Experimental Performance of a Finned-tube Silica Gel Adsorption Chiller for Air-Conditioning Application

  • Mohammed A. Atiya Dean of Alkhwarizmi College of Engineering / University of Baghdad
  • Farkad A. Lattieff Research & Development Department / Ministry of Higher Education
  • Adil A. Al-Hemiri Department of Environment / Collage of Engineering / University of Baghdad

Abstract

This work presents the construction of a test apparatus for air-conditioning application that is flexible in changing a scaled down adsorbent bed modules. To improve the heat and mass transfer performance of the adsorbent bed, a finned-tube of the adsorbent bed heat exchanger was used. The results show that the specific cooling power (SCP) and the coefficient of performance (COP) are 163 W/kg and 0.16, respectively, when the cycle time is 40 min, the hot water temperature is 90oC, the cooling water temperature is 30oC and the evaporative water temperature is 11.4oC.

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Published
2014-09-01
How to Cite
Atiya, M., Lattieff, F., & Al-Hemiri, A. (2014). Experimental Performance of a Finned-tube Silica Gel Adsorption Chiller for Air-Conditioning Application. Al-Khwarizmi Engineering Journal, 10(3), 68-77. Retrieved from https://alkej.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/alkej/article/view/462