Performance Enhancement of Vapour Compression Refrigeration System with Utilization of Condenser Waste Heat in Water Heater

Authors(2) :-Neeraj Kumar Ram, Neelesh Soni

Nowadays research work in science & technology has more concern for efficient and economical use of energy and its effect on our environment system. In the context of dissertation as performance enhancement of vapour compression refrigeration system with utilization of condenser waste heat in water heater have been performed by experimental setup which was mounted on wooden support. The entire instruments are coupled in such a way so that proper observation can be taken simultaneously and all the parameters can be calculated on the basis of observations taken out during the experiment. The particular experimental setup having five major components as compressor (R 134a, 100 watt), water and air cooled condenser, expansion device (capillary tube) and evaporator (Water cooler). Thermocouple and pressure gauge have incorporated to the setup for measuring the temperature and pressure at different section. In this experiment, observations have been taken for three cases, without water filled in hot chamber, static water (4.2 liter) filled in hot chamber and water circulation in hot chamber with velocity 2.12 m /s. After taking the observations and calculating the results for all three cases it have been concluded that condenser out temperature found minimum in case II which is 14.2% less from case I and 0 .295% less from case III, Compressor work found minimum in case II which is 19.54% less from case I and 24.7% less from case III, COP of the system found maximum in case II which is 26.78% more from case I and 33% more from case III and refrigerating effect found maximum in case II which is 6.06% more from case I and 1.78% more from case III. Temperature of water in hot chamber was found maximum 44 ?c and utilized 254.016 KJ of heat energy.

Authors and Affiliations

Neeraj Kumar Ram
Research Scholar, ME Department, ITM University, Gwalior, India
Neelesh Soni
Assistant Professor, ME Department, ITM University, Gwalior, India

Coefficient of performance (COP), Condenser heat, Compressor work

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 210-214
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET173830
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Neeraj Kumar Ram, Neelesh Soni, " Performance Enhancement of Vapour Compression Refrigeration System with Utilization of Condenser Waste Heat in Water Heater, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.210-214, November-December.2017
URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET173830

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