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CFCs and the effects of recent legislation on refrigeration industries

Crombie, Dermott (1991) CFCs and the effects of recent legislation on refrigeration industries. Master of Engineering thesis, Dublin City University.

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Abstract

The aim of this work is to study the background to our present and recent uses of CFCs and HCFCs. The work also aims to offer a strategy for the future, based on the most recent legislation, which is being introduced primarily to combat ozone depletion, but, increasingly, greenhouse warming is being seen as a problem which should be addressed now also. The need for temperature control is discussed, in particular the recent legislation on foodstuffs in the United Kingdom. The historical development of modern refrigeration has been presented, along with the current refrigerant families, with an analysis of how modern refrigerants were selected. Legislation throughout Europe will have the most profound effect on Thermo King Europe, and at present is running ahead of legislation worldwide on CFCs, and in particular, is running ahead of the Montreal Protocol

Item Type:Thesis (Master of Engineering)
Date of Award:1991
Refereed:No
Supervisor(s):Hashmi, Saleem
Uncontrolled Keywords:Refrigeration; CFCs
Subjects:Engineering > Mechanical engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:19880
Deposited On:07 Mar 2014 15:03 by Fran Callaghan. Last Modified 07 Mar 2014 15:03

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