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Exergy

Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development

Authors: Ibrahim Dincer, Marc A. Rosen Publisher: Elsevier Science Publication date: 2012 Publication language: Angielski Number of pages: 576 Publication formats: EAN: 9780080970905 ISBN: 9780080970905 Category: Energy conversion & storage Sustainability Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology Publisher's index: C2010-0-68369-6 Bibliographic note: Marc A. Rosen is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering and the founding Editor-in-Chief of Sustainability. He has written numerous books and journal articles. Professor Rosen received the President's Award from the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering in 2012. Currently, he is a Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, where he served as founding Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Description

This book deals with exergy and its applications to various energy systems and applications as a potential tool for design, analysis and optimization, and its role in minimizing and/or eliminating environmental impacts and providing sustainable development. In this regard, several key topics ranging from the basics of the thermodynamic concepts to advanced exergy analysis techniques in a wide range of applications are covered as outlined in the contents.

  • Offers comprehensive coverage of exergy and its applications, along with the most up-to-date information in the area with recent developments
  • Connects exergy with three essential areas in terms of energy, environment and sustainable development
  • Provides a number of illustrative examples, practical applications, and case studies
  • Written in an easy-to-follow style, starting from the basics to advanced systems

Author's affiliation

Ibrahim Dincer: University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Marc A. Rosen: University of Ontario Institute of Technology