“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

Tribological Evaluation of Various Aluminum Alloys in LubricantlRefrigerant Mixtures, H. Yoon, T. Sheiretov, and C. Cusano

Beating Characteristics at the Small End of a Connecting Rod in Reciprocating Compressors for HFC-134a, T. Yoshimura, H. Akashi, A. Yagi, and T. Nagao

Optimum Lobe Tip Designs in Oil Injected Helical Twin Screw Compressors, C. X. You, Y. Tang, and J. S. Fleming

Optimum Rotor Geometrical Parameters in Refrigeration Helical Twin Screw Compressors, C. X. You, Y. Tang, and J. S. Fleming

A Prediction of Reliability of Suction Valve in Reciprocating Compressor, W. H. You, D. Y. Kwon, and S. K. Ko

Thermal and Static Finite Element Analysis of Fixed Scroll Deformation, D. Yu, T. A. Ameel, and R. O. Warrington

Changes in Sound Characteristics of Rotary Compressor With Run Time, K. W. Yun

Optimal Sizing of the Discharge Port Area of a Reciprocating Compressor Utilizing Computer Simulation Technique, W. Zhou and J. Kim

Prediction of the Noise Radiation of Hermetic Compressors Utilizing the Compressor Simulation Program and FEMIBEM Analyses, W. Zhou and J. Kim

### Proceedings from 1994

A Method for Computing the Compression Loads in Twin Screw Compressors, G. P. Adams and W. Soedel

Dynamic Simulation of Rotor Contact Forces in Twin Screw Compressors, G. P. Adams and W. Soedel

The Impact of Inverter Losses on Heat Pump Performance, T. Afjei and F. Jenni

Valve Retainer Fatigue Requirements by Experimental and Analytical Methods, W. V. Alcini, G. C. Griner, R. B. Weatherwax, and D. Fry

Improvement of the Noise Reduction of a Compressor Shell, B. Alfano, E. Biscaldi, and F. Rozza

Suction Muffler Optimisation in a Reciprocating Compressor, B. Alfano, E. Biscaldi, and F. Rozza

Interactions of Hydrofluorocarbons and Polyolester Lubricants, C. C. Allgood and A. Yokozeki

A Study on the Fatigue Failure of Valve System in Rotary Compressor, J. Y. Bae, J. W. Suk, Y. C. Ma, and K. S. Im

Design Features of a Small Oilfree, Reciprocating, High Pressure Compressor, H. Baumann

An Approach to Evaluate the Acoustical Characteristic of Silencers Used in Hermetic Compressors for Household Refrigeration, M. Bucciarelli, A. Faraon, and F. M. Giusto

Co-Orbiting Scroll Design and Operational Characteristics, J. W. Bush and W. P. Beagle

Maximizing Scroll Compressor Displacement Using Generalized Wrap Geometry, J. W. Bush, W. P. Beagle, and M. E. Housman

A Two Stage-Double Acting Scroll Air Compressor, Y. Chang, X. Ju, D. Wang, and M. Wang

The Influence of Leakage on the Performance of Scroll Compressor with Self-Adjusting Back-Pressure Mechanism, Z. Chen and Z. Qiao

Vibration Isolation for Noise Control in Residential Condensing Units, R. J. Comparin

Control of Acoustic Vibrations Inside Refrigerator Compressors by Means of Resonators, V. Cossalter, A. Doria, and F. Giusto

Identification of Sound Propagation Paths Within a Reciprocating Compressor Via Multiple-Input/Single-Output Modeling, M. A. Craun and L. D. Mitchell

CFD Simulation of the Flow Through Reciprocating Compressor Self-Acting Valves, P. Cyklis

Development of a High Pressure, Oil Free, Rolling Piston Compressor, S. J. Delmotte

Acoustical Holography in Spherical Coordinates for Noise Source Identification, L. A. DeVries and J. S. Bolton

Numerical Analysis of the Dynamics of Reed Valves Taking into Account the Acoustic Coupling with the Fluid, M. Da Lio A. Doria and M. Bucciarelli

Outgassing and Absorption Rates of Oil/Refrigerant Mixtures, R. T. Drost

Initial Development of the Orbital Vane Compressor, T. C. Edwards

Numerical Simulation of a Single Stage Vapor Compression Refrigerating Unit, F. Escanes, A. Oliva, C. D. Perez-Segarra, and F. J. Flores

Evaluation of Lubrication Between Piston and Cylinder of Reciprocating Compressors by Electrical Instrumentation, A. N. Exel and D. E. B. Lilie

Performance Evaluation of Reciprocating Compressors Operating with Hydrocarbon Refrigerants, F. Fagotti

