One-stage desiccant dehumidifier Evaporative cooling Hot and humid climate
Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)
ABD MANAF, I., DURRANI, F. and EFTEKHARI, M., 2018. Investigating performance of solid desiccant dehumidification in an evaporative cooling system. Presented at the 8th CIBSE Technical Symposium, London, UK, 12-13 April 2018.
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.
This is a conference paper.
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.