Exergy Analysis of a Combined Power and Refrigeration Thermodynamic Cycle Driven by a Solar Heat Source

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Afif Akel Hasan

Mechanical Engineering Department, Birzeit University, P.O. Box 14, Birzeit, Palestinian Authority, via Israele-mail: ahasan@birzeit.edu

D. Y. Goswami

Solar Energy and Energy Conversion Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, P.O. Box 116300, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-6300e-mail: solar@cimar.me.ufl.edu

J. Sol. Energy Eng 125(1), 55-60 (Jan 27, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1530628 History: Received July 01, 2001; Revised May 01, 2002; Online January 27, 2003
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Schematic of the combined power and refrigeration cycle
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Thermodynamic representation of the combined power and refrigeration cycle
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Efficiency versus heat source temperature
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Pressure ratio versus heat source temperature
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Refrigeration to net power ratio versus heat source temperature
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Normalized exergy destruction versus heat source temperature
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Normalized heat transfer versus heat source temperature




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