Performance Analysis of Absorption and Electric Chillers At Gas District Cooling

S. Amear , S. Ariffin and Nordin, Adzuieen and Buyamin, Norsheila and Abd Majid, Mohd Amin (2012) Performance Analysis of Absorption and Electric Chillers At Gas District Cooling. In: 2012 The 3rd International Conference on Production, Energy and Reliability (ICPER2012), 12-14 June 2012, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

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The paper presents a study on chillers performance at a gas district plant during peak and off peak periods for campus cooling. The plant is designed to produce electrical power and chilled water from a Co-generation System and supply the chilled water and electricity to the campus. Since the campus chilled water supply depends solely from the chillers operations, the status of the performance of the chillers need to be continuously evaluated. Using coefficient of performance (COP), the performance both the absorption and electric chillers was analyzed. This COP analysis is the follow up from the earlier evaluation which was done in the year 2001. Results of the analysis indicate that there is a decrease in performance for the year 2011 in comparison to the year 2005. In terms of chilled water production the performance decreases approximately by 5 per cent. While in terms of coefficient of performance there is a decrease by 43

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Departments / MOR / COE:Research Institutes > Energy
ID Code:7805
Deposited By: AP Ir Dr Mohd Amin Abd Majid
Deposited On:14 Aug 2012 03:09
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:21

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