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Title:Condensation of Ozone-Safe Refrigerants in Horizontal Tubes: Experimental Test Facility and Preliminary Results
Author(s):Bonhomme, D.M.
Contributor(s):Mainland, M.E.; Hinde, D.K.; Chato, J.C.
Subject(s):evaporation and condensation
Abstract:A single tube condenser test facility capable of measuring heat transfer coefficient of condensing refrigerants in horizontal tube has been built and implemented at the Air Conditionning and Refrigeration Center at the University of lllinois. Baseline testing with CFC-12 and preliminary testing with HFC-134a has been done. For CFC-12 the experimental data was within ± 20% of the Shah correlation, ±27% of the Traviss correlation and ±25% of the CavaIlini-Zecchin correlation. Due to its higher liquid thermal conductivity the heat transfer coefficient for HFC-134a was higher than that of CFC-12 by as much as 22%.
Issue Date:1991-10
Publisher:Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Series/Report:Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center TR-06
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/9695
Sponsor:Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center Project 01
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-03-06
Identifier in Online Catalog:3383766


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