Some articles on isothermal compression, compression:
... In an isothermal compression process, the gas in the system is kept at a constant temperature throughout ... Naturally this is only an approximation to an isothermal compression, since the heating and compression occurs in discrete phases ... Some smaller compressors can approximate isothermal compression even without intercooling, due to the relatively ratio of surface area to volume and the ...
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