|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||62/87 ; 62/402 ; 62/467 ; 417/69|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 68 인용 특허 : 8|
An Ericsson cycle machine is disclosed which can be used for refrigeration, liquefaction of nitrogen or as an engine. The invention includes a liquid ring compressor linked to a liquid ring expander by a gas loop that includes a recuperator. As a refrigeration unit, the liquid ring in the compressor is channeled through a heat exchanger to reject waste heat and liquid is tapped from the expander liquid ring and used as a refrigerant.
A refrigeration system comprising: a liquid-ring compressor having a liquid outlet, a liquid inlet, a gas outlet and a gas inlet; a liquid-ring expander having a liquid outlet, a liquid inlet, a gas outlet and a gas inlet; a recuperator having a first connector means which connects the compressor gas outlet to the expander gas inlet and a second connector means which connects the compressor gas inlet to the expander gas outlet, said recuperator including means whereby heat can be transferred between said first connector means and said second connector me...