Functionality Advancements and Industrial Applications of Heat Pipes

Functionality  Advancements and Industrial Applications of Heat Pipes
Author: Bahman Zohuri
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 398
Release: 2020-03-24
ISBN 10: 012820222X
ISBN 13: 9780128202227
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functionality Advancements and Industrial Applications of Heat Pipes Book Review:

Functionality, Advancements and Industrial Applications of Heat Pipes introduces heat pipe technologies and highlights a variety of applications for passive thermal control. The book begins with a thorough analysis of heat pipe infrastructure, including principles of operation, temperature limits, reliability and lessons learned from worked examples and case studies. It also presents a concise design guideline for the assembly of heat pipes. The second part moves on to consider a variety of modern day applications for the heat pipe principles discussed, covering nuclear and solar thermal energy engineering facilities as well as applications in space, in the sea and in the air. A final section works through manufacturing elements of different types of heat pipe to ensure they are well maintained and remain fully operational. This section includes the cleaning of parts, the assembly of the heat pipe, an analysis of gas blockages and how to deal with them, as well as performance versification. Analyzes a wide variety of heat pipes used in various settings, including constant-conductance heat pipes, loop heat pipes and wrap around heat pipes Considers applications at sea, in the air, on land and in space, including the nuclear and solar energy industries, heat pipes in spacecraft and heat pipe reactors Includes a heat pipe assembly and design guide, as well as an analysis of lessons learned from different case studies

Heat Pipes

Heat Pipes
Author: David Reay,Ryan McGlen,Peter Kew
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2013-10-01
ISBN 10: 0080982794
ISBN 13: 9780080982793
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heat Pipes Book Review:

Heat Pipes, 6th Edition, takes a highly practical approach to the design and selection of heat pipes, making it an essential guide for practicing engineers and an ideal text for postgraduate students. This new edition has been revised to include new information on the underlying theory of heat pipes and heat transfer, and features fully updated applications, new data sections, and updated chapters on design and electronics cooling. The book is a useful reference for those with experience and an accessible introduction for those approaching the topic for the first time. Contains all information required to design and manufacture a heat pipe Suitable for use as a professional reference and graduate text Revised with greater coverage of key electronic cooling applications

Heat Transfer in Aerospace Applications

Heat Transfer in Aerospace Applications
Author: Bengt Sundén,Juan Fu
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2016-10-19
ISBN 10: 0128097612
ISBN 13: 9780128097618
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heat Transfer in Aerospace Applications Book Review:

Heat Transfer in Aerospace Applications is the first book to provide an overall description of various heat transfer issues of relevance for aerospace applications. The book contains chapters relating to convection cooling, heat pipes, ablation, heat transfer at high velocity, low pressure and microgravity, aircraft heat exchangers, fuel cells, and cryogenic cooling systems. Chapters specific to low density heat transfer (4) and microgravity heat transfer (9) are newer subjects which have not been previously covered. The book takes a basic engineering approach by including correlations and examples that an engineer needs during the initial phases of vehicle design or to quickly analyze and solve a specific problem. Designed for mechanical, chemical, and aerospace engineers in research institutes, companies, and consulting firms, this book is an invaluable resource for the latest on aerospace heat transfer engineering and research. Provides an overall description of heat transfer issues of relevance for aerospace applications Discusses why thermal problems arise and introduces the various heat transfer modes Helps solve the problem of selecting and calculating the cooling system, the heat exchanger, and heat protection Features a collection of problems in which the methods presented in the book can be used to solve these problems

Advances in New Heat Transfer Fluids

Advances in New Heat Transfer Fluids
Author: Alina Adriana Minea
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 532
Release: 2017-03-16
ISBN 10: 1498751865
ISBN 13: 9781498751865
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in New Heat Transfer Fluids Book Review:

Heat transfer enhancement has seen rapid development and widespread use in both conventional and emerging technologies. Improvement of heat transfer fluids requires a balance between experimental and numerical work in nanofluids and new refrigerants. Recognizing the uncertainties in development of new heat transfer fluids, Advances in New Heat Transfer Fluids: From Numerical to Experimental Techniques contains both theoretical and practical coverage.

