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Cooling Towers Design

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Cooling Towers Design

Classified by the air-circulation method used, there are two types of cooling towers. They are either natural-draft or mechanical-draft towers. Figure 8-15 shows the operation of the natural-draft cooling tower. Figure 8-16 shows the operation of the mechanical-draft cooling tower. The forced-draft cooling tower shown in Fig. 8-17 is just one example of the mechanical-draft …

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Cooling Towers

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Cooling Towers

Cooling towers are used to conserve or recover water. In one design, the hot water from the condenser is pumped to the tower. There, it is sprayed into the tower basin. The temperature of the water decreases, as it gives up heat to the air circulating through the tower. Some of the towers are rather …

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