Power Consumption and Thermodynamic Reversibility in Low Temperature Refrigeration and Separation Processes

  • J. B. Gardner
  • K. C. Smith
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 3)


The design of low temperature refrigeration and distillation plants, in particular those associated with the air separation industry, is relatively well developed and improvements in processes or techniques are not now so obvious.


Distillation Column Heat Leak Liquid Oxygen Ideal Column Capital Charge 
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© Plenum Press, Inc., New York 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. B. Gardner
    • 1
  • K. C. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.British Oxygen Research and Development LimitedLondonEngland

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