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Author Gordon, M. J

Title Cool Thermodynamics : the Engineering and Physics of Predictive, Diagnostic and Optimization Methods for Cooling Systems
Published Cambridge : Cambridge International Science Pub., 2001
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Contents Contents; Preface; NOMENCLATURE; CONVERSION TABLE; 1. WHAT THE BOOK HAS TO OFFER AND THE INTENDED AUDIENCES: MODELING, DIAGNOSING AND OPTIMIZING COOLING DEVICES; 2. THERMODYNAMIC AND OPERATIONAL FUNDAMENTALS; 3. STANDARDS, MEASUREMENTS AND EXPERIMENTAL TEST FACILITIES FOR CHILLERS AND HEAT PUMPS; 4. ENTROPY PRODUCTION, PROCESS AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AND CHILLER PERFORMANCE: TRANSLATING IRREVERSIBILITIES INTO MEASURABLE VARIABLES; 5. THE FUNDAMENTAL CHILLER MODEL IN TERMS OF READILY-MEASURABLE VARIABLES
6. EXPERIMENTAL VALIDATION OF THE FUNDAMENTAL MODEL AND OPTIMIZATION CASE STUDIES FOR RECIPROCATING CHILLERS7. FINITE-TIME THERMODYNAMIC OPTIMIZATION OF REAL CHILLERS; 8. COOLANT FLOW RATE AS A CONTROL VARIABLE; 9. OPTIMIZATION OF ABSORPTION SYSTEMS; 10. QUASI-EMPIRICAL THERMODYNAMIC MODEL FOR CHILLERS; 11. THE INADEQUACY OF ENDOREVERSIBLE MODELS; 12. HEAT EXCHANGER INTERNAL DISSIPATION IN CHILLER ANALYSIS AND THE ESSENTIAL ROLE OF ACCURATE PROCESS AVERAGE TEMPERATURES; 13. TEMPERATURE-ENTROPY DIAGRAMS
Summary This book is geared toward those interested in the engineering and physics of air-conditioning and refrigeration devices (chillers). Analytic thermodynamic models are developed for a wide variety of cooling systems and a broad range of operating conditions. These models are easily implemented in the field or laboratory
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Form Electronic book
Author Ng, K. C. (Kwok C.), 1957-
ISBN 1904602339 (electronic bk.)
9781904602330 (electronic bk.)