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Experimental Investigations Into the Speed of Thermoelectric Beverage Coolers With Wet Contact

The structure of a novel table thermoelectric cooler with wet contact, i.e., with a water-filled gap between the container with a beverage and the cooler chamber, has been presented. The test bed and the procedure of tests and their results have been described. Technical advantages of the novel cooler have been shown, in particular, the increase in its speed, which amounted to 15 to 65%. The effect of acceleration of the cooling of the beverage due to the activation of the second mechanism of heat exchange, i.e., natural convection, has been found and described.

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Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 94, No. 1, pp. 127–135, January–February, 2021.

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Filin, S.O., Zakrzewski, B. Experimental Investigations Into the Speed of Thermoelectric Beverage Coolers With Wet Contact. J Eng Phys Thermophy 94, 118–126 (2021).

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  • beverage cooler
  • cooling time
  • heat-exchange conditions
  • experimental investigations