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Low Temperature and Cryogenic Refrigeration : NATO Science Series II - Sadik Kakac

Low Temperature and Cryogenic Refrigeration

NATO Science Series II

By: Sadik Kakac (Editor), M.R. Avelino (Editor), H.F. Smirnov (Editor)

Paperback Published: 31st May 2003
ISBN: 9781402012747
Number Of Pages: 485

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Refrigeration plays a prominent role in our everyday lives, and cryogenics plays a major role in medical science, space technology and the cooling of low-temperature electronics. This volume contains chapters on basic refrigeration systems, non-compression refrigeration and cooling, and topics including: global environmental issues, alternative refrigerants, optimum refrigerant selection, cost-quality optimization of refrigerants, advanced thermodynamics of reverse-cycle machines, applications in medicine, cryogenics, heat pipes, gas-solid absorption refrigeration, multisalt resorption heat pumps, cryocoolers, thermoacoustic refrigeration, cryogenic heat transfer and enhancement. It also explores other topics covering theory, design and applications, such as pulse tube refrigeration, which is the most efficient of all cryocoolers and can be used in space missions.

Preface
Introduction to the institute
Thermodynamics and Principles of Refrigeration Systems
Non-Compression Refrigeration: Problems and Prospects
Optimum Selection of Refrigerants under Environmental Constraints
Optimum Refrigerant Selection for the Low Temperature Engineering
Cost-to-Quality Optimization of Refrigeration
The Effect of Inlet Subcooling on Two-Phase Flow Dynamic Instabilities
Transient Process and Crisis Phenomena in Boiling of Cryogenic Liquids
Numerical Solution of Heat Mass Transfer in Heat Pump Working on Supercritical R-744
Hydrodynamic and Heat Transfer in Boiling and Evaporation in Cryogenic Falling Films and Applications
Modern Problems of Cryogenic Heat Transfer and its Enhancement
Heat Transfer in a Liquid Nitrogen at High Centrifugal Acceleration Fields
Overcooling Phenomenon by Symmetrical Collision of Thermal Waves in a Thin Film
New Methods of Gas-Dynamic Temperature Stratification
Recent Advances in Cryobiology Using Calorimetry
Low Temperature and Cryogenic Applications in Medicine and Surgery
Thermoacoustic Refrigeration: Low Temperature Applications and Optimization
Heat Pipe Technology for Refrigeration and Cooling
A Solar-Gas Solid Sorption Refrigerator
Heat Pipe Applications in Sorption Refrigerators
Pulse Tube Cryocoolers
Plate-Fin Heat Exchangers for Cryogenic Applications with Special Emphasis on Two-Phase Flow
Refrigeration of Low-Temperature Superconducting Coils for Nuclear Fusion
Modeling of Refrigeration Poultry Meat Process
Thermophysical Properties of Foods at Frozen State
Index
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ISBN: 9781402012747
ISBN-10: 1402012748
Series: NATO Science Series II
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 485
Published: 31st May 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.0  x 2.77
Weight (kg): 1.52