“In 2010 the International Compressor Engineering Conference at Purdue celebrated its 20th gathering. Conference highlights include the presentation of 98 papers in 19 different sessions, covering a range of topics from conventional compressor design enhancements to novel and innovative compression technologies. Topics for the 2012 conference will include sessions on specific compressor technologies such as reciprocating, rotary, scroll, screw, centrifugal, linear and novel compressors; in addition, there will be sessions that cover issues and present modeling and evaluation tools related to compressor design and reliability, such as noise control, vibration, gas pulsations, materials, lubrication, wear, and valves.”

#### Proceedings from 1996

A Finite Element Approach to Compressor Valves Motion Simulation, F. Fagotti, M. G. D. de Bortoli, and R. Barbieri

Synthetic Refrigeration Oils - Humidity Related Difficulties and Solutions, J. Fahl and V. Synek

Reciprocating Air Microcompressor, M. Fujiwara, T. Kazama, and Y. Gunji

HFC/POE Lubricity Evaluation on the Rotary Compressor in System Operation, T. Fukuda and M. Hayano

Analysis of Oil Film at Vane Side in Vane Compressors, M. Fukuta, T. Yanagisawa, and T. Shimizu

Observation of Oil Film Condition in a Cylinder of Rotary Compressor, M. Fukuta, T. Yanagisawa, T. Shimizu, and T. Mochizuki

Simulating Scroll Compressors Using a Generalized Conjugate Surface Approach, D. P. Gagne and J. J. Nieter

Heat Exchange in the Working Chamber of a Multivane Compressor, Z. Gnutek and E. Kalinowski

Developments in Dry Running Seals for Reciprocating Compressors, K. Graunke

Update on CFC Substitutes in the USA With Respect to Vapor Compression Technology, E. A. Groll

Investigation on a New Mechanical Supercharger - Scroll Supercharger, Z. Gu and Y. Yu

A Weighting Method to Determine the Impact of Volumetric Efficiency on the Thermodynamic Efficiency of a Compressor, S. Harte, G. V. Strikis, and J. A. McGovern

Development of a Compact Honzontal- Type Scroll Compressor for Altemalive Refrigerants, S. Hase, S. Yamamoto, H. Hirano, T. Kohayakawa, H. Kawano, Y. Futagami, H. Oka, and N. Ishii

Two-Phase Turbines for Compressor Energy Recovery, L. G. Hays and J. J. Brasz

Water Flooded Single Screw (SSP) Compressor Technology, F. L. Heidrich

Simulation and Parametric Analysis of the Suction Valve and Muffler of a Small Reciprocating Compressor, K. M. Ignatiev, B. B. Chrustalev, M. M. Perevozchikov, and V. B. Zdalinsky

A Study on Lubricity of Polyolester for Alternative Refrigerant HFC- 134a, Y. Ishida, F. Nishiwaki, and M. Ikoma

Refrigerant Leakage Flow Evaluation for Scroll Compressors, N. Ishii, K. Bird, K. Sano, M. Oono, S. Iwamura, and T. Otokura

A Fundamental Optimum Design for High Mechanical and Volumetric Efficiency of Compact Scroll Compressors, N. Ishii, M. Sakai, K. Sano, S. Yamamoto, and T. Otokura

Ball Beating Lubrication in Refrigetation Compressors, B. Jacobson

Investigation of Torque-Fluctuation Reducer Made of Permanent-Magnets for Screw Compressors, H. Kameya, M. Takebayashi, M. Ishii, and K. Shiinoki

Heat and Mass Transfer Calculation of the Intercooler With Spraying Water for Air Compressor, Y. Kang and L. Yu

Comparison of Compressor Efficiency Between Rotary and Scroll Type with Alternative Refrigerants for R22, T. Kato, Y. Shirafuji, and S. Kawaguchi

Tribological Evaluation of Rotary Compressor with HFC Refrigerants, K. Kawahara, S. Mishina, A. Kamino, K. Ochiai, T. Okawa, and S. Fujimoto

Wear Characteristics of Each Composition of the Chromium Nitride Coated Vane in the Rotary Compressor For HFC-134a, T. Kawashima, H. Kawabata, and S. Watakabe

Performance Characteristics of R-11, R-123 and R-245CA in Direct Drive Low Pressure Chillers, E. F. Keuper

Break-in Behavior of Scroll Compressors, H. E. Khalifa

Lubrication Analysis on the Profile of Slider in Reciprocating Compressor, D. H. Kim, H. S. Kim, and K. Y. Hong

