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#1 jddavies96


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Posted 30 October 2019 - 08:11 PM

I'm trying to find out when a simple water/hydrogen cooling tower packed with 2" pall rings will begin to flood. I've worked out the superficial gas velocity and the liquid loading velocity, i've also found the void fraction/packing factor etc. but i can't find any data/graphs with regards to flood points. Is there a way i can calculate this without needing graphs?


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#2 breizh


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Posted 31 October 2019 - 12:08 AM   Best Answer

Hi ,

Consider the resource attached.

Other resource : Perry's chemical engineers' handbook

Good luck


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#3 jddavies96


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Posted 04 November 2019 - 03:06 PM

Thankyou Breizh! 

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