Thermal Engineering

, Volume 61, Issue 12, pp 889–897 | Cite as

Results of experimental studies of the gas-dynamic behavior of airflow in the circulation line of the air condenser of steam-turbine plants

  • V. A. Fedorov
  • O. O. Mil’man
  • V. G. Gribin
  • P. A. Anan’ev
Steam-Turbine, Gas-Turbine, and Combined-Cycle Plants and Their Auxiliary Equipment


The results of experimental studies and a physical model of the three-dimensional flow of cooling air in the circulation line (CL) of a dummy air condenser (AC) incorporating a fan, heat-exchange modules, a shell, and other auxiliary components are analyzed. The local air velocity fields determined experimentally at the AC CL inlet and at the fan diffuser outlet are presented. The guidelines for determining the head-capacity characteristics of the airflow through the AC CL are proposed.


air condenser heat-exchange module circulation line cooling air volume flow rate air velocity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Fedorov
    • 1
  • O. O. Mil’man
    • 1
  • V. G. Gribin
    • 2
  • P. A. Anan’ev
    • 1
  1. 1.NPVP TurbokonKalugaRussia
  2. 2.Moscow Power Engineering Institute National Research UniversityMoscowRussia

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