Engineering Research Seminar Series 27, 2011: Some Design Aspects of an Air-conditioning Unit

Dr Chin Wai Ming, Research Manager from OYL Research and Development Center Sdn Bhd

Date: 2011-08-18
Time: 18:00 to 19:00
Venue: LT 6-0-09


The four main components of a vapour-compression air-conditioning unit are described in this talk. Emphasis is given to a typical split type system which are commercially available. Some common design aspects for these four components are discussed. The concept of system balancing is also described.

About the Speaker

Dr Chin Wai Ming holds a 1st Class Degree in Mechanical Engineering from University Malaya and a PhD from University Petronas Tronoh. He is currently Research Manager with OYL Research & Development Center Sdn Bhd and has been with OYL for more than 20 years. His core expertise is in the Design of test facilities for air-conditioning systems and Heat Transfer experimentation, performance and reliability analysis of refrigeration cycle for air-conditioning systems and instrumentations. Dr. Chin has published numerous papers in Technical Journals and holds a patent in mini-chiller installation system.