Absorption Water Chillers

Order Number: TRG-TRC011-EN
Price: $16

Discussion of the fundamentals of the absorption refrigeration cycle as it pertains to water chillers. (2000)

Topics include:

  • Absorption refrigeration cycle (generator or concentrator, condenser, evaporator, absorber, heat exchanger)
  • System fluids (water, lithium bromide)
  • Equilibrium chart
  • Single-effect versus double-effect chillers
  • Indirect-fired versus direct-fired chillers
  • Chiller/heaters
  • Capacity control methods (energy valve, AFD)
  • Causes of crystallization and methods of prevention
  • Purge operation
  • General maintenance considerations (corrosion inhibitors)
  • Cooling-water temperature limitations
  • Combination gas-and-electric plants
  • Special considerations for direct-fired chillers
  • ASHRAE Standard 15
  • ARI Standard 560



 

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