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- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 125.00
Describes how thermal energy storage helps bridge the gap between energy demand and supply, particularly for intermittent power sources like solar, wind, and tidal systems Provides tables, illustrations, and comparative case studies that show applications of TES systems across industries Includes a chapter on the rapidly developing field of viable... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
With the growing attention to the exploitation of renewable energies and heat recovery from industrial processes, the traditional steam and gas cycles are showing themselves often inadequate. The inadequacy is due to the great assortment of the required sizes power and of the large kind of heat sources. Closed Power Cycles: Thermodynamic Fundamentals... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 93.95
Heat pipes are used in a wide range of applications, including electronics cooling, die-casting and injection moulding, heat recovery and energy conservation, de-icing and manufacturing process temperature control, and in domestic appliances. An essential guide for practicing engineers and an ideal text for postgraduate students, the book takes a highly... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 131.00
This book concentrates specifically on the applications of thermodynamics, rather than the theory. It addresses both technical and pragmatic problems in the field, and covers such topics as enthalpy effects, equilibrium thermodynamics, non-ideal thermodynamics and energy conversion applications. Providing the reader with a working knowledge of the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 217.00
Each chapter begins with a brief yet complete presentation of the related topic. This is followed by a series of solved problems. The latter are scrupulously detailed and complete the synthetic presentation given at the beginning of each chapter. There are about 50 solved problems, which are mostly original with gradual degree of complexity including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
A core task of engineers is to analyse energy related problems. The analytical treatment is usually based on principles of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer, but is increasingly being handled computationally. This unique resource presents a practical textbook, written for both undergraduates and professionals, with a series of over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 262.00
This reference illustrates the efficacy of CyclePad software for enhanced simulation of thermodynamic devices and cycles. It improves thermodynamic studies by reducing calculation time, ensuring design accuracy, and allowing for case-specific analyses. Offering a wide-range of pedagogical aids, chapter summaries, review problems, and worked examples,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 159.95
Provides a solid grounding in the basic principles of the science of thermodynamics proceeding to practical, hands-on applications in large-scale industrial settings. Presents myriad applications for power plants, refrigeration and air conditioning systems, and turbomachinery. Features hundreds of helpful example problems and analytical exercises.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 159.95
From engineering fluid mechanics to power systems, information coding theory and other fields, entropy is key to maximizing performance in engineering systems. It serves a vital role in achieving the upper limits of efficiency of industrial processes and quality of manufactured products. Entropy based design (EBD) can shed new light on various flow... more...