Performance Analysis Vapour Absorption Refrigeration Chiller Run by Solar Thermal Energy
( Vol-4,Issue-10,October 2017 )

Sohail Bux, Ezaz Ahmed Ansari


Vapour Absorption Refrigeration, solar Thermal set up, environment Friendly.


Over the past few decades, energy is the backbone of technology and economic development. In addition to men, machines and money, ‘energy’ is now the fourth factor of production. The objective of this paper is to design and study an environment friendly ammonia water vapour absorption refrigeration system of unit capacity using Ammonia (R717) as a refrigerant and water as a absorbent working fluids and run by exhaust water Solar Thermal Set Up. The system is designed and tested in Thermal Engineering lab of Agnos College of technology RKDF University Bhopal Madhya Pradesh for various operating conditions using hot water as heat source. In this paper, performance of the fabricated system is outlined with respect to various operating conditions related to heat source, condenser, absorber and evaporator temperatures. The solar heating unit remains idle in the summer months. Also the solar potential is at maximum in the summer other months of year.

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