1964-01-01

Natural Gas Engines as Prime Movers for Air Conditioning 640258

This report discusses the application and rating factors responsible for the high energy conversion efficiency of the natural gas engine which makes the low operational costs possible. Two major factors determining size of engine are the amount of horsepower needed and the environment in which the engine will be working. Although shaft power from natural gas engines can economically drive air conditioning compressors, efficiency can be increased through recovery of rejected engine heat that is alternately used by devices such as compressors and generators.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Download multiple Technical Papers each year? TechSelect is a cost-effective subscription option to select and download 12-100 full-text Technical Papers per year. Find more information here.

Due to current capacity constraints, printed versions of our publications - including standards, technical papers, EDGE Reports, scholarly journal articles, books, and paint chips - may experience shipping delays of up to four to six weeks. We apologize for any inconvenience.
X