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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 July 2009
  • ISBN : 0080922872
  • Page : 778 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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As perhaps the most promising of all the renewable energy sources available today, solar energy is becoming increasingly important in the drive to achieve energy independence and climate balance. This new book is the masterwork from world-renowned expert Dr. Soteris Kalogirou, who has championed solar energy for decades. The book includes all areas of solar energy engineering, from the fundamentals to the highest level of current research. The author includes pivotal subjects such as solar collectors, solar water heating, solar space heating and cooling, industrial process heat, solar desalination, photovoltaics, solar thermal power systems, and modeling of solar systems, including the use of artificial intelligence systems in solar energy systems, modeling and performance prediction. *Written by one of the world's most renowned experts in solar energy *Covers the hottest new developments in solar technology, such as solar cooling and desalination *Packed with quick look up tables and schematic diagrams for the most commonly used systems today'

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Solar Energy Engineering

Solar Energy Engineering
  • Author : Soteris A. Kalogirou
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-22
  • ISBN : 0080922872
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As perhaps the most promising of all the renewable energy sources available today, solar energy is becoming increasingly important in the drive to achieve energy independence and climate balance. This new book is the masterwork from world-renowned expert Dr. Soteris Kalogirou, who has championed solar energy for decades. The book includes all areas of solar energy engineering, from the fundamentals to the highest level of current research. The author includes pivotal subjects such as solar collectors, solar water heating, solar

Solar Energy Engineering

Solar Energy Engineering
  • Author : Soteris Kalogirou
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 0123745012
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Energy policy promoting sustainable development is transforming global energy markets. Solar power, the most abundant of all renewable resources, is crucial to greater achieving energy security and sustainability. This new edition of Solar Energy Engineering: Processes and Systems from Prof. Soteris Kalogirou, a renowned expert with over thirty years of experience in renewable energy systems and applications, includes revised and updated chapters on all areas of solar energy engineering from the fundamentals to the highest level of current research. The

Solar Energy Sciences and Engineering Applications

Solar Energy Sciences and Engineering Applications
  • Author : Napoleon Enteria,Aliakbar Akbarzadeh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-10
  • ISBN : 9781138000131
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Solar energy is available all over the world in different intensities. Theoretically, the solar energy available on the surface of the earth is enough to support the energy requirements of the entire planet. However, in reality, progress and development of solar science and technology depends to a large extent on human desires and needs. This is due to the various barriers to overcome and to deal with the economics of practical utilization of solar energy. This book introduces the rapid

Principles of Solar Engineering, Second Edition

Principles of Solar Engineering, Second Edition
  • Author : D. Yogi Goswami,Frank Kreith,Jan F. Kreider
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2000-01-01
  • ISBN : 1560327146
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This second edition of Principles of Solar Engineering covers the latest developments in a broad range of topics of interest to students and professionals interested in solar energy applications. With the scientific fundamentals included, the book covers important areas such as heating and cooling, passive solar applications, detoxification and biomass energy conversion. This comprehensive textbook provides examples of methods of solar engineering from around the world and includes examples, solutions and data applicable to international solar energy issues. A solutions

Solar Energy Engineering

Solar Energy Engineering
  • Author : A. A. M. Sayigh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • ISBN : 9780323147095
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Solar Energy Engineering is a 21-chapter text that provides ample information concerning all forms and topics of solar energy. Chapter 1 deals with the scope and advantages of solar energy and serves as an introduction to the rest of the chapters. Chapters 2 to 5 explain the nature of the sun, the solar radiation spectrum, the estimation of total, direct, and diffuse radiation, and the heat transfer fundamentals for solar energy application. Chapters 6 to 8 outline the fundamentals, fabrication, and uses of various water

Renewable Energy Engineering

Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Author : Nicholas Jenkins,Janaka Ekanayake
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-06
  • ISBN : 9781107028487
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This book provides a quantitative yet accessible overview of renewable energy engineering practice including wind, hydro, solar thermal, photovoltaic, ocean and bioenergy. Suitable for engineering undergraduates as well as graduate students from other numerate degrees, the text is supported by worked examples, tutorial chapters providing background material and end-of-chapter problems.

Renewable Energy Engineering: Solar, Wind, Biomass, Hydrogen and Geothermal Energy Systems.