Heat Transfer Modeling in a Reciprocating Compressor, F. Fagotti, M. L. Todescat, R. T. S. Ferreira, and A. T. Prata

A Calculating Method for Gas Leakage in Compressor, Z. Fan and Z. Chen

Experimental Study on the Bench Evaluation Technique of Oils for Oil-Injected Rotary Compressors, Q. Feng and K. He

Optimisation Techniques Applied to the Design of a Refrigeration TiN Screw Compressor, J. S. Fleming, Y. Tang, and H. Anderson

Twin Screw Compressor Performance and Its Relationship with Rotor Cutter Blade Shape and Manufacturing Cost, J. S. Fleming, Y. Tang, and H. Anderson

Vane Behavior in Vane Compressors Under Start-up Operation, M. Fukuta, T. Yanagisawa, T. Shimizu, and M. Kato

Study on High-Efficiency Brushless DC Motor for Compressor, T. Futani and Y. Shida

Influence of the Roller Velocity on the Flow of Lubricating Oil in a Rolling Piston Compressor, J. L. Gasche, R. T. S. Ferreira, and A. T. Prata

Application of Rotary Vane Expanders in Systems Utilizing the Waste Heat, Z. Gnutek and E. Kalinowski

New Techniques for Recording Data from an Operating Scotch Yoke Mechanism, G. C. Griner and R. D. Mowatt

Hermetic Compressor Models Determination of Parameters from a Minimum Number of Tests, P. Haberschill, M. Laflemand, S. Borg, and M. Mondot

Development of Small Hermetic Compressors for R600a, P. E. Hansen, L. Snitkjaer, M. Skovgaard, and A. Riemer

Development of the High-Efficiency Horizontal-Type Scroll Compressor, S. Hase, K. Sano, S. Yamamoto, H. Hirano, T. Kohayakawa, and N. Ishii

High Efficiency Compact Rotary Compressor Using the New Refrigerant HFC-134a for Automotive Air Conditioners, T. Hirose, T. Fujita, and T. Kitamura

The Application of Finite Element Analysis to VIP Compressor Cylinder Design, J. Y. Huang and T. M. Miller

Leakage Calculation Through Clearances, Y. Huang

A Study on the Analysis and Improvement of the Acoustic Characteristics of the Muffler in Compressor, M. S. Huh, J. Y. Mo, S. K. Oh, J. R. Kim, C. W. Park, H. J. Kang, G. G. Kim, and Y. W. Kim

Thermal Interaction in a Refrigeration Twin Screw Compressor During the Compression Process, K. M. Ignatiev, Y. Tang, J. S. Fleming, and A. B. Tramschek

Self-Excitation Mechanism of Reed Valve in Refrigerant Compressors, N. Ishii, K. Nakazumi, M. Fukushima, S. Muramatsu, and H. Matsunaga

A Study on High Mechanical Efficiency of a Scroll Compressor with Fixed Cylinder Diameter, N. Ishii, M. Yamarnura, S. Muramatsu, S. Yamada, and M. Takahashi

Study of Technology for Refrigerant Applications 2, A. Ishiyama, T. lizuka, K. Kawashima, K. Sekigami, H. Hata, and T. Sugano

Investigation of Discharge Flow Pulsation in Scroll Crompressors, T. Itoh, M. Fujitani, and K. Takeda

Development of HFC-134a Compressor for Domestic Refrigerator, I. Iwahashi, T. Komatsubara, and H. Kawakami

Lubrication of Screw Compressor Bearings in the Presence of Refrigerants, B. Jacobson

Development of HFC-134a Rotary Compressor for Household Refrigerator, S. Kawaguchi, T. Shimizu, T. Mochizuki, N. Masuda, H. Konishi, and Y. Sumida

Time Domain Approach to Gas Pulsation Modeling, H. J. Kim and W. Soedel

Stress Analysis of Suspension Springs and Discharge Loop Under Impact Conditions for Hermetic Compressors Using FEM, M.S. M. Krishna, S. A. Sundaresan, and K. Venkateswarlu

Experimental Analysis of a Variable-Speed Compressor, M. Krueger and M. Schwarz

Reduced Noise Valve Design for a Rotary Compressor, K. Kumar, J. Lu, A. Leyderman, M. Marler, J. Nieter, and A. Peracchio

Compressor Noise Reduction on a Refrigerator, G. Lampugnani

Rotating Stall Initiation and Suppression in a Centrifugal Fan, P. B. Lawless and S. Fleeter

