Certificate of Registration Media number Эл #ФС77-53688 of 17 April 2013. ISSN 2308-6033. DOI 10.18698/2308-6033
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Main trends in designing air conditioning systems for future-technology vehicles

Published: 04.05.2017

Authors: Kalliopin A.K., Savelyev R.S., Smagin D.I.

Published in issue: #6(66)/2017

DOI: 10.18698/2308-6033-2017-6-1627

Category: Power, Metallurgic and Chemical Engineering | Chapter: Machines and Devices, Processes of Refrigeration and Cryogenic Engineering, Air Conditioning

The article considers the most promising trend in designing aviation air conditioning systems for future-technology vehicles with the objective of optimizing energy consumption and increasing fuel efficiency - that is the replacement of air bleed from the main engines with electrically driven compressors. Using the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft as an example we have analyzed the main advantages and risks of the air conditioning system's flow chart. The article gives a comparative analysis of several air conditioning systems' flow chart alternatives which operate without air bleed from the main engines. As a result of this analysis we assessed the possibility of implementing this flow chart into the short and medium haul aircraft projects. Much attention is given to key requirements for the configuration of on-board systems so that maximum economic effect could be achieved.

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