High Efficiency R-134a Compressor for Domestic Refrigerator, D. S. Kim, G. G. Kim, and S. T. Lee

A Study on the Reduction of Torque Variation in Scroll Compressors, H. J. Kim, S. Y. Kim, W. H. Lee, and J. K. Lee

Theoretical Gas Pulsation in Discharge Passages of Rolling Piston Compressor, Part I: Basic Model, Y. K. Kim and W. Soedel

Theoretical Gas Pulsation in Discharge Passages of Rolling Piston Compressor, Part II: Representative Results, Y. K. Kim and W. Soedel

The Characteristics of Oil Pumps for Refrigerant Compressors, H. Kitaura, S. Hagiwara, H. Ozawa, H. Ueno, and K. Saitoh

The Muffling Effect of Helmholtz Resonator Attachments to a Gas Flow Path, K.-L. Koai, T. Yang, and J. Chen

Elaboration of Compressor Working on R134a, I. N. Krasnovsky, E. S. Muravia, and V. P. P. Onistchenko

Research on the Behavior of Refrigeration Compressors Using CO2 as the Refrigerant, H. Kruse and J. Suess

Simplified Compressor Performance Scaling, K. B. Kumar and J. W. Bush

Gas Pulsations in Thin, Curved or Flat Cavities due to Multiple Mass Flow Sources, P.C. C. Lai and W. Soedel

On the Anechoic Termination Assumption When Modeling Exit Pipes, P.C. C. Lai and W. Soedel

On the Permissibility of Approximating Irregular Cavity Geometries by Rectangular Boxes and Cylinders, P.C. C. Lai, W. Soedel, D. Gilliam, and P. Roy

R290 as a Substitute of R502 and R22 in Commercial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, G. Lampugnani and M. Zgliczynski

Investigation of Axial Compliance Mechanism in Scroll Compressor, J. Lee, S. Kim, S. Lee, and Y. Park

Effects of Some Key Factors on Working Process of a Single Screw Compressor, H. Li

Experimental Study on Property of Oil-Flooded Rolling Cylinder Reciprocating Compressor, H. Li and G. Jin

Effect of Scroll Wraps on Performances of Scroll Compressor, L. Li, P. Shu, and Y. Yu

Optimization of Dimensional Parameters of Scroll Compressor Geometric Model with Arbitrary Real Number of Turns, Z. Liu, G. Du, J. Gu, and X. Cao

Dynamic Analysis of a Compressor Mounting System, W. L. Li and V. Eyo

Reliability Study of Compressor for Room Air Conditioners Using HFC Based Refrigerant, T. lizuka, A. Ishiyama, H. Hata, K. Sato, and K. Fujibayashi

Reliability Study of HFC134a Compressor for Refrigerator, T. lizuka, A. Ishiyarna, H. Hata, and K. Sato

Quasi 3-D Flow Design and Characteristics of Diagonal Flow Impeller with Circular Arc Plate, Z. Li and K. Wu

Reciprocating Compressor Diagnostics, Detecting Abnormal Conditions from Measured Indicator Cards, E. H. Machu

Development of Swing Compressor for Alternative Refrigerants, M. Masuda, K. Sakitani, Y. Yamamoto, T. Uematsu, and A. Mutoh

Determination of Effective Force Area and Valve Behavior on the Rolling Piston Type Compressor, Y. C. Ma and J. Y. Bae

A New Technique to Measure Experimental Pressure Diagrams of Reciprocating Compressors, W. G. Meiners, W. Zhou, and J. Kim

Development of Horizontal Scroll Compressor in Air-Conditioners for Commercial Use, H. Mizuno, H. Kobayashi, K. Sato, S. Matsuda, and K. Hirooka

Externally Pressurised and Hybrid Bearings Lubricated with R134a for Oil-Free Compressors, A. K. Molyneaux and R. Zanelli

Development of a High SEER Scroll, T. Morimoto, S. Yamamoto, S. Hase, S. Yamada, and N. Ishii

A Study on Noise Reducion in a Scroll Compressor, Shuji Motegi and Shinji Nakashima

A Study on the Polytrupic Exponent of Reciprocating Hermetic Compressors, S. Y. Motta, S. L. Braga, and J. A. R. Parise

Performance of Variable Speed Centrifugal Chillers, J. Mulugeta and W. Dietrich

Mechanical Loss Reduction at Thrust Bearings of Scroll Compressors Using R407C, F. Nishiwaki, H. Hasegawa, M. lkoma, R. Matsuzaki, and S. Muramatsu

