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Energy and the Environment

Bejan, Adrian, Vadász, Peter, Kröger, Detlev G. (Eds.)

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999, IX, 265 p.

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This book describes the state of the art at the interface between energy and environmental research. The contributing authors are some of the world leaders in research and education on energy and environmental topics. The coverage is worth noting for its breadth and depth. The book begins with the latest trends in applied thermodynamics: the methods of exergy analysis, entropy generation minimization and thermoeconomics. It continues with the most modern developments in energy processing and conservation techniques: heat transfer augmentation devices, inverse thermal design, combustion and heat exchangers for environmental systems. The environmental impact of energy systems is documented in a diversity of applications such as the flow of hazardous waste through cracks and porous media, thermally induced flows through coastal waters near power plants, and lake ecology in the vicinity of pumped storage systems. The book outlines new research directions such as the manufacturing of novel materials from solid waste, advances in radiative transport, the measurement of convective heat transfer in gas turbines and environmentally acceptable refrigerants.
The book is rich in engineering design data that make a concrete statement on topics of world wide interest, e.g., toxic emissions, the depletion of energy resources, global environmental change (global warming), and future trends in the power generation industries.
Written by leaders in research and education, this book is an excellent text or supplement for undergraduate and graduate courses on energy engineering and environmental science.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Global warming - development - entropy - environmental change - production - temperature - thermodynamics

Related subjects » Energy Technology - Environmental Engineering and Physics - Environmental Management - Global Change - Climate Change - Physical Chemistry

Table of contents 

Preface. Exergy analysis, costing, and assessment of environmental impact; M.J. Moran. The method of entropy generation minimization; A. Bejan. Advanced enhancement for heat exchangers; A.E. Bergles. Optimization of finned arrays; A.D. Kraus. Opportunities for heat exchanger applications in environmental systems; R.K. Shah et al. Inverse design of energy and environmental systems; F. Franca et al. Advances in modeling radiative transport in high temperature gases; B.W. Webb. Heat transfer in porous radiant burners; T.W. Tong, A. Tarafdar. Radiation heat transfer in materials processing and manufacturing; R. Viskanta. The production of improved plastic materials by chaotic mixing of polymer melts recovered from environmental waste; D.A. Zumbrunnen. Perspectives and directions of the electric power industry in the next millennium; D. Weiner. The impact of energy storage technologies on the environment; P. Vadász. Potential impact of pumped energy storage on the lower reservoir aquatic ecology; S. Olek. Development of industrial cooling systems and their impact on the environment; D.G. Kröger. Advances in the measurement of convective heat transfer in gas turbine applications; G.D.J. Smith et al. Thermally affected flows in power plants; J.H. Kim, K.-W. You. Advances in the technology of liquid synfuel production from coal; A.C. Vosloo. Some geophysical problems involving convection in porous media with application to energy and the environment; D.A. Nield. Convection of hazardous substances through rock fractures and faults; J.L. Lage. Radioactive waste repositories in fractured rocks formations: hydrodynamic aspects; C. Braester. Evaluation of energy efficient and environmentally acceptable pure and zeotropic refrigerants inair-conditioning and refrigeration; J.P. Meyer. Application of heat pumps in the South African commercial sector; G.P. Greyvenstein, P.G. Rousseau. Index.

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