Watson McDaniel Company (Norristown, PA) has published its Basics of Industrial Steam Utilization, a 156-page course book which covers the full range of steam system fundamentals including boilers, distribution,
New enhancements have been made to Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling software capability for process and chemical engineers, with the release of CFX-4.4 from AEA Technology Engineering Software (Waterloo, ON,
The Vaporstat(tm) Model 902 humidity sensor from Telaire (Goleta, CA) is designed to provide absolute humidity measurement and control of humidity. Features include an infrared sensor that measures the
Current Technology, Inc.'s (Irving, TX) Harmonix(tm) active harmonic cancellation filter is highlighted in this full-color brochure. Included are a question-and-answer page on harmonics, a list of features and benefits,
This four-color bulletin from Bell & Gossett (Morton Grove, IL) highlights the features of the Number 400 automatic air vent, including its antirotation/antivibration float system, its air collection paddle
The AAF(r)-HermanNelson(r) unit ventilator from McQuay International (Minneapolis) is designed to offer significantly quieter operation, added cooling capacity, and added chassis strength for tough installations, according to the manufacturer.
This brochure highlights Spirotherm's (Glendale Heights, IL) Spirovent(r) microbubble(tm) separators. Included is a cross-sectional drawing of the unit's core; product photos of the different models available; a selection table
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.