Heat Pipe Design and Technology

Heat Pipe Design and Technology
Author: Bahman Zohuri
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 513
Release: 2016-04-28
ISBN 10: 3319298410
ISBN 13: 9783319298412
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heat Pipe Design and Technology Book Review:

This book provides a practical study of modern heat pipe engineering, discussing how it can be optimized for use on a wider scale. An introduction to operational and design principles, this book offers a review of heat and mass transfer theory relevant to performance, leading into and exploration of the use of heat pipes, particularly in high-heat flux applications and in situations in which there is any combination of non-uniform heat loading, limited airflow over the heat generating components, and space or weight constraints. Key implementation challenges are tackled, including load-balancing, materials characteristics, operating temperature ranges, thermal resistance, and operating orientation. With its presentation of mathematical models to calculate heat transfer limitations and temperature gradient of both high- and low-temperature heat pipes, the book compares calculated results with the available experimental data. It also includes a series of computer programs developed by the author to support presented data, aid design, and predict performance.

Spacecraft Thermal Control

Spacecraft Thermal Control
Author: J Meseguer,I Pérez-Grande,A Sanz-Andrés
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2012-08-06
ISBN 10: 0857096087
ISBN 13: 9780857096081
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spacecraft Thermal Control Book Review:

Thermal control systems are an essential element of spacecraft design, ensuring that all parts of the spacecraft remain within acceptable temperature ranges at all times. Spacecraft thermal control describes the fundamentals of thermal control design and reviews current thermal control technologies. The book begins with an overview of space missions and a description of the space environment, followed by coverage of the heat transfer processes relevant to the field. In the third part of the book, current thermal control technologies are described, and in the final part, design, analysis and testing techniques are reviewed. Provides background on the fundamentals of heat transfer which gives the reader a better understanding of the phenomenon and the way Space Thermal Control Systems work Merges the experience of the authors in teaching aerospace engineering topics with the experience as compilers of the ‘Spacecraft Thermal Control Design Data Handbook’ of the European Space Agency and the development of in orbit thermal control systems for Spanish and ESA Missions The engineering approach is enhanced with a full section on Thermal Control Design, Analysis and Testing

Advances in Welding Technologies for Process Development

Advances in Welding Technologies for Process Development
Author: Vishvesh J. Badheka,Jaykumar Vora
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 289
Release: 2019-02-22
ISBN 10: 1351234803
ISBN 13: 9781351234801
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Welding Technologies for Process Development Book Review:

Within manufacturing, welding is by far the most widely used fabrication method used for production, leading to a rise in research and development activities pertaining to the welding and joining of different, similar, and dissimilar combinations of the metals. This book addresses recent advances in various welding processes across the domain, including arc welding and solid-state welding process, as well as experimental processes. The content is structured to update readers about the working principle, predicaments in existing process, innovations to overcome these problems, and direct industrial and practical applications. Key Features: Describes recent developments in welding technology, engineering, and science Discusses advanced computational techniques for procedure development Reviews recent trends of implementing DOE and meta-heuristics optimization techniques for setting accurate parameters Addresses related theoretical, practical, and industrial aspects Includes all the aspects of welding, such as arc welding, solid state welding, and weld overlay

Scalar Wave Driven Energy Applications

Scalar Wave Driven Energy Applications
Author: Bahman Zohuri
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 569
Release: 2018-09-04
ISBN 10: 331991023X
ISBN 13: 9783319910239
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scalar Wave Driven Energy Applications Book Review:

This book discusses innovations in the field of Directed Energy (DE) and presents new technologies and innovative approaches for use in energy production for possible Underwater Communication, Directed Energy Weapons Applications and at lower wave energy for Medical Applications as well. In-depth chapters explore the challenges related to the study of energy produced from Scalar Longitudinal Wave (SLW). Topics related to Scalar Longitudinal Waves (SLW) and their various applications in the energy, medical, and military sector are discussed along with principles of Quantum Electrodynamics (QED) and theory, weapon applications of SLW, as well as SLW driven propulsion via an all-electronic engine, and for underwater communications. Scalar Wave Driven Energy Applications offers a unique solution for students, researchers, and engineers seeking a viable alternative to traditional approaches for energy production.

Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery cEOR

Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery  cEOR
Author: Laura Romero-Zerón
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2016-10-19
ISBN 10: 9535127004
ISBN 13: 9789535127000
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery cEOR Book Review:

Commercial application of chemical enhanced oil recovery (cEOR) processes is expected to grow significantly over the next decade. Thus, Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (cEOR): A Practical Overview offers key knowledge and understanding of cEOR processes using an evidence-based approach intended for a broad audience ranging from field operators, researchers, to reservoir engineers dealing with the development and planning of cEOR field applications. This book is structured into three sections; the first section surveys overall EOR processes. The second section focuses on cEOR processes, while the final section describes the electrorheology technology. These sections are presented using a practical and realistic approach tailored for readers looking to improve their knowledge and understanding of cEOR processes in a nutshell.

Green Energy Advances

Green Energy Advances
Author: Diana Enescu
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 156
Release: 2019-02
ISBN 10: 1789841992
ISBN 13: 9781789841992
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Renewable Heating and Cooling

Renewable Heating and Cooling
Author: Gerhard Stryi-Hipp
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2015-11-20
ISBN 10: 1782422188
ISBN 13: 9781782422181
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Renewable Heating and Cooling Book Review:

Renewable Heating and Cooling: Technologies and Applications presents the latest information on the generation of heat for industry and domestic purposes, an area where a significant proportion of total energy is consumed. In Europe, this figure is estimated to be almost 50%, with the majority of heat generated by the consumption of fossil fuels. As there is a pressing need to increase the uptake of renewable heating and cooling (RHC) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, this book provides a comprehensive and authoritative overview on the topic. Part One introduces key RHC technologies and discusses RHC in the context of global heating and cooling demand, featuring chapters on solar thermal process heat generation, deep geothermal energy, and solar cooling technologies. Part Two explores enabling technologies, special applications, and case studies with detailed coverage of thermal energy storage, hybrid systems, and renewable heating for RHC, along with case studies in China and Sweden. Users will find this book to be an essential resource for lead engineers and engineering consultants working on renewable heating and cooling in engineering companies, as well as academics and R&D professionals in private research institutes who have a particular interest in the subject matter. Includes coverage on biomass, solar thermal, and geothermal renewable heating and cooling technologies Features chapters on solar thermal process heat generation, deep geothermal energy, solar cooling technologies, and special applications Presents case studies with detailed coverage of thermal energy storage, hybrid systems, and renewable heating for RHC Explores enabling technologies and special applications

Organic Rankine Cycle ORC Power Systems

Organic Rankine Cycle  ORC  Power Systems
Author: Ennio Macchi,Marco Astolfi
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 698
Release: 2016-08-24
ISBN 10: 0081005113
ISBN 13: 9780081005118
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Organic Rankine Cycle ORC Power Systems Book Review:

Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Power Systems: Technologies and Applications provides a systematic and detailed description of organic Rankine cycle technologies and the way they are increasingly of interest for cost-effective sustainable energy generation. Popular applications include cogeneration from biomass and electricity generation from geothermal reservoirs and concentrating solar power installations, as well as waste heat recovery from gas turbines, internal combustion engines and medium- and low-temperature industrial processes. With hundreds of ORC power systems already in operation and the market growing at a fast pace, this is an active and engaging area of scientific research and technical development. The book is structured in three main parts: (i) Introduction to ORC Power Systems, Design and Optimization, (ii) ORC Plant Components, and (iii) Fields of Application. Provides a thorough introduction to ORC power systems Contains detailed chapters on ORC plant components Includes a section focusing on ORC design and optimization Reviews key applications of ORC technologies, including cogeneration from biomass, electricity generation from geothermal reservoirs and concentrating solar power installations, waste heat recovery from gas turbines, internal combustion engines and medium- and low-temperature industrial processes Various chapters are authored by well-known specialists from Academia and ORC manufacturers

Boilers

Boilers
Author: Kumar Rayaprolu
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 649
Release: 2012-11-20
ISBN 10: 1466500530
ISBN 13: 9781466500532
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Boilers Book Review:

