Advances in Solar Energy Technology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080343150, 9781483294070

Advances in Solar Energy Technology

1st Edition

Proceedings of the Biennial Congress of the International Solar Energy Society, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany, 13-18 September 1987

Editors: W. H. Bloss F. Pfisterer
eBook ISBN: 9781483294070
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st August 1988
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Table of Contents

(partial) Volume 1: Field 1: Photovoltaic energy: Workshop: Photovoltaic converters (Crystalline solar cells). Thin film solar cells. Field 2: Solar Thermal Energy Conversion. Energy conservation in buildings. Test procedures and standards for collectors and systems. Solar active cooling systems. Volume 2: Air heating collectors and systems; thermosiphon systems. Central solar heating plants; long term thermal storage systems. Solar drying. Field 3: Wind energy; Workshop: Research and development, system engineering. Research and technology. Design concepts and operational experiences. Field 4: Heat pumps: Workshop: Small standard heat pumps for domestic applications. Heat pump systems with solar assistance/seasonal storage. Air and water source heat pump system. Volume 3: Field 5: Biomass technology: Workshop: Production of energy carriers. Biological processes. Thermal processes. Field 6: Use of solar energy in developing countries: Workshop: Pumping. Promotion of solar energy, education, management and energy planning. Solar energy resources assessment. Field 7: Solar chemical conversions: Workshop: Thermochemical conversions. Electrochemical processes; photochemical processes. Volume 4: Field 8: Passive solar energy/solar architecture: Workshop: Passive solar architecture and thermal comfort. Passive cooling and related topics. Field 9: Meteorological aspects of solar energy: Meteorological aspects of solar energy I. Meteorological aspects of solar energy II. Field 10: General aspects; market, economics; miscellaneous topics. Farrington Daniels award lecture. Author index.


Published in association with the International Solar Energy Society, this four-volume set focusses on the latest research and development initiatives of experts involved in one of the fundamental issues facing society today: the global energy problem.


For energy technologists, materials scientists, environmentalists and architects.


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About the Editors

W. H. Bloss Editor

F. Pfisterer Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Physical Electronics, University of Stuttgart, FRG