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Principles of solar engineering / D. Yogi Goswami.

By: Goswami, D. Yogi.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press / Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, c.2015Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xvii, 801 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781466563780.Subject(s): Solar energy | | Engineering, General May2015 | Engineering, General November2016DDC classification: 621.47
Contents:
Introduction to Solar Energy Conversion: Global Energy Needs and Resources -- Solar Energy -- Energy Storage -- Economics of Solar Systems -- Summary of RE Resources -- Forecast of Future Energy Mix -- References -- 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 -- References -- Solar Thermal Collectors: Radiative Properties and Characteristics of Materials -- Flat-Plate Collectors -- Tubular Solar Energy Collectors -- Experimental Testing of Collectors -- Concentrating Solar Collectors -- Parabolic Trough Concentrator -- Compound-Curvature Solar Concentrators -- Central Receiver Collector -- Fresnel Reflectors and Lenses -- Solar Concentrator Summary -- References -- Thermal Energy Storage and Transport: Thermal Energy Storage -- Types of TES -- Design of Storage System -- Energy Transport Subsystems -- References -- 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 -- Long-Term Performance of Solar Heating Systems -- TRNSYS Computer Simulation Program -- Solar Industrial Process Heat -- Examples of SIPH Systems -- References -- Solar Cooling and Dehumidification: Solar Space Cooling and Refrigeration -- Solar Desiccant Dehumidification -- Summary -- References -- Passive Solar Heating, Cooling, and Daylighting: Introduction -- Passive Space Heating Systems -- Passive Space Cooling Systems -- Daylighting Design Fundamentals -- References -- Solar Thermal Power: Historical Perspective -- Thermodynamic Power Cycles -- Design of Parabolic Trough-Based Power Plants -- Examples of PTC Solar Thermal Power Plants -- Parabolic Dish Systems -- Stirling Cycle -- Central Receiver Tower Systems CRS Design -- Recent Developments in Solar Thermal Power Cycles -- Solar Distillation of Saline Water -- Nonconvecting Solar Ponds -- References -- Photovoltaics: Semiconductors -- Analysis of PV Cells -- Manufacture of Solar Cells and Panels -- Design for Remote PV Applications -- References -- 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 -- Summary -- References.
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Index : p. 767-801.

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction to Solar Energy Conversion: Global Energy Needs and Resources -- Solar Energy -- Energy Storage -- Economics of Solar Systems -- Summary of RE Resources -- Forecast of Future Energy Mix -- References -- 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 -- References -- Solar Thermal Collectors: Radiative Properties and Characteristics of Materials -- Flat-Plate Collectors -- Tubular Solar Energy Collectors -- Experimental Testing of Collectors -- Concentrating Solar Collectors -- Parabolic Trough Concentrator -- Compound-Curvature Solar Concentrators -- Central Receiver Collector -- Fresnel Reflectors and Lenses -- Solar Concentrator Summary -- References -- Thermal Energy Storage and Transport: Thermal Energy Storage -- Types of TES -- Design of Storage System -- Energy Transport Subsystems -- References -- 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 -- Long-Term Performance of Solar Heating Systems -- TRNSYS Computer Simulation Program -- Solar Industrial Process Heat -- Examples of SIPH Systems -- References -- Solar Cooling and Dehumidification: Solar Space Cooling and Refrigeration -- Solar Desiccant Dehumidification -- Summary -- References -- Passive Solar Heating, Cooling, and Daylighting: Introduction -- Passive Space Heating Systems -- Passive Space Cooling Systems -- Daylighting Design Fundamentals -- References -- Solar Thermal Power: Historical Perspective -- Thermodynamic Power Cycles -- Design of Parabolic Trough-Based Power Plants -- Examples of PTC Solar Thermal Power Plants -- Parabolic Dish Systems -- Stirling Cycle -- Central Receiver Tower Systems CRS Design -- Recent Developments in Solar Thermal Power Cycles -- Solar Distillation of Saline Water -- Nonconvecting Solar Ponds -- References -- Photovoltaics: Semiconductors -- Analysis of PV Cells -- Manufacture of Solar Cells and Panels -- Design for Remote PV Applications -- References -- 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 -- Summary -- References.

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