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Development of an Energy Free Refrigerator Using LPG as Refrigerant

Susilendra Mutalikdesai, J. W. Pinto, G. Sujaykumar, L. S. Prasad


Supply of constant power is as yet not accessible in a few zones of the nation and the residential refrigerator devouring greater power. In this paper, a minimal effort cooler is created utilizing LPG as refrigerant. LPG is put away in barrel at high weight. As this pressurized LPG is gone through the slim container of little inner distance across, the weight of LPG is diminished because of development and stage change of LPG happens in an isenthalpic procedure. Because of stage change from fluid to gas inert warmth of dissipation is picked up by the fluid refrigerant and the temperature diminished. Along these lines LPG can create refrigerating impact. An exploratory investigation performed to decide the execution of household fridge when a melted oil gas (LPG) which is locally accessible which involves 24.2% propane, 57.6% butane and 17.2% isobutene which is change from organization to organization is utilized as a Refrigerant. The LPG is less expensive and has an ecological benevolent nature with zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and no Global Warming Potential (GDP). The cooler is intended to chip away at LPG. The execution parameters researched is the refrigeration impact in explicit time. The refrigerator works effectively when LPG was utilized as a refrigerant instead of R134a. An exploratory examination of Performance is completed by the impact of changing slender cylinder length, fine cylinder internal distance across and measurement on the mass flow rate of refrigerant in an adiabatic helical coil.


LPG Refrigeration; Evaporator; Vapour compression cycle;Capillary Tube; COP; Refrigeration Effect

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J.W. Pinto. Susilendra Mutalikdesai, G. Sujaykumar, L.S. Prasad. Development of an Energy Free Refrigerator Using LPG as Refrigerant. Journal of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation. 2019; 6(2): 22–26p.



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