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Introduction to the Vapour Compression Cycle (F1)


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Introduction to the Vapour Compression Cycle (F1)

This is the first in a series of RACHP Engineering Technicians Section fundamental guides to refrigeration and air conditioning. This guide explains the vapour compression cycle. Other guides in the series will also cover basic theory and explore topics such as, pressure enthalpy diagrams, pressure temperature relationships, sub cooling and superheat, key components. These guides can be used by experienced and fully trained engineers to support colleagues, apprentices or help customers understand their equipment.

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