Criteria for Economic Optimization of an Absorption System Using Sources of Low Temperature

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F. Hernandez

Instituto de Economía y Geografía (CSIC), Pinar 25, 28006 Madrid, Spain

M. Izquierdo

Instituto de Ciencias de la Construccion Eduardo Torroja (CSIC), Apartado 19002, 28080 Madrid, Spain

J. Energy Resour. Technol 118(2), 164-166 (Jun 01, 1996) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2792709 History: Received August 01, 1993; Revised December 07, 1995; Online November 06, 2007


An absorption system, reduced to the equivalent combined system of three-heat-source heat pump, is optimized with economical criteria. The multiparameter thermodynamic function η combines the COP and rate of pumping, and determines that optimum. Values of μ = 0, μ = 1, and μ > 1 define three different cases of application for different markets.

Copyright © 1996 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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