“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 1994

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

Investigation of Crankcase Resonances in Compressor Models for Sound Prediction, A. Ramani, J. Rose, C. E. Knight, and R. G. Mitchiner

Vibrational Design Criteria in Small Reciprocating Compressor, L. Rastello and A. Pagliarin

Measurement of the Base Noise of Hermetic Compressor and Its Application to the Design of Muffler System and Compressor Shell, D. S. Ryu, Y. J. Huh, and S. H. Shin

A High Reliability Study of the Scroll Compressor, F. Sano, H. Ogawa, K. Ikeda, T. Kimura, and N. Kobayashi

New High Efficiency R-134a Compressor, R. Schmitz

Improved Dynamic Valve Analysis for Mass Damping and Moving Frame of Reference, S. J. Schoonmaker

Measurement of Orbiting Scroll Motion, S. P. Schumann

Tribological Evaluation of Various Surface Treatments for M2 Tool Steel in a Refrigerant Environment, T. Sheiretov, W. Van Glabbeek, and C. Cusano

Development of an Expert System for Design of Compressor Gas Manifolds, Y. T. Shih and J. Kim

Elastohydrodynamic Journal Bearing Analysis Model, H. T. Shu, R. T. Drost, and R. L. DeBlois

A Substitute of Roots Blower - Monotooth Rotary Compressor, P. C. Shu, Y. Tang, and X. Y. Peng

The Use of Weibull Analysis Methods in Assessing Field Failure Problems, F. M. Simpson

Lysholm Machines as Two-Phase Expanders, I. K. Smith, N. Stosic, and C. A. Aldis

Development and Optimization of Screw Engine Rotor Pairs on the Basis of Computer Modeling, N. Stosic and K. Hanjalic

Normalization of Test Data for Refrigerant Compressors, L. Su

Design of Compressor Valve System Utilizing an Expert System, K. R. Sung and J. Kim

Application of the Expert Systemfor Basic Design of Compressors, K. R. Sung, Y. T. Shih, and J. Kim

Analysis of Enhanced Heat Exchange Caused by Pressure Pulsation in Cooler of Reciprocating Compressor, S. Sun and J. Sun

Calculation of BushinglConnecting Rod Press-Fit Working Envelope, W. Sun

Development of Compressor Material Technology for HFC134a Use, Y. Takahashi, T. Komatsubara, and T. Sunaga

Investigation into Alternative Compressor Technologies for Variable Speed Refrigeration Applications, S. A. Tassou and T. Q. Qureshi

Development of Refrigerating Oil for HFC-134a Rotary Compressor, S. Toyarna, A. Ueyama, J. Enomoto, T. Shimizu, S. Ogasawara, N. Masuda, and S. Kawaguchi

Energy and Exergy Analyses of the Scroll Compressor, T. C. Wagner, R. L. DeBlois, and D. L. Young

Analysis of 1mpact Force in Compressor Valves, C. Wang and J. Kim

Determination of Sound Quality of Refrigerant Compressors, S. Y. Wang

EER and Refrigerating Capacity of Dual Split Type Air-Conditioner, H. Wu

The Design of Dual Split Type Air-Conditioner, H. Wu

A Structured Software for Presentation of Compressor Information, K. Wu

Influence of Oil-Refrigerant Solubility on the Performance of Rotary Compressors, T. Yanagisawa, M. Fukuta, T. Shimizu, and T. Zushi

Solubility and Viscosity of Refrigerant-Oil Mixtures, A. M. Yokozeki

Noise Reduction of Hermetic Reciprocating Compressor, T. Yoshimura, H. Akashi, K. Inkgaki, I. Kita, J. Yabiki, and N. Fujiwara

Removing the Non-Return Valve from a Refrigeration System with a Twin Screw Compressor, C. X. You, Y. Tang, and J. S. Fleming

A Generalized Computer Program for Calculating the Bearing Loads in Helical Twin Screw Compressors, C. X. You, Y. Tang, J. S. Fleming, and A. B. Tramschek

Experimental Investigation of a Hermetic Scroll Expander-Generator, R. Zanelli and D. Favrat

Contribution to Safety Aspect Discussion on Isobutane Compressors for Domestic Refrigeration, M. Zgliczynski and P. Sansalvadore

Dynamical Analysis of Scroll Compressor with the Compliant Crank Mechanism, J. Zhu and D. Wang

