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Thermoacoustic Regfrigeration From Waste Heat

Mohd Ghazali, Normah and Abdul Aziz, Azhar and Abu Bakar, Rosli and Che Sidek, Azwadi (2006) Thermoacoustic Regfrigeration From Waste Heat. Project Report. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Thennoacoustic effect is basically the interaction of acoustic waves with solid boundaries. The discovery that the phenomena can generate cooling for refrigeration has escalated research into thennoacoustic heat engine and refrigeration systems since the late twentieth century. Thennoacoustic systems are attractive due to the overall simplicity of the devices, absence of critical dimensions with few moving parts, and environmentally friendly operations. The research under vote 71891 is to produce acoustic waves from biomass waste heat generated by the portable combustion unit (PCU) at the Combustion Laboratory of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, UTM. The acoustics are to be used to generate cooling for thennoacoustic refrigeration. The fundamental working concept has been understood, and the design and fabrication of the heat engine was completed. Some experiments were done to identify the respective sources of waste heat and important parameters of the thennoacoustic heat engine.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:thermoacoustic; regfrigeration; waste heat
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:2666
Deposited By: Shahrulnizahani Mohamad Din
Deposited On:21 May 2007 07:49
Last Modified:26 Sep 2008 02:31

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