Evaluation of HFC Rotary Compressor and System (Improvement of Lubricating Ability and Capillary Tube Clogging), M. Nomura, S. Hiodoshi, T. Toyama, K. Kawahara, and T. Kanayama

Impact Fatigue of Compressor Valve Steel, M. Nystrom, P. Liu, T. Larsson, S. Olsson, and G. Svensk

Compressor Wear Experiences in an R-407C Retrofit Program, S. Ogata and S. Corr

Optimizing the Back Pressure Port of a Scroll Compressor, K. T. Ooi and W. Han

Radiation Analysis of the Reciprocating Refrigeration Compressor Casing, C. Ozturk, A. Acikgoz, and J. L. Migeot

Acoustic Features of the Reciprocating Refrigeration Compressors, C. Ozturk, F. Deblauwe, and Y. Kopgeroolu

Modeling of Compressor Vibration for Improved Dynamic Design, C. Padmanabhan

Innovative, Small, High-Speed Centrifugal Compressor Technologies, D. R. Pandy and D. Brondum

Application of Taguchi Robust Design Method for Energy Efficiency Ratio and Noise of Compressors, S. K. Park

Characterization of Compressor Noise Propagating Through Connected Pipes, G. Pavic, K. Trdak, and A. Badie-Cassagnet

Three Phase Hermetic Protector Application Process, J. Petraitis

Optimization of a Valve Using a Genetic Algorithm, J. Prins, C. A. Infante Ferreira, and C. M. Kalker-Kalkman

The Development of the Quasi Double-Action Air Compressor with the Crankcase Supercharger, X. Qian

The Development of the Simply Supported Feather Spring Valve, X. Qian

Investigation of a Multistage Scroll Compressor With Oil-injection, Z. Qu and A. B. Tramschek

Study of Accelerating Torque Requirements of a Reciprocating Compressor, V. K. Rao, P. S. Murty, M. S. Reddy, and S. A. Sundaresan

Small Variable Speed Hermetic Reciprocating Compressors for Domestic Refrigerators, B. D. Rasmussen

Linear Compressors: Motor Configuration, Modulation and Systems, R. Redlich, R. Unger, and N. van der Walt

Numerical Study of a Single Stage Vapor Compression Refrigerant Unit Using Non-Contaminant Refrigerants, J. Rigola, F. Escanes, A. Oliva, and C. D. Perez-Segarra

Parametric Study of Hermetic Reciprocating Compressor, J. Rigola, C. D. Perez-Segarra, A. Oliva, J. M. Serra, J. Pons, M. Escriba, and M. Jornet

Comprehensive Analysis of Leakage in Rotary Compressors, R. J. Rodgers and J. J. Nieter

Modeling of the Bottom Cover Dynamics of a Scroll Compressor, T. E. Rook

Development of a Comprehensive Thermodynamic Modeling System for Refrigerant Screw Compressors, J. Sauls

Source Control of Turbomachine Discrete-Frequency Tone Generation, S. Sawyer and S. Fleeter

Finite Element Model for Motion and Contact Analysis in a Trochoidal- Type Machine, J. B. Shung and X. Tao

Surging in Coil Springs, R. A. Simmons and W. Soedel

Performance of Centrifugal Compressors with Variable Vaned Diffuser, V. Sishtla

Helical Lobed Compressor for Transport Refrigeration, L. Sjoholm

A Study on the Starting Characteristics of a Reciprocating Compressor for a Household Refrigerator, S. K. Son, S. H. Joung, and Y. J. Huh

General Method for Screw Compressor Profile Generation, N. Stosic and K. Hanjalic

CFD Studies of Flow in Screw and Scroll Compressors, N. Stosic, I. K. Smith, and S. Zagorac

Computer Based Screw Compressor Rotor Design System, N. Sundt

Evaluation of a Linearly Damped Model to Predict the Closing Motion of a Springless Flapper Valve, K. A. Temple, V. W. Goldschmidt, and J. D. Jones

Self-Adjusting Back Pressure Mechanism for Scroll Compressors, K. Tojo and I. Hayase

Experimental Studies of Non-Radial Vane Rotary Sliding Vane Air Compressors During Steady State Operation, A. B. Tramschek and M. H. Mkumbwa

Mathematical Modelling of Radial and Non-Radial Rotary Sliding Vane Compressors, A. B. Tramschek and M. H. Mkumbwa

Investigation into Influence of Inlet Prewhirl on Flow Field of Diagonal Impeller with Exit Guide Volute, K. Wu, Y. Ou, H. Xie, and H. Zhang