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Preface Acknowledgments About the authors 1. Thermodynamic fundamentals 2. Exergy and energy analyses 3. Chemical exergy 4. Exergy, environment and sustainable development 5. Applications of exergy in industry 6. Exergy analysis of psychrometric processes 7. Exergy analysis of heat pump systems 8. Exergy analysis of absorption cooling systems 9. Exergy analysis of thermal energy storage systems 10. Exergy analysis of drying processes and systems 11. Exergy analysis of renewable energy systems 12. Exergy analysis of steam power plants 13. Exergy analysis of cogeneration and district energy systems 14. Exergy analysis of integrated trigeneration and multi-generation systems 15. Exergy analysis of cryogenic and liquefaction systems 16. Exergy analysis of crude oil distillation systems 17. Exergy analysis of hydrogen production systems 18. Exergy analysis of fuel cell systems 19. Exergy analysis of aircraft flight systems 20. Exergoeconomic analysis of thermal systems 21. Exergy analysis of countries, regions and economic sectors 22. Exergetic life cycle assessment 23. Exergy and industrial ecology 24. Exergy and multi-objective optimization 25. Exergy in policy development and education 26. Closing remarks and future expectations Nomenclature References Appendix a glossary of selected terminology Appendix b conversion factors Appendix c thermophysical properties Index
Dr. Ibrahim Dincer is full Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada. He is also Vice President for Strategy of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE) and Vice-President of the World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies (WSSET).
Renowned for his pioneering work on sustainable energy technologies, he has authored and co-authored numerous books and book chapters, more than a thousand refereed journal and conference papers, as well as technical reports. He has chaired national and international conferences, symposia, workshops and technical meetings. He has delivered more than 300 keynote and invited lectures. His main research interests include energy conversion and management, hydrogen and fuel cell systems and renewable energy technologies.
Dr. Dincer is an active member of various scientific societies, and serves as Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board member on several international journals, including Elsevier`s International Journal of Hydrogen Energy and Applied Energy.
Dr. Dincer has received research, teaching and service awards, including the Premier's Research Excellence Award in Ontario, Canada, in 2004. More recently, he has been identified as one of the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Most Influential Scientific Minds in Engineering. This honor, presented by Thomson Reuters, is given to researchers who rank in the top 1% for number of citations in their subject field in a given year.
Rosen, Marc A.
Marc A. Rosen is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering and the founding Editor-in-Chief of Sustainability. He has written numerous books and journal articles. Professor Rosen received the President's Award from the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering in 2012. Currently, he is a Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, where he served as founding Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science