Algerian Journal of Engineering and Technology
Volume 1, Numéro 1, Pages 32-38

An Overview On Desiccant Assisted Evaporative Cooling In Hot And Humid Climates

Authors : Jani Dilip Batukray .


In last few decades due to global warming the temperature of the earth increases continuously day by day responsible for the increased energy demand for cooling the building space. Vapor compression based conventionally used traditional air conditioners consume tremendous energy for cooling the building. So, it is time to search for cooling system which maintains necessary thermal comfort at optimum energy use. Desiccant assisted evaporative cooling system having greater potential for use of renewable solar energy as well as effectiveness in terms of maintaining comfort in hot and humid climate. In the present paper, solid desiccant based evaporative cooling systems are reviewed and it is shown that desiccant assisted evaporative cooling perform better and displayed comparatively lower energy consumption as compared to the traditional air conditioning systems.


Desiccant cooling; Hot and humid; Regeneration; Renewable solar energy.

Simplified Models For Direct And Indirect Contract Cooling Towers And Evaporative Condensers

Jean Lebrun. C. .  Aparecida Silva .  Felipe Trebilcock .  Eric Winandy . 
pages 01-10.

Applicability Of Solar Desiccant Cooling Systems In Algerian Sahara: Experimental Investigation Of Flat Plate Collectors

Labed Adnane .  Rouag Amar .  Benchabane Adel .  Moummi Noureddine .  Zerouali Mohammed . 
pages 61-69.

Experimental Studies Of A Passive Cooling Roof In Hot Arid Areas

Ben Cheikh H. .  Bouchair A. . 
pages 515-522.