Ground-source Heat Pumps: Fundamentals, Experiments And Applications

Paperback | October 12, 2015

byIoan Sarbu, Calin SebarchieviciEditorIoan Sarbu

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Ground-Source Heat Pumps presents the theory and some of the most recent advances of GSHPs and their implementation in the heating/cooling system of buildings. The authors explore the thermodynamic cycle with calculation, operation regimes and economic indicators and GHG emissions of a vapor compression heat pump. They go on to examine substitution strategies of non-ecological refrigerants and types of compressors and heat pumps, before delving into the different GSHP systems, as well as their compared economic, energy and environmental performances using classical and optimized adjustment for various operating modes. Surface water heat pumps and ground water heat pumps are covered, and special focus is given to both vertical and horizontal ground-coupled heat pump systems, for which modelling and simulation is discussed, and experimental systems are described. Due to its advanced approach to the subject, this book will be especially valuable for researchers, graduate students and academics, and as reference for engineers and specialists in the varied domains of building services. Explores fundamentals and state-of-the-art research, including ground-coupled heat pump GCHP systems. Includes performance assessment and comparison for different types of GSHP, numerical simulation models, practical applications of GSHPs with details on the renewable energy integration, information on refrigerants, and economic analysis.

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Ground-Source Heat Pumps presents the theory and some of the most recent advances of GSHPs and their implementation in the heating/cooling system of buildings. The authors explore the thermodynamic cycle with calculation, operation regimes and economic indicators and GHG emissions of a vapor compression heat pump. They go on to examine...

Ioan Sarbu is a professor and head of the Department of Building Services Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Timisoara, Romania. He obtained a diploma in Civil engineering from the TraianVuia Polytechnic Institute of Timisoara in 1975 and a Ph.D. degree in Civil engineering from the Timisoara Technical University in 1993. His...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 12, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128042206

ISBN - 13:9780128042205

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Table of Contents

    Preface

    Chapter 1- Introduction

    Chapter 2 - Vapour Compression-Based Heat Pump Systems

    Chapter 3 - Substitution Strategy of Non-Ecological Refrigerants

    Chapter 4 - Types of Compressors and Heat Pumps

    Chapter 5 - Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems

    Chapter 6 - Heat Pump Heating and Cooling Systems

    Chapter 7 - Experimental Ground-Coupled Heat Pump Systems