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Title Simplified models for assessing heat and mass transfer in evaporative towers [electronic resource] / Alessandra De Angelis ... [et al.].
Publication Info. [San Rafael, Calif.] : Morgan & Claypool, c2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Synthesis lectures on engineering ; #22. 1939-5221
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF t.p. (Morgan & Claypool, viewed on August 14, 2013).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 103).
Contents 1. Evaporative cooling -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Commercial and industrial refrigeration: HVAC -- 1.3 Industry: water cooling methods -- 1.3.1 Evaporative towers and dry coolers -- 1.3.2 Health considerations -- 1.3.3 Installation costs --
2. Evaporative towers applications -- 2.1 Typical applications -- 2.2 Production plants -- 2.3 Planning new plants -- 2.4 Alteration of pre-existing plants --
3. Evaporative towers installation -- 3.1 General criteria -- 3.2 Winter operation -- 3.3 Temperature adjustment and control -- 3.4 Capacity adjustment and control --
4. Evaporative towers building criteria -- 4.1 Sumps -- 4.2 Natural draught towers -- 4.3 Mechanical draught towers -- 4.4 Fans position and type -- 4.5 Corrosion issue and material selection -- 4.6 Sample mode --
5. Operating principle -- 5.1 Thermodynamics technical notes -- 5.1.1 First law of thermodynamics -- 5.1.2 Humidity -- 5.1.3 Enthalpy -- 5.1.4 Specific enthalpy and specific heat of an air-vapor mixture -- 5.1.5 Psychrometric diagram -- 5.2 Operation of evaporative towers --
6. Water behavior and treatment in evaporative towers -- 6.1 Cooling loops -- 6.1.1 Insoluble salts build-up -- 6.1.2 Biological growth -- 6.1.3 Corrosion -- 6.1.4 Mud -- 6.1.5 Foam formation -- 6.2 Chemical cleaning systems -- 6.3 Water preventive treatment -- 6.4 Preventive remedies -- 6.5 Conclusions --
7. Zero-dimensional model -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Description of the model of a counterflow evaporative tower -- 7.3 Adapting the zero-dimensional model to the actual process -- 7.4 Outlet air conditions -- 7.5 Illustration of results -- 7.6 Verification of results -- 7.7 Operating simulation of an evaporative tower under various circumstances --
8. Zero-dimensional model application -- 8.1 Calculation of C&n -- 8.2 Calculation of outlet conditions -- 8.3 Calculation of outlet air according to water temperature rise -- 8.4 Final considerations --
9. Numerical analysis -- 9.1 Derivation of the equations -- 9.2 Numerical analysis graphic presentation --
10. Numerical solution methods -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Euler method -- 10.3 Runge-Kutta method -- 10.4 Methods numerical stability --
11. One-dimensional model application -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Solution method -- 11.3 Results analysis --
12. Conclusions -- A. VBA numerical code -- References -- Authors' biographies.
Subject Cooling towers.
Evaporative cooling.
Heat -- Transmission.
Mass transfer.
Added Author De Angelis, Alessandra.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: 9781627051910
ISBN 9781627051927 (electronic bk.)
1627051929 (electronic bk.)
9781627051910 (pbk.)
Standard No. 10.2200/S00501ED1V01Y201304ENG022 doi
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