Thermoeconomic Optimization of a LiBr/H2O Absorption Chiller Using Structural Method

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R. D. Misra

Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Silchar-788 010, India

P. K. Sahoo, A. Gupta

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Indian Institute Technology Roorkee, Roorkee-247 667, India

J. Energy Resour. Technol 127(2), 119-124 (May 18, 2005) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1830049 History: Online May 18, 2005
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Grahic Jump Location
A system consisting of n components
Grahic Jump Location
Schematic diagram of a single-effect LiBr/water absorption refrigeration system



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