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Title: Wet/dry cooling tower and method

Abstract

A wet/dry cooling tower wherein a liquid to-be-cooled is flowed along channels of a corrugated open surface or the like, which surface is swept by cooling air. The amount of the surface covered by the liquid is kept small compared to the dry part thereof so that said dry part acts as a fin for the wet part for heat dissipation.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Lynnfield, MA
  2. Waban, MA
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
863893
Patent Number(s):
4269796
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28C - HEAT-EXCHANGE APPARATUS, NOT PROVIDED FOR IN ANOTHER SUBCLASS, IN WHICH THE HEAT-EXCHANGE MEDIA COME INTO DIRECT CONTACT WITHOUT CHEMICAL INTERACTION
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28F - DETAILS OF HEAT-EXCHANGE AND HEAT-TRANSFER APPARATUS, OF GENERAL APPLICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
E(11-1)-2500
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
wet; dry; cooling; tower; method; liquid; to-be-cooled; flowed; channels; corrugated; surface; swept; air; amount; covered; kept; compared; heat; dissipation; cooling air; heat dissipation; cooling tower; surface covered; dry cooling; surface cover; /261/165/

Citation Formats

Glicksman, Leon R, and Rohsenow, Warren R. Wet/dry cooling tower and method. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Glicksman, Leon R, & Rohsenow, Warren R. Wet/dry cooling tower and method. United States.
Glicksman, Leon R, and Rohsenow, Warren R. Thu . "Wet/dry cooling tower and method". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863893.
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author = {Glicksman, Leon R and Rohsenow, Warren R},
abstractNote = {A wet/dry cooling tower wherein a liquid to-be-cooled is flowed along channels of a corrugated open surface or the like, which surface is swept by cooling air. The amount of the surface covered by the liquid is kept small compared to the dry part thereof so that said dry part acts as a fin for the wet part for heat dissipation.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
}

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