Thermal Energy Storage: Systems and Applications, Second Edition

Thermal Energy Storage: Systems and Applications, Second Edition

Author(s): İbrahim Dinçer, Marc A. Rosen

Published Online: 31 AUG 2010

Print ISBN: 9780470747063

Online ISBN: 9780470970751

DOI: 10.1002/9780470970751

About this Book

The ability of thermal energy storage (TES) systems to facilitate energy savings, renewable energy use and reduce environmental impact has led to a recent resurgence in their interest. The second edition of this book offers up-to-date coverage of recent energy efficient and sustainable technological methods and solutions, covering analysis, design and performance improvement as well as life-cycle costing and assessment. As well as having significantly revised the book for use as a graduate text, the authors address real-life technical and operational problems, enabling the reader to gain an understanding of the fundamental principles and practical applications of thermal energy storage technology.

Beginning with a general summary of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer, this book goes on to discuss practical applications with chapters that include TES systems, environmental impact, energy savings, energy and exergy analyses, numerical modeling and simulation, case studies and new techniques and performance assessment methods.

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