Cryocoolers: Theory And Applications by Milind D. AtreyCryocoolers: Theory And Applications by Milind D. Atrey

Cryocoolers: Theory And Applications

byMilind D. Atrey

Hardcover | November 10, 2019

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This book serves as an introduction to cryocooler technology and describes the principle applications of cryocoolers across a broad range of fields. It covers the specific requirements of these applications, and describes how the advantages and disadvantages of different cryocooler systems are taken into consideration. For example, Stirling coolers tend to be used only in space applications because of their high coefficient of performance, low weight and proven reliability, whilst Gifford-McMahon coolers are used for ground applications, such as in cryopumps and MRI shield cooling applications. Joule-Thomson cryocoolers are used in missile technology because of the fast cool down requirements. The cryocooler field is fast developing and the number of applications are growing because of the increasing costs of the cryogens such as Helium and Neon.

The first chapter of the book introduces the different types of cryocoolers, their classification, working principles, and their design aspects, and briefly mentions some of the applications of these systems. This introductory chapter is followed by a number of contributions from prominent international researchers, each describing a specific field of application, the cooling requirements and the cryocooler systems employed. These areas of application include gas liquefaction, space technology, medical science, dilution refrigerators, missile systems, and physics research including particle accelerators. Each chapter describes the cooling requirements based on the end use, the approximate cooling load calculations, the criteria for cryocooler selection, the arrangement for cryocooler placement, the connection of the cooler to the object to be cooled, and includes genuine case studies. 

Intended primarily for researchers working on cryocoolers, the book will also serve as an introduction to cryocooler technology for students, and a useful reference for those using cryocooler systems in any area of application.

Prof. Milind D. Atrey, a Mechanical Engineering graduate of VNIT Nagpur, obtained his Doctorate from IIT Bombay in 1991. He joined IIT Bombay as Associate Professor in 2005, and became Professor in 2009. He is now Professor in charge of the Refrigeration and Cryogenics Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay....
Title:Cryocoolers: Theory And ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 10, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:303011306X

ISBN - 13:9783030113063


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Cryocooler Theory, Design and Practice - M D Atrey

Chapter-2 - Cryocoolers in Gas Liquefaction - C. Wang (Cryomech)

Chapter-3 - Cryocoolers in Space - Peter Shirron, Tom Bradshaw(RAL)

Chpater-4 - Cryocoolers in MRI/NMR industry - Wolfgang Stautner (GE)

Chapter-5 - Cryocoolers in Dilution Refrigerators - Prof Uhlig or V. Meekheev (OIS)

Chapter-6 -  Cryocoolers for Missiles - Maytal, M D Atrey

Chapter-7 - Cryocoolers in SC devices - Sastry Pamedi(CPRI, FL)

Chapter- 8 - Cryocoolers for Physics Research - Oleg Kirichek (RAL)

Chapter- 9 - Cryocoolers in Accelerators - John Bremer

Chapter- 10 - Cryocoolers in Bio-medical applications - Srinivas Vanapalli

Chapter- 11 - Cryocoolers in Surgery - Ray Radebaugh