Exergy

Exergy
Author: Ibrahim Dincer,Marc A. Rosen
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 724
Release: 2020-12-11
ISBN 10: 0128243937
ISBN 13: 9780128243930
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exergy Book Review:

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

Exergy

Exergy
Author: Masanori Shukuya
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2012-11-05
ISBN 10: 1447145739
ISBN 13: 9781447145738
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exergy Book Review:

Many people, professionals and non-professionals alike, recognize that it is of critical importance to solve global energy and environmental issues. For this purpose, it is essential to have a scientific understanding of what is meant by the “energy” issue is and the “environmental” issue. The concept of “exergy” is a scientific concept that exactly fits. The concept of ‘energy’ is a scientifically-well established concept, namely ‘to be conserved’. Then the question is what is really consumed. Exergy: Theory and Applications in the Built Environment is dedicated to answer this fundamental question by discussing the theory of “exergy” and by demonstrating its use extensively to describe a variety of systems in particular for built-environmental conditioning. Our immediate environmental space works within the flow of energy and matter in an “exergy-entropy” process, and the built environment can be designed with these energy & environmental issues in mind. Exergy: Theory and Applications in the Built Environment introduces readers who are not familiar with thermodynamics to the concept of exergy with a variety of discussion on the built-environmental space such as heating, cooling, lighting, and others. Readers, including students, researchers, planners, architects and engineers, will obtain a better picture of a sustainable built-environment.

Exergy

Exergy
Author: Ibrahim Dincer,Marc A. Rosen
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2012-12-31
ISBN 10: 0080970907
ISBN 13: 9780080970905
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exergy Book Review:

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

Exergy

Exergy
Author: İbrahim Dinçer,Marc A. Rosen
Publsiher: Elsevier Science Limited
Total Pages: 552
Release: 2012-11-23
ISBN 10: 9780080970899
ISBN 13: 0080970893
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exergy Book Review:

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

Chemical Energy and Exergy

Chemical Energy and Exergy
Author: Norio Sato
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 149
Release: 2004-04-14
ISBN 10: 9780444516459
ISBN 13: 044451645X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chemical Energy and Exergy Book Review:

This book is a beginners introduction to chemical thermodynamics for engineers. In the textbook efforts have been made to visualize as clearly as possible the main concepts of thermodynamic quantities such as enthalpy and entropy, thus making them more perceivable. Furthermore, intricate formulae in thermodynamics have been discussed as functionally unified sets of formulae to understand their meaning rather than to mathematically derive them in detail. In this textbook, the affinity of irreversible processes, defined by the second law of thermodynamics, has been treated as the main subject, rather than the equilibrium of chemical reactions. The concept of affinity is applicable in general not only to the processes of chemical reactions but also to all kinds of irreversible processes. This textbook also includes electrochemical thermodynamics in which, instead of the classical phenomenological approach, molecular science provides an advanced understanding of the reactions of charged particles such as ions and electrons at the electrodes. Recently, engineering thermodynamics has introduced a new thermodynamic potential called exergy, which essentially is related to the concept of the affinity of irreversible processes. This textbook discusses the relation between exergy and affinity and explains the exergy balance diagram and exergy vector diagram applicable to exergy analyses in chemical manufacturing processes. This textbook is written in the hope that the readers understand in a broad way the fundamental concepts of energy and exergy from chemical thermodynamics in practical applications. Finishing this book, the readers may easily step forward further into an advanced text of their specified line. - Visualizes the main concepts of thermodynamics to show the meaning of the quantities and formulae. - Focuses mainly on the affinity of irreversible processes and the related concept of exergy. - Provides an advanced understanding of electrochemical thermodynamics.

