terminal unit


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terminal unit

[′tər·mən·əl ‚yü·nət]
(mechanical engineering)
In an air-conditioning system, a unit at the end of a branch duct through which air is transferred or delivered to the conditioned space.

terminal unit

In an air-conditioning system, a unit at the end of a branch duct through which air is transferred or delivered to the conditioned space.
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Equation 1 was used throughout the simulations to model sensible heating and cooling of air as it passed through the cooling coil or when heat was added at the terminal as a result of the operation of the terminal unit fan motor or when heat was added to maintain space conditions.