Following the publication of the author’s first book, Boilers for Power and Process by CRC Press in 2009, several requests were made for a reference with even quicker access to information. Boilers: A Practical Reference is the result of those requests, providing a user-friendly encyclopedic format with more than 500 entries and nearly the same number of supporting illustrations. Written for practicing engineers and dealing with practical issues rather than theory, this reference focuses exclusively on water tube boilers found in process industries and power plants. It provides broad explanations for the following topics: A range of boilers and main auxiliaries, as well as steam and gas turbines Traditional firing techniques—grates, oil/gas, and modern systems Industrial, utility, waste heat, MSW and bio-fuel-fired boilers, including supercritical boilers The scientific fundamentals of combustion, heat transfer, fluid flow, and more The basics of fuels, water, ash, high-temperature steels, structurals, refractory, insulation, and more Additional engineering topics like boiler instruments, controls, welding, corrosion, and wear Air pollution, its abatement techniques and their effect on the design of boilers and auxiliaries Emerging technologies such as carbon capture, oxy-fuel combustion, and PFBC This reference covers almost every topic needed by boiler engineers in process and power plants. An encyclopedia by design and a professional reference book by focus and size, this volume is strong on fundamentals and design aspects as well as practical content. The scope and easy-to-navigate presentation of the material plus the numerous illustrations make this a unique reference for busy design, project, operation, and consulting engineers.

Sustainability in the Mineral and Energy Sectors

Sustainability in the Mineral and Energy Sectors
Author: Sheila Devasahayam,Kim Dowling,Manoj K. Mahapatra
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 730
Release: 2016-09-15
ISBN 10: 1315352826
ISBN 13: 9781315352824
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainability in the Mineral and Energy Sectors Book Review:

Sustainable practices within the mining and energy sectors are assuming greater significance due to uncertainty and change within the global economy and safety, security, and health concerns. This book examines sustainability issues facing the mining and energy sectors by addressing six major themes: Mining and Mineral Processing; Metallurgy and Recycling; Environment; Energy; Socioeconomic and Regulatory; and Sustainable Materials and Fleets. Emphasizing an integrated transdisciplinary approach, it deliberates on optimizing mining productivity and energy efficiency and discusses integrated waste management practices. It discusses risk management, cost cutting, and integration of sustainable practices for long-term business value. It gives a comprehensive outlook for sustainable mineral futures from academic and industry perspectives covering mine to mill optimization, waste, risk and water management, improved efficiencies in mining tools and equipment, and performance indicators for sustainable developments. It covers how innovation and research underpin management of natural resources including sustainable carbon management. •Focuses on mining and mineral processing, metallurgy and recycling, the environment, energy, socioeconomic and regulatory issues, and sustainable materials and fleets. •Describes metallurgy and recycling and uses economic, environmental and social parameter analyses to identify areas for improvement in iron, steel, aluminium, lead, zinc, copper, and gold production. •Discusses current research on mining, performance indicators for sustainable development, sustainability in mining equipment, risk and safety management, and renewable energy resources •Covers alternative and conventional energy sources for the mineral sector as well water treatment and remediation and energy sustainability in mining. •Provides an overview of sustainable carbon management. •Offers an interdisciplinary approach with international focus.

Heat Transfer Principles and Applications

Heat Transfer Principles and Applications
Author: Charles H. Forsberg
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 610
Release: 2020-03
ISBN 10: 0128022965
ISBN 13: 9780128022962
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heat Transfer Principles and Applications Book Review:

Heat Transfer Principles and Applications is a welcome change from more encyclopedic volumes exploring heat transfer. This shorter text fully explains the fundamentals of heat transfer, including heat conduction, convection, radiation and heat exchangers. The fundamentals are then applied to a variety of engineering examples, including topics of special and current interest like solar collectors, cooling of electronic equipment, and energy conservation in buildings. The text covers both analytical and numerical solutions to heat transfer problems and makes considerable use of Excel and MATLAB(R) in the solutions. Each chapter has several example problems and a large, but not overwhelming, number of end-of-chapter problems.

Thermally Aware Design

Thermally Aware Design
Author: Yong Zhan,Sanjay V. Kumar,Sachin S. Sapatnekar
Publsiher: Now Publishers Inc
Total Pages: 132
Release: 2008-10
ISBN 10: 1601981708
ISBN 13: 9781601981707
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thermally Aware Design Book Review:

Provides an overview of analysis and optimization techniques for thermally-aware chip design.

