Dynamic Performance Analysis for an Absorption Chiller under Different Working Conditions
AbstractDue to the merits of energy saving and environmental protection, the absorption chiller (AC) has attracted a lot of attention, and previous studies only concentrated on the dynamic response of the AC under a single working condition. However, the working conditions are usually variable, and the dynamic performance under different working conditions is beneficial for the adjustment of AC and the control of the whole system, of which the stabilization can be affected by the AC transient process. Therefore, the steady and dynamic models of a single-effect H2O-LiBr absorption chiller are built up, the thermal inertia and fluid storage are also taken into consideration. And the dynamic performance analyses of the AC are completed under different external parameters. Furthermore, a whole system using AC in a process plant is analyzed. As a conclusion, the time required to reach a new steady-state (relaxation time) increases when the step change of the generator inlet temperature becomes large, the cooling water inlet temperature rises, or the evaporator inlet temperature decreases. In addition, the control strategy considering the AC dynamic performance is favorable to the operation of the whole system. View Full-Text
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Wang, J.; Shang, S.; Li, X.; Wang, B.; Wu, W.; Shi, W. Dynamic Performance Analysis for an Absorption Chiller under Different Working Conditions. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 797.
Wang J, Shang S, Li X, Wang B, Wu W, Shi W. Dynamic Performance Analysis for an Absorption Chiller under Different Working Conditions. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(8):797.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Jian; Shang, Sheng; Li, Xianting; Wang, Baolong; Wu, Wei; Shi, Wenxing. 2017. "Dynamic Performance Analysis for an Absorption Chiller under Different Working Conditions." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 8: 797.
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