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