Modern Plate-Type Indirect Cooling

  • John R. Watt


When much evaporative cooling has made only marginal progress except in sizes and materials, the indirect phase has developed whole new processes and machines and promises more.


Heat Exchanger Evaporative Cool Plate Heat Exchanger Indirect Cooler Direct Evaporative Cool 
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  1. For further data, theory, analysis, and design calculations, see: Donald Pescod: Donald Pescod, “Unit Air Cooler using Plastic Heat Exchanger with Evaporatively Cooled Plates.” Australian Refrigerating, Air Conditioning and Heating, 1968, 22 (9): 22.Google Scholar
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