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    Smile effect of condenser flow rate on chiller performance

    Can someone tell effect of condenser flow rate on chiller performance? what if flow is reduced 2/3 times? or 1/2 times? how will be cop effected?

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    Assuming the chiller evaporator load is not changing, the condenser DT will be proportional to the flow rate causing an increase in discharge pressure and reductions in capacity & efficiency. Very minimal affect on approach until you reach the point of laminar flow.

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