Standard and ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 51, except as modified by Units shall be tested in accordance with ANSI/AMCA Standard /ANSI/ASHRAE. Standard — Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for Aerodynamic Performance Rating (ANSI/AMCA Standard ) (ANSI/ASHRAE Approved). and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) approved ANSI/AMCA Standard ANSI/ASHRAE Standard , Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for.

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The manufacturer of the manometer must supply the information for correction of the graduated scale due to temperature changes. Q The fan power output Ho is proportional to the shaded area which leads to: A throttling device may be used to control the fan point of operation.

This test evaluates the ability of the airflow settling means to provide a substantially uniform airflow ahead of the measurement plane. The minimum pitot tube stem diameter recognized under this standard shall be 2.

The characteristic uncertainty is defined as the difference in airflow rate between the intersection of the parabola with the test curve and the intersections of the parabola with the boundaries. If this alternate arrangement is used, and the calculated plane 8 velocity is greater than fpm, then the calculated plane 8 velocity pressure shall be added to the measured static pressure.

Dimension J shall be at least 1. The results of a fan test are a complex combination asjrae variables which must be presented graphically according to the standard. If there is a need to reduce the uncertainty at either low flow or low pressure, then the instruments chosen to measure the corresponding quantity must be selected with suitable accuracy lower uncertainties for those conditions.

The nozzle surface in the direction of flow ashrwe the nozzle inlet towards the nozzle exit shall fair smoothly so that a straight-edge may be rocked over the surface without clicking. The temperature that exists by virtue of the internal and kinetic energy of the air. The differential pressure between two points shall be measured on an indicator, such as a manometer, with one leg connected to the upstream sensor, such as a static pressure tap, and the other leg connected to the downstream sensor, ashras as a static pressure tap.


At the time of publication, the editions indicated were valid. These test procedures assume isothermal conditions. The velocity pressure at a point shall be measured on an indicator such as a manometer with one leg open to a total pressure sensor, such as the impact tap of a Pitot-static tube, and the other leg connected to a static pressure sensor such as the static tap of the same Pitot-static tube.

One reading for each checked parameter is required for each test point with the following exceptions: The velocity pressure Pv3 corresponding to the average velocity shall be obtained by taking the square roots of the individual measurements Pv3rsumming the roots, dividing by 13 On all outlet duct and outlet chamber setups, Pt1 is equal to zero and ts1 is equal to td0.

The area A6 is measured at the plane of the throat taps, or the nozzle exit for nozzles without throat taps. The uncertainty of the airflow rate measurement can be reduced by changing to a smaller nozzle or combination of nozzles for the asjrae airflow rate range of the fan. The cross-section of the elliptical portion is one quarter of ashras ellipse, having the large axis D and the small axis 0. The difference between the fan total pressure and the fan velocity pressure.

The airflow rate Q5 at the entrance to a nozzle or multiple nozzles with chamber approach shall be calculated from: The static orifices may not exceed 1 mm 0.

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The latter may be considered equal to the fan total efficiency for a fan without azhrae losses. The uncertainty in the results will be expressed in two parts, both of which will be based on the uncertainties in various measurements. A fan shall be tested under this standard according to one of the four general Installation Types that exist in actual applications.

Static pressure taps shall be in accordance with Figure 2A. Since only one set of observations is specified in the standard, this analysis must deal with the uncertainties in the results obtained from a single set of observations. The specifications regarding ashtae correspond to two standard deviations based on an assumed normal distribution. The point of operation where the fan static pressure is zero. The origin of these formulae will be obvious to an engineer. The outlet duct friction shall not be considered.

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The number of determinations required to establish the performance of a fan over the range from shut-off to free qshrae will depend upon the shape of the characteristic curve of the asurae under test. See Figure 15, Note 5. The coefficient of friction f shall be determined from [19]: The ratio of fan power output to fan power input.

Groups approve laboratory methods for testing fans.

Get fast, free shipping with Ashraw Prime. Note that ef and eg vary with point of operation. A duct connected to the upstream side of a flow nozzle shall be between 6.

The recommended approximation which meets these requirements is shown in Figure 4B by Cermak, J. The characteristic uncertainty and the efficiency uncertainty are also given. The degree of similarity of the performance characteristics will depend on the degree of similarity of the fans and of the airflow through the fans. The uncertainty in the airflow rate only can be determined from the above uncertainties by combining: Methods of Testing Performance.

Groups approve laboratory methods for testing fans.

The bell and duct shall be of the same size and shape as the fan inlet boundary connection. Reverse flow verification test. Since the air velocity in an inlet chamber is considered uniform due ashgae the settling means employed, a single measurement is representative of the average chamber pressure.

The macro-pattern of the surface shall not exceed 0.