Renewable Energy Engineering: Solar, Wind, Biomass, Hydrogen and Geothermal Energy Systems.
  • Author : Emmanuel D. Rogdakis , Irene P. Koronaki
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-11-05
  • ISBN : 9781681087191
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Researchers, politicians and lay persons around the world agree that renewable energy technologies will play an increasingly important role in strengthening national economies in the future. The renewable energy industry has the potential to significantly increase power capacity of several countries and subsequently create many jobs. This book examines recent advances in specific renewable energy systems. Readers will learn about theoretical and applied perspectives which are key to addressing the major issues associated with such systems. Chapters cover solar energy

Solar Energy

Solar Energy
  • Author : Olindo Isabella,Klaus Jäger,Arno Smets,Miro Zeman,René van Swaaij
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-01
  • ISBN : 1906860327
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This comprehensive textbook takes you through everything you need to know about solar energy from the physics of photovoltaic (PV) cells through to the design of PV systems for real-life applications. Solar Energy is an invaluable reference for researchers, industrial engineers and designers working in solar energy generation. The book is also ideal for university and third-level physics or engineering courses on solar photovoltaics, with exercises to check students' understanding and reinforce learning. It is the perfect companion to the

Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, Photovoltaics and Wind, 5th Edition

Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, Photovoltaics and Wind, 5th Edition
  • Author : John A. Duffie,William A. Beckman,Nathan Blair
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • ISBN : 9781119540281
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The bible of solar engineering that translates solar energy theory to practice, revised and updated The updated Fifth Edition of Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, Photovoltaics and Wind contains the fundamentals of solar energy and explains how we get energy from the sun. The authors—noted experts on the topic—provide an introduction to the technologies that harvest, store, and deliver solar energy, such as photovoltaics, solar heaters, and cells. The book also explores the applications of solar technologies and

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher,Vasilis M. Fthenakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-17
  • ISBN : 9780128114803
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A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems: With Special Focus on Photovoltaic Systems, the most advanced and research focused text on all aspects of solar energy engineering, is a must have edition on the present state of solar technology, integration and worldwide distribution. In addition, the book provides a high-level assessment of the growth trends in photovoltaics and how investment, planning and economic infrastructure can support those innovations. Each chapter includes a research overview with a detailed analysis and new

Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes

Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes
  • Author : John A. Duffie,William A. Beckman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-04-15
  • ISBN : 9780470873663
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The updated fourth edition of the "bible" of solar energy theory and applications Over several editions, Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes has become a classic solar engineering text and reference. This revised Fourth Edition offers current coverage of solar energy theory, systems design, and applications in different market sectors along with an emphasis on solar system design and analysis using simulations to help readers translate theory into practice. An important resource for students of solar engineering, solar energy, and alternative

Solar Energy Engineering

Solar Energy Engineering
  • Author : Jui Sheng Hsieh
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 1986
  • ISBN : UOM:39015009845044
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Solar Energy

Solar Energy
  • Author : Andy Walker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-08-07
  • ISBN : 9781118416549
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Solar Energy is an authoritative reference on the design of solar energy systems in building projects, with applications, operating principles, and simple tools for the construction, engineering, and design professional. The book simplifies the solar design and engineering process, providing sample documentation and special tools that provide all the information needed for the complete design of a solar energy system for buildings to enable mainstream MEP and design firms, and not just solar energy specialists, to meet the growing demand

Solar Energy Conversion Systems

Solar Energy Conversion Systems
  • Author : Jeffrey R. S. Brownson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-09
  • ISBN : 9780123973153
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Solar energy conversion requires a different mind-set from traditional energy engineering in order to assess distribution, scales of use, systems design, predictive economic models for fluctuating solar resources, and planning to address transient cycles and social adoption. Solar Energy Conversion Systems examines solar energy conversion as an integrative design process, applying systems thinking methods to a solid knowledge base for creators of solar energy systems. This approach permits different levels of access for the emerging broad audience of scientists, engineers,

Handbook of Research on Solar Energy Systems and Technologies

Handbook of Research on Solar Energy Systems and Technologies
  • Author : Anwar, Sohail
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2012-08-31
  • ISBN : 9781466619975
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The last ten years have seen rapid advances in nanoscience and nanotechnology, allowing unprecedented manipulation of the nanoscale structures controlling solar capture, conversion, and storage. Filled with cutting-edge solar energy research and reference materials, the Handbook of Research on Solar Energy Systems and Technologies serves as a one-stop resource for the latest information regarding different topical areas within solar energy. This handbook will emphasize the application of nanotechnology innovations to solar energy technologies, explore current and future developments in third