Solar Energy:Fundamentals, Design, Modelling and Applications, Revised Edition
Authors: G. N. Tiwari
978-81-8487-277-4 Publication Year: Reprint 2016
Pages: 546 Binding: Paper Back
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
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.
Postgraduate Students, Teachers, Librarians, Professionals and Researchers