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RESEARCH PAPERS

Plume Rise From Large Thermal Sources Such as Dry Cooling Towers

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H. J. Sneck

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N. Y.

D. H. Brown

General Electric Co., Schenectady, N. Y.

J. Heat Transfer 96(2), 232-238 (May 01, 1974) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3450170 History: Received March 03, 1973; Online August 11, 2010

Abstract

An experimental study of the dry buoyant plume rise from a finite size source into a stably stratified atmosphere has been performed. The test results are correlated with a recently published theory, which is shown to be applicable to a wide range of discharge conditions. Methods for predicting the height of the stratified plume accumulation, as well as the maximum rise height of the plume are presented.

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