Refrigeration Systems and Applications / Edition 2

Refrigeration Systems and Applications / Edition 2

by Ibrahim Dincer, Mehmet Kanoglu
     
 

Refrigeration Systems and Applications, Second Edition offers a comprehensive treatise that addresses real-life technical and operational problems, enabling the reader to gain an understanding of the fundamental principles and the practical applications of refrigeration technology. New and unique analysis techniques (including exergy as a potential tool),

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Refrigeration Systems and Applications, Second Edition offers a comprehensive treatise that addresses real-life technical and operational problems, enabling the reader to gain an understanding of the fundamental principles and the practical applications of refrigeration technology. New and unique analysis techniques (including exergy as a potential tool), models, correlations, procedures and applications are covered, and recent developments in the field are included - many of which are taken from the author's own research activities in this area. The book also includes some discussion of global warming issues and its potential solutions.

  • Enables the reader to gain an understanding of the fundamental principles and the practical applications of refrigeration technologies.
  • Discusses crucial industrial technical and operational problems, as well as new performance improvement techniques and tools for better design and analysis.
  • Includes fundamental aspects of thermodynamics, fluid flow, and heat transfer, refrigerants, refrigeration cycles and systems, advanced refrigeration cycles and systems, including some novel applications, heat pumps, heat pipes and many more.
  • Provides easy to follow explanations, numerous new chapter-end problems and worked-out examples as learning aids for students and instructors.

Refrigeration is extensively used in a variety of thermal engineering applications ranging from the cooling of electronic devices to food cooling processes. Its wide-ranging implications and applications mean that this industry plays a key role in national and international economies, and it continues to be an area of active research and development. Refrigeration Systems and Applications, Second Edition forms a useful reference source for students and researchers in academia and as well as practising engineers working in this important field who are interested in refrigeration systems and applications and the methods and tools for their analysis, design and performance improvement.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470747407
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/13/2010
Pages:
482
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1General Aspects of Thermodynamics, Fluid Flow, and Heat Transfer1
2Refrigerants67
3Refrigeration Cycles and Systems109
4Heat Pumps215
5Heat Pipes319
6Food Refrigeration357
7Food Freezing491
App. AConversion Factors547
App. BThermophysical Properties551
App. CFood Refrigeration Data557
Subject Index579

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