Combined Cooling, Heating and Power

Combined Cooling, Heating and Power

Decision-Making, Design and Optimization

1st Edition - October 8, 2014

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  • Authors: Masood Ebrahimi, Ali Keshavarz
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080999920
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780080999852

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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 218
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2014
  • Published: October 8, 2014
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080999920
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780080999852

About the Authors

Masood Ebrahimi

Masood Ebrahimi received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the K. N. Toosi University of Technology. He has taught widely on power plants, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, turbomachinery, heat exchangers, engines, operation and maintenance of industrial equipment and troubleshooting procedures. He has published papers across power generation technologies in international journals and conference venues, and he has written one book on cogeneration. His industrial experience is high with multiple successful power plants and turbomachinery projects completed.

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

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