Exergy

Exergy
Author: Silvio de Oliveira Junior
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 338
Release: 2012-11-02
ISBN 10: 1447141652
ISBN 13: 9781447141655
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exergy Book Review:

Bridging the gap between concepts derived from Second Law of Thermodynamics and their application to Engineering practice, the property exergy and the exergy balance can be a tool for analyzing and improving the performance of energy conversion processes. With the exergy analysis it is possible to evaluate the performance of energy conversion processes not only on a thermodynamics basis but also by including production costs and environmental aspects and impacts of the studied processes. This comprehensive approach of the use of energy has, as one of the most important feature, the identification of sustainable ways of energy resources utilization. Based on the fundamentals of the exergy concept, its calculation, graphical representations and exergy balances evaluation, Exergy: Production Cost And Renewability describes the application of detailed exergy and thermoeconomic analysis to power plants and polygeneration systems, petroleum production and refining plants (including hydrogen production), chemical plants, biofuel production routes, combined production of ethanol and electricity, aircraft systems design, environmental impact mitigation processes and human body behavior. The presented case studies aim at providing students, researchers and engineers with guidelines to the utilization of the exergy and thermoeconomic analysis to model, simulate and optimize real processes and industrial plants.

Practical Approach to Exergy and Thermoeconomic Analyses of Industrial Processes

Practical Approach to Exergy and Thermoeconomic Analyses of Industrial Processes
Author: Enrique Querol,Borja Gonzalez-Regueral,Jose Luis Perez-Benedito
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 84
Release: 2012-11-15
ISBN 10: 9781447146216
ISBN 13: 1447146212
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Approach to Exergy and Thermoeconomic Analyses of Industrial Processes Book Review:

Although the exergy method has been featured as the subject of many publishing papers in scientific and engineering journals and at conferences, very few comprehensive books on this subject have been published so far. Practical Approach to Exergy and Thermoeconomic Analyses of Industrial Processes details the exergetic and thermoeconomic analyses of industrial processes using Aspen Plus and a novel Microsoft Excel Application developed by the authors which can be applied to industrial processes across the board. Employing a practical approach to an innovative and complex energy process, every chapter contains extensive explanations of a complex and real case and numerous examples whose solution demonstrates the application of theory to a wide range of real and practical problems. Illustrations, tables and graphs support and illustrate the new methodology to build a deep understanding of the real employment of the fuel used and the cost formation and increase inside the process. Practical Approach to Exergy and Thermoeconomic Analyses of Industrial Processes provides users, students and practitioners of process analysis, power plant design and fuel use optimization, with a broad introduction and approach to computer aided process optimization. It also serves as a comprehensive guide to the operational application of the MHBT to real cases analysis.

The Exergy Method of Thermal Plant Analysis

The Exergy Method of Thermal Plant Analysis
Author: T. J. Kotas
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-10-22
ISBN 10: 1483100367
ISBN 13: 9781483100364
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Exergy Method of Thermal Plant Analysis Book Review:

The Exergy Method of Thermal Plant Analysis aims to discuss the history, related concepts, applications, and development of the Exergy Method - analysis technique that uses the Second Law of Thermodynamics as the basis of evaluation of thermodynamic loss. The book, after an introduction to thermodynamics and its related concepts, covers concepts related to exergy, such as physical and chemical exergy, exergy concepts for a control method and a closed-system analysis, the exergy analysis of simple processes, and the thermocentric applications of exergy. A seven-part appendix is also included. Appendices A-D covers miscellaneous information on exergy, and Appendix E features charts of thermodynamic properties. Appendix F is a glossary of terms, and Appendix G contains the list of references. The text is recommended for physicists who would like to know more about the Exergy Method, its underlying principles, and its applications not only in thermal plant analysis but also in certain areas.

