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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Dynamic model and experimental study of an air-water heat pump for residential use
Author: Koury, RNN
Faria, RN
Nunes, RO
Ismail, KAR
Machado, L
Abstract: This paper presents a study of the dynamic behavior of a vapor compression heat pump for residential water heating. The mathematical models for heat exchangers are formulated by using mass, momentum, and energy conservation equations, while capillary tube model is based on the equations of conservation of momentum. The model is formulated from the manufacturer experimental data and the energy conservation balance. The contribution of this study to the field of dynamic modeling appears on the convergence of models of heat exchangers, this being accomplished with a variable error in spatial and time minimizing the instabilities in the calculation. The coupling among the four components allows the determination of the spatial and temporal profiles of temperatures, pressures and mass flow rates, as well as the refrigerant distribution in the heat exchangers during the water heating process. The validation of the model is done by comparison with the experimental results. (C) 2012 Elsevier Ltd and IIR. All rights reserved.
Subject: Modelling
Experimentation
Heat pump
Domestic
Hot water
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Elsevier Sci Ltd
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2012.11.006
Date Issue: 2013
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