Refrigeration-Principles, ideal cycle, Bell Coleman and Boot dtrap air cycles, COP, power calculations, refrigerants, Vapour absorption Refrigeration Systems

Refrigeration Devices - Expansion devices- Evaporators - condenser and cooling towers-capacity-system balancing- types of refrigerating compressors- Air – Conditioning

Effective temperature, comfort conditions - Psychrometry, Psychrometer, Psychometric processes

Air - Conditioning cycles-Design-Duct design and selection of fan or blower, Fluidized bed drying system, design of freezers and cold storages—Applications

Modern techniques in food preservation -IQF techniques, LN2 sprays Air-conditioning systems.


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