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Air Conditioning Fundamentals: 7 - Compression Cycle I New

Course Description

The principles of cooling, the concept of vapour to liquid conversion, and the air conditioning compression cycle

Learning Outcome.

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:

    1. Explain why a liquid boils and changes to saturated vapor and conversely, why saturated vapor changes to liquid.
    2. Describe the function of a receiver.
    3. Describe the function of a metering device.
    4. Explain what is meant by a ton of cooling.

Topic 1: Boiling and Condensation

  • Topic Introduction and Objectives
  • How boiling is Initiated
  • Boiling Temperature
  • Check – Point Question: Boiling and Condensation
  • Topic Summary

Topic 2: Vapor to Liquid Conversion

  • Topic Introduction and Objectives
  • From Vapor to Liquid
  • Condensing Temperature and Condensing Pressure
  • Reducing High – Pressure Liquid to Low – Pressure Liquid
  • Vapor Compression Cycle
  • A Ton of Cooling
  • 40° F Saturated Vapor Superheated to 60° F
  • Loss Due to Suction Superheating
  • Condenser Heat Rejection
  • Check – Point Question: Vapor to Liquid Conversion
  • Check – Point Question: Vapor Compression
  • Topic Summary



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