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Towards Cooling Tower Efficiency-An Energy Audit Approach

Alwin, Long Su Weng and Atnaw, Samson M. and Roziah, Zailan and Muhamad Muhtazam, Noor Din (2017) Towards Cooling Tower Efficiency-An Energy Audit Approach. In: Fluids and Chemical Engineering Conference (FluidsChE 2017), 4-6 April 2017 , Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. pp. 1-4., 111 (02011). ISSN 2261-236X

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Abstract

This research studied the power generation trends from national grid and gas for a period of 4 years. Energy audit of critical systems like this is needful for optimal energy utilization. An energy audit was carried outon 6 industrial cooloing towers and their annual operating cost calculated. Variable speed drive suggested was installed and corresponding annual energy savings of 114,900 kWh/year cost saving of RM30,000 was achieved at a case study plant located in Malaysia. Cooling towers with smart systems was recommended for higher energy savings.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: Indexed in Scopus
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cooling systems; Cooling towers; Electric power transmission networks
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2017 04:42
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2017 01:18
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/18159
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