Heating System Water Flow Rate Prediction Using Three Port Control Valves

Edge, Jerry and Underwood, Chris (2002) Heating System Water Flow Rate Prediction Using Three Port Control Valves. In: CIBSE National Technical Conference, 24 October 2002, Royal College of Physicians, London, United Kingdom.

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Abstract

This work highlights the requirement for flow rate measurement in order to monitor energy use in heating systems. It recognises that not all heating systems have the facility to monitor system water flow rates. It investigates, via a test facility,the combined port flow characteristics of three port valves and fits mathematical equations to them. The paper then goes on to test the validity of the use of these relationships in the prediction of system water flow rates in practice. The work finds that there is considerable potential in using three port valves for ‘passive flow monitoring’.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: H300 Mechanical Engineering
H800 Chemical, Process and Energy Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Architecture and Built Environment
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Depositing User: Jerry Edge
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2012 16:16
Last Modified: 29 May 2017 18:43
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/5791

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