Thermosyphon-assisted cooling system for refrigeration applications

  title={Thermosyphon-assisted cooling system for refrigeration applications},
  author={Tao He and Chunlei Mei and Jon P. Longtin},
  • Tao He, Chunlei Mei, Jon P. Longtin
  • Published 2017
  • Physics
  • Abstract Residential refrigeration is one of the largest contributors to home appliance energy consumption in the U.S. This energy use is nearly doubled if commercial refrigeration is included. By using cold outside temperatures for cooling, however, energy savings can be realized. In this work, a thermosyphon-assisted cooling system for a household refrigerator is presented. A single finned copper-tube thermosyphon with methanol as the working fluid is used. An environmental chamber that can… CONTINUE READING

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