On the Dimensionless Absorption Heat Pump Widespread

Authors

  • R.J. Romero Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca 62209, Morelos, Mexico
  • J. Cerezo Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca 62209, Morelos, Mexico
  • A. Rodríguez Martínez Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca 62209, Morelos, Mexico
  • G. Hernández Luna Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca 62209, Morelos, Mexico
  • M. Montiel Gutiérrez Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca 62209, Morelos, Mexico

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15377/2409-5761.2021.08.2

Keywords:

Flow ratio, Heat pumps, Thermal efficiency, Coefficient of performance, Aqueous Lithium Bromide solutions

Abstract

Climate change has a huge challenge to 2050. Some renewable energies can be installed to reduce CO2 production. Unfortunately, the photovoltaic systems, wind energy, and ocean energy devices do not have direct thermal applications. These systems are useful for people’s electricity consumption. Absorption heat pumps (AHP) are thermal devices for increasing the temperature level from an energy source at medium temperature level, such as plane solar collectors, to another energy sink. The main problem with design, power calculations and device construction is a lack of education about this technology, which is more complex than compression heat pumps but with 90 % less electric energy consumption that would be supplied by photovoltaic cells. This paper shows an approximation for future engineers designing several absorption heat pumps to avoid global warming beyond the Paris Agreement. Future engineers should be encouraged to analyze this technology with this first and basic approach.

Author Biographies

R.J. Romero, Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca 62209, Morelos, Mexico

Center for Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences (CIICAp)

J. Cerezo, Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca 62209, Morelos, Mexico

Center for Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences (CIICAp)

A. Rodríguez Martínez, Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca 62209, Morelos, Mexico

Center for Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences (CIICAp)

G. Hernández Luna, Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca 62209, Morelos, Mexico

Center for Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences (CIICAp)

M. Montiel Gutiérrez, Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Av. Universidad 1001, Cuernavaca 62209, Morelos, Mexico

Faculty of Chemical Sciences and Engineering (FCQeI)

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2021-05-26

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R.J. Romero, J. Cerezo, A. Rodríguez Martínez, G. Hernández Luna, M. Montiel Gutiérrez. On the Dimensionless Absorption Heat Pump Widespread. J. Adv. Therm. Sci. Res. [Internet]. 2021May26 [cited 2021Sep.16];8:10-2. Available from: https://www.avantipublishers.com/jms/index.php/jatsr/article/view/980

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