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17. February 2023

# How do you calculate the cooling capacity?

The cooling capacity is calculated by changing the energy transferred in the cooling process.

### How do you calculate the cooling capacity?

The cooling capacity is calculated by changing the energy transferred during the cooling process.
WHAT IS THE COOLING CAPACITY?
Cooling capacity is the amount of energy transferred during a cooling process. Cooling power is measured in joules or watts and can be calculated by calculating the change in energy transferred by the cooling process.

Cooling capacity is an important parameter in evaluating the efficiency of cooling systems and can be used to compare the performance of different systems. A higher cooling capacity value usually means that more energy is provided per time.

### HOW IS THE COOLING CAPACITY CALCULATED?

The cooling capacity can be calculated with the following formula:

Q = m * c * ΔT

In this formula:

Q: cooling capacity (in joules or watts)
m: mass of the cooling medium (in kg)
c: specific heat capacity of the cooling medium (in J/kg * K)
ΔT: change in temperature of the cooling medium (in Kelvin).

It is important to note that this formula only applies to isothermal processes where the temperature of the cooling medium remains constant. Other applications require more complex methods to calculate the cooling capacity. We recommend contacting an expert to calculate the cooling capacity for a specific application.

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