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Exergy - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780128243725, 9780128243930


3rd Edition

Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development

Authors: Ibrahim Dincer Marc Rosen
eBook ISBN: 9780128243930
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128243725
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 7th December 2020
Page Count: 724
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Exergy: Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development, Third Edition provides a systematic overview of new and developed systems, new practical examples, problems and case studies on several key topics ranging from the basics of thermodynamic concepts to advanced exergy analysis techniques in a wide range of applications. With an ancillary online package and solutions manual, this reference connects exergy with three essential areas in terms of energy, environment and sustainable development. As such, it is a thorough reference for professionals who are solving problems related to design, analysis, modeling and assessment.

Key Features

  • Connects exergy with three essential areas in terms of energy, environment and sustainable development
  • Provides a number of illustrative examples, practical applications and case studies
  • Written in an easy-to-follow style, starting from the basics to advanced systems


Energy engineers, thermal engineers, power system designers, policy makers, research institutes, environmental scientists and sustainability experts

Table of Contents

1. Thermodynamic Fundamentals
2. Exergy and Energy Analyses
3. Chemical Exergy
4. Exergy, Environment and Sustainable Development
5. Applications of Exergy in Industry
6. Exergy Analysis of Psychrometric Processes
7. Exergy Analysis of Heat Pump Systems
8. Exergy Analysis of Absorption Cooling Systems
9. Exergy Analysis of Thermal Energy Storage Systems
10. Exergy Analysis of Drying Processes and Systems
11. Exergy Analysis of Renewable Energy Systems
12. Exergy Analysis of Steam Power Plants
13. Exergy Analysis of Cogeneration and District Energy Systems
14. Exergy Analysis of Integrated Trigeneration and Multigeneration Systems
15. Exergy Analysis of Cryogenic and Liquefaction Systems
16. Exergy Analysis of Crude Oil Distillation Systems
17. Exergy Analysis of Hydrogen Production Systems
18. Exergy Analysis of Fuel Cell Systems
19. Exergy Analysis of Aircraft Flight Systems
20. Exergoeconomic Analysis of Thermal Systems
21. Exergy Analysis of Countries, Regions, and Economic Sectors
22. Exergetic Life Cycle Assessment
23. Exergy and Industrial Ecology
24. Exergy and Multiobjective Optimization
25. Exergy in Policy Development and Education
26. