Academic Catalog

ME420 REFRIGERATION ENGINEERING

Course Code: 5690420
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr ZGR BAYER
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Application areas. Cooling load calculations. Vapor compression refrigeration cycle. System components: compressors, evaporators, condensers, expansion devices, piping, auxiliary and control devices. System balance. Alternative refrigeration systems such as thermoelectric, air cycle, steam jet and absorption refrigeration.