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 systemsFirst, the design for cogeneration-based district heating and cooling (Edmonton Power, 1991; MacRae, 1992) is ... Qu, s Qu, r QH Wnet FIGURE 13.3 Simplified diagram of the cogeneration-based district energy system of Edmonton Power.
|Author||:||Ibrahim Dincer, Marc A. Rosen|
|Publisher||:||Newnes - 2012-12-31|