Exergy Analysis of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning

Exergy Analysis of Heating  Refrigerating and Air Conditioning
Author: Ibrahim Dincer,Marc A. Rosen
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2015-08-08
ISBN 10: 0124172113
ISBN 13: 9780124172111
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exergy Analysis of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Book Review:

Improve and optimize efficiency of HVAC and related energy systems from an exergy perspective. From fundamentals to advanced applications, Exergy Analysis of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration provides readers with a clear and concise description of exergy analysis and its many uses. Focusing on the application of exergy methods to the primary technologies for heating, refrigerating, and air conditioning, Ibrahim Dincer and Marc A. Rosen demonstrate exactly how exergy can help improve and optimize efficiency, environmental performance, and cost-effectiveness. The book also discusses the analysis tools available, and includes many comprehensive case studies on current and emerging systems and technologies for real-world examples. From introducing exergy and thermodynamic fundamentals to presenting the use of exergy methods for heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning systems, this book equips any researcher or practicing engineer with the tools needed to learn and master the application of exergy analysis to these systems. Explains the fundamentals of energy/exergy for practitioners/researchers in HVAC&R fields for improving efficiency Covers environmental assessments and economic evaluations for a well-rounded approach to the subject Includes comprehensive case studies on both current and emerging systems/technologies Provides examples from a range of applications – from basic HVAC&R to more diverse processes such as industrial heating/cooling, cogeneration and trigeneration, and thermal storage

Exergy Method

Exergy Method
Author: Jan Szargut
Publsiher: WIT Press
Total Pages: 164
Release: 2005-01-01
ISBN 10: 1853127531
ISBN 13: 9781853127533
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exergy Method Book Review:

The exergy method makes it possible to detect and quantify the possibilities of improving thermal and chemical processes and systems. The introduction of the concept thermo-ecological cost (cumulative consumption of non-renewable natural exergy resources) generated large application possibilities of exergy in ecology. This book contains a short presentation on the basic principles of exergy analysis and discusses new achievements in the field over the last 15 years. One of the most important issues considered by the distinguished author is the economy of non-renewable natural exergy. Previously discussed only in scientific journals, other important new problems highlighted include: calculation of the chemical exergy of all the stable chemical elements, global natural and anthropogenic exergy losses, practical guidelines for improvement of the thermodynamic imperfection of thermal processes and systems, development of the determination methods of partial exergy losses in thermal systems, evaluation of the natural mineral capital of the Earth, and the application of exergy for the determination of a pro-ecological tax.A basic knowledge of thermodynamics is assumed, and the book is therefore most appropriate for graduate students and engineers working in the field of energy and ecological management.

Exergy Energy System Analysis and Optimization Volume I

Exergy  Energy System Analysis and Optimization   Volume I
Author: Christos A. Frangopoulos
Publsiher: EOLSS Publications
Total Pages: 298
Release: 2009-05-18
ISBN 10: 1848261640
ISBN 13: 9781848261648
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exergy Energy System Analysis and Optimization Volume I Book Review:

Exergy, Energy System Analysis, and Optimization theme is a component of the Encyclopedia of Energy Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources which is part of the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. These three volumes are organized into five different topics which represent the main scientific areas of the theme: 1. Exergy and Thermodynamic Analysis; 2. Thermoeconomic Analysis; 3. Modeling, Simulation and Optimization in Energy Systems; 4. Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems in Energy Systems Analysis; 5. Sustainability Considerations in the Modeling of Energy Systems. Fundamentals and applications of characteristic methods are presented in these volumes. These three volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students, Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers and NGOs.

Eco Exergy as Sustainability

Eco Exergy as Sustainability
Author: Sven Erik Jørgensen
Publsiher: WIT Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2006-02-28
ISBN 10: 1845640594
ISBN 13: 9781845640590
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eco Exergy as Sustainability Book Review:

Exergy is the measurement of the amount of work capacity i.e. the amount of energy that can do work. The author applies this concept to ecology, where it can be used as an ecological indicator for ecosystem health assessment and this is presented in the book with illustrative examples. In addition, the question of how it is possible to define a special ecological exergy concept to calculate the exergy for models of ecosystems is covered. The use of exergy and an introduced fourth law of thermodynamics make it possible to understand the ecosystem reactions and how the ecosystem can grow in three different forms - biomass, complexity of network and information. From this analysis, it is clear why ecosystems are sustainable systems and what characteristic properties ecosystems have to ensure that sustainability. A parallel from ecosystems to society makes it possible to formulate the same rules (laws) for society. The concept of exergy as a health indicator measuring the degree of sustainability of society can also be used. Examples will be applied to illustrate the application of exergy and the deduced ecological rules (laws) for understanding the society.

