Practical Vapor-Compression Refrigeration Cycles
In Lesson A, we presented the problems associated with using the Carnot Cycle as a practical model for a real vapor-compression refrigeration cycle.
- Most compressors do not work well on two-phase mixtures
- Turbines are not designed to handle vapor-liquid mixtures.
In this lesson, we present a practical cycle that approximates the
Carnot vapor-compression refrigeration cycle. We will also discuss
refrigerantsand how to select one.
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