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Research Paper | Industrial Engineering | Turkey | Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019
Hospital Air Handling Unit Selection with AHP Method in Turkey
M. Benan Yazicioglu | Oguz Borat | Osman Yazicioglu
Abstract: The paper deals with choosing of AHU for hospitals with multi-criteria decision making method in Turkey. The hospitals require heating, cooling, or both, depending on climate zones, to keep ambient conditions within a reasonable range. In hospitals, heating, cooling or both according to climate zones are required to keep the ambient conditions in an appropriate range. The provision of hygienic environments in hospitals for human health has become very important. Hygienic AHU should be used for the air conditioning and ventilation of hygienic environments. The air handling unit used in hygienic systems must have additional features compared to comfort AHU. The weights of cost, flow rate, mass, power, and noise were determined. According to the criteria AHP method was applied to obtain the most appropriate AHU for hospital.
Keywords: hospital AHU, clean rooms, decision making, AHP method
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019,
Pages: 530 - 537