Journal of Thermodynamics / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Performance Evaluation of Refrigeration Units in Natural Gas Liquid Extraction Plant

Table 3

Energy balance propane refrigeration unit.

Process unitsEnergy gain (KJ/kg)Energy lost (KJ/kg)% of lost work

Compressor 112.30−334.28−0.015
Compressor 232.11−501.45−0.023
Expansion valve JT-112495.540.06
Expansion valve JT-2−1435547.86.62
Economizer drum5733.78
Refrigerant chiller17036.04−1242710.43−5.73