New options of the design of a vapor-compressor refrigerator with cold thermal energy storage are proposed. A comparative analysis of the performance of the considered systems is carried out. Results on the effectiveness of using various methods of cold thermal energy storage in the vapor-compression refrigerator circuit have been obtained. Recommendations regarding the field of application of these systems and the volume of cold thermal energy storages are given.
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Translated from Khimicheskoe i Neftegazovoe Mashinostroenie, Vol. 56, No. 6, pp. 21−25, June, 2020.
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Kolesnikov, A.S., Krotov, A.S., Egorova, A.I. et al. Application of Integrated Cold Thermal Energy Storage for Improving the Performance of Vapor-Compression Refrigerators. Chem Petrol Eng 56, 456–464 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10556-020-00794-9
- cold thermal energy storage
- latent heat
- vapor-compression refrigerator