Combined Cooling, Heating and Power - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080999852, 9780080999920

Combined Cooling, Heating and Power

1st Edition

Decision-Making, Design and Optimization

Authors: Masood Ebrahimi Ali Keshavarz
eBook ISBN: 9780080999920
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080999852
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 9th October 2014
Page Count: 218
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Description

A professional reference title written primarily for researchers in thermal engineering, Combined Cooling, Heating and Power: Decision-Making, Design and Optimization summarizes current research on decision-making and optimization in combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) systems. The authors provide examples of using these decision-making tools with five examples that run throughout the book. 

Key Features

  • Offers a unique emphasis on newer techniques in decision-making
  • Provides examples of decision-making tools with five examples that run throughout the book

Readership

Research engineers in thermal engineering

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • 1: CCHP Literature
    • Abstract
    • 1.1. Introduction
    • 1.2. CCHP in the Last Decade
  • 2: CCHP Technology
    • Abstract
    • 2.1. Introduction
    • 2.2. Basic CCHP Cycles
    • 2.3. Thermally Activated Cooling Systems
    • 2.4. Problems
  • 3: CCHP Evaluation Criteria
    • Abstract
    • 3.1. Introduction
    • 3.2. Technological Subcriteria
    • 3.3. Economic Subcriteria
    • 3.4. Environmental Subcriteria
    • 3.5. Miscellaneous Subcriteria
    • 3.6. Problems
  • 4: CCHP Decision-Making
    • Abstract
    • 4.1. Introduction
    • 4.2. Multicriteria Decision-Making (MCDM)
    • 4.3. Case Studies
    • 4.4. The Effect of μ and ξ on λ and GIG
    • 4.5. Problems
  • 5: CCHP Load Calculations
    • Abstract
    • 5.1. Introduction
    • 5.2. Weather Information
    • 5.3. Load Calculators
    • 5.4. Load Calculation Example
    • 5.5. Problems
  • 6: CCHP Design
    • Abstract
    • 6.1. Introduction
    • 6.2. Maximum Rectangle Method (MRM)
    • 6.3. Developed-MRM
    • 6.4. EMS Sizing Methods
    • 6.5. Thermodynamic Sizing Methods
    • 6.6. Thermoeconomic Sizing Methods
    • 6.7. Multicriteria Sizing Methods
    • 6.8. Case Study
    • 6.9. Problems
  • 7: CCHP Solar Heat Collectors
    • Abstract
    • 7.1. Introduction
    • 7.2. Solar Heat Gain Calculation [10, 11, 14, and 15]
    • 7.3. Collector Size
    • 7.4. Case Study
    • 7.5. Problems
  • 8: CCHP Thermal Energy Storage
    • Abstract
    • 8.1. Introduction
    • 8.2. Thermal Energy Storage (TES)
    • 8.3. Charge and Discharge of TES
    • 8.4. Sizing of TES
  • 9: CCHP Operation and Maintenance
    • Abstract
    • 9.1. Introduction
    • 9.2. General O&M Program
  • 10: CCHP the Future
    • Abstract
    • 10.1. Introduction
    • 10.2. Benefits of CCHP for Consumers and Governments
    • 10.3. Future of CCHP Systems
  • Symbols
  • Appendix

Details

No. of pages:
218
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780080999920
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080999852

About the Author

Masood Ebrahimi

Masood Ebrahimi received his PhD in mechanical engineering from the K.N. Toosi University of Technology. He has published many journal articles and presented many papers at conferences worldwide. Dr. Ebrahimi has taught university and industrial courses in fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, HVAC, power plant design, and operation and maintenance of rotary and stationary equipments. His main research interests are energy and related topics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechical Engineering, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran

Ali Keshavarz

Ali Keshavarz received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University in 1990. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, internal combustion engines and power plants. In addition, he has been collaborating in joint research projects with Kansas State University as an adjunct research professor. His research interests include numerical and experimental analysis and application of heat transfer in heat engines and the related systems.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran