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Synonyms for damper

Synonyms for damper

a movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace

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a device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations

a depressing restraint

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Now both residential and commercial designers can preserve the finished look of drywall while providing quick and easy access to air dampers, plumbing, vents, electrical wiring, and the like.
Figure 1 shows the mixed air and room air temperature signals, sent from a sensors superblock (SB5) to a controls superblock (SB1), result in positioning of the heating and cooling coil valves and outdoor air damper.
The model air damper was separated into inflow and outflow areas, since gas moves through the air damper in two directions: fresh air enters from the outside (inflow) and combustion gases leave the furnace (outflow).
recirculation air damper stuck open, stuck closed, stuck 50% open
2] signal to control and modulate the position of outdoor air damper and thereby provides the space with the proper amount of ventilation air.
During occupied hours the ventilator fans were operated and outside air dampers were opened.
Other advantage is by using a simple PI controller to modulate the outdoor air damper and then avoiding the use of airflow meter located at outdoor air duct.
2) In economizer mode, the outside air damper and return air damper were modulated together to maintain the mixed air temperature set point which was two degrees lower than the supply air temperature set point.
In the case of a fresh air damper stuck, two cases are compared.
Similar to a Series VAV, the FPIU utilizes a primary air damper, forward curved fan and filter.
The pressure control loop in the top half of the diagram operates the supply air damper.
Tenders are invited for Dismantling, reconditioning, overhauling and assembling of butterfly valves, seal air damper assembly, Auto transfer damper & impeller and strengthening of seal air filter frame assembly in the seal air line in unit IV during Annual Overhauling - 2015-16.
Installation variations such as the length and type of the duct branch, how duct turns are accomplished, how the duct approaches the diffuser and the use of an inlet air damper can result in significant sound generation variation from data collected using an ASHRAE Standard 70 installation.
2 Stuck exhaust 08/20, 08/22 Damper stuck fully air damper closed and fully open.
Typical AHU Control Processes Process Related I/O Description Points Supply air temperature SA-TEMP Supply air temperature control CHWC-VLV Chilled-water valve HWC-VLV Heating-water valve CHWP-SST Chilled-water pump HWP-SST Heating-water pump Supply air duct static SF-SP Supply air duct static pressure control pressure SF-SPD Supply fan speed SF-SST Supply fan start/stop Return fan speed RF-SPD Return fan speed control RF-SST Return fan start/stop SF-SPD Supply fan speed RF-CFM Return fan airflow SF-CFM Supply fan airflow AHU dampers control OA-DMPR Outside air damper RA-DMPR Return air damper EA-DMPR Exhaust air damper OA-TEMP Outside air temperature SA-TEMP Supply air temperature RA-TEMP Return air temperature