temperature affect peak boost in air compressors?

  1. Dec 12, 2003 #1
    ...I reposted this in general physics forum here. Tried to delete this one, but was denied access.
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2003
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 21, 2003 #2
    Tony, from our PM correspondence, you seem to have access to a rig IRL (correct me if I am wrong). Could you try testing with either just the compressor alone, or the engine without the compressor, under winter and summer conditions?

    I am trying to see if the improved efficiency you spoke of came from the engine or the compressor due to better pressure ratios.
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