lithium bromide

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lith·i·um bro·mide

LiBr; a white deliquescent powder, used as a sedative and hypnotic.
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com)-- Lithium bromide is a hygroscopic white crystalline organic compound.
Among the topics are the numerical analysis of heat transfer in a flow confined by wire screen in a lithium bromide absorption process, the diffusion phenomenon of a pollutant flowing into a lagoon, an experimental study of internal forced convection in ferrofluid flow in porous media, energy transfer and fluid flow around a massive astrophysical object, and the numerical investigation of the viscous dissipation term on two-dimensional heat transfer.
A design procedure was applied to a lithium bromide absorption cycle and an optimization procedure that consists of determining the enthalpy, entropy, temperature, mass flow rate, and heat rate in each component and coefficient of performance was calculated.
Binary liquids composed of water and ionic soluble salts such as lithium bromide (LiBr) are among the chemical sorbents for applications such as absorption refrigeration.
Most of the studies reported in the literature have focused on the analysis of a single effect or a double effect absorption chiller, by including the fluid pair lithium bromide and water (LiBr/[H.
I read in a recent report that absorption chillers, which nearly all use water as the refrigerant fluid and lithium bromide as the absorber, account for more than two-thirds of all chiller sales worldwide.
Talking about solar bases air conditioners DG PCRET informed that it is lithium bromide based absorption chiller integrated with solar water heating system for ac and a similar system is under design phase at solar energy institute of kebangsaan university, Malaysia.
7[euro]1/2oaeC (versus 100[euro]1/2oaeC at atmospheric pressure) while leveraging the chemical affinity of Lithium Bromide (LiBR) to absorb water," explaines Al Awadhi.
Unlike photovoltaic cooling in which PV panels generate solar electricity to power an electrical cooling device, the dual-effect absorption chiller - a refrigeration system that uses a heated thermal fluid to drive a thermo-chemical process - uses water as a refrigerant and lithium bromide (LiBr) as the absorber.
Shuangliang is dedicated towards providing comprehensive solutions of energy saving, fresh water saving and producing by products of Lithium Bromide Absorption Chillers, Air Cooled Condensing System for Thermal/Nuclear Power Plant, Sea Water Desalination System, High Efficiency Heat Exchanger as well as Expandable Polystyrene.
Shuangliang has developed Lithium Bromide absorption chillers which are non-volatile and pollution free.
Two of the chapters in this volume report the findings of electrochemical tests performed at the Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos on the effect of inorganic corrosion inhibitors added to a lithium bromide brine and the use of polymer films on carbon steel in alkaline media.