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Title: Magnetic heating and cooling systems

Abstract

A method is described for pumping heat for heating or refrigeration, comprising the steps of: exposing a system comprising a magnetic fluid to a magnetic field; causing the magnetic fluid to absorb heat of magnetization; transferring heat from the system to a heat sink; causing the magnetic fluid to exit the magnetic field, undergoing the cooling effect therefrom; and transferring heat to the system from a heat source.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6476513
Patent Number(s):
US 5231834; A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-572622
Assignee:
IMS; EDB-93-113464
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 27 Aug 1990
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; HEAT PUMPS; DESIGN; MAGNETIC FIELDS; MAGNETIC REFRIGERATORS; HEAT EXCHANGERS; HEAT TRANSFER; MAGNETIC LIQUIDS; ENERGY TRANSFER; FLUIDS; LIQUIDS; MAGNETIC MATERIALS; MATERIALS; REFRIGERATORS; 320106* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Building Equipment- (1987-)

Citation Formats

Burnett, J.E.. Magnetic heating and cooling systems. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Burnett, J.E.. Magnetic heating and cooling systems. United States.
Burnett, J.E.. 1993. "Magnetic heating and cooling systems". United States. doi:.
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