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A Review of Fin-and-Tube Heat Exchangers in Air-Conditioning Applications  

Hu, Robert (Energy & Environment Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute)
Wan, Chi-Chuan (Energy & Environment Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute)
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International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration / v.15, no.3, 2007 , pp. 85-100 More about this Journal
Abstract
This study presents a short overview of the researches in connection to the fin-and-tube heat exchangers with and without the influence of dehumidification. Contents of this review article include the data reduction method, performance data, updated correlations, and the influence of hydrophilic coating for various enhanced fin patterns. This study emphasizes on the experimental researches. Performance of both sensible cooling and dehumidifying conditions are reported in this review article.
Keywords
Fin-and-tube heat exchanger; Heat transfer; Mass transfer; Enhanced fin patterns; Dehumidification;
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