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Title:
Experimental comparison of the dynamic evaortor response using homogeneous and slip flow modeling
Author:
Martin Ryhl Kærn: Technical University of Denmark, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Denmark \ Danfoss A/S, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning, Denmark Brian Elmegaard: Technical University of Denmark, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Denmark Lars Finn Sloth Larsson: Danfoss A/S, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning, Denmark
DOI:
10.3384/ecp11063246
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Year:
2011
Conference:
Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany
Issue:
063
Article no.:
028
Pages:
246-255
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2011-06-30
ISBN:
978-91-7393-096-3
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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The dynamic response from an evaporator is important for control of refrigeration and air-conditioning systems. Essentially; the prediction of refrigerant charge inside the evaporator is crucial for the dynamic behavior. The prediction of refrigerant charge follows from suitable void fraction correlations from the literature. A chosen set of void fraction correlations (slip flow) and the assumption of homogeneous flow will be investigated in this paper and compared to experiments on a simple coaxial type evaporator. The numerical model of the evaporator is a dynamic distributed mixture model; where different void fraction correlations can be applied. It is shown that the dynamic response of the homogeneous model is too fast; whereas the slip flow models agree well with the experiments. Another difference is that the charge prediction of the homogeneous model is approximately 2-3 times less than the slip flow models.

Keywords: refrigeration; air-conditioning; evaporator; two-phase flow; modeling; Modelica; transient; dynamic; simulation

Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany

Author:
Martin Ryhl Kærn, Brian Elmegaard, Lars Finn Sloth Larsson
Title:
Experimental comparison of the dynamic evaortor response using homogeneous and slip flow modeling
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp11063246
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Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany

Author:
Martin Ryhl Kærn, Brian Elmegaard, Lars Finn Sloth Larsson
Title:
Experimental comparison of the dynamic evaortor response using homogeneous and slip flow modeling
DOI:
https://doi.org10.3384/ecp11063246
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