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Thermal analysis and modeling of a swimming pool heating system by utilizing waste energy rejected from a chiller unit of an ice rink

ABSTRACT
This study deals with the thermal analysis and modeling of a swimming pool heating system in which the waste energy rejected from the chiller unit of an ice rink is used as an energy source. The system consists of a swimming pool and an ice rink coupled by a chiller unit. The swimming pool and the ice rink both indoor types and were constructed in Gaziantep, Turkey. The thermal energy requirement for each section is determined by thermal analysis of each component of the system. Effects of different design parameters such as ceiling insulation thickness, ceiling emissivity, Carnot Efficiency (CE) factor and size of the ice rink on the thermal energy requirements and coefficient of performance (COP) of the chiller unit are investigated. As a result of analyses of the system, the minimum ice rink area is determined in order to meet annual total heat energy demand of the Olympic-sized swimming pool.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2015-12-25
PAPER REVISED: 1970-01-01
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2016-06-03
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2016-07-12
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI151225148K
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