This project will enhance energy efficiency in power generation and HVAC using high-performance microchannel heat exchangers.
- Design and characterization of a high effectiveness, low-pressure drop recuperator for a waste heat recovery supercritical carbondioxide (sCO2) cycle.
- Design and characterization of a microchannel evaporator for an air conditioning unit.
Principal Investigator: Vinod Narayanan
Additional Staff: Caton Mande, Erfan Rasouli, Matt Stevens
Undergraduate Students: Adam Strong (military)