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Experimental setup for a multiple-fan ventilation system.
Reddy NP; Wang YJ
Trans Soc Min Metall Explor 1992 Jan; 292:1900-1904
This paper describes an experimental setup for multiple fan ventilation systems at the ventilation laboratory of the West Virginia University Department of Mining Engineering. Housed in a 30-ft x 70 -ft room, the experimental setup consists of three 18-in., variable-speed, axial flow fans; an 18-in. -diam, fiberglass tubing; associated fittings for arranging networks; and a picot-tube measuring and data-acquisition system. The fiberglass tubing and fans can be organized into non-planar networks of two or three fans. The setup is mainly designed for studying the characteristic curves, operating points and fan stall for multiple fan ventilation systems.
Mining; Mining industry; Ventilation systems; Ventilation; Underground mines; Underground mining; Air flow; Analytical processes
MIR 05-93; Grant-Number-G1115151
Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration
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