fan efficiency

fan efficiency

[′fan i‚fish·ən·sē]
(mechanical engineering)
The ratio obtained by dividing a fan's useful power output by the power input (the power supplied to the fan shaft); it is expressed as a percentage.
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An optional electronic commutated[EC] motor, shown to improve fan efficiency by 30%, is also available.
To appropriately characterize the fan performance, the knowledge of overall fan efficiency, pressure rise, maximum flow rate, and motor position are required.
Fan efficiency in the designed operating point not less than 82%.
The scientists found that none of the devices performed well in all of the key functions: fan efficiency, efficiency in capturing polluted air for exhaust and sound levels.
Figures 3a and 3b show pressure, efficiency, and power curves for two different fan types to illustrate how the shape of fan efficiency curves affects the fan power draw.
As well as reducing noise, ENC's cooler inlet silencers have been found to improve cooler fan efficiency.
The value of cfm ratings for fan selection lies in revealing fan efficiency, by relating performance to energy consumption through a cfm/watt ratio.
Ventilation fan efficiency improvement presents a huge opportunity for energy savings," said Jim Dick, Johnson Electric's senior vice president of Strategic Marketing.
Forced draft and induced draft fan efficiency performance
The evaporator fan efficiency was improved by installing electronically commutated motors (ECM) (Karas 2006; Goetzler et al.
eq]) helps customers to purchase more efficient fans, fan designers/manufacturers to assess and develop better products, and policymakers to fix minimum values or classes of fan efficiency as is usually done with other electrical appliances (e.