Adiabatic Mixing of Two Moist Air Streams

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Two moist inlet air streams are mixed adiabatically. This Demonstration uses mass and energy balance equations to determine the outlet air stream. You can set the dry-bulb and wet-bulb temperatures of the first inlet stream and the dry-bulb temperature and relative humidity of the second inlet stream. You can change the values of the volumetric flow rates of the inlet air streams. The "psychrometric data" button shows a chart with all the relevant thermal parameters for the two inlet air streams and the outlet air stream. "DA" refers to dry air. The data includes the dry-bulb, wet-bulb and dew point temperatures expressed in , the relative humidity in , the absolute humidity or moisture content in , the humid volume in and the specific enthalpy in .

Contributed by: Housam Binous and Ahmed Bellagi (October 2016)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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[1] R. M. Felder and R. W. Rousseau, Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes, 3rd ed., New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2005.



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