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IDReport
CR-01Alternative Technologies for Automobile Air Conditioning, Multerer, B., and R. L. Burton, July 1991, 59 pp.
CR-02A Preliminary Assessment of the ADL/EPA Refrigerator/Freezer Energy Simulation Model, Porter, K. J., and C. W. Bullard, September 1992, 11 pp.
CR-03Analysis and Optimization of a Dual-Load Vapor Compression Cycle Using Non-Azeotropic Refrigerant Mixtures, Smith, M. K. and T. A. Newell, November 1993, 280 pp.
CR-04A Fundamental Study of Refrigerant Line Transients, Shelton, J. C., and A. M. Jacobi, March 1995, 127 pp.
CR-05The Intertube Falling-Film Modes: Transition, Hysteresis, and Effects on Heat Transfer, Hu, X, and A. M. Jacobi, May 1995, 151 pp
CR-06Investigation of the Condensing and Expansion Behaviors of Alternative Refrigerants, Meyer, J. J. and W. E. Dunn, August 1996, 457 pp.
CR-07Modeling and Comparison of Primary and Secondary Refrigeration System Performance, Wood, A. C., P. S. Hrnjak and D. L. Thurston, September 1996, 177 pp.
CR-08A Report on Global Warming and Energy Consumption Trends of Major Appliances, Newell, T. A., December 1994, 77 pp.
CR-09Departure-Site Spacing for Liquid Droplets and Jets Falling in Thin-Film Heat Exchangers, Hu, X. and A. M. Jacobi, October 1997, 30 pp.
CR-10Acoustic Resonance in Plate Evaporators, Hrnjak, P. S., N. R. Miller and E. Rodarte, December 1997, 116 pp.
CR-11New Coolant for Indirect Refrigeration Based on Potassium Formate, Mao, Y., W. J. Terrell Jr., R. C. Reef, and P. S. Hrnjak, December 1997, 156 pp.
CR-12Transient Tests of A/C System Performed on a Caravan 1997, Miller, N. R., P. S. Hrnjak, and E. Rodarte, December 1997, 42 pp.
CR-13Transient Tests of A/C System Performed on a Caravan 1994, Hrnjak, P. S., N. R. Miller, and E. Rodarte, September 1997, 29 pp.
CR-14Exploratory Research on MEMS Technology for Air-Conditioning and Heat-Pumps, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA: 1998. TR-111699, 98 pp.
CR-15Evaluation of Secondary Fluids for Use in Low-Temperature Supermarket Applications, Terrell, Jr., W.J., Y. Mao, and P.S. Hrnjak, 1999, 227 pp.
CR-16Modeling and Analysis of Gas Coolers, Fang, X., June 1999, 43 pp.
CR-17Comparative Experimental Study of Subcritical R134a and Transcritical R744 Refrigeration Systems for Mobile Applications, Boewe, D. E., R. P. McEnaney, Y. C. Park, J. M. Yin, C. W. Bullard, and P. S. Hrnjak, June 1999, 134 pp.
CR-18An Experimental Investigation of Transcritical Carbon Dioxide Systems for Residential Air Conditioning, Beaver, A. C., J. M Yin, C. W. Bullard, and P. S. Hrnjak, July 1999, 136 pp.
CR-19An Investigation of Control-Related Issues in Transcritical R744 and Subcritical R134a Mobile Air Conditioning Systems, McEnaney, R. P., J. M Yin, C. W. Bullard, and P. S. Hrnjak, July 1999, 97 pp.
CR-20Advances in Fixed-Area Expansion Devices, Fang, X., August 1999, 39 pp.
CR-21Experimental Analysis of a Minimun-TEWI Air Conditioner Prototype, Stott, S. L., C. W. Bullard, and W. E. Dunn, August 1999, 105 pp.
CR-22Condensation of Ammonia in Microchannel Heat Exchangers, Litch, A. D. and P. S. Hrnjak, August 1999, 114 pp.
CR-23Feasibility Study of Using Centrifugal Compressor and Expander in a Car Air Conditioner Working with Carbon Dioxide as Refrigerant, Fagerli, B., August 1999, 22 pp.
CR-24Heat Transfer in Thermally Developing Flow of Fluids with High Prandtl Numbers Preceding and Following U-Bend, Hong, S. H., and P. S. Hrnjak, October 1999, 169 pp.
CR-25The Mesoscopic Peristaltic Compressor, Sulfridge, M. A. and N. R. Miller, January 2001, 81 pp.
CR-26Condensate Accumulation Effects on the Air-Side Thermal Performance of Slit-Fin Surfaces, Kim, G. J. and A. M. Jacobi, January 2000, 151 pp.
CR-27An Experimental Study of Low-Reynolds-Number Flow and Heat Transfer in an Array of Louvers at a Non-Zero Angle of Attack, Wartick, N. W. and A. M. Jacobi, January 2000, 109 pp.
