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AMCA 210 : 2016

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LABORATORY METHODS OF TESTING FANS FOR CERTIFIED AERODYNAMIC PERFORMANCE RATING

Published date

12-01-2013

1. Purpose and Scope
2. Normative References
3. Definitions/Units of Measure/Symbols
4. Instruments and Methods of Measurement
5. Test Setups and Equipment
6. Observations and Conduct of Test
7. Calculations
8. Report and Results of Test
Annex A (Normative) - Airflow Settling Means Effectiveness Check
Annex B (Informative) - Chamber Leakage Rate Test Procedure
Annex C (Informative) - Tubing
Annex D (Informative) - Derivations of Equations
Annex E (Informative) - Similarity and Fan Laws
Annex F (Informative) - Uncertainty Analysis
Annex G (Informative) - Iterative Procedure
Annex H (Normative) - Fan Outlet Area
Annex I (Informative) - General References/Bibliography

Defines uniform test methods for a laboratory test of a fan or other air moving device to determine its aerodynamic performance in terms of airflow rate, pressure developed, power consumption, air density, speed of rotation and efficiency for rating or guarantee purposes.

DevelopmentNote
Also numbered as ASHRAE 51. Jointly published by AMCA & ASHRAE. (09/2016)
DocumentType
Standard
PublisherName
Air Movement & Control Association
Status
Current

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