Uniform standards to determine the water cooling
capability of cooling towers. Instrumentation
and measurements are performed in accordance
with methods outlined in the Cooling Tower
Institute(CTI) Bulletin Acceptance Test Procedure
(ATP) 105 or ASME PTC 1958. Tests
Should be utilized to ascertain that new or rebuilt
Cooling towers produce Design Conditions that
the owner is paying for. Testing normally is done
by third party-not the Owner or Contractor.
Confidential report is submitted to person
paying for testing and the owner.
Opening in Natural Draft Tower used for access
to the cold water basin. It can be large enough for
a man only, or large enough for measured at
exhaust from the tower and converted to standard
air = (acfm) (density at DBT, WBT and
The measure of useful power required to move a
Given air rate against a given resistance. The ratio
of air horsepower to fan input horsepower is the
measure of fan efficiency.
Area of cooling tower where air is initially introduced
Into unit by action of air flow generator.