Table 1: Specifications of the main components of solar adsorption refrigeration system.

ComponentTechnical specifications

CondenserType: shell and coil
Capacity: 200 W
Water cooled
EvaporatorType: shell and coil
Material: copper
Capacity: 150 W
Expansion deviceCapillary tube
Adsorbent bedType: rectangular
Material: stainless steel
Parabolic solar concentrator Solar concentrator of area 3 m2 made of stainless steel
AdsorbentActivated carbon
AdsorbateMethanol