How heat and mass recovery strategies impact the performance of adsorption desalination plant: Theory and experiments

Xiaolin Wang, Anutosh Chakarborty, Kim Choon Ng, Bidyut Baran Saha

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Abstract

A prototype adsorption desalination facility is experimentally studied, and the performance tests are conducted with and without the heat and mass recovery procedures. The experiments show that practical and yet effective methods could yield a significant boost to the specific daily water production and performance ratio of the desalination plant by 15.7% and 42.5%, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-153
Number of pages7
JournalHeat Transfer Engineering
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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