Ultra-High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage, Transfer and Conversion presents a comprehensive analysis of thermal power systems operating at beyond 1000C. Editor Dr. Alejandro Datas and his team of expert contributors from a variety of regions summarize the main technological options and the most relevant materials and characterization considerations to enable the reader to make the most effective and efficient decisions.
This book helps the reader to solve the very specific challenges associated with working within an ultra-high temperature energy setting. It condenses and summarizes the latest knowledge, covering fundamentals, device design, materials selection and applications, as well as thermodynamic cycles and solid-state devices for ultra-high temperature energy conversion.
Ultra-High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage, Transfer and Conversion provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary guide to engineers and researchers in a variety of fields including energy conversion, storage, cogeneration, thermodynamics, numerical methods, CSP and materials engineering. It firstly provides a review of fundamental concepts before exploring numerical methods for fluid-dynamics and phase change materials, before presenting more complex elements such as heat transfer fluids, thermal insulation, thermodynamic cycles and a variety of energy conversation methods including thermophotovoltaic, thermionic and combined heat and power.
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm