Exergy [E-Book] : energy, environment, and sustainable development / Ibrahim Dincer and Marc A. Rosen.
Dincer, Ibrahim,
Rosen, Marc
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, c2007
1 online resource (xvi, 454 p.) : ill.
0080531350 (ebook)
9780080531359 (ebook)
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This book deals with exergy and its applications to various energy systems and applications as a potential tool for design, analysis and optimization, and its role in minimizing and/or eliminating environmental impacts and providing sustainable development. In this regard, several key topics ranging from the basics of the thermodynamic concepts to advanced exergy analysis techniques in a wide range of applications are covered as outlined in the contents. - Comprehensive coverage of exergy and its applications - Connects exergy with three essential areas in terms of energy, environment and sustainable development - Presents the most up-to-date information in the area with recent developments - Provides a number of illustrative examples, practical applications, and case studies - Easy to follow style, starting from the basics to the advanced systems.