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Thermal Performance Evolution of 2-D CFD Model of Natural Draft Wet Cooling Tower
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Author(s)
Alok singh, S P S Rajput
KEYWORDS
Wet cooling tower, thermal performance, cfd .
ABSTRACT
A 2-D computational fluid dynamics simulation of heat and mass transfer inside a natural draft wet cooling has been conducted to investigate the thermal performance of tower under the range of design parameter. The simulation of multi phase steady state flow inside a natural draft cooling tower has been found in various positions inside cooling tower along the diameter. Air temperature varies fluently above and below the fill because maximum heat transfer take place in fill zone as compare to spray zone and rain zone. At outlet air temperature changes around 5% where at its change is only 3%. Random change of pressure occurs below the fill, near wall its value almost zero. Enthalpy and entropy having descending values towards wall from axis.
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