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Fans are categorized based on the type of flow. The flow can be either axial or radial by centrifugal action. The users can edit and enter key fan specification data as shown in the following screen shot.
By default Air is used as gas medium and its properties are updated based on the input temperature. For gases other than air, the property data need to be entered including molecular weight.
Users can choose any duct system based on cross section, class, size and material. Respective spinners are provided for class, size and material selection. The size of rectangular duct corresponding to the long side and short side is depends upon class and aspect ratio. The total equivalent length data includes total duct length and resistance due to different duct fittings and terminal box.
A comprehensive summary is provided as shown in the screen shot that includes different performance characteristics of a fan-duct system. This would help in evaluation of different fans for a given application. A general app notes is also provided for a quick reference.
Recently changed in this version:
Modified screen layout with new tool bar buttons as shown screen shots. Added additional button to facilitate quick computation while editing when virtual key pad is displayed. Added a separate run button to execute fan spec model in order to avoid image interference with text fields.