Dan Mihalcea

Dumitru “Dan” Mihalcea is a mechanical engineer specializing in the design of compressors and other refrigeration equipment, based in Romania. He holds several patents and is the author of articles and books in the refrigeration field. Among these he is co-author of the book Refrigeration Techniques, published by Technical Publishing House, in 1979. In the second volume of this book, he appears as author of Chapter 6, “Criteria for Use of Ferrous Material in Construction of Refrigeration Machinery.” For more information, he can be reached via email at dmihalcea2003@yahoo.com.

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Towards Improving the Design of Cast Iron Components for Refrigeration Equipment - Part 3

November 5, 2012
The first two parts of this series dealt with the use of cast iron components in refrigeration equipment. This last part will focus on the construction of such components.


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Towards Improving the Design of Cast Iron Components for Refrigeration Equipment - Part 2

October 22, 2012
In the first part of this three-part series, we talked about the effect cold shortness has on the use of cast iron in refrigeration equipment. Now we will look at porosity and abrasion resistance.


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Towards Improving the Design of Cast Iron Components for Refrigeration Equipment - Part 1

September 17, 2012
There is a large body of publications regarding uses of cast iron. But very few of them are concerned with the use of cast iron in refrigeration equipment, and even less with the behavior of such materials at low temperatures.


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