Measurement & prediction of key properties for novel refrigerant mixtures

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Abstract

This thesis explores the ignition hazards and thermophysical properties of alternative refrigerants with low global warming potential and efficient heat transfer properties for domestic and cryogenic applications. The research outcomes improve the data situation and predictive capabilities of select thermodynamic models used to design modern refrigeration cycles. The results will help industry improve the safety aspects of employing eco-friendly refrigerants for public usage and aid in the development of new and efficient cooling systems for both domestic and industrial applications.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • May, Eric, Supervisor
  • Chua, Hui Tong, Supervisor
  • Zhang, Dongke, Supervisor
  • Arami Niya, Arash, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date31 May 2022
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2022

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