Pinch Analysis and Process Integration

Pinch Analysis and Process Integration
Author: Ian C. Kemp
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2011-04-01
ISBN 10: 0080468268
ISBN 13: 9780080468266
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pinch Analysis and Process Integration Book Review:

Pinch analysis and related techniques are the key to design of inherently energy-efficient plants. This book shows engineers how to understand and optimize energy use in their processes, whether large or small. Energy savings go straight to the bottom line as increased profit, as well as reducing emissions. This is the key guide to process integration for both experienced and newly qualified engineers, as well as academics and students. It begins with an introduction to the main concepts of pinch analysis, the calculation of energy targets for a given process, the pinch temperature and the golden rules of pinch-based design to meet energy targets. The book shows how to extract the stream data necessary for a pinch analysis and describes the targeting process in depth. Other essential details include the design of heat exchanger networks, hot and cold utility systems, CHP (combined heat and power), refrigeration and optimization of system operating conditions. Many tips and techniques for practical application are covered, supported by several detailed case studies and other examples covering a wide range of industries, including buildings and other non-process situations. The only dedicated pinch analysis and process integration guide, fully revised and expanded supported by free downloadable energy targeting software The perfect guide and reference for chemical process, food and biochemical engineers, plant engineers and professionals concerned with energy optimisation, including building designers Covers the practical analysis of both new and existing systems, with ful details of industrial applications and case studies

Battery Operated Devices and Systems

Battery Operated Devices and Systems
Author: Gianfranco Pistoia
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2008-09-24
ISBN 10: 9780080932545
ISBN 13: 0080932541
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Battery Operated Devices and Systems Book Review:

Battery Operated Devices and Systems provides a comprehensive review of the essentials of batteries and battery applications as well as state-of-the-art technological developments. The book covers the most recent trends, especially for the ubiquitous lithium ion batteries. It lays particular emphasis on the power consumption of battery operated devices and systems and the implications for battery life and runtime. Battery management is also dealt with in detail, particularly as far as the charging methods are concerned, along with the criteria of battery choice. This book describes a variety of portable and industrial applications and the basic characteristics of all primary and secondary batteries used in these applications. Portable applications include mobile phones, notebook computers, cameras, camcorders, personal digital assistants, medical instruments, power tools, and portable GPS. Industrial applications range from aerospace and telecommunications to emergency systems, load levelling, energy storage, toll collection, different meters, data loggers, oil drilling, oceanography, and meteorology. The book also discusses wireless connectivity, i.e. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Zigbee, and concludes with some market considerations. Links to further reading are provided through the 275 references. This book will be a valuable information source for researchers interested in devices and systems drawing power from batteries. It will also appeal to graduates working in research institutions; universities and industries dealing with power sources and energy conversion; civil, electrical and transport engineers; and chemists. A comprehensive review of battery applications Includes 209 figures and 62 tables Describes state-of-the-art technological developments

Green Building Materials and Civil Engineering

Green Building  Materials and Civil Engineering
Author: Jimmy C.M. Kao,Wen-Pei Sung,Ran Chen
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 952
Release: 2014-10-21
ISBN 10: 1315751984
ISBN 13: 9781315751986
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Building Materials and Civil Engineering Book Review:

This book contains select green building, materials, and civil engineering papers from the 4th International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE), which was held in Hong Kong, August 21-22, 2014. This volume of proceedings aims to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics, and industry professionals f

Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Superalloy 718 Derivatives Energy Aerospace and Industrial Applications

Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Superalloy 718   Derivatives  Energy  Aerospace  and Industrial Applications
Author: Eric Ott,Xingbo Liu,Joel Andersson,Zhongnan Bi,Kevin Bockenstedt,Ian Dempster,Jon Groh,Karl Heck,Paul Jablonski,Max Kaplan,Daisuke Nagahama,Chantal Sudbrack
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 1118
Release: 2018-05-12
ISBN 10: 3319894803
ISBN 13: 9783319894805
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Superalloy 718 Derivatives Energy Aerospace and Industrial Applications Book Review:

This technical meeting will focus on Alloy 718 and Superalloys in this class relative to alloy and process development, production, product applications, trends and the development of advanced modeling tools. The symposium provides an opportunity for authors to present technical advancements relative to a broad spectrum of areas while assessing their impact on related fields associated with this critical alloy group. There are continuing innovations relative to these alloys as well as novel processing techniques which continue to extend applications in very challenging environments ranging from corrosion resistance in the deep sea to high-stressed space applications.