Heating System Water Flow Rate Prediction Using Three Port Control Valves

Jerry Edge, Chris Underwood

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This work highlights the requirement for flow rate measurement in order to monitor energy use in heating systems. It recognises that not all heating systems have the facility to monitor system water flow rates. It investigates, via a test facility,the combined port flow characteristics of three port valves and fits mathematical equations to them. The paper then goes on to test the validity of the use of these relationships in the prediction of system water flow rates in practice. The work finds that there is considerable potential in using three port valves for ‘passive flow monitoring’.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2002
EventCIBSE National Technical Conference - Royal College of Physicians, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 Jan 2002 → …


ConferenceCIBSE National Technical Conference
Period1/01/02 → …
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