Mechanical Engineering - Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning - Discussion


While designing the refrigeration system of an aircraft, the prime consideration is that the

[A]. system has high C.O.P.
[B]. power per TR is low
[C]. mass of refrigerant circulated in the system is low
[D]. mass of the refrigeration equipment is low

Answer: Option D


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Sanjay Bishnoi said: (Apr 9, 2015)  
Because in aircraft no condenser is used due to weight decrease and atmospheric air is used for conditioning and weight is more predominant in aircraft.

Jose Jackson J said: (Jan 30, 2017)  
No. This type of refrigeration system doesn't require any evaporator since air as a refrigerant and no separate compressor, therefore, the size of the system was small.

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