Int. J. Simul. Multidisci. Des. Optim.
Volume 13, 2022
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Published online||06 January 2022|
Design of an adiabatic air conditioning package system
School of Engineering and IT, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai, UAE
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Accepted: 18 November 2021
Air conditioning plays a significant role to maintain a cool atmosphere in warm conditions, However, the power consumed by the machine is higher. The commercial prevailing cooling systems are required to operate ventilation and cooling systems in buildings and in turn consumes more power. These systems apart from consuming electricity it also adds to the CO2 emissions to our environment. These energy consumption and CO2 emissions can be decreased by the assistance of energy effective frameworks to the prevailing air conditioning system. The study was conducted on a package unit of 414.2 kW by measuring the relative humidity, dry bulb, and wet bulb temperature to investigate the effect of indirect evaporative cooling on the systems COP. Also, the modelling of the package unit was done using Creo software and the analysis was carried out using ANSYS considering the flow and thermal analysis for different components of the package units. From this analysis it can be observed that by implementing the adiabatic cooling in package unit it is possible to save energy consumption. From the results it can be concluded that energy efficiency was more and the return on investment is high. Also, coefficient of performance of this machine is high and consumes less electricity and the expected energy savings is 20%.
Key words: Package unit / energy consumption / humidifying process / evaporative cooling
© S.S. Mothiravally and S.H. Krishanmurthy, Published by EDP Sciences, 2022
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