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Compact Heat Exchangers for Energy Transfer Intensification: Low Grade Heat and Fouling Mitigation

Jiri Jaromir Klemes, Olga Arsenyeva, Petro Kapustenko, Leonid Tovazhnyanskyy
August 02, 2017

Compact Heat Exchangers for Energy Transfer Intensification: Low-Grade Heat and Fouling Mitigation provides theoretical and experimental background on heat transfer intensification in modern heat exchangers. Emphasizing applications in complex heat recovery systems for the process industries, this...

Electricity and Electronics for Renewable Energy Technology: An Introduction

Ahmad Hemami
August 02, 2017

Electricity and Electronics for Renewable Energy Technology: An Introduction provides a foundational understanding of electricity and the methods and devices specific to electricity from renewable sources. The book begins with a brief explanation of the necessary mathematics and then: Addresses...

Design and Control of Automotive Propulsion Systems

Zongxuan Sun, Guoming G. Zhu
July 26, 2017

  Better Understand the Relationship between Powertrain System Design and Its Control Integration While powertrain system design and its control integration are traditionally divided into two different functional groups, a growing trend introduces the integration of more electronics (sensors...

Fractional Calculus with Applications for Nuclear Reactor Dynamics

Santanu Saha Ray
July 26, 2017

Introduces Novel Applications for Solving Neutron Transport Equations While deemed nonessential in the past, fractional calculus is now gaining momentum in the science and engineering community. Various disciplines have discovered that realistic models of physical phenomenon can be achieved with...

Gas Turbines Modeling, Simulation, and Control: Using Artificial Neural Networks

Hamid Asgari, XiaoQi Chen
July 26, 2017

Gas Turbines Modeling, Simulation, and Control: Using Artificial Neural Networks provides new approaches and novel solutions to the modeling, simulation, and control of gas turbines (GTs) using artificial neural networks (ANNs). After delivering a brief introduction to GT performance and...

Finite Difference Methods in Heat Transfer, Second Edition

M. Necati Özişik, Helcio R. B. Orlande, Marcelo J. Colaço, Renato M. Cotta
July 20, 2017

Finite Difference Methods in Heat Transfer, Second Edition focuses on finite difference methods and their application to the solution of heat transfer problems. Such methods are based on the discretization of governing equations, initial and boundary conditions, which then replace a continuous...

Geothermal, Wind and Solar Energy Applications in Agriculture and Aquaculture

Jochen Bundschuh, Guangnan Chen, D. Chandrasekharam, Janusz Piechocki
July 17, 2017

The agri-food chain consumes about one third of the world’s energy production with about 12% of it for crop production and nearly 80% for processing, distribution, retail, preparation and cooking. The agri-food chain also accounts for 80-90% of total global freshwater use where 70% alone is for...

Nanostructured Energy Devices: Foundations of Carrier Transport

Juan Bisquert
July 13, 2017

This is the second book in a series that analyzes the fundamental concepts, properties, and key applications of energy devices made using organic and inorganic solution-processed thin film and nanostructured materials, including hybrid and organic solar cells, electrochemical batteries, diodes,...

Building Energy Simulation: A Workbook Using DesignBuilder™

Vishal Garg, Jyotirmay Mathur, Surekha Tetali, Aviruch Bhatia
June 28, 2017

This book describes various components and systems of a building and their effect on energy consumption, with the help of an energy simulation tool. The book explains simulation input parameters, along with how to do analysis of the simulation output. With minimal use of mathematical equations, the...

Theoretical Modeling of Organohalide Perovskites for Photovoltaic Applications

Giacomo Giorgi, Koichi Yamashita
June 28, 2017

Perovskites are a class of recently discovered crystals with a multitude of innovative applications. In particular, a lead role is played by organic-inorganic halide perovskites (OIHPs) in solar devices. In 2013 Science and Nature selected perovskite solar cells as one of the biggest scientific...

Energy Conversion, Second Edition

D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith
June 22, 2017

This handbook surveys the range of methods and fuel types used in generating energy for industry, transportation, and heating and cooling of buildings. Solar, wind, biomass, nuclear, geothermal, ocean and fossil fuels are discussed and compared, and the thermodynamics of energy conversion is...

Combustion Phenomena: Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation and Extinction

Jozef Jarosinski, Bernard Veyssiere
June 20, 2017

Extensively using experimental and numerical illustrations, Combustion Phenomena: Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation, and Extinction provides a comprehensive survey of the fundamental processes of flame formation, propagation, and extinction. Taking you through the stages of...

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