Solar Energy: Fundamentals, Design, Modelling and Applications , Revised Edition
Editor(s): G. N. Tiwari
E-ISBN: Publication Year: Reprint 2016
Binding: Paper Back Dimension: 185mm x 240mm Weight: 840
About the book
SOLAR ENERGY: Fundamentals, Design, Modeling and Applications provides a platform to the scientists and engineers to understand the fundamentals of solar energy, and its applications and basic heat transfer. It describes the design, construction and performance of solar thermal devices and photovoltaic system. The solar thermal devices include flat plate collector, air heaters, crop drying, solar house, water heating system, solar distillation, solar concentrator and a controlled environment greenhouse etc. The economic aspects of solar systems have been discussed.
• About three hundred thirty figures, one hundred eighty solved examples with fifty-five tables
• Large number of problems with hints
• Appendix and a complete list of references for deeper analysis and further studies
Table of Contents
Preface / Introduction / Heat Transfer: Concepts and Definitions / Flat-plate Collectors / Evacuated Solar Collector / Solar Water Heating System / Solar Air Heaters / Solar Crop Drying / Solar Concentrators / Solar Distillation / Solar House / Other Applications / Energy Storage / Photovoltaic Systems / Economic Analysis / Appendix I – VI / Bibliography / Subject Index.
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