||Modeling and Design Study Using HFC-236ea as an Alternative Refrigerant in a Centrifugal Compressor.
Shapiro, H. N.;
||Iowa State Univ., Ames. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div.
Environmental chemical substitutes;
Air conditioning equipment;
Air pollution abatement;
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||The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in cooperation with the Navy has been seeking a CFC-114 drop-in placement. One alternative HFC refrigerant which appears to satisfy all physical and chemical characteristics for the Navy fleet was found to be HFC-236ea refrigerant. The project represents a part of the investigation directed to evaluate this CFC-114 alternative refrigerant as a possible drop-in replacement in Navy chillers. The objective of the study was to conduct a thorough literature review regarding centrifugal compressors and the, on the basis of the information gathered, build an accurate but simple compressor model utilizing the available compressor experimental data. Further, the developed compressor model would be used to suggest eventual design adjustments to enhance compressor performance with the alternative HFC-236ea refrigerant.
||Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div.
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|NTIS Title Notes
||Final rept. Jan 94-Sep 95.
||71M; 74E; 68A
||PC A09/MF A02