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Unidades Hunter

English translation: Hunter Units

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Portuguese term or phrase:Unidades Hunter
English translation:Hunter Units
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17:35 Nov 27, 2009
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: Unidades Hunter
This has something to do with bathroom flushing valves but I cannot find "Hunter Units" in this context, can anyone help?

Thanks
judith ryan
Brazil
Local time: 20:00
Hunter Units
Explanation:
Take a look at this website www.hunterlab.com

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Note added at 1 day15 hrs (2009-11-29 09:27:30 GMT)
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Please disregard my suggested site. But go to this one which is all about valves. www.sprinkler.com
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This is what I used, thanks!
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"Unidades Hunter"
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Hunter Units


Explanation:
Take a look at this website www.hunterlab.com

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Note added at 1 day15 hrs (2009-11-29 09:27:30 GMT)
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Please disregard my suggested site. But go to this one which is all about valves. www.sprinkler.com

suesimons
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This is what I used, thanks!

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Reference: "Unidades Hunter"

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Acho q UNIDADE HUNTER tem a ver com “HUNTER METHOD” e-ou “HUNTER´S CURVE” -- lamento não concluir a pesquisa agora, but I just have to get some sleep...

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There are various methods for determining the peak demand of a water distribution system. The most popular method of determining peak demand is the Hunter Method. This method, using water supply fixture units, was developed by Dr. Roy Hunter in the early part of the 20th century. According to published reports by Dr. Hunter, he points out the inaccuracies of the method.
The Hunter Method assigns a water supply fixture unit to each fixture. This fixture unit value is a probability factor used to determine the total use of water within a given system. Hunter developed a curve that establishes the flow rate for any given water supply fixture unit value.
The Hunter Method originally assumed two types of buildings; one that used tank-type water closets and one that used flushometer-type water closets. The problem with this concept is that it does not account for the normal operation of a building. A football stadium will have a different demand on a water distribution system than an office building. Similarly, a large home with five bathrooms will have a different demand than an apartment with one bathroom.
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http://www.pmengineer.com/Articles/Feature_Article/BNP_GUID_...
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(...) NBR 8160 Sistemas prediais de esgoto sanitário Projeto e execução (...) Origem: Projeto NBR 8160:1997 CB-02 -Comitê Brasileiro de Construção Civil CE-02:146.01 - Comissão de Estudo de Instalações Prediais de Esgoto Sanitário
NBR 8160 -Sewage buildings systems -Design and installation
Descriptors: Sewage. Installation. Esta Norma substitui a NBR 8160:1983 Válida a partir de 01.11.1999 (...)

3.48 - unidade de Hunter de contribuição (UHC): Fator numérico que representa a contribuição considerada em função da utilização habitual de cada tipo de aparelho sanitário. (...)

http://www.ebah.com.br/abnt-nbr-8160-esgoto-predial-pdf-a215...
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(...)Dimensionamento - A estimativa das descargas está associada ao número de aparelhos sanitários ligados à canalizações. A norma NBR-8160 fixa os valores destas unidades para os aparelhos mais comumente utilizados. Esta unidade é denominada Unidade Hunter de Contribuição (UHC) e corresponde a unidade de descarga de um lavatório de residência, sendo é igual a 28 l/min. (...)

http://74.125.93.132/search?q=cache:1eAZUbZGdxYJ:www.dec.fei...
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HTH.
bom trabalho!
beatriz souza

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