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Main Title Drift data acquired on mechanical salt water cooling devices /
Author Schrecker, Gunter O. ; Webb, Ronald O. ; Rutherford, David A. ; Shofner., Frederick M.
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Author Title of a Work
Schrecker, Gunter O.
CORP Author Environmental Systems Corp., Knoxville, Tenn.;National Environmental Research Center, Research Triangle Park, N.C. Control Systems Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development ; Distributed by National technical Information Service,
Year Published 1975
Report Number EPA-650/2-75-060; PB-246 800; EPA-68-02-1365; EPA-ROAP-21ARW-002
Stock Number PB-246 800
OCLC Number 14179770
Subjects Cooling towers--Climatic factors
Additional Subjects Aerosols ; Air pollution ; Monitoring ; Cooling towers ; Particles ; Particle size determination ; Salt water ; Drops(Liquids) ; Seasonal variations ; Salinity ; Sampling ; Measurement ; Instrumentation ; Earth atmosphere ; Meteorology ; Electric power plants ; Sodium ; Magnesium ; Thermal pollution ; Florida ; Air pollution detection ; PILLS detection ; Turkey Point electric power plant
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EJBD  EPA 650-2-75-060 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/02/2014
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 650-2-75-060 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
NTIS  PB-246 800 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation ix, 531 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
The report gives test data from drift characterization and airborne salt monitoring studies conducted on and around a single-cell, mechanical-draft salt-water cooling tower and two spray modules at Turkey Point, Florida. Source measurements of drift droplet size distributions and mineral mass emissions were conducted for both devices during a winter test and for the tower alone during a summer test. Atmospheric salt concentrations and depositions were measured for 11 months, both with and without cooling device operation. Cooling tower drift droplet measurements yielded a drift emission fraction of 0.00027% of the water flow rate of 1260 kg/s, and a droplet mass median diameter of 120 micrometers. The average mineral mass emission rate was 0.00083% of the minerals circulating as solute in the cooling water. Droplet size spectra and mineral mass fluxes of the spray module drift emission were measured up to a height of 11 m above water level, below which the bulk of the drift was observed, and downwind to a distance of 88 m. Portions of this document are not fully legible.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-110). "EPA-650/2-75-060." "July 1975." "PB-246 800."