EXERGY: Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development

Other | December 31, 2012

byIbrahim Dincer, Ibrahim Dincer, Marc A. Rosen

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This book deals with exergy and its applications to various energy systems and applications as a potential tool for design, analysis and optimization, and its role in minimizing and/or eliminating environmental impacts and providing sustainable development. In this regard, several key topics ranging from the basics of the thermodynamic concepts to advanced exergy analysis techniques in a wide range of applications are covered as outlined in the contents.

  • Offers comprehensive coverage of exergy and its applications, along with the most up-to-date information in the area with recent developments
  • Connects exergy with three essential areas in terms of energy, environment and sustainable development
  • Provides a number of illustrative examples, practical applications, and case studies
  • Written in an easy-to-follow style, starting from the basics to advanced systems

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This book deals with exergy and its applications to various energy systems and applications as a potential tool for design, analysis and optimization, and its role in minimizing and/or eliminating environmental impacts and providing sustainable development. In this regard, several key topics ranging from the basics of the thermodynamic...

Marc A. Rosen is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering and the founding Editor-in-Chief of Sustainability. He has written numerous books and journal articles. Professor Rosen received the President's Award from the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering in 2012. Currently, he is a...

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Format:OtherDimensions:576 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 31, 2012Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080970907

ISBN - 13:9780080970905

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Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments About the authors 1. Thermodynamic fundamentals 2. Exergy and energy analyses 3. Chemical exergy 4. Exergy, environment and sustainable development 5. Applications of exergy in industry 6. Exergy analysis of psychrometric processes 7. Exergy analysis of heat pump systems 8. Exergy analysis of absorption cooling systems 9. Exergy analysis of thermal energy storage systems 10. Exergy analysis of drying processes and systems 11. Exergy analysis of renewable energy systems 12. Exergy analysis of steam power plants 13. Exergy analysis of cogeneration and district energy systems 14. Exergy analysis of integrated trigeneration and multi-generation systems 15. Exergy analysis of cryogenic and liquefaction systems 16. Exergy analysis of crude oil distillation systems 17. Exergy analysis of hydrogen production systems 18. Exergy analysis of fuel cell systems 19. Exergy analysis of aircraft flight systems 20. Exergoeconomic analysis of thermal systems 21. Exergy analysis of countries, regions and economic sectors 22. Exergetic life cycle assessment 23. Exergy and industrial ecology 24. Exergy and multi-objective optimization 25. Exergy in policy development and education 26. Closing remarks and future expectations Nomenclature References Appendix a glossary of selected terminology Appendix b conversion factors Appendix c thermophysical properties Index