The ITC branch of Padova is devoted to the assessment and development of methods, systems and components conceived to enhance energy-related and technological performances as well as environmental sustainability of products in the air-conditioning and refrigeration sector.
Assessment and development of methods, systems and components aimed at improving energy and technological performances, as well as environmental sustainability of products in the field of air conditioning and refrigeration.
Experimental measurements of solubility and saturation pressure of new refrigerants.
Study on the characterisation of nanofluids, as possible operational fluids in CARR applications, by means of viscosity measurement, the assessment of the average size of nanoparticles and the suspension stability.
Experimental fluid-dynamics with PIV method applied to the analysis of the cold curtain in open vertical refrigerated display cabinets.
Thermographic analysis of the effects of external corrosion, caused by condensation, in a conduit suited for the transport of hydrocarbons coated with insulating material and with an aluminium enclosure.
Setting up of a plant for characterising radiant floor panels, made up of a large climatic chamber, air conditioned and equipped with instruments for assessing energy performances.
Characterisation of the ageing process of ceramic coating materials, through the analysis of thermal properties with reference to thermal models and their assessment.
Data gathering for monitoring energy consumption in a supermarket: setting up of a simulation model for a set of refrigerated cabinets.