Solid Desiccant Dehumidification and Regeneration Techniques
K. S. Rambhad, V. P. Kalbande, P. V. Walke
Volume 2: Issue 1, March 2015, pp 1-5
K. S. Rambhad1
1Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur- 440016, India
V. P. Kalbande2
2Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur- 440016, India
P. V. Walke3
3Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur- 440016, India
Abstract:-This paper presents various aspects of solid desiccant dehumidification with the focus on regeneration of desiccant with solar collector. This technology can be used to reduce the energy consumption and environmental impact of mechanical dehumidification system. In this paper, the principles underlying the operation of desiccant dehumidification systems are recalled and their actual technological applications are discussed. Some commented examples are presented to illustrate how the desiccant dehumidification can be a perfective supplement to other dehumidification systems such as traditional vapor compression air conditioning system.
Index Terms:-Dehumidifier, regeneration, solar collector, solid desiccant, Silica gel
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