Unit I

Basics of refrigeration. Various refrigeration techniques such as Vapour compression, vapour absorption, Electrolux, steam jet, and thermoelectric systems.

Unit II

Vapour compression cycle analysis and its components. Properties of refrigerants.

Unit III

Cooling load calculations. P-H chart. Basics of air conditioning. Psychrometric processes.

Unit IV

Air conditioning system. Applications of refrigeration.


1. Arora, c.P., Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 2nd ed., Tata McGraw-Hill, 2000.
2. Manohar Prasad, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, New Age International, 1996.
3. Dossat R.D., Principle of Refrigeration, 4th ed., Prentice Hall, 1997.