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ENGINE ROOM VENTILATION AIRFLOW CALCULATION

Base on the following data:


a Main Engine :6000 kw x 2 sets
b Main Generator : 790 kw x 2 sets
c Bulk Air Compressor elect motor : 132 kw x 2 sets
d Bulk Air Compressor air consumption : 27 m3/min x 2 sets
e Main Generator : 47 m3/hr x 2 sets
1 Airflow for combustion
1.1 Airflow for combustion for main engines, q
dp
q
dp
= P
dp
x m
ad
r
where P
dp
is the service standard power of the main propulsion diesel engine(s) at
maximum continuous power output,in kilowatts;
m
ad
is the air requirement for combustion for diesel engine(s),in kilograms per
kilowatts second; Where specific data for m
ad
are not available, the following
values may be used for calculation:
m
ad
=
0.0023kg/(kW.s) for 2-stroke engines,
0.002kg/(kW.s) for 4-stroke engine.
r = 1.13 kg/m
3
(I.e. the density of air,at +35
o
C,70 RH and 101.3 kPa).
q
dp
=
6000 x 2 sets x 0.002
1.13
= 21.24 m
3
/s
1.2 Airflow for combustion for main generator, q
dg
q
dg
=
790 x 2 sets x 0.002
= 1.13
= 2.8 m
3
/s
1.3 Sum of airflow for combustion, q
c
q
c
= ( q
dp
+ q
g
)
m
3
/s
= (21.24 + 2.8) m
3
/s
= 24.04 m
3
/s
= 86,544 m
3
/hr
ENGINE ROOM VENTILATION AIRFLOW CALCULATION
2 Airflow for evacuation of heat emission
2.1 Heat emission from main engines, f
dp
f
dp
= P
dp
x h
d
100
where P
dp
is the service standard power of the main propulsion diesel engines) at
maximum continuous rating,in kilowatts;
h
d
is the heat loss from the diesel engine(s),in percentage.
Note : * - the data is provided by Wartsila (engine manufacturer).
f
dp
=
180.0 * kW per set (with its standard service power of 6,005 kW).
f
dp
=
180.0 kW x 2 sets = 360.0 kW
2.2 Heat emission from main generators, f
dg
f
dg
= P
dg
x h
d
100
where P
dg
is the service standard power of the diesel generator engine at
maximum continuous rating,in kilowatts;
h
d
is the heat loss from the diesel engine(s),in percentage.
Note : since the specific data are not available.
f
dg
=
40 kW per set (with its standard service power of 790 kW).
f
dg
=
40 kW x 2 sets = 80 kW
2.3 Heat emission from Bulk Air Compressor elect motor, f
el
f
el
=
132 kW x 2 sets x 0.08 *
f
el
=
21.12 kW
Note :* - Assume heat emission from electric motor to be 8% of the motor rated power.
2.4 Airflow for evacuation of heat emission, q
h
q
h
= ( f
dp
+ f
dg


) - 0.4 ( q
dp
+ q
dg
)
r x c x T
diff
r = 1.13 kg/m
3
(i.e. the density of air,at +35
o
C,70% RH and 101.3 kPa);
c = 1.01 kJ/(kg.K) (the specific heat capacity of the air);
T
diff
= 10
o
C
q
h
=
- 0.4 ( 21.24 + 2.8 ) ( 360 + 80 + 21.12)
1.13 x 1.01 x 12.5
= ( 40.403 - 7.376 ) m
3
/s
= 33.027 m
3
/s
= 118,897 m
3
/hr
3 Total airflow, Qt
Air Compressor Consumption Airflow, m3/hr
I Bulk Air Compressor (2 sets) :1620m3/hr x 2 sets = 3240
ii Starting Air Compressor (2 sets) :47 m3/hr x 2 sets = 94
Dryers :1620m3/hr x 2 sets = 3240
Total q
0 6574
Required air volume for engine room ventilation
Q
t
= q
c
+ q
h
+ q
0
= ( 86,544 + 118,897 + 6,574) m
3
/hr
= 212,015 m
3
/hr
Note :There are two (2) nos of supply fans, each having airflow capacity of 110,000 m
3
/hr
Total supply air is 220,000 m
3
/hr