Fundamentals and Applications of Renewable Energy

Innbundet / 2019 / Engelsk

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9781260455304
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2019
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Fundamentals and Applications of Renewable Energy

Innbundet / 2019 / Engelsk
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Master the principles and applications of today's renewable energy sources and systemsWritten by a team of recognized experts and educators, this authoritative textbook offers comprehensive coverage of all major renewable energy sources. The book delves into the main renewable energy topics such as solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower, biomass, tidal, and wave, as well as hydrogen and fuel cells. By stressing real-world relevancy and practical applications, Fundamentals and Applications of Renewable Energy helps prepare students for a successful career in renewable energy. The text contains detailed discussions on the thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics aspects of renewable energy systems in addition to technical and economic analyses. Numerous worked-out example problems and over 850 end-of-chapter review questions reinforce main concepts, formulations, design, and analysis. Coverage includes:*Renewable energy basics*Thermal sciences overview*Fundamentals and applications ofSolar energy Wind energyHydropowerGeothermal energy Biomass energy Ocean energyHydrogen and fuel cells*Economics of renewable energy*Energy and the environment
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About the Authors Contents Preface Chapter 1 Introduction to Renewable Energy 1-1 Why Renewable Energy? Consequences of Fossil Fuel Combustion Renewable Energy Sources 1-2 Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Energy Coal Oil Natural Gas Nuclear Energy Electricity References Problems Chapter 2 A Review of Thermal Sciences 2-1 Thermal Sciences 2-2 Thermodynamics Heat and Other Forms of Energy Specific Heats of Gases, Liquids, and Solids Energy Transfer The First Law of Thermodynamics Energy Balance for Closed Systems Energy Balance for Steady-Flow Systems Saturation Temperature and Saturation Pressure 2-3 Heat Transfer Conduction Heat Transfer Thermal Conductivity Convection Heat Transfer Radiation Heat Transfer 2-4 Fluid Mechanics Viscosity Pressure Drop in Fluid Flow in Pipes 2-5 Thermochemistry Fuels and Combustion Theoretical and Actual Combustion Processes Enthalpy of Formation and Enthalpy of Combustion First-Law Analysis of Reacting Systems 2-6 Heat Engines and Power Plants Thermal Efficiency Overall Plant Efficiency 2-7 Refrigerators and Heat Pumps References Problems Chapter 3 Fundamentals of Solar Energy 3-1 Introduction 3-2 Radiation Fundamentals Blackbody Radiation 3-3 Radiative Properties Emissivity Absorptivity, Reflectivity, and Transmissivity The Greenhouse Effect 3-4 Solar Radiation 3-5 Solar Data References Problems Chapter 4 Solar Energy Applications 4-1 Introduction 4-2 Flat-Plate Solar Collector 4-3 Concentrating Solar Collector 4-4 Solar-Power-Tower Plant 4-5 Solar Pond 4-6 Photovoltaic Cell 4-7 Passive Solar Applications Trombe Wall Solar Heat Gain through Windows References Problems Chapter 5 Wind Energy 5-1 Introduction 5-2 Wind Turbine Types and Power Performance Curve 5-3 Wind Power Potential 5-4 Wind Power Density 5-5 Wind Turbine Efficiency Betz Limit for Wind Turbine Efficiency 5-6 Considerations in Wind Power Applications References Problems Chapter 6 Hydropower 6-1 Introduction 6-2 Analysis of a Hydroelectric Power Plant 6-3 Impulse Turbines 6-4 Reaction Turbines 6-5 Turbine Specific Speed 6-6 Run-of-River Plants and Waterwheels References Problems Chapter 7 Geothermal Energy 7-1 Introduction 7-2 Geothermal Applications 7-3 Geothermal Heating Degree-Day Method for Annual Energy Consumption 7-4 Geothermal Cooling Absorption Cooling System 7-5 Geothermal Heat Pump Systems Heat Pump Systems Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems 7-6 Geothermal Power Production 7-7 Geothermal Cogeneration References Problems Chapter 8 Biomass Energy 8-1 Introduction 8-2 Biomass Resources 8-3 Conversion of Biomass to Biofuel 8-4 Biomass Products Ethanol Biodiesel Methanol Pyrolysis Oil Biogas Producer Gas Synthesis Gas 8-5 Electricity and Heat Production by Biomass 8-6 Solid Municipality Waste References Problems Chapter 9 Ocean Energy 9-1 Introduction 9-2 Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion 9-3 Wave Energy Power Production from Waves Wave Power Technologies 9-4 Tidal Energy References Problems Chapter 10 Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 10-1 Hydrogen: An Energy Carrier 10-2 Fuel Cells Thermodynamic Analysis of Fuel Cells References Problems Chapter 11 Economics of Renewable Energy 11-1 Engineering Economics 11-2 The Time Value of Money Effect of Inflation and Taxation on Interest Rate 11-3 Life Cycle Cost Analysis Cost-Benefit Analysis Unit Product Cost Comparison of Projects Based on Life Cycle Cost Analysis 11-4 Payback Period Analysis References Problems Chapter 12 Energy and the Environment 12-1 Introduction 12-2 Air Pollutants Particulate Matter Sulfur Dioxide Nitrogen Oxides Hydrocarbons Carbon Monoxide Ozone, Smog, and Acid Rain 12-3 Emissions from Automobiles Catalytic Converters 12-4 The Greenhouse Effect CO2 Production 12-5 Stratospheric Ozone Depletion 12-6 Nuclear Waste References Problems Appendix 1 Property Tables (SI Units) Appendix 2 Property Tables (English Units) Index
