Investigating performance of solid desiccant dehumidification in an evaporative cooling system
conference contributionposted on 20.03.2019, 11:38 by Ismanizam Abd Manaf, Faisal Durrani, Mahroo EftekhariMahroo Eftekhari
Desiccant evaporative cooling (DEC) systems are still at early stage of utilisation and commercialise development. The primary focus of this study is to analyse the simulated performance of DEC in hot and humid climates. Four configurations of one-stage solid desiccant dehumidifiers with two-stage evaporative cooling systems have been simulated using TRNSYS simulation software for a typical test room. The psychrometric process and the coefficient of performance (COP) for each configuration is presented and configurations for the most efficient system have been identified.
The first author wishes to express her acknowledgments to Public Works Departments (PWD) and Public Services Departments of Malaysia (PSD) for their scholarship support associated with this study.
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