Energy conversion [recurso electrónico] / edited by D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith. - Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, c2008. - 1 online resource (1 v. (various pagings)) : ill. - Mechanical engineering series . - Mechanical engineering series (Boca Raton, Fla.) .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Energy use by sectors -- Electrical capacity additions to 2030 -- Present status and potential of renewable energy -- Role of energy conservation -- Energy conversion technologies -- Energy resources -- Fossil ruels -- Coal / Environmental aspects / Oil / Natural gas / Biomass energy / Biomass feedstock technologies -- Biomass conversion technologies -- Nuclear resources / The nuclear fuel cycle -- Processing of nuclear fuel -- Solar energy resources / Solar energy availability -- Earth-Sun relationships -- Solar time -- Solar radiation on a surface -- Solar radiation on a horizontal surface -- Solar radiation on a tilted surface -- Solar radiation measurements -- Solar radiation data -- Wind energy resources / Wind origins -- Wind power -- Wind shear -- Wind energy resource -- Wind characterization -- Wind energy potential -- Geothermal energy / Heat flow -- Types of geothermal systems -- Geothermal energy potential -- Geothermal applications -- Environmental constraints -- Operating conditions -- Energy conversion -- Steam power plant / Introduction -- Rankine cycle analysis -- Topping and bottoming cycles -- Steam boilers -- Steam turbines -- Heat exchangers, pumps, and other cycle components -- Generators -- Gas turbines / Overview -- History -- Fuels and firing -- Efficiency -- Gas turbine cycles -- Cycle configurations -- Components used in complex cycles -- Upper temperature limit -- Materials -- Combustion -- Mechanical product features -- Internal combustion engines / Introduction -- Engine types and basic operation -- Air standard power cycles -- Actual cycles -- Combustion in IC engines -- Exhaust emissions -- Fuels for SI and CI engines -- Intake pressurization-supercharging and turbocharging -- Hydraulic turbines / General description -- Principles of operation -- Factors involved in selecting a turbine -- Performance evaluation -- Numerical simulation -- Field tests -- Stirling engines / Introduction -- Thermodynamic implementation of the Stirling cycle -- Mechanical implementation of the Stirling cycle -- Future of the Stirling engine -- Advanced fossil fuel power systems / Introduction -- Fuels for electric power generation in the U.S. -- Coal as a fuel for electric power (World Coal Institute 2000) -- Clean coal technology development -- Pulverized-coal plants -- Emissions controls for pulverized coal plants -- Fluidized bed plants -- Gasification plants -- Combustion turbine plants -- Central station options for new generation -- Summary -- Combined-cycle power plants / Combined-cycle concepts -- Combined-cycle thermodynamics -- Combined-cycle arrangements -- Combined heat and power from combined-cycle plants -- Environmental aspects -- Energy storage technologies / Overview of storage technologies -- Principal forms of stored energy -- Applications of energy storage -- Specifying energy storage devices -- Specifying fuels -- Direct electric storage -- Electrochemical energy storage -- Mechanical energy storage -- Direct thermal storage -- Thermochemical energy storage -- Nuclear power technologies / Introduction -- Development of current power-reactor technologies -- Next-generation technologies -- Generation-IV technologies -- Fuel cycle -- Nuclear waste -- Nuclear power economics -- Conclusions -- Nuclear fusion / Introduction -- Fusion fuel -- Confinement concepts -- Tokamak reactor development -- Fusion energy conversion and transport -- Solar thermal energy conversion -- Active solar heating systems / Solar heat for industrial processes / Passive solar heating, cooling, and daylighting / Solar cooling / Concentrating solar thermal power / Introduction and context -- Solar concentration and CSP systems -- Solar concentrator beam quality -- Solar concentration ratio : principles and limitations of CSP systems -- Solar thermal power plant technologies -- Parabolic trough solar thermal power plants -- Central receiver solar thermal power plants -- Volumetric atmospheric receivers : PHOEBUS and Solair -- Solar air preheating -- Dish/Stirling systems -- Market opportunities -- Conclusions -- Photovoltaics