Low-Temperature Energy Systems with Applications of Renewable Energy explores a wide variety of low-temperature energy applications in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial areas. Addressing the basic principles that form the basis for more efficient energy conversion processes and detailed practical methods for carrying out these critical processes, this book takes into account new directions in the engineering use of technical thermodynamics and energy, including more in-depth studies on the use of renewable sources. In addition, the book includes worked numerical examples, review questions and practice problems to allow readers to test their own comprehension of the material.
With detailed explanations, methods, models and algorithms included, this book is ideal for all engineers and energy researchers.
- Sets out methods for a large variety of applications to improve their energy operation
- Includes end-of chapter review sections with questions and problems
- Covers numerical examples, review questions and practice problems that allow readers to test their own comprehension of the material
1. Principles and operation of refrigeration and heat pump systems 2. Characteristics of low-temperature energy sources in heat pumps 3. Effective use of heat pumps for various heating applications 4. Heat pumps in the drying industry 5. Heating with geothermal systems 6. Geothermal energy in combined heat and power systems 7. Biofuels conversion: Energy-saving processes and use of biogas 8. Low-Temperature Systems with Renewable Energy Sources 9. Secondary low-potential industrial heat resources
Andriy Redko is Professor of the Department of Heat Gas Supply, Ventilation and Use of Thermal Secondary Resources at Kharkiv National University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Ukraine.
Oleksandr Redko is Chairman of the Department of Heat Gas Supply, Ventilation and Use Thermal Secondary Resources of Kharkiv National University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Ukraine.
Ronald DiPippo is a geothermal expert and renewable energy consultant.. He is also Chancellor Professor Emeritus and former Associate Dean of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA.