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Modelling of a variable speed hermetic compressor.

Author(s) : RASMUSSEN B. D.


The subject of the article is the impact of variable speed on the performance of hermetic reciprocating compressors for domestic refrigerators. A dynamic simulation model of a variable speed compressor is presented. The model has features that allow investigation of both general performance characteristics and also details in the motor-compression mechanism behaviour. Preliminary simulation results are presented with R600a (isobutane) as refrigerant. Further development of the model is discussed.

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  • Original title: Modelling of a variable speed hermetic compressor.
  • Record ID : 1996-0848
  • Languages: English
  • Source: For a Better Quality of Life. 19th International Congress of Refrigeration.
  • Publication date: 1995/08/20
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.


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