Application Manuals

Order Number: ED-FAN
Format: Manual
Price: $10.00
Publish Date: 1982

Provides a detailed overview of fan fundamentals intended to help system designers understand their performance, selection, application and control.  

Topics include:

  • Terminology
  • Testing
  • Fan performance curve
  • System resistance curve
  • Fan surge
  • Fan paralleling
  • Types of fans (forward curved, backward inclined, radial, tubular, axial)
  • Fan laws
  • Industry standards (AMCA)
  • Inlet and discharge conditions
  • Transitions
  • Drive and bearing losses
  • Fan modulation devices (scroll volume damper, inlet and discharge dampers, inlet vanes, speed modulation, blade pitch variation)
  • Parallel and series operation
  • Draw-thru vs. blow-thru
  • Supply fans in systems
  • Return fans
  • Motors and controls
  • Types of motor starters
  • Power transmission
  • Sound and vibration control
  • Selection
  • Specification
  • Installation
  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Field measurement methods