Optimization of the efficiency of permeable thermoelectric elements for air conditioner applicatons

  • R.G. Cherkez Yuri Fedjkovych Chernivtsy National University
  • M.S. Lastivka Yuri Fedjkovych Chernivtsy National University
  • A.S. Gukova Yuri Fedjkovych Chernivtsy National University
Keywords: thermoelectricity, thermoelements, bismuth telluride, coefficient of performance, air conditioner

Abstract

The optimization of permeable thermoelement for thermoelectric air conditioner unit based is presented. In the thermoelectric air conditioner unit the air flow is cooled due to a combined action of thermoelectric effects and the Joule-Thomson effect. Methods for calculation of temperature distribution, determination of power conversion energy characteristics and thermoelement design in maximum COP mode are discussed. Results of computer studies for the case of thermoelement legs based on Bi2Te3 material have shown the possibility of COP increase by a factor of 1.6-1.7 as compared to conventional thermoelectric systems. 

 

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Published
2021-05-08
How to Cite
[1]
CherkezR., LastivkaM. and GukovaA. 2021. Optimization of the efficiency of permeable thermoelectric elements for air conditioner applicatons. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State. 22, 2 (May 2021), 269-277. DOI:https://doi.org/10.15330/pcss.22.2.269-277.
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Scientific articles (Physics)