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872018 Ar Dues Sizing The Engineering ToolBox fome ‘wvew EngineeringToolBox.com Engineering ToolBox - Resources, Tools and Basic Information for Engineering and Design of Technical Applications! Custom Search the most ofcsent way to neigte he Eranaenng ToolBox Air Ducts Sizing ‘The ductwork of ventilation systems are often sized with either the Velocity, the Constant Pressure Loss (or Equal Friction Loss) - or the Static Pressure Recovery Methods 1 Industry Steam Boiler Steam Boiler Capacity 0.1-20 /h Fuel Ol Gas Wood Coal Biomass Pellet High Efciency @ Ox 2. biomass boiler - Source Recycling Heating 22 BlerFuetRce sk Log Pelt te Environmental Friendly ox 3. Pipe Flow Software @ sign, Mode! & Solve Pipe Systems, Download Trial Software Now! Q x Sizing of duc-works in ventilation systems can be done by the + Velocity Method + Constant Pressure Loss Method (or Equal Friction Method) + Sialic Pressure Recovery Method The Velocity Method Proper airflow velocities forthe application considering the environment are selected. Sizes of ducts are then given by the contiulty equation ike: A i 0 whore ‘A= duct ross sectional are (m2) a= airflow rate (m/s) = air speed (mis) ‘Ateratvely in imperial unts Ape tah gly; (10) whore ‘A= duct eross sectional area (sain) a= ar flow rato (cfm) \= air speed fom) [A proper velocity depends on application and environment, The table below incicate commonly used velocities: “ype orbuct ‘emir Systeme Indust Systeme igh Speed Systeme ie ms ttm me tm ws tm Bran ey 200-800 3-8 300-908 e8 85-1875, Bo aware that high velocity close to outlets and inlots may genarato unacceptable noise hitps:iww-ongineeringtoolbox.comiszing-ducts-4_207. html 19