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Fan stall and multiple operating points in multiple-fan ventilation systems.
Wang YJ; Reddy NP
Min Eng 1992 Feb; 44(2):167-172
Stall or aerodynamic stall of axial-flow fans has long been recognized as an important operational problem in mine ventilation. To develop a technique for characterizing fan stall in multiple-fan ventilation networks, a research project was initiated through the Generic Mineral Technology Center for Mine Systems Design and Ground Control. Considering that fan stall is related to multiple operating points, this paper discusses a numerical modelfor multiple-fan ventilation networks, and numerical methods for solving multiple networks solutions. It is hoped that the results of this project will lead to an innovative method of ventilation network analysis and simulation, thus preventing stall.
Mining-industry; Mining-equipment; Mine-shafts; Ventilation-equipment; Ventilation-systems
MIR 08-93; Grant-number-G1115151
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