Condensers and Cooling Towers
The purpose of the condenser in a vapour compression cycle is to accept the hot, high-pressure gas from the compressor and cool it to remove first the superheat and then the latent heat, so that the refrigerant will condense back to a liquid. In addition, the liquid is usually slightly subcooled. In nearly all cases, the cooling medium will be air or water.
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