For too long the Chemical Processing Industry has neglected the effect of ambient air on total energy consumption. Cooling water plays an important role in energy management. The Paper outlines several operating considerations to provide a more energy efficient system, as well as the information needed to determine the optimum point of operation.

84-07: Integration of the Cooling Tower in the Chemical Processing Plant

  • W. v.L. Campagne & Lane J. McDonough, Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation