Refrigeration & Cryogenics

Course Name: 

TH702 Refrigeration & Cryogenics

Programme: 

M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Principles of vapour compression refrigeration system, cascade cycles, working fluids, compressors - reciprocating,
rotary, scroll compressors, screw and centrifugal compressors. Heat exchangers, condensers, evaporators, dynamics of
capillary and valve expansion devices, Design criteria for pipelines, absorption and adsorption refrigeration cycles,
choice of working fluids, Thermoelectric refrigeration and Hybrid cycles. Introduction to Cryogenic technology-
liquefaction of gases.

References: 

ASHRAE Hand books R.B. Scott, Cryogenics Engineering, Van Nostrand. R.F. Barron, Cryogenic Systems, McGraw Hill, New York.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

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Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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