This course will be taught in two sections:
The first section of the course will cover Cooling Tower operational fundamentals, tower size selection and component materials – stainless steel or galvanized. Also included are Florida wind rating requirements, water conservation, and control techniques including variable-flow strategies.
This section will cover water chemistry and make-up water from various sources and changes in chemistry over time. In addition we will focus on cycles of concentration, potential problems from out of control water chemistry including scale, corrosion and biological growth, Legionella and controlling tower drift.