Abdi Ghezail, Tawfik Benabdallah



Contribution to the Performance Computation by Enhanced Cooling Tower

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The present work exploits the results obtained by the authors in terms of improving the models of Merkel and Arns. Indeed, these two models were used as a basis to reduce the initial hypotheses for Merkel and made it possible to make the modeling of cooling towers against the current easier and above all robust. However, the initial hypotheses of Merkel and Arns neglected important aspects such as Drift losses and offdesign simulation. These two aspects have made that the simulation of the behavior of the cooling tower is dependent on the amplitude of the two parameters. This work shows the impact that these parameters have on the calculation of the performances of cooling tower and their estimate value, from the general of the simplified method derived from Merkel's method. Recall that recent work by the authors has demonstrated the possibility of extending the Merkel model to the simplified method by adding two case studies. The results are exposed and a discussion is established


Cooling tower, modelization, simulation, evaporation, heat exchanger


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Abdi Ghezail, Tawfik Benabdallah. (2018) Contribution to the Performance Computation by Enhanced Cooling Tower. International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 3, 56-62


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