History of the Refrigerator
by: Julia Jeffrey
Oliver Evans designed the first refrigeration machine.
Jacob Perkins built the first refrigeration machine to be used for household purposes. The design included a vapor compression cycle. Perkins borrowed some of Evan's unpatented ideas for his design.
American physician named John Gorrie built a refrigerator based on Evan's design. It was very large and had several exposed mechanical parts.
Yuriy Dmitriev designed a Bio Robot refrigerator that uses a gel-liked substance. The gel cools food once inserted.
General Electric is a popular appliance brand. Engineers at this company are designing a fridge that runs on magnets. It would use magnets on the inside to keep the appliance cool instead of traditional compressors,