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Cooling towers : principles and practice

Author: G B Hill; E J Pring; Peter D Osborn; W Stanford
Publisher: London ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Cooling Towers: Principles and Practice, Third Edition, aims to provide the reader with a better understanding of the theory and practice, so that installations are correctly designed and operated. As with all branches of engineering, new technology calls for a level of technical knowledge which becomes progressively higher; this new edition seeks to ensure that the principles and practice of cooling towers are set  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hill, G.B. (Gerald Bowen).
Cooling towers.
London ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1990
(DLC) 90040691
(OCoLC)21901464
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G B Hill; E J Pring; Peter D Osborn; W Stanford
ISBN: 9781483162744 1483162745
OCLC Number: 645774083
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 191 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front Cover; Cooling Towers: Principles and Practice; Copyright Page; Preface; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Section A: Cooling tower practice; A.1 Fundamentals; A.2 Types of cooling tower; A.3 Rating, duty and physical size of cooling towers; A.4 Cooling tower components and construction materials; A.5 Practical aspects of tower selection; A.6 Noise and noise control; A.7 Industrial applications; A.8 Water quality and treatment; A.9 Legionnaires disease; A.10 Maintenance; Section B: Cooling tower theory and calculations; B.1 Psychrometry; B.2 Heat transfer theory. B.3 Heat transfer calculationsB. 4 Selection of tower size for a given duty; B.5 Corrections for altitude; B.6 The use of charts for calculation of cooling tower duties; B.7 Determination of water cooling duties; B.8 Symbols used in calculations; Section C: Data and tables; C.1 The basis of the SI system of units; C.2 Definitions and relationships of relevant units; C.3 Conversions into SI units; C.4 Meteorological tables and data; C.5 Variation with pressure/temperature of physical properties of steam, water and dry air; C.6 Variation with temperature of the enthalpy of saturated air. C.7 Relationship between pressure drop and volume flow in steel pipesC. 8 Specific heat capacity of some common substances; C.9 Temperature conversions and some conversions to imperial units; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: G.B. Hill, E.J. Pring, Peter D. Osborn.

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An up-to-date review of the principles and practice of evaporative cooling tower design, construction, application and maintenance. It takes into account changes in manufacturing practice and new  Read more...

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