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Application of Sone Loudness Ratings for Non-Ducted Air Moving Devices Air Movement and Control Association / 1973 / 18 pages Provides charts and formulae for estimating the loudness of fans as installed. Room size and acoustical qualities as well as the number of loudness ratings of fans are considered in making this estimate.
Application of Sound Power Level Ratings for Fans Air Movement and Control Association / 1979 / 27 pages A discussion of sound power level ratings and the proper method of specifying these ratings. Recommended practices for calculating typical dBA sound pressure levels are given for the various types of fan installations.
External Shading Devices in Commercial Buildings - The Impact on Energy Use, Peak Demand and Glare Control Air Movement and Control Association / 2006 / 47 pages This technical paper details the several advantages that contribute to a more sustainable building such as reducing solar gain, peak electricity demand and glare conditions. It is intended to help the designer quickly narrow the range of possibilities and understand the impact of shading devices in commercial office buildings during...
Fan Acoustics, Noise Generation and Control Methods Air Movement and Control Association / 2007 This book fills a much needed gap in the literature of ventilation engineering. There have been many volumes published concerning fan types, similarity rules, ducting system calculations and design, applicational problems, etc. At the same time, there has been a paucity of published information on the acoustics and noise control associated with these fans and their systems. Many engineers are wary...
Recommended Safety Practices For Users and Installers of Industrial and Commercial Fans STANDARD by Air Movement and Control Association, 2009. Product Details Published: 2009 ANSI Approved Number of Pages:4 File Size: 1 file , 150 KB Part of:AMCA Full Set Full Description This publication is designed to instruct the fan user in proper installation and maintenance procedures for safe operation of the equipment.
Field Performance Measurement of Fan Systems Air Movement and Control Association / 1990 / 147 pages This section of the Fan Application Manual reviews the methods of making field measurements for calculating the actual performance of the fan and system.
Air Systems Air Movement and Control Association / 1995 / 59 pages This publication is intended to provide basic information needed to design effective and energy efficient air systems. in those cases where the system handles a gas other than air, the design data must be modified to allow for the different physical properties of the gas being used.
Industrial Process/Power Generation Fans: Site Performance Test Standard Air Movement and Control Association / 2002 / 98 pages This standard establishes uniform methods to determine the aerodynamic performance of large fans in-situ. Includes procedures for determining whether the airflow pattern is such that a test can be conducted with confidence.
Industrial Process/Power Generation Heavy Duty Dampers for Isolation and Control Air Movement and Control Association / 16-May-2002 / 33 pages Gives detailed information related to the performance and safe application of Flue Gas Dampers including recommended specifications, pre-installation tests and application limits of dampers and accessories.
Certified Ratings Program - Product Rating Manual for Fan Air Performance Air Movement and Control Association / 2005 / 60 pages
Application Manual for Air Curtain Units Air Movement and Control Association / 2008 / 29 pages This document is intended to familiarize the reader with Air Curtain Units(ACUs). It covers ACU theory; components; testing, certification, and ratings; construction; applications; benefits; selection; purchase; installation; and maintenance.
Application Manual for Airflow Measurement Stations Edition: 1st Air Movement and Control Association / 21-Dec-2006 / 21 pages This application manual is intended to assist designers and users with the proper application, performance considerations, selection and limitations of airflow measurement stations.
Application Manual for Sun Control Devices Air Movement and Control Association / 16-Oct-2008 / 24 pages The intent of this publication is to provide information and important points to be considered when designing, specifying, and detailing installations of sun control devices for aesthetics and energy cost savings. It is not the purpose of this manual to be used for detailed specifications. However, it serves as a guide toward understanding the various types of sun control devices...
Fans and Systems Air Movement and Control Association / 2002 / 79 pages This section of the AMCA Fan Application Manual, updated with separate axial fan factors, is aimed primarily at the designer of the air moving system. It discusses the effect of inlet and outlet connections on fan performance.
Troubleshooting Air Movement and Control Association / 1998 / 31 pages This section of the AMCA Fan Application Manual is intended to help identify and correct problems with the performance and operation of the air moving system after fan installation.
Industrial Process/Power Generation Fans: Specification Guidelines Air Movement and Control Association / 14-Jan-2001 / 61 pages This publication provides information on testing and rating power plant fans and covers construction features and related accessories. Sample equipment specifications are included which outline the information a fan manufacturer requires to select the best fan for an application. Common fan industry practices are also defined and explained.
Industrial Process/Power Generation Fans: Establishing Performance Using Laboratory Models Air Movement and Control Association / 19-Oct-2001 Outlines methods used to determine the performance of full size power plant fans from tests of models. Provides information on variables that affect fan ratings and establishes rules and limitations in converting the performance of geometrically similar fans.
Certified Ratings Program Acoustical Duct Silencers Air Movement and Control Association / 01-Jan-2003 / 18 pages Provides a detailed description of the procedure under which the AMCA Certified Ratings Seal is granted for acoustical duct silencers.
Laboratory Accreditation Program Air Movement and Control Association / 1999 Outlines procedure for obtaining AMCA recognition of a laboratory as qualified to perform tests in accordance with AMCA test methods. Registration qualifications may be applied to individual test results.
Certified Sound Ratings Program for Air Moving Devices Air Movement and Control Association / 2005 / 21 pages Products are air moving devices such as centrifugal fans, axial fans, propeller fans & power roof ventilators that are licensed by AMCA to bear the Certified Ratings Seal for air performance.