Exergetic, Energetic and Environmental Dimensions covers a number of topics ranging from thermodynamic optimization of energy systems, to the environmental impact assessment and clean energy, offering readers a comprehensive reference on analysis, modeling, development, experimental investigation, and improvement of many micro to macro systems and applications, ranging from basic to advanced categories.
Its comprehensive content includes:
- Comprehensive coverage of development of systems considering exergy, energy, and environmental issues, along with the most up-to-date information in the area, plus recent developments- New developments in the area of exergy, including recent debate involving the shaping of future directions and priorities for better environment, sustainable development and energy security- Provides a number of illustrative examples, practical applications, and case studies
- Introduces recently developed technological and strategic solutions and engineering applications for professionals in the area- Provides numerous engineering examples and applications on exergy- Offers a variety of problems that foster critical thinking and skill development
Section 2: Energy Systems and Analyses 13. Energy and Exergy Analyses of a Geothermal Based Integrated System for Trigeneration 14. Comparative Assessment of Three Integrated Trigeneration Systems for Dairy Farms 15. Performance Assessment of a Biomass Fired Regenerative ORC System Through Energy and Exergy Analyses 16. Thermal Design and Modeling of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers Combining PTSC and ORC Systems 17. CFD Analysis of a Solar-Geothermal Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger 18. Numerical Investigation of Fixed Bed Downdraft Woody Biomass Gasification 19. Passive Thermal Management of a Photovoltaic Panel: Influence of Fin Arrangements 20. Reduction of Entropy Production by Using of Solar Cooling Systems Based on SOLITERM Parabolic Trough Collectors Combined with Double Effect Absorption Chillers 21. Thermal Performance of a Solar Room Heater with Evacuated Tubes 22. Thermodynamic Assessment of an Integrated Solar Collector System for Multi-Generation Purposes 23. Energy-Exergy and Exergoeconomic (3E) Analysis of A Solar Photovoltaic Module 23. Exergetic and Energetic Performance Evaluation of a Flat Plate Solar Collector in Dynamic Behavior 24. Performance Assessment of Various Greenhouse Heating Systems; a Case Study in Antalya 25. Energy, Exergy And Exergoenvironmental Assessments of Solar Assisted Absorption Cooling Systems And Conventional Air-Conditioning System: A Comparative Study 26. Comparative Study of Two Solar Cascade Absorption Refrigeration Systems Based On Energy And Exergy Methods 27. Comparative Study of Active and Passive Cooling Techniques for Concentrated Photovoltaic Systems 28. Optimization of Slope Angles of Photovoltaic Arrays for Different Seasons 29. Design, Energy and Exergy Analyses of Linear Fresnel Reflector 30. Integration of reflectors to improve energy production of hybrid PVT collectors 31. Thermodynamic and Thermoeconomic Comparisons of Two Trigeneration Systems 32. Comparative Evaluation of Possible Desalination Options with Various Nuclear Power Plants 33. Comparative Evaluation of Possible Desalination Options for Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant 34. Determination of Flow Characteristics of Multiple Slot-Jets Impingement Cooling 35. A Numerical Study on Phase Change inside a Spherical Capsule 36. Energy and Exergy Analyses of Nitrogen Liquefaction Process 37. Thermodynamic Performance Analysis of a Raw Mill System in Cement Plant 38. Experimental and numerical investigations of condensation heat transfer in multi-port tubes 39. Heat and Fluid Flow Analyses of An Impinging Jet on A Cubic Body 40. Gas Diffusion Layers for PEM Fuel Cells: Ex- and In-situ Characterization
Section 3: Alternative Fuels and Materials 41. Expert Opinions on Natural Gas Vehicles Research Needs for Energy Policy Development 42. An Experimental Study on Adsorption Characteristics of R134a and R404a onto Granular and Pellet Type Activated Carbon 43. MHD Natural Convection and Entropy Generation in a Nanofluid Filled Cavity with a Conductive Partition 44. Fabrication and investigation of silver water nanofluids for long term heat transfer application 45. Microstructure and Oxidation Behavior of Atmospheric Plasma Sprayed Thermal Barrier Coatings 46. Research on the pyrolysis characteristics of tomato waste with Fe-Al2O3 catalyst 47. Regression Models for Predicting Some Important Fuel Properties of Corn Oil Biodiesel-Diesel Fuel Blends 48. Biodiesel Synthesis by Using the Smart Catalytic Membrane 49. Waste to Energy with a Combine Membrane Technology: Biobutanol Production and Purification 50. A Research on Reaction Parameters About Hazelnut Oil Methyl Ester Production 51. Evaluation of Bio Oils Produced from Pomegranate Pulp Catalytic Pyrolysis
Section 4: Environmental Impact and Assessment 52. Comparative Life Cycle Environmental Impact Assessment of Natural Gas and Conventional Vehicles 53. Life Cycle Assessment of Ammonia Production Methods 54. Mass Transfer Effects in SCR Reactor for NOx Abatement in Diesel Engines 55. An Experimental Study on the Effects of Inlet Water Injection of Diesel Engine Heat Release Rate, Fuel Consumption, Opacity and NOx Emissions 56. Carbon Capture 57. Vacuum Stripping Membrane Desalination for Marmara Sea-Water 58. Removal of Ions Pb2+ and Cd2+ from Aqueous Solution by Containment Geomaterials 59. Investigation of Irreversibility with CO2 Emission Measurement in Industrial Enamel Furnace 60. Environmental Flow Assessment Methods: A Case Study
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.
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