TITLE

In-line Fans: Considerations for Sizing & Selection

AUTHOR(S)
Wettergren, Ola
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Fall2007 Supplement, Vol. 79, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on effective use of in-line fans. In-line fans are designed for easy installation in ductwork making them a space and cost efficient alternative to other forms of mechanical ventilation. The author gives details on the proper sizing and installation of in-line fans in commercial application for drop ceiling locations and ventilation systems where it functions as duct boosters. Residential uses for kitchen and bathroom exhaust systems as well as system design guidelines are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
27437560

 

Related Articles

  • Installing An Attic Fan. Henkenius, Merle // Popular Mechanics;Sep2000, Vol. 177 Issue 9, p111 

    Provides tips on the installation of an attic fan. Basic information on ventilation; Choosing the right fan; Procedure in installing the fan.

  • Fan is a must-have for effective A/C. Deines, Jeff // Wilson County News;9/9/2015, Vol. 42 Issue 36, p11D 

    The article offers information on how to fix a blower fan on the heating and ventilation system in a car or truck.

  • The Crucial Contractor Effect. Wheeler, Jim // Supply House Times;Sep2003, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p121 

    Looks into the importance of proper installation of heating and ventilation equipment as exemplified using air-conditioning units and the common mistakes made by installing contractors in the U.S. Usual cause of electrical voltage drops; Guidelines for proper function of a condensing unit;...

  • Illustrated Catastrophes. LeBlanc, Russ // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Feb2013, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p30 

    The article discusses the violation of National Electrical Code (NEC), the standard for the safe installation of electrical wiring and equipment in the U.S., by citing two photographs depicting the installation of electrical equipments. It features a floppy paddle fan installed without any box...

  • Installing a Ceiling Fan. Truini, Joseph // This Old House;Jun2003, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p89 

    The article presents advice on buying and installing a ceiling fan in a house. There are few fixtures that can impact the look and livability of a room as much as a ceiling fan. It can keep you cool on sultry summer days, push warm air down into the room during winter, and even serve as the...

  • NIST Experiments with Portable Fans for Smoke Control.  // Buildings;Oct2007, Vol. 101 Issue 10, p8 

    The article reports on the development of portable positive pressure ventilation (PPV) fans by researchers from the Gaithersburg, Maryland-based National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). NIST engineers report that the high-pressure PPV fans that direct airflow up the stairways of...

  • EQUIPMENT STARTUP CHECKLIST. McKew, Amanda // Engineered Systems;Nov2004, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p24 

    Presents an equipment startup checklist for a good design of exhaust and heat recovery coil. Automatic controls; Spot-check design parameters; Electrical installation; Design review.

  • System Effect To Believe It Is to See It. Page, Sutton G. // ASHRAE Journal;Jun2011, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p38 

    The article focuses on the identification and causes of system effect in fan or duct systems. It states that system effect is caused by turbulence due to the turbulent flow termed as velocity/counter velocity (V/CV). It mentions that designers should avoid fan and duct connections that may lead...

  • Ventilation Part II. Seeber, Cam; Wywrot, Jim // Canadian Mining Journal;Sep2003, Vol. 124 Issue 6, p27 

    Discusses the design considerations of main and booster fan installations in mines. Selection of the type of fan; Advantage of axial fan; Characteristics to look for in a centrifugal fan.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics