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- Categorize air-compressor to dynamic and positive-displacing compressors and distinguish each main category in terms of working concept and flow direction
- Distinguish the major differences between centrifugal compressors and axial compressors
- List the different types of industrial compressors, provide a brief summary and assessment of each type
- Discuss compressor faults and potential hazards

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