Fans and Ventilation: A practical guide

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Elsevier, Jul 7, 2010 - Science - 424 pages
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The practical reference book and guide to fans, ventilation and ancillary equipment with a comprehensive buyers’ guide to worldwide manufacturers and suppliers.

Bill Cory, well-known throughout the fans and ventilation industry, has produced a comprehensive, practical reference with a broad scope: types of fans, how and why they work, ductwork, performance standards, testing, stressing, shafts and bearings.

With advances in technology, manufacturers have had to continually improve the performance and efficiency of fans and ventilation systems; as a result, improvements that once seemed impossible have been achieved. Systems now range in all sizes, shapes, and weight, to match the ever increasing applications.

An important reference in the wake of continuing harmonisation of standards throughout the European Union and the progression of National and International standards. The Handbook of Fans and Ventilation is a welcome aid to both mechanical and electrical engineers.

This book will help you to...

•Understand how and why fans work
•Choose the appropriate fan for the right job, helping to save time and money
•Learn installation, operational and maintenance techniques to keep your fans in perfect working order
•Discover special fans for your unique requirements
•Source the most appropriate equipment manufacturers for your individual needs

* Helps you select, instal, operate and maintain the appropriate fan for your appliaction, to help you save time and money
* Use as a reference tool, course-book, supplier guide or as a fan/ventilation selection system
* Contains a guide to manufacturers and suppliers of ventilation systems, organised according to their different styles and basic principles of operation
  

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Looks very good book and useful to fan designers

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Fan and Ventilation book as name is a true practical guide for fan education. Bill has presented his 50 years of experience and knowledge in this wonderful book. Most fan books are foucused on fan application. This book is more focused on fan engineering. This book has included centrifugal,axial,propeller and mixed flow fans.
I will recommend this to book to everyone who wants to learn about fan engineering and its application.
Madan Baral P.E.
 

Contents

Chapter 1 Fan history types and characteristics
1
Chapter 2 The properties of gases
35
Chapter 3 Air and gas flow
43
Chapter 4 Fan performance Standards
77
Chapter 5 Fans and ducting systems
95
Chapter 6 Flow regulation
107
Chapter 7 Materials and stresses
119
Chapter 8 Constructional features
137
Chapter 15 Fan vibration
239
Chapter 16 Ancillary equipment
259
Chapter 17 Quality assurance inspection and performance certification
265
Chapter 18 Installation operation and maintenance
281
Chapter 19 Fan economics
295
Chapter 20 Fan selection
309
Chapter 21 Some fan applications
319
Chapter 22 Units conversions standards and preferred numbers
361

Chapter 9 Fan arrangements and designation of discharge position
149
Chapter 10 Fan bearings
157
Chapter 11 Belt rope and chain drives
177
Chapter 12 Shaft couplings
187
Chapter 13 Prime movers for fans
199
Chapter 14 Fan noise
215
Chapter 23 Useful fan terms translated
375
Chapter 24 Guide to Manufacturers and suppliers
381
Chapter 25 Reference index
413
Acknowledgements
423
Index to advertisers
424
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