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dc.contributor.authorKhamooshi, Men_NZ
dc.contributor.authorAnderson, TNen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorNates, Ren_NZ
dc.contributor.editorAnderson, TNen_NZ
dc.contributor.editorNorris, SEen_NZ
dc.date.accessioned2019-04-02T00:00:43Z
dc.date.available2019-04-02T00:00:43Z
dc.date.copyright2017-11-30en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationProceedings of the 10th Australasian Natural Convection Workshop Auckland, New Zealand, 30 November – 1 December 2017, Edited by: T.N. Anderson and S.E. Norris, pp. 21-22.
dc.identifier.isbn9780473423001en_NZ
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/12407
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION Natural draft dry cooling towers (NDDCT) are an important part of concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in that they dictate the flow of air over the condenser. Under no wind conditions, airflow in the NDDCT is driven by natural convection resulting in a relatively uniform temperature and pressure distribution in the condenser. By expanding CSP plants, additional cooling towers are needed to increase the cooling capacity of the plant and hence the layout of multiple cooling towers could influence the thermo-flow characteristics of these NDDCTs. Despite this previous studies have tended to focus on a single isolated cooling tower. In their work Lu et al. [1, 2] focused on improving the design of a small NDDCT with a tower aspect ratio of 1.25 using numerical simulations of a single NDDCT with and without the wind. In addition, they showed that windbreaks resulted in significant variation in the system performance. However, the question of how multiple small cooling towers interact with each other under the no-wind condition appears to have been overlooked.
dc.publisherDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, Auckland University of Technology and Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aucklanden_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://homepages.engineering.auckland.ac.nz/~snor007/ancw10/docs/ANCW-10_Programme_and_Book_of_Abstracts.pdf
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dc.titleImpact of Tower Spacing on the Performance of Multiple Natural Draft Dry Cooling Towers Under No Wind Conditionsen_NZ
dc.typeConference Contribution
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccessen_NZ
aut.relation.endpage22
aut.relation.startpage21
pubs.elements-id324765
aut.relation.conference10th Australasian Natural Convection Workshopen_NZ


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