mechanical refrigeration

mechanical refrigeration

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ri‚frij·ə′rā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
The removal of heat by utilizing a refrigerant subjected to cycles of refrigerating thermodynamics and employing a mechanical compressor.
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But it wasn't until the 20th century era of mass-produced ice cream, mechanical refrigeration, and customised mobile vans, blaring out tinny versions Greensleeves and Teddy Bears' Picnic in our streets, that sales really began to rocket.
Food safety was compromised due to a lack of mechanical refrigeration. For much of the early twentieth century, many Michiganders were forced to do without electricity--or get it another way.
The author relates the story of how people obtained ice before mechanical refrigeration came to their households.
See the tools and techniques farm families used to cut and store ice before mechanical refrigeration from 1 to 4 p.m.
Mechanical refrigeration systems, which utilize ammonia or freon, have the highest initial capital cost, require significant infrastructure and consume a lot of electricity.
(5) While the groundwater precooling loop, often referred to as free cooling, is designed to cool milk and reduce the load on the mechanical refrigeration system, it achieves moderate heat extraction from the milk, usually ranging from 5[degrees]F (2.8[degrees]C) to 15[degrees]F (8.3[degrees]C).
Wedge manufactures measurement and control skids, gas chromatograph buildings, JT skids, mechanical refrigeration modules, and NGL stabilisers for C3 recovery.
The ACS-2 air chiller system is a mechanical refrigeration system that provides subambient temperature control for mechanical and rheological testing.
Project scope The scope of the project includes: * Turbo expansion plant or mechanical refrigeration & Joule Thompson plant; * Cryogenic storage and fractionation facilities; * Auxilliary services; and * Ship loading facilities
Trigeneration systems have to compete with both the national grid production efficiency and a mature mechanical refrigeration industry (Table 4).

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