Thermodynamic Design Data for Heat Pump Systems

Author: F. A. Holland
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483154971
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Thermodynamic Design Data for Heat Pump Systems provides a comprehensive data base for the design of vapor compression heat pump systems, particularly in industrial applications where careful matching is essential. The book contains two chapters and 21 appendices. Chapter 1 describes how the data in the graphs and tables in the appendices have been derived, and chapter 2 gives examples of how the data can be used. The appendices present the required design data for 21 materials which are likely to be used as heat pump working fluids.

Information Sources in Energy Technology

Author: L. J. Anthony
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483192334
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Information Sources in Energy Technology presents the major sources in the field of energy technology. The book is comprised of 16 chapters that are organized into three parts. The first part covers energy in general and discusses both local and international agencies that deal with energy technology along with its primary and secondary sources. The next part deals with fuel technology; this part details combustion, steam and boiler plant, electrical energy, and energy conservation. The last part talks about specific energy sources, including nuclear, solar, and geothermal. The text will be of great use to individuals involved in energy industry. Scientists and engineers involved in energy projects will also benefit from the book.

Heat Pump Planning Handbook

Author: Jürgen Bonin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317483316
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Heat Pump Planning Handbook contains practical information and guidance on the design, planning and selection of heat pump systems, allowing engineers, designers, architects and construction specialists to compare a number of different systems and options. Including detailed descriptions of components and their functions and reflecting the current state of technology this guide contains sample tasks and solutions as well as new model calculations and planning evaluations. Also economic factors and alternative energy sources are covered, which are essential at a time of rising heat costs. Topics included: Ecological and economic aspects Introduction to Refrigeration Water heat pump systems Configuration of all necessary components Planning Examples (Problems and Solutions)

Perry s Chemical Engineers Handbook

Author: Robert H. Perry
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
ISBN: 9780071346399
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Perry's is the most authoritative, comprehensive and best selling book in chemical engineering. In order to make it portable, easily searchable and to add some interactive features to it we have decided to develop an electronic version of this classic work. The electronic product will maintain the integrity of the handbook so that print user will feel completely comfortable with electronic. This means that the extensive table of contents and index will by hyperlink to the appropriate section of the book. The electronic product will have complete boolean search capability. The user will also be able to print out page or pages of the book they desire. Another important feature of the electronic version of Perry's is there will be active tables, graph and charts that the user can manipulate. This product will run on both IBM Compatibles and MacIntosh computers.

Handbook of Applied Thermal Design

Author: Eric C. Guyer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781560328117
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Gives a foundation to the four principle facets of thermal design: heat transfer analysis, materials performance, heating and cooling technology, and instrumentation and control. The focus is on providing practical thermal design and development guidance across the spectrum of problem analysis, material applications, equipment specification, and sensor and control selection.

Heat Exchanger Design Handbook Second Edition

Author: Kuppan Thulukkanam
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439842124
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Completely revised and updated to reflect current advances in heat exchanger technology, Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Second Edition includes enhanced figures and thermal effectiveness charts, tables, new chapter, and additional topics––all while keeping the qualities that made the first edition a centerpiece of information for practicing engineers, research, engineers, academicians, designers, and manufacturers involved in heat exchange between two or more fluids. See What’s New in the Second Edition: Updated information on pressure vessel codes, manufacturer’s association standards A new chapter on heat exchanger installation, operation, and maintenance practices Classification chapter now includes coverage of scrapped surface-, graphite-, coil wound-, microscale-, and printed circuit heat exchangers Thorough revision of fabrication of shell and tube heat exchangers, heat transfer augmentation methods, fouling control concepts and inclusion of recent advances in PHEs New topics like EMbaffle®, Helixchanger®, and Twistedtube® heat exchanger, feedwater heater, steam surface condenser, rotary regenerators for HVAC applications, CAB brazing and cupro-braze radiators Without proper heat exchanger design, efficiency of cooling/heating system of plants and machineries, industrial processes and energy system can be compromised, and energy wasted. This thoroughly revised handbook offers comprehensive coverage of single-phase heat exchangers—selection, thermal design, mechanical design, corrosion and fouling, FIV, material selection and their fabrication issues, fabrication of heat exchangers, operation, and maintenance of heat exchangers —all in one volume.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Author: G F Hundy
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0080559204
Format: PDF
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Now in its fourth edition, this respected text delivers a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of refrigeration. Clear and straightforward, it is designed for students (NVQ/vocational level) and professional HVAC engineers, including those on short or CPD courses. Inexperienced readers are provided with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of the technology. With its concise style yet broad sweep the book covers most of the applications professionals will encounter, enabling them to understand, specify, commission, use and maintain these systems. Many readers will appreciate the clarity with which the book covers the subject without swamping them with detailed technical or product specific information. New material in this edition includes the latest developments in refrigerants and lubricants, together with updated information on compressors, heat exchangers, liquid chillers, electronic expansion valves, controls and cold storage. Topics also covered include efficiency, environmental impact, split systems, retail refrigeration (supermarket systems and cold rooms), industrial systems, fans, air infiltration and noise. Author Information Guy Hundy studied Mechanical Engineering at Leeds University, UK. He started his career in the refrigeration industry with J & E Hall Ltd, Dartford. In 1985 he joined Copeland Europe and in 1998 he was appointed Director, Application Engineering, Copeland Europe. He has authored and co-authored papers and articles on compressors, applications and refrigerant changeover topics. Guy Hundy is a Chartered Engineer and works as a Technical Consultant. He is past - President of the Institute of Refrigeration. * Covers principles, methods and application of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps in a concise volume, without the encumbrance of handbook information found in other volumes * Ideal for students, and professionals in other disciplines, not too theoretical but with sufficient depth to give an understanding of the issues, this book takes the reader from the fundamentals, through to system design, applications, contract specifications and maintenance * Full revision by Guy Hundy with new diagrams and illustrations

Geothermal Heat Pump and Heat Engine Systems

Author: Andrew D. Chiasson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118961978
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A unique approach to the study of geothermal energy systems This book takes a unique, holistic approach to the interdisciplinary study of geothermal energy systems, combining low, medium, and high temperature applications into a logical order. The emphasis is on the concept that all geothermal projects contain common elements of a "thermal energy reservoir" that must be properly designed and managed. The book is organized into four sections that examine geothermal systems: energy utilization from resource and site characterization; energy harnessing; energy conversion (heat pumps, direct uses, and heat engines); and energy distribution and uses. Examples are provided to highlight fundamental concepts, in addition to more complex system design and simulation. Key features: Companion website containing software tools for application of fundamental principles and solutions to real-world problems. Balance of theory, fundamental principles, and practical application. Interdisciplinary treatment of the subject matter. Geothermal Heat Pump & Heat Engine Systems: Theory and Practice is a unique textbook for Energy Engineering and Mechanical Engineering students as well as practicing engineers who are involved with low-enthalpy geothermal energy systems.