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    DescriptionA compilation of decades of knowledge spanning the author's career as a mechanical engineer specializing in heat transfer and thermodynamics in the solar and aerospace industries, this book is instantly practicable. Topics include definitions of energy terms, relationship of the sun and earth, sunlight on the earth, heat transfer, solar collectors, absorbed solar energy, solar domestic hot water systems, solar photovoltaic systems, solar space heating, solar power towers, Stirling engine solar power systems, passive solar energy, and greenhouse solar collector. Appendices cover Carnot and Stirling Efficiency, mathematical techniques for solving heat transfer problems, and case studies. The book includes an Excel(r)-based companion CD of computations for the reader to readily put the information in the book to practical use.


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    Title
    Solar Energy Fundamentals
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert K McMordie, Edited by Mitchel C Brown, Edited by Robert S Stoughton, Edited by Robert K McMordie
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781466514003
    ISBN 10: 1466514000
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: TQ, PH
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.4
    BISAC V2.8: SCI026000
    BIC subject category V2: THX
    BISAC V2.8: TEC031010
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC subject category V2: TGB
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009070
    DC21: 621.47
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16430
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SCI024000
    DC22: 621.47
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: TJ810 .M18 2012
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/SCITAS
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    illustrations
    Publisher
    Fairmont Press
    Imprint name
    Fairmont Press
    Publication date
    16 April 2012
    Table of contents
    IntroductionIntroduction to Energy TermsThe Sun & the EarthSunlight on the EarthHeat TransferSolar CollectorsAbsorbed Solar EnergySolar Domestic Hot Water SystemsSolar Photovoltaic SystemsSolar Space HeatingSolar Power TowersStirling Engine Solar Power SystemsPassive Solar EnergyGreenhouse Solar CollectorProblemsReferencesAppendicesIndex