Solar Energy Engineering: Processes And Systems by Soteris A. KalogirouSolar Energy Engineering: Processes And Systems by Soteris A. Kalogirou

Solar Energy Engineering: Processes And Systems

bySoteris A. KalogirouEditorSoteris A. Kalogirou

Hardcover | November 14, 2013

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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 ofSolar 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 book includes high interest topics such as solar collectors, solar water heating, solar space heating and cooling, industrial process heat, solar desalination, photovoltaic technology, solar thermal power systems, modeling of solar energy systems and includes a new chapter on wind energy systems. As solar energy's vast potential environmental and socioeconomic benefits are broadly recognized, the second edition ofSolar Energy Engineering: Processes and Systems will provide professionals and students with a resource on the basic principles and applications of solar energy systems and processes and can be used as a reference guide to practicing engineers who want to understand how solar systems operate and how to design the systems.

  • Written by one of the world's most renowned experts in solar energy with over thirty years of experience in renewable and particularly solar energy applications
  • Provides updated chapters including new sections detailing solar collectors, uncertainties in solar collector performance testing, building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV), thermosiphonic systems performance prediction and solar updraft tower systems
  • Includes a new chapter on wind energy systems
  • Packed with reference tables and schematic diagrams for the most commonly used systems
Title:Solar Energy Engineering: Processes And SystemsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:840 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:November 14, 2013Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123972701

ISBN - 13:9780123972705

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Environmental Characteristics; 3. Solar Energy Collectors 4. Performance of Solar Collectors 5. Solar Water-Heating Systems 6. Solar Space Heating And Cooling 7. Industrial Process Heat, Chemical Applications, and Solar Dryers 8. Solar Desalination Systems 9. Photovoltaic Systems 10. Solar Thermal Power Systems 11. Design and Modeling Of Solar Systems 12. Solar Energy Analysis 13. Wind Energy Systems

Editorial Reviews

"...Elsevier Science and Technology Books...has published three books about solar energy...masterworks from world-renowed experts who have championed solar energy for decades...Solar Energy Conversion Systems,...Solar Energy Engineering,...and Solar Energy Markets" -, September 2014