Thermal Energy Storage Technologies For Sustainability: Systems Design, Assessment And Applications by S. Kalaiselvam

Thermal Energy Storage Technologies For Sustainability: Systems Design, Assessment And Applications

byS. Kalaiselvam, R. ParameshwaranEditorS. Kalaiselvam

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Thermal Energy Storage Technologies for Sustainability is a broad-based overview describing the state-of-the-art in latent, sensible, and thermo-chemical energy storage systems and their applications across industries. Beginning with a discussion of the efficiency and conservation advantages of balancing energy demand with production, the book goes on to describe current state-of-the art technologies. Not stopping with description, the authors also discuss design, modeling, and simulation of representative systems, and end with several case studies of systems in use. Describes how thermal energy storage helps bridge the gap between energy demand and supply, particularly for intermittent power sources like solar, wind, and tidal systems Provides tables, illustrations, and comparative case studies that show applications of TES systems across industries Includes a chapter on the rapidly developing field of viable nanotechnology-based thermal energy storage systems

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Dr. S. Kalaiselvam is the Head of the Department of Applied Science and Technology and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Anna University, Chennai.Dr. R. Parameshwaran is a Research Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Centre for Nanoscience and Technology at Anna University, Chennai.
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Title:Thermal Energy Storage Technologies For Sustainability: Systems Design, Assessment And ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:444 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 8, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124172911

ISBN - 13:9780124172913

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Table of Contents

  1. Energy and Energy Management
  2. Energy Storage
  3. Thermal Energy Storage Technologies
  4. Sensible Thermal Energy Storage
  5. Latent Thermal Energy Storage
  6. Thermo-Chemical Energy Storage
  7. Nanotechnology in Thermal Energy Storage
  8. Thermal Energy Storage Systems Design
  9. Review on the Modeling and Simulation of Thermal Energy Storage Systems
  10. Assessment of Thermal Energy Storage Systems
  11. Applications of Thermal Energy Storage Systems
  12. Conclusions

Appendix I: Unit Conversions

Appendix II: Thermal Properties of Various Heat Storage Materials

Appendix III: Rules of Thumb for the Thermal Energy Storage Systems Design

Appendix IV: Cost and Life Cycle Analysis of Thermal Storage Systems

Appendix V: Summary of Thermal Energy Storage Systems Installation