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Measurements of the head losses in a manifold for a condenser cooling water system

Sidney Thorpe Bonnington

Measurements of the head losses in a manifold for a condenser cooling water system

by Sidney Thorpe Bonnington

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Published by British Hydromechanics Research Association in Harlow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby S.T. Bonnington andD.H. Buxton.
SeriesBHRA research report -- 736
ContributionsBuxton, D. H., BHRA.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20310536M

Cooling water system is widely used in industry to reject waste heat. Many works have been done to study the cooling water system and formulate the cost saving and water saving system. Earlier work focus on minimizing water consumption and improving tower efficiency (Kim and Smith. ).Later, Ponce-Ortega et al. () used the superstructure approach to optimize cooling water system and. The friction loss in feet is then 30 x = feet. There is some friction loss in the fittings, let's assume that a conservative estimate is 30% of the pipe friction head loss, the fittings friction head loss is = x = feet. The total friction loss for the discharge side is then + = 9 feet.

  In this video we learn how to measure the flow rate through a chiller. This is can be used for chilled water and condenser water. Applicable to water cooled chillers and air cooled chiller. Another example is the flow rate of a cooling water pump circulating water through a heat exchanger is defined by the amount of heat transfer required. The total frictional head losses in a system are comprised of the frictional losses in the suction piping system and the frictional losses in the discharge piping system. Let’s look at.

3. To maintain constant supply water flow and temperature to refrigeration condensing-unit heat exchanger. Cool water, from a cooling tower or other source, is mixed with return water from the condenser, as needed, to maintain desired inlet water temperature. Flow remains relatively constant. See . Where can water be placed after it has been used to cool the refrigerant for a water cooled condenser? The water can be used once, then wasted down the drain or where large amounts of water are being used, it is more economical to save water, cool it in an outside water tower and reuse it.


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Measurements of the head losses in a manifold for a condenser cooling water system by Sidney Thorpe Bonnington Download PDF EPUB FB2

There are two general methods for distinguishing between these two sources of condenser performance degradation: (a) measure the resistance due to fouling and subtract this from the total increase in tube thermal resistance to obtain the increase due to air ingress and (b) estimate the change in tube thermal resistance due to air ingress and subtract this from the total increase in thermal.

and return risers. Static head lost by water flow to any height in the supply piping is cancelled by a static head “regain” as water flows down the return piping. The only pump head requirement for the “closed” loop is that due to flow-friction pressure drop; static heights are not Size: 1MB.

Pressure Loss with Outlets. Learn more about the units used on this page. Friction Loss from Laterals or Manifolds with Outlets. This first form calculates friction loss in a pipe with equally spaced outlets, such as a sprinkler lateral or a manifold.

BASIC HYDRONIC SYSTEM DESIGN Generation Equipment Boilers, Chillers, Cooling Towers, WWHPs, etc. Terminal Units Fan Coils, Chilled Beams, Finned Tube, Radiant, etc. Decoupler Primary Pumps Closely Spaced Tees P-1 & P-2 Distribution Piping Air / Dirt Separator Expansion Tank Secondary Pumps P-B-1 & P-B-2File Size: 2MB.

In this article explained about basic concepts of cooling tower, types of cooling towers, formula for cooling tower efficiency. Also brief about Cooling tower mass balance of make-up water requirement in system, Drift Losses or Windage, Evaporation losses & Blowdown or Draw off.

Condenser Water Systems, Air Entrainment, and Pump Cavitation Posted on by David Sellers This post is the result of a discussion I was having as the result of a comment made on a previous post about commissioning a condenser water system. System design, including system capacity, cooling tower type, basin depth, materials of construction, flow rates, heat transfer rates, temperature drop and associated accessories 2.

Water, including make up water composition / quality, availability of pre-treatment and assumed cycle of concentration 3. The line sizing charts on each case specification sheet can be used to size the subfeed branch lines.

When the line serves one case. select the size specified for 50 equivalent feet for the 8’ or 12’ case. This may be as small as 5/8” (example service meat cases), or as large as 1 File Size: KB. That is our variable head loss.

Remember, we must maintain a pressure differential of 20 feet across the coil and control valve (due to the differential pressure sensor location). 10 + 20 + 10 equals 40 feet of head.

