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Part VI, Snow Melting: Storm data sample and heating loads for various percentiles
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The following slides on snow melting theory are just a small samples from our SIM lecture which is part of our three day integrated design program.

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For an explanation of snow melting design principles visit these pages
Snow Melt System: Introduction 
Snow Melting Systems: Design Process

Storm data sample and heating loads at various percentiles for Pittsburg, PA

Figure 1.  Storm data sample and heating loads at various percentiles for Pittsburg, PA

Storm data sample and heating loads at various percentiles for New York, New York

Figure 2.  Storm data sample and heating loads at various percentiles for New York, New York

Storm data sample and heating loads at various percentiles for Minneapolis, MN

Figure 3.  Storm data sample and heating loads at various percentiles for Minneapolis, MN

comparing edge performance for three insulation cases

Figure 4.  FEA model comparing edge performance for three insulation cases. Illustration is representative of the modeled case and does not represent all other possible scenarios. Slide ref.: Bean, R., Snow Melting Systems, ASHRAE San Antonio Seminar, 2012

edge and downward performance for slab insulated along the edge and backside

Figure 5.  FEA model comparing edge and downward performance for slab insulated along the edge and backside. Illustration is representative of the modeled case and does not represent all other possible scenarios. Slide ref.: Bean, R., Snow Melting Systems, ASHRAE San Antonio Seminar, 2012

edge and downward performance for slab insulated backside only

Figure 5.  FEA model comparing edge and downward performance for slab insulated backside only. Illustration is representative of the modeled case and does not represent all other possible scenarios. Slide ref.: Bean, R., Snow Melting Systems, ASHRAE San Antonio Seminar, 2012

edge and downward performance for uninsulated slab

Figure 5.  FEA model comparing edge and downward performance for uninsulated slab. Illustration is representative of the modeled case and does not represent all other possible scenarios. Slide ref.: Bean, R., Snow Melting Systems, ASHRAE San Antonio Seminar, 2012

effect of tube depth on surface efficacy

Figure 5.  FEA model illustrating effect of tube depth on surface efficacy. Illustration is representative of the modeled case and does not represent all other possible scenarios. Slide ref.: Bean, R., Snow Melting Systems, ASHRAE San Antonio Seminar, 2012
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Click here for part I, Introduction
Click here for part II, Manual Controls     
Click here for part III, Idle/On Controls & System Performance      
Click here for part IV, Area Free Ratio and Frequency Percentile  
Click here for part V, Conclusion
   
Click here for part VI, Storm Data and Loads   


Sample slides from other modules:
Radiant Theory
Embedded Pipes in Concrete
Control Valve and Balancing Theory

Snow Melting: Storm Data and Heating Loads
   


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