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Mathematical modelling and simulation of the dehumidifier for the tropical region of Malaysia

wassan, majid ali and Habib, Khairul and Hassan, Suhaimi (2013) Mathematical modelling and simulation of the dehumidifier for the tropical region of Malaysia. In: IEEE Business, Engineering & Industrial Applications Colloqium, 2013, Langkawi.

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In this paper, mathematical model for an adiabatic dehumidifier of liquid desiccant air conditioning system is presented. Regression approach is used to generate the mathematical relation between enthalpy and humidity ratio. Flow-pattern between air & desiccant mainly affects the performance of adiabatic dehumidifier therefore to get proper dehumidification counter-flow configuration is considered as previous studies show that counter-flow direction of air to desiccant has better dehumidification results. For validation, results of present study were compared with those of numerical and analytical results of previous studies, and the agreement was found to be quite satisfactory. The developed mathematical model is then used to study the performance analyses of adiabatic-dehumidifier for the tropical region of Malaysia. Analyses are made for the week having very high range of humidity ratio (18 – 19.5 g/kg). The main concern of the current article is given on moisture removal from the ambient air according to thermal comfort-zone.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Academic Subject One:Academic Department - Mechanical Engineering - Energy - Refrigeration - Cooling loads
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Mechanical Engineering
Research Institutes > Energy
ID Code:10212
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email khairul.habib@petronas.com.my
Deposited On:25 Oct 2013 01:56
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:21

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