At half flow we have a system head loss of 40 feet. If an R refrigeration system has its air-cooled condensing unit on a °F roof and the condenser outlet temperature (refrigerant) is °F, with how much sub-cooling is the condenser operating a.

order of 6 ft (50% flow = 25% head). The butterfly valves can now provide the “lost head” difference of 19 ft (25 – 6). Since the lost spray nozzle head of 19 ft is to be provided at a 50% valve open condition; and since combined valve. resistance head is 4 times that at a “one side open” condition.

WATER PIPING AND PUMPS Distribution Systems 2 Open-Loop (Condenser) In an open-loop piping system, the water is in constant contact with the air and the system is therefore open to the atmosphere. A typical ex-ample of an open-loop system is a recirculating condenser water system with a cooling tower where the water.

Cooling Tower Efficiency - Maximum cooling tower efficiency is limited by the wet-bulb temperature of the cooling air; Insulation of Cooling Systems - Cooling systems and insulation thickness; Maximum Flow Velocities in Water Systems - Water velocities in pipes and tubes should not exceed certain limits; Water - Absolute or Dynamic Viscosity - Absolute or dynamic viscosity of water in centipoises for.

How to Check and Charge a RA Refrigeration System. In January the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) banned the manufacturing of air conditioning systems that couldn't achieve a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) of Until then the most common refrigerant used was R However, R22 can not meet.

another important application of open type system is used in cooling towers where the condenser pump delivers the water to cooling tower. Here very important parameter to keep in mind NPSH Net positive suction head is very important in case of open loop system.

Closed loop system is used in the most common expansion tank which is closed type. It also minimizes vacuum loss and pressure drop, takes Condensate from a shell-and-tube condenser, or cooling water plus condensed steam or hydrocarbons from a direct-contact barometric condenser, always con- can be used to reduce the total dynamic head (TDH) require-ments for the system’s pump and motor.

Split System Refrigerant Piping Guide RA Refrigerant Subject to change without notice. 5 TD () Table II Suction Line System Capacity BTU/Hr.

System Capacity Tons/Hr. Maximum Equivalent line length in Feet 25 50 75 18, ½ ⅝ ⅝ ⅝ ¾ 24, 2 ½ ⅝ ¾ ¾ ¾ 30, ⅝ ¾ ¾ ¾ ⅞ 36, 3 ⅝ ¾ ¾ ⅞ ⅞. Condenser (heating) Evaporator (cooling) Condenser (cooling) Evaporator (heating) Suction Discharge Figure 5: Water-to-Water Refrigerant Circuit the valve.

This relationship of temperature (bulb pressure) and pressure (suction line) creates a balancing effect, which causes the valve to meter at 0°F superheat (see section 3 for explanation of superheat).File Size: 1MB.

For open systems: Pump head = the sum of all friction losses plus the static lift of the fluid plus the pressure head. * The "source unit" is defined as the boiler, chiller, or heat exchanger, which creates the hot or chilled water. Steps in Calculating the Pump Head Basically, we need to plug values into the proper formula Size: KB.

Inc. Refrigeration Manual. Although each separate part covers a specific area of refrigera-tion theory and practice, each successive publication presumes a basic understanding of the material presented in the previous sections. Part 1 Fundamentals of Refrigeration Part 2 Refrigeration System Components Part 3 The Refrigeration Load Part 4 File Size: 2MB.

There are three types of losses in cooling tower. Blow down loss; Evaporation loss; Drift loss; Draw off or Blowdown. As the cooling water circulates the cooling tower part of water evaporates thereby increasing the total dissolved solids in the remaining water.

To .easier analysis of a pipe network, such as a water distribution system. An equivalent pipe is an imaginary pipe in which the head loss and discharge are equivalent to the head loss and discharge for the real pipe system.

There are three main properties of a pipe: diameter, length, and Size: KB.providing insights for today’s HVAC system designer Trane Engineers Newsletter volume 43–2 3 and repeatability required to operate a variable primary flow system. Unfortunately this seems to occur often.

We suggest you resist the temptation to reduce costs when value will be lost. A VPF system operates on flow rate, so accuracy is critical.