CFD simulation of the liquid flow on structured packing in the liquid desiccant dehumidifier

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Abstract

Published by Elsevier Ltd. Te liquid flow has great impact on the heat and mass transfer behavior in the liquid desiccant dehumidifier. However, there is limited investigation on the liquid flow conditions in the dehumidifier. Thus, the paper investigated the liquid flow behavior on a flat and corrugate plate, respectively. The minimum liquid flow rate for wetting the whole surface, surface axial velocity, surface radial velocity, and surface shape under different liquid velocities are analyzed in detail.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)180-183
Number of pages4
JournalEnergy Procedia
Volume61
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Event6th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE 2014 - National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
Duration: 30 May 20142 Jun 2014

Keywords

  • CFD
  • Dehumidifier
  • Liquid flow
  • Structured packing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy(all)

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