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Title:Airflow Analysis in Mechanically Ventilated Obstructed Rooms
Author(s):Priest, John Brian
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Christianson, Leslie L.
Department / Program:Agricultural Engineering
Discipline:Agricultural Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Engineering, Aerospace
Abstract:It was concluded that for typical room flowrates and inlet types the room air distribution system is obstruction ratio independent. Local velocities and standard deviations varied with each obstruction setup and inlet combination. However, average air velocities and turbulence intensities were not influenced by obstruction setups or inlet configurations. The decay rate of mean velocity kinetic energy in the bulk flow region was independent of obstructions and inlets. Room average kinetic energy was a function of the supplied kinetic energy within the supply jet plus internal kinetic energy resulting from internal heat load (convective energy).
Issue Date:1999
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:143 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/86097
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9953114
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:1999


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