EXERGY

EXERGY
Author: Ibrahim Dincer,Marc A. Rosen
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2007-09-18
ISBN 10: 9780080531359
ISBN 13: 0080531350
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

EXERGY Book Review:

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. - Comprehensive coverage of exergy and its applications - Connects exergy with three essential areas in terms of energy, environment and sustainable development - Presents the most up-to-date information in the area with recent developments - Provides a number of illustrative examples, practical applications, and case studies - Easy to follow style, starting from the basics to the advanced systems

Application of Exergy

Application of Exergy
Author: Tolga Taner
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 158
Release: 2018-06-06
ISBN 10: 178923266X
ISBN 13: 9781789232660
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Application of Exergy Book Review:

The main scope of this study is to emphasize exergy efficiency in all fields of industry. The chapters collected in the book are contributed by invited researchers with a long-standing experience in different research areas. I hope that the material presented here is understandable to a wide audience, not only energy engineers but also scientists from various disciplines. The book contains seven chapters in three sections: (1) "General Information about Exergy," (2) "Exergy Applications," and (3) "Thermoeconomic Analysis." This book provides detailed and up-to-date evaluations in different areas written by academics with experience in their fields. It is anticipated that this book will make a scientific contribution to exergy workers, researchers, academics, PhD students, and other scientists in both the present and the future.

Exergy Analysis for Energy Conversion Systems

Exergy Analysis for Energy Conversion Systems
Author: Efstathios Michaelides
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2021-03-31
ISBN 10: 1108480586
ISBN 13: 9781108480581
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exergy Analysis for Energy Conversion Systems Book Review:

Discover a straightforward and holistic look at energy conversion and conservation processes using the exergy concept with this thorough text. Explains the fundamental energy conversion processes in numerous diverse systems, ranging from jet engines and nuclear reactors to human bodies. Provides examples for applications to practical energy conversion processes and systems that use our naturally occurring energy resources, such as fossil fuels, solar energy, wind, geothermal, and nuclear fuels. With more than one-hundred diverse cases and solved examples, readers will be able to perform optimizations for a cleaner environment, a sustainable energy future, and affordable energy generation. An essential tool for practicing scientists and engineers who work or do research in the area of energy and exergy, as well as graduate students and faculty in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering and physics.

Integrated Absorption Refrigeration Systems

Integrated Absorption Refrigeration Systems
Author: Ibrahim Dincer,Tahir Abdul Hussain Ratlamwala
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2016-08-18
ISBN 10: 3319336584
ISBN 13: 9783319336589
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrated Absorption Refrigeration Systems Book Review:

This book provides a detailed analysis of absorption refrigeration systems, covering single effect to multi-effect systems and their applications. Both the first and second laws of thermodynamics are discussed in relation to refrigeration systems to show how system performance differs from one law to another. Comparative energy and exergy analyses and assessments of single effect, double effect, triple effect and quadruple effect absorption refrigeration system are performed to illustrate the impact of an increase in the number of effects on system performance. In particular, the second law (exergy) formulation for absorption refrigeration systems, rarely discussed by other works, is covered in detail. Integrated Absorption Refrigeration Systems will help researchers, students and instructors in the formulation of energy and exergy efficiency equations for absorption refrigeration systems.

