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A fan uses a power-driven rotating impeller to move air. The impeller does work on the air, imparting to it both static and kinetic energy, which vary in proportion, depending on the fan type. This chapter discusses types of fans used in HVAC design and the underlying principles of their use.

Types of Fans
Principles of Operation
Testing and Rating
Field Testing of Fans for Air Performance
Fan Laws
Fan and System Pressure Relationships
Temperature Rise Across Fans
Duct System Characteristics
System Effects
Parallel Fan Operation
Series Fan Operation
Arrangement and Installation
Fan Control

ISBN: 978-1-947192-52-2 (for I-P versions of chapters)
ISSN: 1078-6066 (for I-P versions of chapters)