The Influence of the Density of Coconut Fiber as Stack in Thermo-Acoustics Refrigeration System

E. Hartulistiyoso, M. Yulianto, L. Sucahyo

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Abstract

An experimental study of using coconut fiber as stack with varying density in thermo-acoustics refrigeration system has been done. Stack is a device which is described as the "heart" in thermo-acoustics refrigeration system. The length of stack is a fix parameter in this experiment. The performance of the coconut fiber was evaluated from the density of stack (varied from 30%, 50% and 70%), position of stack (varied from 0 to 34 cm from the sound generator), and frequency of sound generator (varied from 150 Hz, 200Hz, 250Hz and 300Hz). The inside, outside, and environment temperatures were collected every second using Data Acquisition (DAQ). The result showed that the increase of stack density will increase the performance of thermo-acoustics refrigeration system. The higher density produced temperature differences in cold side and hot side of 5.4°C. In addition, the position of stack and frequency of sound generator have an important role in the performance of thermo-acoustics refrigeration system for all variations of the density.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012037
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume147
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 May 14
Externally publishedYes
Event2nd International Conference on Agricultural Engineering for Sustainable Agricultural Production, AESAP 2017 - Bogor, Indonesia
Duration: 2017 Oct 232017 Oct 25

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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