William F. Mohs, Francis A. Kulacki

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The impact of frost formation on refrigeration performance is described, and several current methods for frost removal are discussed. Defrost efficiency is generally defined for use at either the system or surface levels. An example of the economic impact of defrost is given for U.S. transportation refrigeration units.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
Issue number9783319205076
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015


  • Defrost
  • Defrost efficiency
  • Frost layer

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