surface condenser


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surface condenser

[′sər·fəs kən‚den·sər]
(mechanical engineering)
A heat-transfer device used to condense a vapor, usually steam under vacuum, by absorbing its latent heat in cooling fluid, ordinarily water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The heat rejection subsystem consists of a constant-flow, pumped condenser water loop that absorbs heat from both the refrigerant condenser and steam surface condenser and rejects it to the environment using evaporative cooling towers.
A consequence of that redesign in this work is a lower temperature in the steam condenser after the sixth evaporation effect, i.e., the surface condenser. Traditionally, the surface condenser is the main heat source for the production of warm water.

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