Exergy: Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development

Exergy: Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development

by Ibrahim Dincer, Marc A. Rosen


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Exergy: Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development, Third Edition provides a systematic overview of new and developed systems, new practical examples, problems and case studies on several key topics ranging from the basics of thermodynamic concepts to advanced exergy analysis techniques in a wide range of applications. With an ancillary online package and solutions manual, this reference connects exergy with three essential areas in terms of energy, environment and sustainable development. As such, it is a thorough reference for professionals who are solving problems related to design, analysis, modeling and assessment.

  • 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128243725
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/02/2020
Pages: 708
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ibrahim Dincer is a full professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Ontario. Renowned for his pioneering works in the area of sustainable energy technologies he has authored/co-authored numerous books and book chapters, and many refereed journal and conference papers. He has chaired many national and international conferences, symposia, workshops and technical meetings. He has delivered many keynote and invited lectures. He is an active member of various international scientific organizations and societies, and serves as editor-in-chief, associate editor, regional editor, and editorial board member on various prestigious international journals. He is a recipient of several research, teaching and service awards, including the Premier's research excellence award in Ontario, Canada. During the past five years he has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as one of The Most Influential Scientific Minds in Engineering and one of the most highly cited researchers.

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

Table of Contents

1. Thermodynamic Fundamentals 2. Exergy and Energy Analyses 3. Chemical Exergy 4. Exergy, Environment and Sustainable Development 5. Applications of Exergy in Industry 6. Exergy Analysis of Psychrometric Processes 7. Exergy Analysis of Heat Pump Systems 8. Exergy Analysis of Absorption Cooling Systems 9. Exergy Analysis of Thermal Energy Storage Systems 10. Exergy Analysis of Drying Processes and Systems 11. Exergy Analysis of Renewable Energy Systems 12. Exergy Analysis of Steam Power Plants 13. Exergy Analysis of Cogeneration and District Energy Systems 14. Exergy Analysis of Integrated Trigeneration and Multigeneration Systems 15. Exergy Analysis of Cryogenic and Liquefaction Systems 16. Exergy Analysis of Crude Oil Distillation Systems 17. Exergy Analysis of Hydrogen Production Systems 18. Exergy Analysis of Fuel Cell Systems 19. Exergy Analysis of Aircraft Flight Systems 20. Exergoeconomic Analysis of Thermal Systems 21. Exergy Analysis of Countries, Regions, and Economic Sectors 22. Exergetic Life Cycle Assessment 23. Exergy and Industrial Ecology 24. Exergy and Multiobjective Optimization 25. Exergy in Policy Development and Education 26. Closing Remarks and Future Expectations

Appendix A. Glossary of Selected Terminology B. Conversion Factors C. Thermophysical Properties

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