Energies 2014, 7(2), 751-766; doi:10.3390/en7020751
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Performance of Different Experimental Absorber Designs in Absorption Heat Pump Cycle Technologies: A Review

1 Engineering and Applied Science Postgraduate School, Autonomous University Morelos State, Morelos 62209, Mexico 2 Engineering and Applied Sciences Research Centre, Autonomous University Morelos State, Morelos 62209, Mexico
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Received: 12 November 2013; in revised form: 16 January 2014 / Accepted: 10 February 2014 / Published: 13 February 2014
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Abstract: The absorber is a major component of absorption cycle systems, and its performance directly impacts the overall size and energy supplies of these devices. Absorption cooling and heating cycles have different absorber design requirements: in absorption cooling systems, the absorber works close to ambient temperature, therefore, the mass transfer is the most important phenomenon in order to reduce the generator size; on the other hand, in heat transformer absorption systems, is important to recover the heat delivered by exothermic reactions produced in the absorber. In this paper a review of the main experimental results of different absorber designs reported in absorption heat pump cycles is presented.
Keywords: absorber design; absorption cycles; performance

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Ibarra-Bahena, J.; Romero, R.J. Performance of Different Experimental Absorber Designs in Absorption Heat Pump Cycle Technologies: A Review. Energies 2014, 7, 751-766.

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Ibarra-Bahena J, Romero RJ. Performance of Different Experimental Absorber Designs in Absorption Heat Pump Cycle Technologies: A Review. Energies. 2014; 7(2):751-766.

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Ibarra-Bahena, Jonathan; Romero, Rosenberg J. 2014. "Performance of Different Experimental Absorber Designs in Absorption Heat Pump Cycle Technologies: A Review." Energies 7, no. 2: 751-766.

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