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Optimization on the Performance Characteristics of a Magnetic Ericsson Refrigeration Cycle Affected by Multi-Irreversibilities

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Jizhou He

Department of Physics, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, People’s Republic of China Department of Physics, Nanchang University, Nanchang 330029, People’s Republic of China

Jincan Chen

Department of Physics, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, People’s Republic of China

Chih Wu

Department of Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD 21402-5042

J. Energy Resour. Technol 125(4), 318-324 (Nov 18, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1616037 History: Received August 01, 2001; Revised May 01, 2003; Online November 18, 2003
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The temperature—magnetic field diagram of an Ericsson refrigeration cycle.
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The dimensionless cooling rate R*(=R/K1Tc) versus the coefficient of performance ε. Plots are presented for Th/Tc=1.5,B=0.01,b=1 and D=0.001. Curves I and II correspond to the cases of d=0.1 and 0, respectively.
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The dimensionless power input P(=P/K1Tc) versus the coefficient of performance ε. The values of Th/Tc,B,b,D and d are the same as those used in Fig. 2.
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The dimensionless power input P*(=P/K1Tc) versus the dimensionless cooling rate R*(=R/K1Tc). The values of Th/Tc,B,b,D and d are the same as those used in Fig. 2.
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The dimensionless cooling rate R*(=R/K1Tc) versus the coefficient of performance ε for D=0. The values of Th/Tc,B,b and d are the same as those used in Fig. 2.

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