Third M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics June 14–17, 2005  

Modelling of coupled conduction and convection under dehumidifying conditions

G. Comini, C. Nonino*, S. Savino
University of Udine, Dipartimento di Energetica e Macchine, 33100 Udine, Italy

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The paper presents a generally applicable approach to the numerical simulation of coupled conduction and convection problems under dehumidifying conditions. Several examples are given which show good accuracy and reliability.

Keywords:  Dehumidification; Coupled conduction-convection; Heat and mass transfer; Numerical simulation; Plate-fin exchangers; Tube-fin exchangers; Air-conditioning

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