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The enthalpy scale in the psychrometric chart is located outside the main body. At first appearence the psychrometric chart is quite confusing, however with some practice it becomes an extremely useful tool for rapidly evaluating air-conditioning processes. Advantages of the Chart 1 If all the values are calculated manually using the formulae, it takes lots chagt time, but with a psychrometric chart these values can psychometric found within seconds or minutes.
For other pressures, relevant corrections have to be applied. The outermost curve along the left side indicates the Wet Bulb WB temperature scale. Thus we introduce an oblique enthalpy axis and enthalpy black lines as follows: This article describes various lines and curves in a psychrometric chart and how to use the them. The four equations highlighted above were programmed in MATLAB and used to plot the simplified psychrometric charts shown above.
For this reason a Psychrometric Chart relating all the relevant variables was developed which is extremely useful for designing and evaluating air-conditioning and cooling tower systems. The behavior of the air can be studied very conveniently and accurately by using a psychrometric chart.
Indicate all the values determined on the chart. The different curves of RH indicate different values of humidity measured in percentage. Finally, the specific volume of the air-vapor mixture green lines is determined from the ideal gas relation as. Now we’ll explore some more parameters.
The various lines shown in the chart are as follows please refer the fig. Image Courtesy 1 http: From the psychrometric chart we can find out the specific volume of the required air and find the total volume of the required air by multiplying it with the total cahrt of the air required.
The constant specific lines start from the saturation curve and drop down with the slight angle to the psycurometric lines. Principles of Refrigeration by Roy J. The specific volume of air is an important parameter since lsychrometric has to consider the amount of air to be handled by the cooling coil, cooling fan, etc and accordingly the rating of cooling coil and fan has to be found out. The psychrometric chart looks like a shoe.
All the properties of air indicated in the psychrometric chart are calculated at the standard atmospheric pressure.
Chapter 10b: The Psychrometric Chart (Updated 7/22/)
The scale of the DP and WB temperature is the same, however, while the constant WB temperature lines are diagonal lines extending downwards, the constant DP temperature lines are horizontal lines.
This type of cooler is extremely popular in hot, dry climates, and is popularly known as a Swamp Cooler.
psychromwtric The psychrometric chart looks complicated with vast numbers of lines and curves in it, but is very easy to understand if you charrt the basic properties of air. The constant enthalpy lines extend from the enthalpy scale down toward the right side of the chart.
We will find out various values from these given values of DB and WB temperatures. The RH lines are the curves extending from the lower left to the upper right part of the psychrometric chart.
Various Lines and Curves in the Psychrometric Chart Cgart the properties of air indicated in the psychrometric chart are calculated at the standard atmospheric pressure.
Notice that on the saturation curve the wet and dry bulb temperatures have the same values. An interesting and informative description on Psychrometric Chart Use for livestock and greenhouse applications has been presented in a University of Connecticut website by Michael Darre. The psychrometric chart looks like a shoe. Read an overview of the components included in a psychrometric chart.
We notice from the development in Section a that the equations relating relative and specific humidity, temperature wet and dry bulbpressure air, vapor and enthalpy are quite tedious and inconvenient. We shall now see how the air behaves when it is subjected to changes in temperature and humidity to suit the various applications for which the air conditioning is meant.
By using psychrometric charts HVAC engineers can graphically analyze different types of psychrometric processes and find solution to many practical problems without having to carry out long and tedious mathematical calculations.
Using a psychrometric chart is quite easy if you know the properties of air. To find the value of the enthalpy of the any given air, one should know its WB temperature. Since the dew point temperature of the air depends on the moisture content of the air, constant moisture lines are also constant DP temperature lines. For other pressures relevant corrections have to be applied.
The most popular chart in common usage is that developed by ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineershowever we feel that the construction of a simplified version of the chart based on approximations of the various equations can be a very useful tool for developing an understanding of it’s usage.
Definitely review both guides before continuing. Using the Psychrometric Chart neatly plot the required air conditioning process and estimate a the amount of moisture removed [ Other websites that we found interesting is that of Wikipedia on Psychrometrics.
Various Lines and Curves in the Psychrometric Chart All the properties of air indicated in the psychrometric chart are calculated at standard atmospheric pressure.
Thus with the aid of the chart we either heat or cool, add moisture or dehumidify as required in order to bring the air into the comfort zone.
What is Psychrometric Chart? Psychrometric Chart This is the series of articles that describes psychrometric chart and various psychrometric processes like sensible heating, sensible cooling, humidification, de-dumidification, evaporative cooling etc. Psychrometric charts are graphic representations of the psychrometric properties of air. Refer to the link: In the first part of this series we saw representation of DB, WB, DP temperature and moisture content on the pschrometric chart.
All the properties of air indicated in the psychrometric chart are calculated at standard atmospheric pressure. Psychrometric Chart This is the series of articles that describes psychrometric chart and various psychrometric processes like sensible heating, sensible cooling, humidification, de-dumidification, evaporative cooling etc. The constant enthalpy line passing through the given value of the WB temperature indicates the enthalpy of the air.