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Title:A Literature Survey of Alternative Refrigerants During Single Phase Heat Transfer
Author(s):Krueger, B.A.; Krueger, B.D.; Newell, T.A.; Chato, J.C.
Subject(s):heat transfer
single-phase flow
alternative refrigerants
refrigerant-oil mixtures
Abstract:A number of new alternative refrigerants have been proposed in the past several years to replace the existing refrigerants used in air-conditioning equipment. In order to study these refrigerants extensively an in-depth knowledge of their single-phase heat transfer characteristics and thermodynamic properties is needed. This paper provides a literature review of current research that has been conducted on single phase flow for alternative refrigerants, addresses a number of relations for determining the thermodynamic properties of these alternative refrigerants; and discusses their sensitivity to uncertainty. Finally, an overview of some of the current research that has been conducted on various enhancements and refrigerant / oil mixtures is provided as well.
Issue Date:2000-12
Publisher:Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Series/Report:Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center CR-33
Genre:Technical Report
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-08-03

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