absorption unit


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absorption unit

[əb′sȯrp·shən ‚yü·nət]
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As mentioned earlier in the text, the existing absorption unit utilized in this work uses shell and tube heat exchangers, with the refrigerant/absorbent solution circulating in the inner tubes and water (condenser and absorber) or water/ethylene-glycol mixture (evaporator) around them.
Maintenance costs are also reportedly lower as there are only two moving parts (the electric motor and the power absorption unit) and the only fluid used is transmission oil from the test stand's delivery/recovery system that is integral to the stand's base.
It requires more BTUs of fuel to generate a ton of refrigeration with an absorption unit than it does electrically driven unit.
The dynamometer absorption unit is positioned by a unique "goose neck" docking module connector arrangement that allows a single operator to position the absorber to the engine.