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Performance Analysis of Vapor Compression Refrigeration System Using R-600a and R-134a

  • Sudhanshu Sharma
  • Amit Kumar Yadav
  • Akash Verma
  • Aditya Shankar
  • Manvendra Singh
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Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 174)

Abstract

The objective of this project is to conduct a comparative examination of two refrigerants in the vapor compression refrigeration system. One of the refrigerants is R-134a (tetrafluoroethane) which is commonly utilized as a refrigerant in the vapor compression refrigeration system, and the other is R-600a (isobutene) which is an isomer of butane. R-134a has zero ozone depletion potential (ODP), and its global warming potential (GWP) is tall, though R-600a has zero ODP and has almost nil GWP. Subsequently, R-600a may be distant better refrigerant as compared to the R-134a. Execution of both the refrigerants has been watched on the same test model. Coefficient of performance has been calculated to compare the two refrigerants. Results demonstrate that COP of R-600a is more than that of R-134a in this way R-600a may be a superior refrigerant.

Keywords

Thermoelectric refrigerator Laws of thermodynamics COP Rate of refrigeration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sudhanshu Sharma
    • 1
  • Amit Kumar Yadav
    • 1
  • Akash Verma
    • 1
  • Aditya Shankar
    • 1
  • Manvendra Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringGalgotias College of Engineering and TechnologyGreater NoidaIndia

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