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Hossain, A.K.; Thorpe, R.; Critoph, R.E.; Davies, P.A.
Publisher: National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR)
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: TK, TP
This study presents design and construction of a tri-generation system (thermal efficiency, 63%), powered by neat non-edible plant oils (jatropha, pongamia and jojoba oil or standard diesel fuel), besides studies on plant performance and economics. Proposed plant consumes fuel (3 l/h) and produce ice (40 kg/h) by means of an adsorption refrigerator powered from the engine waste jacket water heat. Potential savings in green house gas (GHG) emissions of trigeneration system in comparison to co-generation (or single generation) has also been discussed.
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