On the Performance of a Solar Driven Absorption Refrigerator


An endoreversible model is used to simulate the dynamic behavior of a solar driven absorption refrigerator, the cycle under different operating and design conditions. A global time minimization procedure is performed to reach maximum performances. To evaluate the influence of the cold temperature on the system’s performances, results are carried out for three values of this temperature. They are presented in normalized charts for general applications. The minimum time set point temperature, entropy and maximum refrigeration load are sharp and therefore, are important to be considered for system design.

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Fellah, A. , Hamed, M. and Brahim, A. (2014) On the Performance of a Solar Driven Absorption Refrigerator. Energy and Power Engineering, 6, 278-291. doi: 10.4236/epe.2014.69024.

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