Heat loads analysis and creation of a uniform model for commercial refrigeration equipment calculation

Keywords: refrigeration equipment, temperature distribution, heat loads estimation, low GWP refrigerants

Abstract

The global commercial refrigeration equipment market size was valued at USD 33.53 billion in 2020. It is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.2 % from 2021 to 2028. Furthermore, factors such as regulatory pressures, shift to lower Global Warming Potential (GWP) refrigerants, technological breakthroughs, and the ability to cater to the ever-changing consumer behaviors are also anticipated to create promising growth opportunities for the market. Environmental issues related to high GWP refrigerants, including global warming and ozone depletion, are compelling commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturers to seek alternatives. The rising demand for advancements in technologies that can help reduce hazardous gas emissions has led to the market participants increasingly equipping their products with modern and magnetic refrigeration systems. Apart from this, these systems improve the energy efficiency of refrigeration equipment, bringing down the cost of operation.

The analysis of the structure and heat loads of the commercial freezer with monitoring of temperature distribution on the body of heat-insulating fences and in the internal volume during operation of the system is carried out. The heat loads on the body depending on the structure of the freezer are substantiated on the example of the M400S commercial freezer model. The obtained results allow to significantly reduce the time of selection and calculation of the dimensions of a given model range of equipment for product storage, by developing a standard calculation taking into account the climatic class in which the equipment will be used, and taking into account experimental data obtained during the experiment

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Author Biographies

Ivan Konstantinov, Odessa National University of Technology

Department of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

Mykhailo Khmelniuk, Odessa National University of Technology

Department of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

Oleksii Ostapenko, Odessa National University of Technology

Department of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

Ruslan Talibli, Odessa National University of Technology

Department of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

Olga Yakovleva, Odessa National University of Technology

Department of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

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2022-07-30
How to Cite
Konstantinov, I., Khmelniuk, M., Ostapenko, O., Talibli, R., & Yakovleva, O. (2022). Heat loads analysis and creation of a uniform model for commercial refrigeration equipment calculation. EUREKA: Physics and Engineering, (4), 67-76. https://doi.org/10.21303/2461-4262.2022.001804
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Engineering