Heat Transfer Coefficient Characteristic Study of Natural Refrigerant with Substitute for R-134a
Keywords:heat transfer coeffecient, natural refrigerant
The wide-spread use of halocarbon refrigerants are making negative impact on Earth. Natural Refrigerant, such as hydrocarbon, is one alternative of several option to use. Mixing hydrocarbon are develop to improve the heat transfer characteristic. For example is, Musicool-134 (MC-134) is a mixture with two major substance of propane and iso-butane. The experimental apparatus is using a microchannel with a diameter of 0.5 mm and length of 0.5 m. The evaporative process was conducted in the experiment. The result of the experiment is that if the high coefficient value then the heat flux value is also high.
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