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Performance analysis of fin tube evaporator using various refrigerants

ABSTRACT
Refrigeration systems have been widely used to maintain reduced temperature for specific applications. The work deals with modifying the existing design by installing fins in evaporator which acts as the key factor in refrigeration system. A study has been carried out with hydrocarbon and R-134 a refrigerants which are commonly used in typical refrigeration system. Comparison studies has been made on the cooling capacity of the two refrigerants in hourly basis, so as to check the compatibility of the alternative refrigerant in working conditions with reduced global warming effect and power consumption. This can be achieved by increasing the heat transfer rate.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2019-06-02
PAPER REVISED: 2019-08-23
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2019-09-28
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2019-12-22
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI190602455S
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