Analytical Study on the Structural Strength of an Air Compressor for Main Engine Starting of 22000TEU Class Container Ships

22000TEU급 컨테이너선박의 메인 엔진 시동용 공기압축기의 구조 강도 해석에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Soon-Kyoung (Department of Automobile, Dong-Eui Institute of Technology) ;
  • Lee, Jin-Woo (Department of Material Engineering, Korea Maritime and Ocean University)
  • 김순경 (동의과학대학교 자동차학과) ;
  • 이진우 (한국해양대학교 재료공학과)
  • Received : 2015.06.16
  • Accepted : 2015.08.05
  • Published : 2015.10.31


The compressor is used for many fields not only in the industrial sector, but also as a general household product. The energy consumption required for the compressor operation is very large. The reciprocation compressor is widely used as an air compressor. Regarding the reciprocating air compressor, the discharge of the gas compacted by the method of compressing the gas by using the oscillation of the piston is generated by the piston reciprocation 1 church 1 number. When compressing after compressing the air by the oscillation of the piston, the marine reciprocating air compressor is the vibration generated in the compressor and surrounding structure due to the energy of the generated inertia. If the effect of these harmful elements can be reduced, it supports the service of the vessel. In addition, accidents generated by the noise of the vibration can be prevented. Therefore, in this research, firstly, the structural analysis of the piston part was performed, the safety factor in all results was drawn based upon this, and the reliability of the interpretation was examined in order to create the optimal design for the air compressor.


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