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Exergy analysis for energy conversion systems / Efstathios Michaelides.

Author/Creator:
Michaelides, Efstathios, author.
Publication:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2021.
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1 online resource (xvi, 297 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
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Subjects:
Energy conversion.
Energy conservation.
Exergy.
Summary:
Discover a straightforward and holistic look at energy conversion and conservation processes using the exergy concept with this thorough text. Explains the fundamental energy conversion processes in numerous diverse systems, ranging from jet engines and nuclear reactors to human bodies. Provides examples for applications to practical energy conversion processes and systems that use our naturally occurring energy resources, such as fossil fuels, solar energy, wind, geothermal, and nuclear fuels. With more than one-hundred diverse cases and solved examples, readers will be able to perform optimizations for a cleaner environment, a sustainable energy future, and affordable energy generation. An essential tool for practicing scientists and engineers who work or do research in the area of energy and exergy, as well as graduate students and faculty in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering and physics.
Contents:
Exergy
Energy conversion systems and processes
Exergy consumption and conservation
Exergy in biological systems
Ecosystems, the environment, and sustainability
Optimization and exergoeconomics.
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 19 Mar 2021).
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ISBN:
9781108635684 (ebook)
9781108480581 (hardback)
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Restricted for use by site license.