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ISRN Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 704340, 14 pages
Energy Analysis and Performance Evaluation of the Adsorption Refrigeration System
Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Alfaisal University, Takhassusi Street, P.O. Box 50927, Riyadh 11533, Saudi Arabia
Received 13 November 2012; Accepted 29 November 2012
Academic Editors: W. Dai and A. Z. Sahin
Copyright © 2013 H. Z. Hassan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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