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Title: Heat pump having improved defrost system

Abstract

A heat pump system includes, in an operable relationship for transferring heat between an exterior atmosphere and an interior atmosphere via a fluid refrigerant: a compressor; an interior heat exchanger; an exterior heat exchanger; an accumulator; and means for heating the accumulator in order to defrost the exterior heat exchanger. 2 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lockheed Martin Energy Syst Inc; Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
321174
Patent Number(s):
5,845,502
Application Number:
PAN: 8-681,148
Assignee:
Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corp., Oak Ridge, TN (United States) PTO; SCA: 320106; PA: EDB-99:029564; SN: 99002058510
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400; AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 8 Dec 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; HEAT PUMPS; DESIGN; HEAT TRANSFER; DEFROSTING; HEAT EXCHANGERS; TANKS; HEATING

Citation Formats

Chen, F.C., Mei, V.C., and Murphy, R.W. Heat pump having improved defrost system. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Chen, F.C., Mei, V.C., & Murphy, R.W. Heat pump having improved defrost system. United States.
Chen, F.C., Mei, V.C., and Murphy, R.W. Tue . "Heat pump having improved defrost system". United States.
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abstractNote = {A heat pump system includes, in an operable relationship for transferring heat between an exterior atmosphere and an interior atmosphere via a fluid refrigerant: a compressor; an interior heat exchanger; an exterior heat exchanger; an accumulator; and means for heating the accumulator in order to defrost the exterior heat exchanger. 2 figs.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {12}
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