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Title Advances in solar heating and cooling / edited by R.Z. Wang and T.S. Ge.

Publication Info. Duxford, UK : Woodhead Publishing is an imprint of Elsevier, 2016.
2016

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Series Woodhead Publishing series in energy ; number 102
Woodhead Publishing in energy ; no. 102.
Note Includes index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ScienceDirect, viewed June 9, 2016).
Contents Front Cover; Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling; Related titles; Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy; One -- Introduction; 1 -- Introduction to solar heating and cooling systems; 1.1 Background; 1.2 Overview of solar heating and cooling systems; 1.2.1 Solar energy; 1.2.1.1 Nontracking solar collectors; 1.2.1.2 Tracking solar collectors; 1.2.1.3 Solar photovoltaics; 1.2.2 Solar heating technologies; 1.2.2.1 Passive solar space-heating; 1.2.2.2 Passive solar water-heating.
1.2.2.3 Active solar space- and water-heating1.2.2.4 Other feasible systems; 1.2.3 Solar cooling technologies; 1.2.3.1 Solar photovoltaic-driven refrigeration and dehumidification; 1.2.3.2 Solar thermal-driven refrigeration; 1.2.3.3 Solar thermal-driven dehumidification; 1.2.4 Heat storage technologies; 1.2.4.1 Sensible heat storage; 1.2.4.2 Latent heat storage; 1.2.4.3 Sorption heat storage; 1.2.4.4 Thermochemical heat storage; 1.3 Technology roadmap; References; 2 -- Resource assessment and site selection for solar heating and cooling systems; 2.1 Introduction.
2.2 Definition of solar resources2.3 Relationship between solar resources and solar collectors; 2.4 Measuring and modeling the solar resource; 2.4.1 Solar resource measurement techniques; 2.4.2 Solar resource estimates using satellite data retrievals; 2.4.3 Other solar resource estimation techniques; 2.5 Solar resource data sets important to siting and sizing solar heating and cooling (SHC) technologies; 2.5.1 Resource variability-spatial; 2.5.2 Resource variability-temporal; 2.5.3 Typical meteorological year data sets; 2.5.4 P50/P90 data sets.
2.5.5 The influence of data uncertainty on P90 values2.5.6 Reducing uncertainty: site adaptation; 2.6 Sources of solar resource information; 2.7 Summary; References; 3 -- Energy efficiency and environmental impact of solar heating and cooling systems; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Energy use in the built environment; 3.3 Worldwide market penetration of solar heating and cooling systems; 3.4 Overview of technologies used for solar heating and cooling systems and their efficiency; 3.5 Environmental impact of solar heating and cooling systems; 3.6 Conclusions; References; Two -- Solar heating systems.
4 -- Nontracking solar collection technologies for solar heating and cooling systems4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Flat plate collectors; 4.3 Flat plate collectors with diffuse reflectors; 4.4 Compound parabolic collectors; 4.5 Reverse flat plate collectors; 4.6 Evacuated tube collectors; 4.7 Conclusions; Glossary; References; 5 -- Tracking solar collection technologies for solar heating and cooling systems; 5.1 Definition of solar tracking technology; 5.2 Classification and features; 5.2.1 Manual tracking; 5.2.2 Automatic tracking; 5.3 Control system; 5.3.1 Principle of manual tracking control.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Annotation Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling presents new information on the growing concerns about climate change, the security of energy supplies, and the ongoing interest in replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources. The amount of energy used for heating and cooling is very significant, estimated, for example, as half of final energy consumption in Europe. Solar thermal installations have the potential to meet a large proportion of the heating and cooling needs of both buildings and industry and the number of solar thermal installations is increasing rapidly. This book provides an authoritative review of the latest research in solar heating and cooling technologies and applications. Provides researchers in academia and industry with an authoritative overview of heating and cooling for buildings and industry in one convenient volumePart III, 'Solar cooling technologies' is contributed by authors from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, which is a world-leader in this areaCovers advanced applications from zero-energy buildings, through industrial process heat to district heating and cooling.
Subject Solar heating.
Solar air conditioning.
Chauffage solaire.
Climatisation solaire.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Construction -- Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning.
Solar air conditioning. (OCoLC)fst01124899
Solar heating. (OCoLC)fst01125079
Added Author Wang, Ruzhu, editor.
Ge, Tianshu, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Wang, Ruzhu. Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling. : Elsevier Science, 2016 9780081003015
ISBN 9780081003022 (electronic bk.)
0081003021 (electronic bk.)
9780081003015 (print)
Standard No. AU@ 000057877164
AU@ 000061149946
CHNEW 001013578
DEBSZ 482471069
GBVCP 1004856024
GBVCP 879396407
UKMGB 017881595

 
    
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