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Fan affinity law : Affinity laws can be used to calculate volume capacity, head or power consumption - when speed or rpm, and wheel diameters are changed
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The Affinity Laws of centrifugal pumps or fans can be used to express the influence on volume capacity, head (pressure) or power consumption of a pump or fan due to 1. change in speed of wheel - revolutions per minute (rpm) 2. geometrically similarity - change in impeller diameter Note that the affinity laws for pumps are not identical with fans.

Fan Affinity Laws
Volume Capacity

The volume capacity of a centrifugal fan can be expressed like q1 / q2 = (n1 / n2)(d1 / d2)3 (1) where q = volume flow capacity (m3/s, gpm, cfm, ..) n = wheel velocity - revolution per minute - (rpm) d = wheel diameter
Head or Pressure

The head or pressure of a centrifugal fan can be expressed like dp1 / dp2 = (n1 / n2)2 (d1 / d2)2 (2) where

ft.change in fan wheel velocity can simplify the affinity laws to Volume Capacity q1 / q2 = (n1 / n2) (1a) Head or Pressure dp1 / dp2 = (n1 / n2)2 (2a) Power P1 / P2 = (n1 / n2)3 (3a) . . Pa.dp = head or pressure (m. psi... bhp.) Power The power consumption of a centrifugal fan can be expressed as P1 / P2 = (n1 / n2)3 (d1 / d2)5 (3) where P = power (W.) Changing the Wheel Velocity If the wheel diameter is constant . .

. cfm. ft. gpm. 100 q1 .head or pressure (m. ..Changing Wheel Velocity Replace the default values with the actual values. psi. .) dp1 .(m3/s. bhp) n1 . Fan Affinity Laws Calculator .) P1 .Note! If the speed of a fan is increased with 10%    the volume flow increases with 10% the head increases with 21% the power increases with 33 % If the volume flow capacity of an existing system is increased with 10% the power supply is increased with 33%.initial wheel velocity (rpm) n2 . Pa.final wheel velocity (rpm) 100 5 1750 3500 .volume capacity . The calculator is generic and can be used with all common units as long as the use is consistent. The electrical motor and power supply may need an upgrade.power (W.

. Pa... psi. The calculator is generic and can be used with all common units as long as the use is consistent. ft.Changing the Impeller Diameter If wheel velocity is constant a change in impeller diameter can simplify the affinity laws to Volume Capacity q1 / q2 = (d1 / d2)3 (1b) Head or Pressure dp1 / dp2 = (d1 / d2)2 (2b) Power P1 / P2 = (d1 / d2)5 (3b) Fan Affinity Laws Calculator .) dp1 . .head or pressure (m.(m3/s. 100 q1 . gpm.) 100 .Changing Wheel Diameter Replace the default values with the actual values. cfm.volume capacity .

in. bhp) d1 .5 P1 . ft ..final wheel diameter (m. ft .power (W..initial wheel diameter (m.. in.) d2 .) 8 6 .