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Waste-heat-driven refrigeration plants for freezer trawlers

Andrew D. Kellen
1986
52 pp.
MITSG 86-8J

An analysis is made of utilizing waste heat from a proposed gas-turbine fishing-vessel propulsion engine to power a refrigeration plant. On the basis of superior volume, maintenance, reliability, cost and availability, an ammonia-water absorption system is chosen over other waste-heat-driven options considered. While its initial cost is likely to be higher, this waste-heat-driven alternative is deemed worthy of further consideration because of its significantly lower operating costs.

type: Technical reports

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