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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.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. (Knoxville, TN)
  2. (Oak Ridge, TN)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
872017
Patent Number(s):
5845502
Assignee:
Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation (Oak Ridge, TN) ORNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400; AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
heat; pump; improved; defrost; operable; relationship; transferring; exterior; atmosphere; interior; via; fluid; refrigerant; compressor; exchanger; accumulator; means; heating; operable relationship; transferring heat; heat pump; heat exchange; heat exchanger; exterior atmosphere; /62/

Citation Formats

Chen, Fang C., Mei, Viung C., and Murphy, Richard W. Heat pump having improved defrost system. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Chen, Fang C., Mei, Viung C., & Murphy, Richard W. Heat pump having improved defrost system. United States.
Chen, Fang C., Mei, Viung C., and Murphy, Richard W. Thu . "Heat pump having improved defrost system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872017.
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title = {Heat pump having improved defrost system},
author = {Chen, Fang C. and Mei, Viung C. and Murphy, Richard W.},
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.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {1}
}

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