Non-Linear Dampers: A Thing of the Past?

Lowe, Ryan
October 2008
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Fall2008 AMCA International, Vol. 80, p14
The article offers information on the implications of linear and non-linear dampers. It is stated that non-linear modulating control dampers require a difficult tuning process to get a balance of control signal and air flow. Meanwhile, the linear dampers offer sustainable features that can minimize the strain on the environment and local infrastructure. Moreover, these features allow the fans to avoid erratic control and the maintenance costs will be lowered.


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