Table 1: The specifications of main components of solar adsorption refrigeration system.

ComponentTechnical specification

CondenserCapacity: 200 WWater cooled
EvaporatorMaterial: copperCapacity: 150 W
Expansion deviceCapillary tube
Adsorbent bedMaterial: stainless steel
Parabolic solar concentratorSolar concentrator of area 3 m2 made of stainless steel
AdsorbentActivated carbonType: granular particle size: 0.25 mmMass: 1.5 kg
AdsorbateR134 a