Development of the Wearable Personal Cooling System

착용형 개인 냉방시스템 개발

  • Jang, Jun-Young (Laboratory of Combustion and Energy, Keimyung University)
  • 장준영 (계명대학교 연소 및 에너지 실험실)
  • Received : 2012.03.29
  • Accepted : 2012.07.12
  • Published : 2012.07.31


This paper discusses the development of the wearable personal cooling system for reducing thermal stress in hot environment. The personal cooling system is operated with the compact refrigeration system by compressing refrigerant. The compact refrigeration system is applied with the miniaturization and weight reduction for portable and wearable cooling system. The body heat is reduced by heat conduction with evaporator in direct cooling type. The cooling capacity of the wearable personal cooling system is approximately 100W and, the system could maintain the inside temperature of approximately 12-$13^{\circ}C$ lower than the ambient temperature. The weight of the wearable cooling system is about 3kg including vest, case, battery and all parts.


Wearable;Personal Cooling;Compact Refrigeration System;Direct Cooling Type


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