Efficiency of Biomass Energy

Efficiency of Biomass Energy
Author: Krzysztof J. Ptasinski
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2016-06-07
ISBN 10: 1118702107
ISBN 13: 9781118702109
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Efficiency of Biomass Energy Book Review:

Details energy and exergy efficiencies of all major aspects of bioenergy systems Covers all major bioenergy processes starting from photosynthesis and cultivation of biomass feedstocks and ending with final bioenergy products, like power, biofuels, and chemicals Each chapter includes historical developments, chemistry, major technologies, applications as well as energy, environmental and economic aspects in order to serve as an introduction to biomass and bioenergy A separate chapter introduces a beginner in easy accessible way to exergy analysis and the similarities and differences between energy and exergy efficiencies are underlined Includes case studies and illustrative examples of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation biofuels production, power and heat generation (thermal plants, fuel cells, boilers), and biorefineries Traditional fossil fuels-based technologies are also described in order to compare with the corresponding bioenergy systems

Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability 1

Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability 1
Author: Fethi Aloui,Ibrahim Dincer
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 1469
Release: 2018-08-04
ISBN 10: 3319625721
ISBN 13: 9783319625720
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability 1 Book Review:

This multi-disciplinary book presents the most recent advances in exergy, energy, and environmental issues. Volume 1 focuses on fundamentals in the field and covers current problems, future needs, and prospects in the area of energy and environment from researchers worldwide. Based on selected lectures from the Seventh International Exergy, Energy and Environmental Symposium (IEEES7-2015) and complemented by further invited contributions, this comprehensive set of contributions promote the exchange of new ideas and techniques in energy conversion and conservation in order to exchange best practices in "energetic efficiency". Included are fundamental and historical coverage of the green transportation and sustainable mobility sectors, especially regarding the development of sustainable technologies for thermal comforts and green transportation vehicles. Furthermore, contributions on renewable and sustainable energy sources, strategies for energy production, and the carbon-free society constitute an important part of this book. Exergy for Better Environment and Sustainability, Volume 1 will appeal to researchers, students, and professionals within engineering and the renewable energy fields.

Thermodynamics and Energy Systems Analysis

Thermodynamics and Energy Systems Analysis
Author: Lucien Borel,Daniel Favrat
Publsiher: EPFL Press
Total Pages: 795
Release: 2010-06-23
ISBN 10: 9781439835166
ISBN 13: 1439835160
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thermodynamics and Energy Systems Analysis Book Review:

Carefully designed to teach thermodynamics to engineers, this book focuses on the phenomena of irreversibility and the notion of entropy. It also presents a general theory of exergy, with methods of analyse that allow engineers to master problems of current interest in the field of energy management. The authors illustrate practical aspects of the theory by descibiing specific applications such as combustion chambers, turbines, compressors, heat pumps, fuel cells, refrigeration, and more.

Solutions of Problems in the Exergy Method of Thermal Plant Analysis

Solutions of Problems in the Exergy Method of Thermal Plant Analysis
Author: Tadeusz J. Kotas
Publsiher: Paragon Publishing
Total Pages: 319
Release: 2012-07
ISBN 10: 1782220003
ISBN 13: 9781782220008
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solutions of Problems in the Exergy Method of Thermal Plant Analysis Book Review:

A companion book to the textbook The Exergy Method of Thermal Plant Analysis. This Companion Book presents model solutions to the questions taken from Appendix G of the main textbook. Since the Exergy Method is a relatively new area of Applied Thermodynamics it was thought that the presentation of model solutions of problems of various types would be of some help both to teachers and to self-teaching students. The advantages of the use of exergy analysis were demonstrated by pointing out and quantifying thermodynamic losses of various plant components and plant configurations. These were discussed at the end of the solutions under Comments. It is hoped that this will give students a deeper understanding of the nature of irreversibilities of various kinds and their effect on plant performance. Dr Tadeusz J. Kotas joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Queen Mary College as a member of teaching staff in 1957. His main areas of interest were Mechanics of Fluids and Applied Thermodynamics, obtaining a PhD degree for his work in the former subject. His work in the latter subject focused on the Exergy Method, contributing to its development through his research and publications and to its dissemination through courses which he ran in Britain and in a number of European countries for practicing engineers and academics.