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RF04 - Vapour Compression Cycle

  • Refrigeration Fundamentals Training


To explain the concept of pressure, how pressure is calculated and the operation of pressure gauges.


By the end of this topic you will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and structure of the Vapour Compression Cycle
  • State the four stages of the Vapour Compression Cycle and describe their structure and function
  • Explain the relationship between pressure and temperature, and its effect on the heat transfer of a refrigerant
  • Explain how heat is transferred during the evaporation and condensation stages of the Vapour Compression Cycle

Pre-requisite Study:

  • None

Areas covered in this module:

  • Compression
  • Condensing
  • Expansion
  • Evaporation
  • Heat Transfer
  • Latent Heat
  • Pressure/Enthalpy Diagram
  • Refrigerant Flow
  • Summary
  • Quiz

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