ZT to COP Thermoelectric CDF Tool

Version 10
by Timothy S Fisher
Version 11
by Timothy S Fisher

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1 == Conversion of ZT of a Thermoelectric to Refrigeration COP ==
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3 The tool below is based on the Mathematical Computable Document Format (CDF). To download the required, free CDF player [http://www.wolfram.com/cdf-player/ click here]
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5 The tool uses the following formula for the ZT to COP (refrigeration) conversion:
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<math>X_r = Y</math>
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<math>X^2 = Y</math>
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8 COP_{R} = \left( \frac{T_c}{T_h - T_c} \right)
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10 \left( \frac{\sqrt{1 + ZT_m} - T_h/T_c}{\sqrt{1 + ZT_m} + 1} \right)