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Theoretical Analysis on the Economico-Performance of Solar Single-Efect Double-Lift (SE/DL) Absorption Refrigeration System

A. Yattara , Zhu Yuqun and M. Mosa
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In this paper the performance and economic analyses of solar collectors for optimizing the specific cooling cost in the Single Effect Double Lift (SE/DL) absorption cycle using aqueous solutions of LiBr, have been carried out on a wide range of operating conditions. Several kinds of collector (form two different sources) have been selected as the sources of energy for providing hot liquid in the generators of the absorption cycle. The performance of a Single Effect Double Lift (SE/DL) was calculated and analyzed theoretically. The lowest unit delivered cooling cost values and solar collector type are obtained, which will provide theoretical foundation for optimization and operation management of the solar LiBr/H2O SE/DL absorption refrigeration system. It is found that the honeycomb construction and the one layer glass cover (used as temperature booster) collectors type have been characterized by a high overall efficiency and a low specific unit cooling delivered cost that is suitable to operate a solar-powered SE/DL absorption plant.

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A. Yattara , Zhu Yuqun and M. Mosa , 2002. Theoretical Analysis on the Economico-Performance of Solar Single-Efect Double-Lift (SE/DL) Absorption Refrigeration System. Journal of Applied Sciences, 2: 916-921.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2002.916.921


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