Table 5 Geometrical and operational parameters comparison with previous work for the used RHVTs

From: Application of new series connection scheme of vortex tubes in seawater desalination unit using new vortex generators

Parameter Present work Shmroukh et al. [13]
Vortex system Two vortex tubes Two vortex tubes
Inlet pressure, pi [bar] 4 4.5
Nozzle number, N [–] 3 3
Generator material PC and PA6 Aluminum
Shape of hot tube Straight Straight
Working fluid Air Air
Compressor operation mode 10 min on / 5 min off 10 min on / 5 min off
Total experiment time, [min] 180 180