NUMERICAL STUDY AND PERFORMANCE OF A DEW POINT EVAPORATIVE COOLER FOR BUILDINGS IN CONSTANTINE, ALGERIA

Authors

  • D. Abada Architecture Department, Faculty of Earth Sciences and Architecture, University of Oum El Bouaghi, 04000, Oum El Bouaghi, Algeria
  • D. Rouag-Saffidine Energy & Environment Laboratory, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Constantine 3, 25016, Ali Mendjeli, Constantine, Algeria
  • C. Maalouf ITheMM, University of Reims Champagne-Ardennes, UFR Sciences Exactes et Naturelles, Campus du Moulin de la Housse, BP 1039 51687 Reims Cedex 2, France
  • G. Polidori ITheMM, University of Reims Champagne-Ardennes, UFR Sciences Exactes et Naturelles, Campus du Moulin de la Housse, BP 1039 51687 Reims Cedex 2, France
  • O. Sotehi Energy & Environment Laboratory, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Constantine 3, 25016, Ali Mendjeli, Constantine, Algeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4314/jfas.v13i1.31

Keywords:

Evaporative Cooling, Dew Point Temperature, Numerical Modeling, Thermal Comfort.

Abstract

Due to the ever-growing demand for air-conditioning to bring the indoor air temperature to a comfortable level despite the excessive electricity consumption, research is more oriented towards new techniques enabling more energy savings and less adverse environmental impacts. Dew point evaporative cooling systems hold among the most promising because of their ability to reduce the outside air temperature below its wet bulb level while keeping the absolute humidity constant. The current paper aims to report an investigation, which tackles the cooling capacity of the system under the Algerian Climate. Constantine city (Algeria) climatic data are retained for the modelling and designing of the system in question. The study involves a variation of its length and air return rate interaction with its efficiency and air temperature supply.

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2020-09-14

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ABADA, D.; ROUAG-SAFFIDINE, D.; MAALOUF, C.; POLIDORI, G.; SOTEHI, O. NUMERICAL STUDY AND PERFORMANCE OF A DEW POINT EVAPORATIVE COOLER FOR BUILDINGS IN CONSTANTINE, ALGERIA. Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, [S. l.], v. 13, n. 1, p. 582–617, 2020. DOI: 10.4314/jfas.v13i1.31. Disponível em: https://www.jfas.info/index.php/JFAS/article/view/835. Acesso em: 25 feb. 2024.

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