Vacuum Systems: Steam Jet Ejectors


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Vacuum Systems: Steam Jet Ejectors
101031010111181030900 Vacuum Systems: Steam Jet EjectorsThe converging-diverging steam jet is a startlingly complex device. Not only is the theory of operation rather weird, but the jets are subject to a wide range of odd, poorly understood, and never reported malfunctions. For all these reasons, I dearly love to retrofit and troubleshoot steam jet systems.Steam jets have been around for a long time. They have just as ancient an origin as do steam-driven reciprocating pumps. They were used on early steam engines to pull a vacuum on the now-archaic barometric condenser. More recently, they were used to dev…
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Norman P. Lieberman; Elizabeth T. Lieberman: Working Guide to Process Equipment, Fourth Edition. Vacuum Systems: Steam Jet Ejectors, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export