Geometrical Analysis of Scroll Compressor for High Pressure Ratio, J. Zhu, D. Wang, and Y. Li

#### Proceedings from 1992

Remarks on Oscillating Bearing Loads in Twin Screw Compressors, G. Adams and W. Soedel

Experimental Analysis of an Inverter-Driven Scroll Compressor with Liquid Injection, Th. Afjei, P. Suter, and D. Favrat

Cavity Resonances in Hermetic Compressors: A Finite Element Approach, S. Akella, N. J. Rao, K. Venkateswarlu, and S. A. Sundaresan

Final Design of an Hermetic Compressor for Domestic Appliances Fitted for Use of HFC-134a Without Any Performances Penalty, F. Albrizio and G. Mozzon

A Program for Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Rotary Screw Compressor Performance, J. H. Alday and J. A. Hood

Liquid Refrigerant Injection in Scroll Compressors Operating at High Compression Ratios, S. Ayub, J. W. Bush, and D. K. Haller

Calculation of the Displacernent of a Wankel Rotary Compressor, J. E. Beard and G. R. Pennock

Software Support for Screw Row Design, Manufacture and Quality Control, C. Bennewitz

Concurrent and Simultaneous Engineering Applied to Design Hermetic Refrigeration Compressor, M.G. de Bortoli

Calculation of Optimal Value of Taper for the Drive Pin of the Scroll Compressor Crankshaft, D. Boyle

Noise Identification and Reduction in Small Hermetic Refrigeration Compressors, M. E. Brown

Experimental Modal Analysis of a New Shell for Domestic Refrigeration Compressors, M. Bucciarelli and F. Giusto

Modal Analysis of a Compressor Shell and Cavity for Emitted Noise Reduction, M. Bucciarelli, F. Giusto, V. Cossalter, M. Da Lio, and P. Gardonio

Derivation of a General Relation Governing the Conjugacy of Scroll Profiles, J. W. Bush and W. P. Beagle

Design Techniques and Resulting Structural Modifications Used to Reduce Hermetic Compressor Noise, J. W. Bush, V. A. Eyo, and M. E. Housman

General Stability and Design Specification of the Back-Pressure Supported Axially Compliant Orbiting Scroll, J. W. Bush, D. K. Haller, and C. R. Galante

The Development and Application of a Water Injected Twin Screw Compressor, K. Chen, Z. Tang, and H. Cao

Optimal Design of an Accumulator in a Rolling Piston Type Rotary Compressor, M. Choi, S. Choi, and H. Lee

An Experimental Investigation of a Refrigeration Compressor Using HFC 134a as a Working Substance, K. Cho, S. Shin, W. Baik, C. Cho, and J. Ho

A Study of Valve Design Procedure in Hermetic Compressor, S. O. Cho, S. K. Park, H. S. Kim, and J. Y. Lim

A Simultaneous Solution for Transfer Matrix Acoustic Models, B. Coles

Modeling of Compressor Shell Vibrations Excited by a Rotor Imbalance, D. C. Conrad and W. Soedel

Tribological Evaluation of Contacts Lubricated by Oil-Refrigerant Mixtures, B. Davis, T. Sheiretov, and C. Cusano

The Simulation and Design of a High Efficiency, Lubricant Free, Linear Compressor for a Domestic Refrigerator, N.R. Van der Walt and R. Under

The Two Stage Compound Screw Low Molecular Weight Gas Compressor, M. Y. Dreksler

Analytical and Experimental Investigation of a Scroll Compressor Lubrication System, R. T. Drost and J. F. Quesada

Using Shot Peening to Multiply the Life of Compressor Components, J. S. Eckersley and B. Ferrelli

A Modern Way to Good Screw Rotors, S. E. Edstrom

A Comparative Study of the Reed Valve Assembly to Optimize Compressor Performance, T. J. Fedorka and L. A. Newberg

Improvements on the Performances of a Planetary Piston Compressor, Q. Feng and T. Cui

Bicylindrical Coordinate Formulation for the Leakage Flow Through the Minimal Clearance in a Rolling Piston Compressor, R.T. S. Ferreira, J. L. Gasche, A. T. Prata, and D. E. B. Lilie

Design and Performance of an “Inertia” Reciprocating Compressor, M.A. Di Flora and K. Wu

