Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes / Edition 4by John A. Duffie
Pub. Date: 04/22/2013
Many of the newest developments in solar energy science and technology are covered in this Second Edition. There is a thorough up-to-date review of solar energy principles and the functioning, design and economics of solar thermal processes. Convection and radiation, properties of materials, components, systems and applications to active space and water heating are discussed. Includes examples and problems of tabulated radiation data and conversion factors.
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Table of ContentsFUNDAMENTALS.
Available Solar Radiation.
Selected Heat Transfer Topics.
Radiation Characteristics of Opaque Materials.
Radiation Transmission Through Glazing: Absorbed Radiation.
Solar Process Loads.
System Thermal Calculations.
Solar Process Economics.
Solar Water Heating--Active and Passive.
Building Heating: Passive and Hybrid Methods.
Industrial Process Heat.
Solar Thermal Power Systems.
Solar Ponds: Evaporative Processes.
THERMAL DESIGN METHODS.
Simulations in Solar Process Design.
Design of Active Systems by f-Chart.
Design of Active Systems by Utilizability Methods.
Design of Passive and Hybrid Heating Systems.
Design of Photovoltaic Systems.
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