Thermodynamic cycle (refrigerator cycle)

Equipment:
Self-contained metal bench mounted unit.
Compressor.
High pressure gauge.
Low pressure gauge.
Two digital temperature meters.
Copper tubes with different diameters.
Power meter.
Thermostat.
Two water tanks.
Stop Watch.

Description

This experiment gives a brief study for the refrigerator cycle (thermodynamic cycle).
Determine the efficiency of the heat pump as a function of temperature difference.
Investigate the function of the expansion valve for the Refrigerator cycle.