Optimal Design of a Cold-Sea-Water Chiller
Optimisation of the capital cost of a cold-sea-water, closed-loop cooling system for a large air-conditioning unit is presented. The cooling system is designed to use the conventional refrigerant-type chiller as a backup unit. The system is optimised by varying the diameter of the pipe and the temperature at the inlet to the cold-sea-water chiller. Includes a case study proving the ideas presented.
Air conditioning; Calculating; Case studies; Chillers; Cold; Cooling; Cooling load; Costs; Energy conservation; Energy consumption; Heat exchangers; Optimisation; Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery; Seawater
Energy Systems | Mechanical Engineering
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Optimal Design of a Cold-Sea-Water Chiller.
ASHRAE Transactions, 100(2),