Cooling tower plume - model and experiment
CTU in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technicka 4, 166 07 Prague, Czech Republic
Published online: 12 May 2017
The paper discusses the description of the simple model of the, so-called, steam plume, which in many cases forms during the operation of the evaporative cooling systems of the power plants, or large technological units. The model is based on semi-empirical equations that describe the behaviour of a mixture of two gases in case of the free jet stream. In the conclusion of the paper, a simple experiment is presented through which the results of the designed model shall be validated in the subsequent period.
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