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Alternative cooling system of zinc roofed food stall using river water resources

Ab Rahman, Rosdi and Kaamin, Masiri and Abd Aziz, Azizul Rahman and Shariff, Muhammad Syarafuddin and Mohamed Nor, Mohd Hadri and Mohamad, Mahmod Abd Hakim (2016) Alternative cooling system of zinc roofed food stall using river water resources. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11 (6). ISSN 18196608

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Most personal rural stalls in towns or small cities are using zinc roofs as the top shelter. The material properties itself influence the rate of temperature changes during the afternoon that typically as the peak of daily temperature. Zinc, which is the material of the roof, is a type of good absorbent and heat releasing material. The purpose of this study was to create an alternative system to cool down the area under the roof of zinc-roofed stalls in order to reduce the heat and discomfort during peak temperature periods that believed contributing in customer’s satisfaction. An alternative method proposed is the use of corrugated booth cooling system using water resources. This system use natural water resources or the river water as a major resource to cool down the zinc roof which then the space under the stall. The use of river water is natural water gushing and will prevent water shortages. The system sprinkle water on the zinc roof using water sprinkler. This study will analyze two types of data measuring the effectiveness of this system by temperature difference, which is in the space under the stall’s roof temperature. Two analyzed spaces divided which are installed system area and space that not installed with the cooling system. The purpose of this two separation data is to compare the temperature differences in the studied area. The system is environmentally friendly and has aesthetic value to afford comfort for the customers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cooling system; natural resources; water; rural; zinc roof
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH7005-7699 Heating and ventilation. Air conditioning
Divisions: Centre of Diploma Studies > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 03:43
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2017 03:43
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8542
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