CR-28Moisture Transport, Frost Visualization, and Dual Evaporator Modeling in Domestic Refrigerators, Stein, M. A., C. W. Bullard and T. A. Newell, February 2000, 82 pp.
CR-29R744 Gas Cooler Model Development and Validation, Yin, J. M., C. W. Bullard and P. S. Hrnjak, April 2000, 20 pp.
CR-30Pressure Drop Measurements in Microchannel Heat Exchanger, Yin, J. M., C. W. Bullard, and P. S. Hrnjak, April 2000, 23 pp.
CR-31Continued Research on Plate Evaporator Noise Emission: Final Report, Miller, N. R., P. S. Hrnjak and E. Rodarte, November 1998, 300 pp.
CR-32Condensate Retention Effects on the Air-Side Heat Transfer Performance of Automotive Evaporator Coils, Kaiser, J. M. and A. M. Jacobi, July 2000, 116 pp.
CR-33A Literature Survey of Alternative Refrigerants During Single Phase Heat Transfer, Krueger, B. A., B. D. Krueger, T. A. Newell, and J. C. Chato, December 2000.
CR-34A Simple Approach to Performance Analysis of Alternative Refrigerant Rolling-Piston-Type Rotary Compressors, Kim, M.-H. and C. W. Bullard, March 2001, 37 pp.
CR-35A Study of Two-Phase Refrigerant Behavior in Flattened Tubes, Wilson, M. J., T. A. Newell, and J. C. Chato, May 2001, 186 pp.
CR-36Air-Side Performance Characteristics of Round- and Flat-Tube Heat Exchangers: A Literature Review, Analysis and Comparison, Park, Y.-G. and A. M. Jacobi, May 2001, 123 pp.
CR-37Elements for the Design of New Generation of Heat Exchangers for Transcritical CO2 Heat Pumps, Yin, J. M., C. W. Bullard, and P. S. Hrnjak, May 2001, 10 pp.
CR-38Condensing Units for Household Refrigerator-Freezers, Kulkarni, T., M.-H. Kim, and C. W. Bullard, June 2001, 47 pp.
CR-39Comparison of R744 and R410A for Residential Heating and Cooling Applications, Richter, M. R., C. W. Bullard, and P. S. Hrnjak, June 2001, 87 pp.
CR-40Dual Evaporator Household Refrigerator Performance Testing and Simulation, Gerlach, D. W. and T. A. Newell, March 2001, 79 pp.
CR-41Fractionation of R-407C in Brazed Plate Evaporators at Low Mass Flux, Tallitsch, D. A. and P. S. Hrnjak, July 2001, 97 pp.
CR-42Flow-Induced Noise in Heat Exchangers, Rodarte, E. and N. R. Miller, October 2001, 445 pp.
CR-43Effect of Shorter Compressor On/Off Cycle Times on A/C System Performance, Ilic, S. M., C. W. Bullard, and P. S. Hrnjak, December 2001, 85 pp.
CR-44Exploratory Research on MEMS Technology for Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps, Leicht, T. M., P. S. Hrnjak, and M. A. Shannon, January 2002, 74 pp.
CR-45Improved R134A Mobile Air Conditioning Systems, Nelson, S. M. and P. S. Hrnjak, January 2002, 231 pp.
CR-46Experimental Study of System Performance Improvements in Transcritical R744 Systems for Mobile Air-Conditioning and Heat Pumping, Giannavola, M. S., P. S. Hrnjak, and C. W. Bullard, April 2002, 231 pp.
CR-47Experimental and Simulation Analysis of Microchannel Evaporators, Song, S. and C. W. Bullard, March 2002, 82 pp.
CR-48Heat and Mass Transfer through a Domestic Refrigerator and Evaluation of Evaporator Performance under Frosted Conditions, Inan, C., T. A. Newell, and A. N. Egrican, May 2000, 157 pp.
CR-49Condensation of CO2 at Low Temperature inside Horizontal Microfinned Tubes, Zilly, J., J. Jang, and P. S. Hrnjak, March 2003, 73 pp.
CR-50Evaluation of a Heat-Pipe System to Improve Automotive Cabin Heater Performance and Occupant Comfort, Beck, D. D. and A. M. Jacobi, May 1998, 63 pp.
CR-51An Experimental Investigation of Pressure Drop and Heat Transfer in an In-Tube Condensation System of Pure Ammonia, Vollrath, J. E., P. S. Hrnjak, and T. A. Newell, October 2003, 108 pp.
CR-52Experimental and Analytical Validation of New Approaches to Improve Transcritical CO2 Environmental Control Units, Elbel, S. W. and P. S. Hrnjak, December 2003, 154 pp.
CR-53Flow and Heat Transfer in Microchannels 30 to 300 Microns in Hydraulic Diameter, Tu, X. and P. S. Hrnjak, January 2004, 151 pp.