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Mehmet Kanolu is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Gaziantep. He received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Istanbul Technical University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from University of Nevada, Reno. His research areas include renewable energy systems, energy efficiency, refrigeration systems, gas liquefaction, hydrogen production and liquefaction, geothermal energy, and cogeneration. He is the author or coauthor of dozens of jouri?nal and conference papers. Dr. Kanolu has taught courses at University of Nevada, Reno, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, American University of Sharjah, and Unii?versity of Gaziantep. He is coauthor of the books Refrigeration Systems and Applications (2nd ed., Wiley, 2010), Efficiency Evaluation of Energy Systems (Springer, 2012), and Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach (9th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2019). Dr. Kanolu has served as an instructor in certified energy manager traini?ing programs and as an expert for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. He instructed numerous training courses and gave lectures and presentations on renewable energy systems and energy efficiency. He has also served as advisor for state research funding organizations and industrial companies. Yunus A. i?engel is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Istanbul Technical University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University. His areas of interest are renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy policies, heat transfer enhancement, and engineering education. He served as the director of the Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) at the University of Nevada, Reno, from 1996 to 2000. He has led teams of engineering students to numerous manufacturing facilities in Northern Nevada and California to perform industrial assessments, and has prepared energy conservation, waste minimization, and productivity enhancement reports for them. He has also served as an advisor for various government organizations and corporations. Dr. i?engel is also the author or coauthor of the widely adopted textbooks Differential Equations for Engineers and Scientists (2013), Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences (5th ed., 2017), Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications (4th ed., 2018), Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach (9th ed., 2019), and Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications (6th ed., 2020), and all published by McGraw-Hill Education. Some of his textbooks have been translated into Chinese (Long and Short Forms), Japanese, Korean, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Turkish, Greek, Tai, and Basq. Dr. i?engel is the recipient of several outstanding teacher awards, and he has received the ASEE Meriam/Wiley Distinguished Author Award for excellence in authorship in 1992 and again in 2000. Dr. i?engel is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Nevada, and is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). John M. Cimbala is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsyli?vania State University (Penn State), University Park, PA. He received his B.S. in Aerospace Engi-neering from Penn State and his M.S. in Aeronautics from the California Institute of Technology (CalTech). He received his Ph.D. in Aeronautics from CalTech in 1984. His research areas include experimental and computational fluid mechani?ics and heat transfer, turbulence, turbulence modeling, turbomachinery, indoor air quality, and air pollution control. Professor Cimbala completed sabbatical leaves at NASA Langley Research Center (199394), where he advanced his knowledge of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and at Weir American Hydro (201011), where he performed CFD analyses to assist in the design of hydroturbines. Dr. Cimbala is the author or coauthor of dozens of journal and conference papers and is the coauthor of four other textbooks: Indoor Air Quality Engii?neering: Environmental Health and Control of Indoor Pollutants (2003), pubi?lished by Marcel-Dekker, Inc.; Essentials of Fluid Mechanics (2008); Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences (5th ed., 2017), and Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications (4th ed., 2018), all published by McGraw-Hill Education. He has also contributed to parts of other books, and is the author or coauthor of dozens of journal and conference papers. He has also recently ventured into writing novels. More information can be found at www.mne.psu.edu/cimbala. Professor Cimbala is the recipient of several outstanding teaching awards and views his book writing as an extension of his love of teaching. He is a member and Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He is also a member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and the American Physical Society (APS).
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ISBN13
9781260455304
Publisert
2019
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McGraw-Hill Education
Aldersnivå
05, U
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Product language
Engelsk
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Product format
Innbundet
Sider
416
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1021 gr
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