IJE TRANSACTIONS B: Applications Vol. 32, No. 2 (February 2019) 282-288    Article in Press

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S. Ebinezer, A. K. Pramanick and KP Ramachandran
( Received: August 26, 2018 – Accepted: January 03, 2019 )

Abstract    The system design of window air conditioner does not evolve in one day. Due to the continuous effort is taken by the refrigeration and air conditioning professionals, successful and economic models of window air conditioners are in practice in the current time. This paper states about the Constructal development of window air conditioner with improved evaporator design which used a phase change material and water as a cradle for cooling. The developed air conditioner was tested for its thermal performance achievement. Outcomes specify that thermal comfort achievement was in satisfactory levels. Predicted mean vote and percentage of people dissatisfied values were calculated and the results were in the range of neutral to a slight cooling, according to American Society of Heating and Refrigeration and Air conditioning standard 55.


Keywords    Water, Phase change material, refrigerant, window air conditioner, thermal comfort, chloro fluoro carbons


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