CR-54An Experimental Investigation of Pressure Drop and Heat Transfer in an In-Tube Condensation System of Ammonia with and Without Miscible Oil in Smooth and Enhanced Tubes, Komandiwirya, H. B., P. S. Hrnjak, and T. A. Newell, April 2005, 154 pp.
CR-55Analysis of Design Tradeoffs for Display Case Evaporators, Chandrasekharan, R. and C. W. Bullard, October 2004, 72 pp.
CR-56Condensation of CO2 at Low Temperatures, Jang, J. and P. S. Hrnjak, June 2004, 92 pp.
CR-57Experimental Study of System Performance Improvements in Transcritical R744 Systems with Applications to Bottle Coolers, DeAngelis, J. M. and P. S. Hrnjak, March 2005, 155 pp.
CR-58Investigation of Refrigerator Moisture Infiltration during Closed and Open Door Conditions, Gutierrez, C. and T. A. Newell, February 2005, 62 pp.
CR-59Flat Copper Tube Folded Fin Heat Exchanger Analysis, Gaddis, T. R., T. A. Newell, and P. S. Hrnjak, June 2005, 86 pp.
CR-60Numerical Analysis of an Unbrazed, Flattened Copper Tube Condenser, Beavers, T. R. and T. A. Newell, January 2006, 34 pp.
CR-61Prediction and Control of an Exhaust-Heat Recovery System to Improve the Fuel Efficiency of Heavy-Duty Truck Engines, Cerpa, G. and A. M. Jacobi, June 2006, 56 pp.
CR-62Longitudinal Vortex Generation to Enhance the Performance of Compact Heat Exchangers: Flow and Heat Transfer Behavior for Plain and Interrupted Fins, Joarder, A. and A. M. Jacobi, January 2007, 182 pp.
CR-63Predicting the Air-Side Thermal-Hydraulic Performance Characteristics of Flat-Tube Louver-Fin Heat Exchangers under Dry and Wet Conditions, Park, Y-G. and A. M. Jacobi, May 2007, 170 pp.
CR-64Heat and Mass Transfer Performance and Flow Characteristics of an Offset-Strip Array at Reynolds Numbers Up To 100,000, Michna, G. J. and A. M. Jacobi, December 2006, 92 pp.
CR-65Experimental and Analytical Investigation of a Two-Phase Ejector Used For Expansion Work Recovery in a Transcritical R744 Air-Conditioning System, Elbel, S. and P. S. Hrnjak, November 2007, 200 pp.
CR-66Investigation of Options to Improve Efficiency of Transcritical R744 Two-Stage Vapor Compression Systems, Peuker, J. M. and P. S. Hrnjak, July 2008, 146 pp.
CR-67Evaluation of Microchannel Heat Exchangers for a Residential Mini-Split Type Air-Conditioning/Heat Pump System, Dschida, M. and P. S. Hrnjak, September 2008, 122 pp.
CR-68A Run-Around Heat Exchanger System to Improve the Energy Efficiency of a Home Appliance Using Hot Water, Park, J. S. and A. M. Jacobi, July 2008, 50 pp.
CR-69Investigation of Microchannel Heat Exchangers, Johnson, M. J. and P. S. Hrnjak, July 2009, 57 pp.
CR-70Simplified Floor-Area-Based Energy-Moisture-Economic Model for Residential Buildings, Martinez, L. A. and T. A. Newell, August 2009, 182 pp.
CR-71Mechanical System Design for University of Illinois 2007 Solar Decathlon House, Barnes, B. P. and T. A. Newell, September 2009, 63 pp.
CR-72Dynamic Modeling and Validation of a Commercial Transport Refrigeration System, Jain, N. and A. G. Alleyne, August 2009, 184 pp.
CR-73Performance Measurement and Visualization on the Refrigerant Distribution in the Vertical Manifold of the Microchannel Tube Heat Exchanger, Zou, Y. and P. S. Hrnjak, August 2010, 114 pp.
CR-74A Geometric Study of Liquid Retention in Open-Cell Metal Foams, Bock, J. J. and A. M. Jacobi, May 2011, pp 103.
CR-75Fabrication, Characterization, and Wettability Analysis of a Microstructured Hybrid Hydrophobic/Hydrophilic Surface, Garvin, T. P. and A. M. Jacobi, May 2012, 43 pp.
CR-76Experimental Study of the Thermal-Hydraulic Performance of a Brazed Aluminum Heat Exchanger under Wet-Surface Conditions, Zhang, F. and A. M. Jacobi, July 2013, 32 pp.
CR-77Modeling Contaminant Spread and Mitigation in the Indoor Environment, Meng, L. and A. M. Jacobi, February 2014, 105 pp.
CR-78Heat Transfer and Visualization in Large Flattened-Tube Condensers with Variable Inclination, Davies, W. A. and P. S. Hrnjak, May 2016, 79 pp.
CR-79Effect of Inclination on Pressure Drop and Flow Regimes in Large Flattened-Tube Steam Condensers, Kang, Y. and P. S. Hrnjak, May 2016, 57 pp.