fundamentals, technology, and application -- Photovoltaics / Thin-film PV technology / Concentrating PV technologies / Wind energy conversion / Introduction -- Wind turbine aerodynamics -- Wind turbine loads -- Wind turbine structural dynamic considerations -- Peak power limitation -- Turbine subsystems -- Other wind-energy conversion considerations -- Biomass conversion processes for energy recovery -- Energy recovery by anaerobic digestion / Power generation / Biofuels / Geothermal power generation / Introduction -- Definition and use of geothermal energy -- Requirements for commercial geothermal power production -- Exploration and assessment of geothermal resources -- Management of the geothermal resource for power production -- Geothermal steam supply (from wellhead to turbine) -- Geothermal power production-steam turbine technologies -- Geothermal power production-binary power plant technologies -- Environmental impact -- Additional information on geothermal energy -- Waste-to-energy combustion / Introduction -- Waste quantities and characteristics -- Design of WTE facilities -- Air pollution control facilities -- Performance -- Costs -- Status of other technologies -- Future issues and trends -- Ocean energy technology / Ocean thermal energy conversion -- Tidal power -- Wave power -- Concluding remarks -- Fuel cells / Introduction -- Principle of operation fo fuel cells -- Typical fuel cell systems -- Performance of fuel cells -- Fuel cell electrode processes -- Cell connection and stack design considerations -- Six major types of fuel cells -- Summary -- Direct energy conversion -- Thermionic energy conversion / Thermoelectric power conversion / Magnetohydrodynamic power generation / Appendices / Appendix 1. The international system of units, fundamental constants, and conversion factors -- Appendix 2. Solar radiation data -- Appendix 3. Properties of gases, vapors, liquids, and solids -- Appendix 4. Ultimate analysis of biomass fuels. D. Yogi Goswami -- Robert Ruether -- Richard Banjura -- Philip C. Crouse -- Philip C. Crouse -- Ralph P. Overend and Lynn L. Wright -- James S. Tulenko -- D. Yogi Goswami -- Dale E. Berg -- Joel L. Renner and Marshall J. Reed -- John Kern -- Steven I. Freedman -- David E. Klett and Elsayed M. Afify -- Roger E.A. Arndt -- William B. Stine -- Anthony F. Armor -- Alex Lezuo -- Roel Hammerschlag and Christopher P. Schaber -- Edwin A. Harvego and Kenneth D. Kok -- Thomas E. Shannon -- T. Agami Reddy -- Riccardo Battisti, Hans Schweiger, and Werner Weiss -- Jeffrey H. Morehouse -- D. Yogi Goswami and Sanjay Vijayaraghavan -- Manuel Romero-Alvarez and Eduardo Zarza -- Roger Messenger and D. Yogi Goswami -- Hari M. Upadhyaya, Takhir M. Razykov, and Ayodhya N. Tiwari -- Roland Winston, Robert McConnell, and D. Yogi Goswami -- Dale E. Berg -- Massoud Kayhanian and George Tchobanoglous -- Robert C. Brown -- Robert C. Brown -- Kevin Kitz -- Charles O. Velzy and Leonard M. Grillo -- Desikan Bharathan and Federica Zangrando -- Xianguo Li -- Mysore L. Ramalingam -- Jean-Pierre Fleurial -- William D. Jackson -- Nitin Goel -- 1. 1.1. 1.2. 1.3. 1.4. 1.5. sect. 1. 2. 2.1. 2.2. 2.3. 2.4. 3. 3.1. 3.2. 3.3. 4.1. 4.2. 5. 5.1. 5.2. 5.3. 5.4. 5.5. 5.6. 5.7/ 5.8. 6. 6.1. 6.2. 6.3. 6.4 6.5. 6.6. 7. 7.1. 7.2. 7.3. 7.4. 7.5. 7.6. sect. 2. 8. 8.1. 8.2. 8.3. 8.4. 8.5 8.6. 8.7. 9. 9.1. 9.2. 9.3. 9.4. 9.5. 9.6. 9.7. 9.8 9.9. 9.10. 9.11. 10. 10.1. 10.2. 10.3. 10.4. 10.5. 10.6. 10.7. 10.8. 11. 11.1. 11.2. 11.3. 11.4. 11.5. 11.6. 12. 12.1. 12.2. 12.3. 12.4. 13. 13.1. 13.2. 13.3. 13.4. 13.5. 13.6. 13.7. 13.8. 13.9. 13.10. 13.11. 14. 14.1. 14.2. 14.3. 14.4. 14.5. 15. 15.1. 15.2. 15.3. 15.4. 15.5. 15.6. 15.7. 15.8. 15.9. 15.10. 16. 16.1. 16.2. 16.3. 16.4. 16.5. 16.6. 16.7. 16.8. 17. 17.1. 17.2. 17.3. 17.4. 17.5. 18. 18.1. 18.2. 18.3. 18.4. 19. 19.1. 19.2. 19.3. 19.4. 19.5. 19.6. 19.7. 19.8. 19.9. 19.10. 19.11. 19.12. 20. 20.1. 20.2. 20.3. 21. 21.1. 21.2. 21.3. 21.4. 21.5. 21.6. 21.7. 22. 22.1. 22.2. 22.3. 23. 23.1. 23.2. 23.3. 23.4. 23.5. 23.6. 23.7. 23.8. 23.9. 23.10. 24. 24.1. 24.2. 24.3. 24.4. 24.5. 24.6. 24.7. 24.8. 25. 25.1. 25.2. 25.3. 25.4. 26. 26.1. 26.2. 26.3. 26.4. 26.5. 26.6. 26.7. 26.8. 27. 27.1. 27.2. 27.3.

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Energy conversion.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Power Resources--General.
Energieerzeugung.
Energieumwandlung.
Erneuerbare Energien.
Energy conversion.


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