Impact of Area Contact Between Sensor Bulb and Evaporator Return Line on Modular Refrigeration Unit: Computational and Experimental

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Saket Karajgikar, Nikhil Lakhkar, Dereje Agonafer

Mechanical and Aerospace Department, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76010

Roger Schmidt

IBM Corporation, Poughkeepsie, NY

J. Heat Transfer 127(1), 95-100 (Feb 15, 2005) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1839585 History: Received May 06, 2004; Revised September 19, 2004; Online February 15, 2005
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Schematic diagram of experimental setup
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Actual experimental bench 9
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750 W load superheat comparison
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1000 W load superheat comparison
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Cylinders in area contact
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Graph of heat flux versus distance between centers
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Sensor bulb attached to evaporator return line
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No load superheat comparison
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IBM S/390 G4 CMOS system 9
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Vapor compression refrigeration system 9
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Typical vapor-compression refrigeration cycle 5
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T–s diagram for vapor-compression refrigeration cycle 5
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250 W load superheat comparison
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500 W load superheat comparison



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