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Author Goswami, D. Yogi.

Title Principles of solar engineering / D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith, Jan F. Kreider
Edition Second edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Taylor & Francis, [2000]
©2000

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 W'PONDS  621.47 Gos/Pos 2000  AVAILABLE
Description x, 694 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction to Solar Energy Conversion -- Availability of Solar Energy -- Limitations of Solar Energy -- The Economics of Solar Systems -- 2. Fundamentals of Solar Radiation -- The Physics of the Sun and Its Energy Transport -- Thermal Radiation Fundamentals -- Sun-Earth Geometric Relationship -- Solar Radiation -- Estimation of Terrestrial Solar Radiation -- Models Based on Long-Term Measured Horizontal Solar Radiation -- Measurement of Solar Radiation -- Solar Radiation Mapping Using Satellite Data -- 3. Methods of Solar Collection and Thermal Conversion -- Radiative Properties and Characteristics of Materials -- Flat Plate Collectors -- Concentrating Solar Collectors -- Solar Concentrator Summary -- 4. Thermal Energy Storage and Transport -- Thermal Energy Storage (TES) -- Types of Thermal Energy Storage -- Design of Storage System -- Energy Transport Subsystems -- 5. Solar-Heating Systems -- Calculations of Heating and Hot Water Loads in Buildings -- Solar Water Heating Systems -- Liquid-Based Solar-Heating Systems for Buildings -- Solar Air-Heating Systems -- Methods of Modeling and Design of Solar Heating Systems -- 6. Solar Colling and Dehumidification -- Solar Space Cooling and Refrigeration -- Solar Desiccant Dehumidification -- 7. Passive Methods for Heating, Cooling, and Daylighting -- Passive Space-Heating Systems -- Passive Space-Cooling Systems -- Daylighting Fundamentals -- 8. Solar Thermal Power and Process Heat -- Historical Perspective -- Solar Industrial Process Heat -- Examples of SIPH Systems -- Long-Term Performance of SIPH Systems -- TRNSYS-Computer Simulation Program -- Thermal Power -- Examples of Rankine Solar Thermal Power Plants -- Stirling Cycle -- Solar Distillation of Saline Water -- Nonconvecting Solar Ponds -- 9. Photovoltaics -- Semiconductors -- Analysis of Photovoltaic Cells -- Manufacture of Solar Cells and Panels -- Design for Remote Photovoltaic Applications -- 10. Solar Photochemical Applications -- Photocatalytic Reactions -- Solar Photocatalytic Detoxification -- Solar Reactors -- Kinetic Models -- Useful Insolation -- Catalyst Development -- System Design Methodology -- Gas Phase Photocatalytic Detoxification -- Commercial/Industrial Applications -- Solar Disinfection of Water and Air -- 11. Capturing Solar Energy Through Biomass -- Biomass Feedbacks -- Thermodynamic Calculations for Biomass Energy -- Conversion of Biomass to Gaseous Fuels -- Liquid Fuels from Biomass -- Conversion of Biomass to Electricity -- Economic Assessments -- 12. Introduction to Economic Analysis -- Overview of Solar Economics -- Life-Cycle Costing -- Principles of Discounted Cash-Flow Analysis -- Solar-System Life-Cycle Costs -- Cost-Benefit Analysis and Optimization
Notes Kreith's name appears first on the previous ed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Solar energy.
Author Kreider, Jan F., 1942-
Kreith, Frank.
Kreith, Frank. Principles of solar engineering
LC no. 99031349
ISBN 1560327146 alkaline paper