The Advantages of a High Pressure Housing in a Hermetic Compressor, E. D. Fry

Development of a New Compression Mechanism, T. lida T. Fujiwara, M. Okuda, H. Sakata, and T. Hirayami

Analysis of Leakage Flow Through Clearance on Rotor Face in Vane Compressors, M. Fukuta, T. Yanagisawa, and T. Shimizu

Pressure Distributions Along Eccentric Circular Valve Reeds of Hermetic Compressors, J. L. Gasche, R. T. S. Ferreira, and A. T. Prata

The Effect of the Dome Shape of a Hermetic Compressor Housing on Sound Radiation, D. R. Gilliam and M. A. Di Flora

Analysis of Operation of Muldsliding-Vane Vacuum Pumps, Z. Gnutek and E. Kalinowski

Some Aspects of Describing Processes in Sliding Vane Rotary Machines, Z. Gnutek and E. Kalinowski

A Rotary Compressor for an Aircraft Pod Cooling System - The Final Chapter, B. Godecker, J. Lentz, and C. Parme

Design and Calculation an a Miniature High-Pressure Compressor Used in Closed Throttle Refrigerator, Z. Gu, S. Ye, and Y. Yu

The Effect of Profile of Backing Plate Upon the Fatigue Life of a Cantilever Discharge Valve Reed, J. S. Ho and R. Y. Chen

Numerical Simulation of Gas-Dynamic and Heat-Transfer Processes in Two-Stage, Very High-Pressure Gas Compressors, W. H. Hsieh, T. T. Wu, C. L. Yeh, and K. K. Kuo

The Experimental Study on Refrigerant Mixture as CFC-12 Alternatives in Household Refrigerator, X. L. Hua, W. Chen, and G. W. Yin

Study of the Valve Element Motion and the Gas Flow in the Straight-Flow Valves, K. M. Ignatiev, I. B. Pirumov, B. S. Chrustalyov, M. M. Perevozchikov, V. B. Zdalinsky, and M. Esper

Improvement of Reliability of Conpressors for Domestic Refrigerators Using HFC134a, T. Iizuka, R. Naka, H. Hata, M. Gommori, A. Ishiyama, and Y. Homma

Dynamic Stability Criterion for Reed Valves in Refrigerant Compressors, N. Ishii, K. Nakazumi, H. Fukuoka, H. Matsunaga, and M. Fukushima

Optimum Combination of Parameters for High Mechanical Efficiency of a Scroll Compressor, Noriaki Ishii, Shuichi Yamamoto, Shigeru Muramatsu, Michio Yamamura, and Masatoshi Takahashi

Study on the Oil Supply System for Rotary Compressors, T. Itoh, H. Kobayashi, M. Fujitani, and N. Murata

Prediction of Nosie from a Scroll Compressor, H. Iwata, K. Sato, and M. Hirabayashi

The Mathematical Model of Rolling Piston Compressor and Its Application, Z. Jiang, H. Li, and Z. Dong

Fundamental Study off High-Efficiency Rolling-Piston-Type Compressors for Refrigerators, M. Kakuda, T. Koda, and Y. Kitora

Development of 2 in 1 Type Scroll Compressor, I. Kawabe, T. Ichikawa, M. Hibi, and M. Nakamura

Development of New Type Rotary Compressors Suspended with Twin Springs in a Low Side Pressure Shell, S. Kawaguchi, K. Saw, M. Sakai, and H. Maeyama

Design Considerations for an R32 Piston Compressor on the Basis of R22 Piston Compressors, G. S. Kazachki

Application of Trunk Piston Labyrinth Compressors in Refrigeration and Heat Pump Cycles, L. E. Keller

Dynamic Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of a Hermetic Reciprocating Compressor, A. D. Kelly and C. E. Knight

Helical Coil Suspension Springs in Finite Element Models of Compressors, A. D. Kelly and C. E. Knight

Remarks on the Calculation of Radiated Sound from Compressor Shell Side Walls Using Equivalent Cylinders, H. J. Kim and W. Soedel

Transmission Loss and Back Pressure Characteristics for Compressor Mufflers, H. J. Kim and W. Soedel

The Effect of a Woodruff Bearing in Rotary Compressor, S. Konishi, K. Saitoh, S. Hagiwara, and T. Hamada