• Solar Energy Utilisation

Solar Energy Utilisation

  • Author G.D. Rai
  • ISBN: 978-81-7409-184-0
  • ₹ 349.00

Book Detail
Publication Year 1995
ISBN-13 978-81-7409-184-0
ASIN 81-7409-184-X
Language English
Edition 5th
Pages 644
Preface Para1 This book is intended to serve as a textbook for courses in Solar Energy Engineering taught to engineering students. The aim is to provide ample information concerning all forms and topics of solar energy, being I hope, both as well as a work of reference. In the near future the present energy conversion systems will change drastically, due to lack of conventional fuels, the political uncertainties related to the supply of petroleum, a rising population and rapid technological advancement. Within this framework solar energy will play a prominent role. That is why this subject is being introduced in the syllabus of engineering courses of various universities.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents * Introduction to Solar Energy * Heat Transfer for Solar Energy Utilisation * Solar Radiation Analysis * Solar Radiation: Measurements, Data & Estimation * Solar Collectors : Liquid Flat Plate Collectors * Solar Collectors: Flat Plate Air Heating Collectors (Solar Air Heaters) * Solar Collectors: Focusing Type * Performance Testing of Solar Collectors * Storage of Solar Energy * Solar Ponds * Solar Water Heating * Solar Heating of Buildings * Solar Cooling of Buildings * Solar Thermal Power Generation * Solar Photo-Voltaics : Electric Power Generation * Some Additional Methods of Solar Energy Utilisation * Selective Surface for Solar Energy Conversion * Indirect Sources of Energy Conversion * Appendices

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