Coefficient of performance for an irreversible combined refrigeration cycle

Goktun S.

ENERGY, vol.21, pp.721-724, 1996 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/0360-5442(96)00009-6
  • Journal Name: ENERGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.721-724
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


The effects of thermal resistances and internal irreversibilities on the performance of a combined (cascade) refrigerator are investigated. An improved equation is obtained for the coefficient of performance (COP) of an irreversible, combined refrigerator. (C) 1996 Elsevier Science Ltd.