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Tikrit Journal of Engineering Sciences (2009) 16(3) 26- 33

Experimental Study of Ambient Air Temperature Effects on The Performance of a General Vapor-Compression Refrigeration Cycle

Ayaad T. Mustafa  Bajeel M. Ja’afar
Mech. Eng. Dept., Tikrit University , Iraq

Abstract

In this work an experimental study for the vapor – compression refrigeration cycle has been performed under temperature range of 9.7-32°C. The effect of varying temperature on heat exchangers pressures, cooling capacity, net power consumption, and coefficient of performance COP are studied . The results indicated that condenser pressure, evaporator pressure, and power consumption increased with the increase of temperature. The data also indicated that cooling capacity increased as temperature increased until 15.6°C then after it decreased with further temperature increase. Also COP follow the same tread of cooling capacity.

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Keywords: Refrigeration, Condenser, Pressure, Cooling capacity, Coefficient, Performance, Ambient, Temperature.

How to cite

TJES: Mustafa AT, Ja’afar BM. Experimental Study of Ambient Air Temperature Effects on The Performance of a General Vapor-Compression Refrigeration Cycle. Tikrit Journal of Eng Sciences 2009;16(3):26-33.
APA: Mustafa, A. T., & Ja’afar, B. M. (2009). Experimental Study of Ambient Air Temperature Effects on The Performance of a General Vapor-Compression Refrigeration Cycle. Tikrit Journal of Eng. Sciences, 16(3), 26-33..