Effectiveness of Desiccant Coated Regenerative Wheels from Transient Response Characteristics and Flow Channel Properties – Part II: Predicting and Comparing the Latent Effectiveness of Dehumidifier and Energy Wheels Using Transient Data and Properti

In this paper, a new transient response theory is developed to predict the moisture or water transfer time constant and the fully developed flow moisture effectiveness of dehumidifier wheels and latent energy effectiveness of energy wheels. A new method to… Read moreEffectiveness of Desiccant Coated Regenerative Wheels from Transient Response Characteristics and Flow Channel Properties – Part II: Predicting and Comparing the Latent Effectiveness of Dehumidifier and Energy Wheels Using Transient Data and Properti

Performance characterization of gas engine generator integrated with a liquid desiccant dehumidification system

Combined heat and power (CHP) involves on-site or near-site generation of electricity along with utilization of thermal energy available from the power generation process. CHP has the potential of providing a 30% improvement over conventional power plant efficiency and a… Read morePerformance characterization of gas engine generator integrated with a liquid desiccant dehumidification system

Experimental and numerical investigations on the performance of dehumidifying desiccant beds composed of silica-gel and thermal energy storage particles

Enhanced efficiency of the adsorption process in the dehumidifier is a key element for improved performance of desiccant cooling systems. Due to the exothermic nature of the adsorption process, the dehumidification and cooling capacity are limited by significant temperature changes… Read moreExperimental and numerical investigations on the performance of dehumidifying desiccant beds composed of silica-gel and thermal energy storage particles

Yield and quality of early potato cultivars in relation to the use of glufosinate-ammonium as desiccant

BACKGROUND: Glufosinate-ammonium (GA) is used for chemical vine killing of potato crop before harvest. Over two years we tested the effect of GA, applied at 0.48 kg ha-1 of active ingredient, on desiccation of haulms, yield and some qualitative traits… Read moreYield and quality of early potato cultivars in relation to the use of glufosinate-ammonium as desiccant

Effectiveness of Desiccant Coated Regenerative Wheels from Transient Response Characteristics and Flow Channel Properties – Part I: Development of Effectiveness Equations from Transient Response Characteristics

During steady operation, regenerative wheels are subjected to cyclic step changes in inlet properties. The equation for the transient humidity step response of a desiccant coated rotary air-to-air wheel is developed from physical principles using a model similar to that… Read moreEffectiveness of Desiccant Coated Regenerative Wheels from Transient Response Characteristics and Flow Channel Properties – Part I: Development of Effectiveness Equations from Transient Response Characteristics

Condensation Risk in a Room with a High Latent Load and Chilled Ceiling Panels and with Air Supplied from a Liquid Desiccant System

Radiant cooling has shown great advantages when it comes to improving thermal comfort and can also reduce energy demand. But the system may have a high condensation risk if used with a high latent load. This study proposes a new… Read moreCondensation Risk in a Room with a High Latent Load and Chilled Ceiling Panels and with Air Supplied from a Liquid Desiccant System

Cosorption Processes of Triethylene Glycol in a Packed-Bed Liquid Desiccant Dehumidifier

The cosorption characteristics of water and toluene vapors in various concentrations of triethylene glycol (TEG) solution flowing through a packed-bed dehumidifier are investigated in this paper. A multi-component model was constructed using the reported equilibrium relationships of toluene and water… Read moreCosorption Processes of Triethylene Glycol in a Packed-Bed Liquid Desiccant Dehumidifier

Adsorption-desorption Operations Of Multilayer Desiccant Packed Bed For Dehumidification Applications

In this work, the effect of design and operating parameters on the performance of a multilayer desiccant packed bed was theoretically and experimentally studied. In the experimental work, a silica gel packed bed of eight layers has been studied. The… Read moreAdsorption-desorption Operations Of Multilayer Desiccant Packed Bed For Dehumidification Applications