A completely reversible refrigerator operates between thermal energy reservoirs at 450 R and 540...

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A completely reversible refrigerator operates between thermal energy reservoirs at 450 R and 540 R. How many kilowatts of power are required for this device to produce a 15,000-Btu/h cooling effect?

Refrigeration load:

The refrigeration load is produced in the refrigeration cycle by the refrigerating equipment. The average rate at which heat is removed from the cold space by a piece of equipment is known as refrigeration. It is expressed in terms of kilowatt.

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Given data

  • Maximum temperature of the thermal energy reservoirs, {eq}{T_H} = 540{\kern 1pt} \;{\rm{R}} {/eq}
  • Minimum Temperature of the thermal...

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