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


The pressure at the inlet of a refrigerant compressor is called

[A]. suction pressure
[B]. discharge pressure
[C]. critical pressure
[D]. back pressure

Answer: Option A


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Akash Sharma said: (Jun 9, 2017)  
Why? explain.

Deepak said: (Apr 21, 2022)  
Cause compressor sucks the refrigerant from evaporator (when the piston moves towards BDC then it creates low pressure that's why its called like that suction pressure).

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