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|Title:||Performance study of a falling-film absorber with a film-inverting configuration|
|Authors:||Islam, Md.R. |
|Citation:||Islam, Md.R., Wijeysundera, N.E., Ho, J.C. (2003-12). Performance study of a falling-film absorber with a film-inverting configuration. International Journal of Refrigeration 26 (8) : 909-917. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-7007(03)00078-1|
|Abstract:||This paper describes the development of a novel film-inverting design concept for falling-film absorbers. The solid surface of the absorber is segmented so that both surfaces of the falling-film are alternatively cooled in a periodic manner. A conventional tubular absorber is modified by introducing film-guiding fins between tubes to produce a film-inverting arrangement. A maximum increase in vapour absorption rate of about 100% is obtained with the film-inverting design compared to the tubular absorber. The numerical simulation indicates that the vapour absorption rate can be increased by using a large number of film-inverting segments in the absorber. © 2003 Elsevier Ltd. and IIR. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||International Journal of Refrigeration|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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