Chemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering Basics - Discussion


Capacity & power requirement for an air compressor working at high altitude compared to sea-level will be

[A]. more
[B]. less
[C]. same
[D]. either more or less; depends on the climatic conditions.

Answer: Option B


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Yamnat said: (Oct 30, 2017)  
It has to increase as a higher compression ratio will be resulted from moving the compressor to a higher altitude. This is accounted for by a drop in the absolute pressure value. Hence more power requirement.

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