RF04 - Vapour Compression Cycle
RF04 - Vapour Compression Cycle Areas covered in this module:
Compression Condensing Expansion Evaporation Heat Transfer Latent Heat Pressure/Enthalpy Diagram Refrigerant Flow Summary Quiz Topic Aim To explain the structure, purpose and operation of the Vapour Compression Cycle using an air-cooled condenser and direct expansion (DX) evaporator.
Topic Objectives By the end of this topic you will be able to:
Describe the purpose and structure of the Vapour Compression Cycle State the four stages of the Vapour Compression Cycle and describe their structure and function. Explain the relationship between pressure and temperature, and its effect on the heat transfer of a refrigerant. Explain how heat is transferred during the evaporation and condensation stages of the Vapour Compression Cycle. Pre-requisite Study None