Noise Path Identification of Rotary Compressor, C. Lee, H. Youn, S. Park, J. Kim, and H. Joe

Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics to Compressor Efficiency Improvement, J. R. Lenz and E. A. Cooksey

Polybasic Esters: A Novel Class of Synthetic Lubricants Designed for Use in HFC Compressors, K. C. Lilje and M. Sabahi

Study of the Effective Flow Area of Compressor Plate Valve, M. Lin, S. L. Pan, and P. C. Shu

The Study of Geometry and Pressure in the Trochoidal-Type Machine Without Apex Seal, S. Li and J. B. Shung

The Conjugacy Analysis of Modified Part of Scroll Profiles, Z. Liu, G. Du, Z. Qi, and J. Gu

An Investigation of Compressor Slugging Problems, Z. Liu and W. Soedel

Discharge Gas Pulsations in a Variable Speed Compressor, Z. Liu and W. Soedel

Performance Study of a Variable Speed Compressor with Special Attention to Supercharging Effect, Z. Liu and W. Soedel

Using a Gas Dynamic Model to Predict the Supercharging Phenomenon in a Variable Speed Compressor, Z. Liu and W. Soedel

The Two-Dimensional Motion of the Valve Plate of a Reciprocating Compressor Valve, E. H. Machu

Confinement and Avoidance of Lubricants in Reciprocating Compressors, K. Maczek and M. Wolek

Finite Element Calculation of Rotor Sidepull Forces in Single-Phase Induction Motors, L. Marriott

Real Gas Performance Analysis of a Scroll or Rotary Compressor Using Exergy Techniques, J. A. McGovern, S. Harte, and G. Strikis

Design and Development of a High Reliability, Oil Lubricated Compressor for a Space Borne Joule-Thomson Cryocooler, M. C. Messaros and J. L. Verstraete

A Co-Rotating Scroll Compressor for Positive Displacement and Centrifugal Dual-Mode Operations, E. Morishita, M. Sekiya, and Yatsuki

Analysis of Clearance Volume Equalization and Secondary Pressure Pulse in Rolling Piston Compressors, J. J. Nieter, R. J. Rodgers, and F. P. Wilson A. Leyderman

Identification of Vibration-Induced Noise Radiated from Compressor Shell, J. E. Oh, Y. J. Huh, and C. Y. Ahn

Measuring Friction Losses Using Accelerometer, W. Oh, H. Lee, and I. Lee

Stress Analysis of a Compressor Vane-Spring, K. T. Ooi, G. B. Chai, and C. T. Khoo

A Study on a Suction Tube of a Compressor, K. T. Ooi, T. N. Wong, and C. T. Khoo

Effects of Vane Spring Stiffness on Compressor Performance, K. T. Ooi, T. N. Wong, and E. C. Kwek

Dynamic Behavior of a Thin Disc in a Thrust Bearing Clearance: Effects of Solid and Fluid Friction, S. K. Padhy

Wear and Tribodynamics of a Rolling Piston Rotary Compressor, S. K. Padhy and G. O. Scheldorf

Prediction of the Valve Stresses of Rotary Compressor Using the Finite Element Method, J. Park, J. Seo, H. Kang, and J. Do

The Design of Compressor Muffler, S. Park, H. Kim, C. Lee, H. Youn, S. Cho, and G. Im

The Influence of Fluctuations in the Crankshaft Speed on the Tip Seal Acceleration of the Wankel Rotary Compressor, G. R. Pennock and J. E. Beard

Theoretical and Experimental Researches of Unsteady Gas Flow in the Pipeline of the Reciprocating Compressor, M. M. Perevozchikov and B. S. Chrustalyov

Numerical Study of the Thermal and Fluid-Dynamic Behaviour of Reciprocating Compressors, C. D. Perez-Segarra, F. Escanes, and A. Oliva

Experimental Testing and Computer Simulation of a Reciprocating Refrigeration Compressor, M. Perkovich, T. H. Kuehn, and J. W. Ramsey

The Current Sealing Performance and Future Developments of Edge Welded Metal Bellows Mechanical Seals in Industrial Refrigeration Compressors, J. M. Plumridge, M. R. Berriff, and V. G. Gebhart

Development of Expert System for Design Optimization of the Scroll Compressor, Z. Qiao, S. Liu, Z. Xiong, D. Wan, and H. Qiao

Tentative Study of Asymmetry Wraps Scroll Compressor, Z. Qiao, B. Xu, Z. Xiong, and H. Qiao

Finite Element Modeling of a Refrigeration Compressor for Sound Prediction Purposes, A. Ramani, J. Rose, C. E. Knight, and L. D. Mitchell