DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF EXHAUST GAS ASSISTED AIR COOLING SYSTEM
Author’s Name : Solaman Chakravarthy | Tom Joseph | Vishnu Vijayan
Volume 03 Issue 01 Year 2016 ISSN No: 2349-3860 Page no: 11-14
Minimizing the input energy in any process will increase the efficiency of any system. Here we are introducing an alternative system in the air conditioning function in vehicles . Currently we are using the vapour compression system for air cooling system in vehicles . Our project is trying to use the vapour absorption cooling system in which the generator section will utilize the heat from the exhaust gas to separate the refrigerant and absorbent mixture. This design couples the vapour absorption cycle with auto motive air conditioning system instead of vapour compression cycle. On other hand in this design we use ammonia as refrigerant .It can reduce the impact on environment. However an economical heat generator should be introduced for proper functioning of the system. In this process we reduce the fuel consumption by using the exhaust gas waste heat. This system uses the exhaust waste heat of an internal combustion engine as energy source.
exhaust gas, vapour absorption system,refrigerant,absorbent and generator.
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