Project feasibility gave rise to the need for simulation. Simulation of a project leads to reduction in production cost, which ensures the success of the proposed project. Also, it provides initial design data for the experimental project. Thus, the design analysis and variables used for project simulation must be designed properly, revised, tested, and re-tested to guarantee how accurate the experimental design is. Hence, solar adsorption refrigeration system was designed, simulated and constructed using zeolite 4A/13X blend and water. The models were simulated using TRNSYS 16.0 simulation tool. From the result, it was observed that the collector area increases with increase in the system COP from month to month. The highest system COP of 1.53 was obtained in the month of April while the least was 0.4 for July due to frequent rainfall. Also, a much high COP was obtained for dry season while lower COP was gotten for harmattan season.
Key words: TRNSYS, adsorption refrigeration, solar cooling, solar adsorption, adsorbent, solar concentrating collectors.
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