A one-week intensive short course on industrial refrigeration as practiced in food freezing, refrigeration, and in other low temperature applications. A systematic study of the technical background, the practice, and the latest developments in low-temperature refrigeration.
- Provide the participants with much of the knowledge that they would obtain by longer experience in the industry – often through the agony of costly mistakes.
- Provide a thorough technical grounding in topics crucial to industrial refrigeration.
- Benefit from the experience of a group of industry experts.
- Learn the latest research and development pertinent to industrial refrigeration.
Topics to be Covered
- Refrigerant properties
- Single- and two-stage refrigeration cycles
- Load calculations
- Construction of refrigerated buildings
- Liquid re-circulation systems
- Reciprocating and screw compressors
- Performance and selection of evaporator coils
- Energy conservation
- Vessel sizing
- Liquid pumps
- Pipe sizing
- Control of both halocarbon and ammonia systems
A thread that will extend through the week is the design of an ammonia refrigeration system serving a food distribution center incorporating selected low-charge technology.Refrigeration equipment and systems used in this facility are typical of a wide variety of applications.