Browse Technical Reports - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center by Subject "geometric variables"

  • Sweeney, K.A.; Chato, J.C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1996-04)
    Condensation of a near-azeotropic mixture of 45% R-32 and 55% R-125 has been studied in a microfinned tube. The local behavior of heat transfer coefficient and the pressure drop was found to be a function of both quality ...

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  • Kenny, P.J.; Chato, J.C.; Dobson, M.K.; Wattelet, J.P.; Gaibel, J.A.; Ponchner, M.; Shimon, R.L.; Villaneuva, T.C.; Rhines, N.L.; Sweeney, K.A.; Allen, D.G.; Hershberger, T.T. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1994-07)
    This experimental study examined the local heat transfer coefficients and frictional pressure gradients of a ternary zeotropic refrigerant mixture, R-32/R-125/R-134a (23%/25%/52%) condensing in a smooth, horizontal tube. ...

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  • Sweeney, K.A.; Chato, J.C.; Ponchner, M.; Rhines, N.L. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1995-10)
    The effects of an ester oil, in concentrations up to 5% by mass, on the behavior of R -134a condensing in a microfinned tube with an 18° helix angle were studied experimentally. The flow patterns were only minimally ...

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  • Shimon, R.L. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1995-08)
    This study investigates flow boiling heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics of mixtures of R-134a and an ester based lubricant. Nominal oil concentrations of 1 %, 3%, and 5% are tested. Experimental heat transfer ...

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  • Sweeney, K.A.; Chato, J.C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1996-05)

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  • Kirshbaum, D.J.; Chato, J.C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1996-06)
    A Microsoft Excel spreadsheet program developed previously at ACRC to optimize condenser size with respect to surface area has been modified. A new method of modeling pipe bends has been developed incorporating a new ...

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