An energy-efficient hybrid desiccant dehumidification and air conditioning system with new desiccant materials


Grant Data
Project Title
An energy-efficient hybrid desiccant dehumidification and air conditioning system with new desiccant materials
Principal Investigator
Dr Sumathy, Krishnan   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Wang Ruzhu   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2003-12-20
Completion Date
2005-12-19
Amount
324000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
materials
Discipline
Materials
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7130/03E
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2003/2004
Status
Completed
Objectives
To investigate the properties of new composite desiccant materials to be used as the working media for an efficient light-weight to compact desiccant dehumidifier; to develop a new desiccant-based dehumidifier integrated with an existing air conditioning system.