Springer Proceedings in Energy

Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies

Recent Trends and Applications

Editors: Chandra, Laltu, Dixit, Ambesh (Eds.)

  • Provides the current trends in CST research and technology, associated issues and challenges
  • Reports the recent developments in this field the National Conference on Solar Thermal Energy Technologies
  • Shares experiences of renowned researchers on topics from resource-assessment, collection to conversion of solar energy for applications, like, heating, cooling and electricity
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The proceedings entitled “Concentrated Solar Thermal Technologies: Recent Trends and Applications” includes the peer-reviewed selected papers those are presented during NCSTET 2016. The sub-topics under concentrated solar thermal technologies and applications included in the book are Solar Field; Receiver and Heat Exchanger; Coating; Thermal Energy Storage; Cooling; Process Heat; and Smart Grid and Policy Research. The domains mentioned cover topics from resource-assessment, collection to conversion of solar energy for applications, like, heating, cooling and electricity. The proceedings also include invited lectures from domain experts. The edited work will be useful for beginners and for the advanced level researchers in the field of concentrated solar thermal technologies and their applications.

About the authors

Dr. Laltu Chandra (PhD, 2005, University of Karlsruhe Germany) has experience in experimental and numerical heat transfer and fluid mechanics. His interest is on the nuclear and concentrated solar thermal sub-systems design, development and evaluation. Recently, he has developed open volumetric air receiver based solar convective furnace system for metals processing. He has authored several research publications in international journal, as book chapters and in conference proceedings.

Dr. Ambesh Dixit (PhD, 2010, Wayne State University MI, USA) has experience in computational and experimental condensed matter physics with special emphasis on design and development of materials for energy applications. He is currently working on the development of materials for energy conversion and storage. He has authored several research publications in international journal and in conference proceedings.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

  • Innovative Uses of Solar Thermal Technology

    Shekhar, Rajiv

    Pages 3-9

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  • Comparison of Thermal Characteristics of Sensible and Latent Heat Storage Materials Encapsulated in Different Capsule Configurations

    Palanisamy, Muthukumar (et al.)

    Pages 11-20

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  • Development of Dual-Axis Tracking Control System for Scheffler Dish Concentrator

    Gokul Raj, A. (et al.)

    Pages 23-29

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  • Comments on Quality Control of Solar Radiation Data Measured at a Ground Station in Hot and Dry Zone

    Kumar, D. (et al.)

    Pages 31-40

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  • Design of Field Layout for Central Receiver System to Generate 100–150 kW Solar Thermal Power

    Raju, Pedamallu V. V. N. S. P. (et al.)

    Pages 41-54

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eBook 166,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-4576-9
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
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Hardcover 207,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-4575-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies
Book Subtitle
Recent Trends and Applications
Editors
  • Laltu Chandra
  • Ambesh Dixit
Series Title
Springer Proceedings in Energy
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-4576-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-4576-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-4575-2
Series ISSN
2352-2534
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 276
Number of Illustrations and Tables
137 b/w illustrations
Topics