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Principles of Solar Engineering

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Lingua: Inglese

CRC Press

Pubblicazione: 04/2015
Edizione: Edizione nuova, 3° edizione

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An Engineering-Based Survey of Modern Solar Energy Concepts and Practical Applications Reflecting major developments in solar energy since the publication of the last edition, Principles of Solar Engineering, Third Edition follows the changes in energy policies that have led to the rapid growth of solar energy systems. This latest edition focuses on the fundamentals and the design of systems for various applications including building, heating and cooling, industrial process heat, electric power plants (including PV and CSP), and environmental systems. What’s New in the Third Edition: Thethird edition introduces new topics that include organic and dye sensitized solar cells in the photovoltaics chapter, advanced thermodynamic power cycles such as supercritical CO2 cycle and information on design software packages. The chapters on solar radiation and solar thermal collectors have been completely changed. Because of its increased importance, solar thermal power is covered in much more depth than in the previous edition. The book contains increased coverage of high temperature thermal storage for CSP in the chapter for energy storage and transport. It changes many end-of-chapter problems, provides examples and problems for both northern and southern hemispheres and countries around the world, includes a solutions manual, andrevises the retained material. A significant change in the new edition is the addition of economic analysis in the first chapter, which includes a number of solved examples, and allows the students to analyze the applications in the later chapters from an economic stand point. Designed to be both a textbook and a reference, this work: Introduces the global energy situation and addresses changes taking place in the distribution of available energy resources Covers concentrating and nonconcentrating solar thermal collectors in much more depth than before Highlights the latest developments in collector materials as well as new correlations for heat transfer and thermal performance analysis Explores thermal energy storage, new developments, including materials, analysis, and design Examines CSP and PV power, and outlines what students need to learn for future upcoming developments in these areas Provides in detail solar central receiver systems, commonly known as power towers, including the design of a solar heliostat field, receiver/absorber, and higher temperature thermodynamic power cycles Details the latest developments in thin film solar cells Presents environmental applications of solar energy Principles of Solar Engineering, Third Edition addresses the need for solar resource assessment, and highlights improvements and advancements involving photovoltaics and solar thermal technologies, grid power, and energy storage.


Introduction to Solar Energy Conversion Global Energy Needs and Resources Solar Energy Energy Storage Economics of Solar Systems Summary of RE Resources Forecast of Future Energy Mix References Fundamentals of Solar Radiation The Physics of the Sun and Its Energy Transport Thermal Radiation Fundamentals Sun–Earth Geometric Relationship Solar Radiation Estimation of Terrestrial Solar Radiation Models Based on Long-Term Measured Horizontal Solar Radiation Measurement of Solar Radiation Solar Radiation Mapping Using Satellite Data References Suggested Readings Solar Thermal Collectors Radiative Properties and Characteristics of Materials Flat-Plate Collectors Tubular Solar Energy Collectors Experimental Testing of Collectors Concentrating Solar Collectors Parabolic Trough Concentrator Compound-Curvature Solar Concentrators Central Receiver Collector Fresnel Reflectors and Lenses Solar Concentrator Summary References Suggested Reading Thermal Energy Storage and Transport Thermal Energy Storage Types of TES Design of Storage System Energy Transport Subsystems References Suggested Readings Solar Heating Systems Calculations of Heating and Hot-Water Loads in Buildings Solar Water-Heating Systems Liquid-Based Solar Heating Systems for Buildings Solar Air-Heating Systems Methods of Modeling and Design of Solar Heating Systems Long-Term Performance of Solar Heating Systems TRNSYS Computer Simulation Program Solar Industrial Process Heat Examples of SIPH Systems References Suggested Readings Solar Cooling and Dehumidification Solar Space Cooling and Refrigeration Solar Desiccant Dehumidification Summary References Suggested Readings Passive Solar Heating, Cooling, and Daylighting Introduction Passive Space Heating Systems Passive Space Cooling Systems Daylighting Design Fundamentals References Suggested Readings Solar Thermal Power Historical Perspective Thermodynamic Power Cycles Design of Parabolic Trough–Based Power Plants Examples of PTC Solar Thermal Power Plants Parabolic Dish Systems Stirling Cycle Central Receiver Tower Systems CRS Design Recent Developments in Solar Thermal Power Cycles Solar Distillation of Saline Water Nonconvecting Solar Ponds References Photovoltaics Semiconductors Analysis of PV Cells Manufacture of Solar Cells and Panels Design for Remote PV Applications References Suggested Readings Solar Photochemical Applications Photocatalytic Reactions Solar Photocatalytic Detoxification Solar Reactors Kinetic Models Useful Insolation Catalyst Development System Design Methodology Gas-Phase Photocatalytic Detoxification Commercial/Industrial Applications Solar Disinfection of Water and Air Summary References Suggested Readings Appendices Index


Dr. D. Yogi Goswami is a distinguished university professor and director of the Clean Energy Research Center at the University of South Florida. He conducts fundamental and applied research on solar thermal power and cooling, photocatalytic detoxification and disinfection, thermodynamics, third-generation photovoltaics, and hydrogen production and storage. Professor Goswami is the editor in chief of Solar Energy and Progress in Solar Energy. He has published as an author or editor 17 books and more than 350 refereed technical papers. He also holds 16 patents, some of which have been successfully commercialized.

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Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 9.25 x 6.125 in Ø 2.90 lb
Formato: Copertina rigida
Illustration Notes:284 b/w images, 89 tables and 714
Pagine Arabe: 822

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