Cryocoolers pp 113-128 | Cite as

Practical Problems in Cryocooler Design and Operation

  • F. F. Chellis
Part of the The International Cryogenics Monograph Series book series (ICMS)


Much has been written on the thermodynamic design of cryogenic coolers, and professional papers describing successful cryogenic equipment may be found in a variety of publications, but little has been written concerning the practical problems associated with the selection, design, and operation of a cryocooler.


Operating Life Frictional Drag Bottom Dead Center Clearance Space Stirling Cycle 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. F. Chellis
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  1. 1.CTI-CryogenicsWalthamUSA

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