Global Patent Index - EP 1846660 A1

EP 1846660 A1 2007-10-24 - METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING THE FUNCTIONING OF A PLURALITY OF COMPRESSOR UNITS AND CORRESPONDING DEVICE

Title (en)

METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING THE FUNCTIONING OF A PLURALITY OF COMPRESSOR UNITS AND CORRESPONDING DEVICE

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUR OPTIMIERUNG DES BETRIEBS MEHRERER VERDICHTERAGGREGATE UND VORRICHTUNG HIERZU

Title (fr)

PROCEDE D'OPTIMISATION DU FONCTIONNEMENT DE PLUSIEURS GROUPES DE COMPRESSEURS ET DISPOSITIF CORRESPONDANT

Publication

EP 1846660 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 06707973 A

Priority

  • EP 2006050612 W
  • DE 102005006410 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: MX2007009728A] The invention relates to a method for controlling a compression installation (1) which comprises at least two compressor units (i = 1, , N) that can be separately turned on or off, a plurality of devices for modifying the output of the compressor units and a control device (10). Known methods and devices do not function optimally in terms of the power consumption of the entire compression installation. The aim of the invention is therefore to optimize the power consumption (EG) for the operation of a plurality of compressor units (i = 1, , N) of a compression installation (1). The inventive method and device are characterized by calculating a novel circuit configuration (Si, t) and automatically adjusting said novel circuit configuration (Si, t) by means of a control device (10). The invention also relates to compression installations (1), for example natural gas compression installations, for transporting and/or storing gas, as key installations for the national and international power supply.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F04D 27/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F04D 27/0269 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2006084817A1

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AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

EPO simple patent family

DE 102005006410 A1 20060817; AT 428055 T 20090415; AU 2006212264 A1 20060817; BR PI0606994 A2 20090728; CA 2597519 A1 20060817; CN 101155995 A 20080402; DE 502006003377 D1 20090520; DK 1846660 T3 20090727; EP 1846660 A1 20071024; EP 1846660 B1 20090408; EP 1846660 B8 20091111; ES 2321872 T3 20090612; MX 2007009728 A 20070926; NO 20074604 A 20070911; RU 2007133792 A 20090320; RU 2381386 C2 20100210; UA 88045 C2 20090910; US 2008131258 A1 20080605; US 7676283 B2 20100309; WO 2006084817 A1 20060817

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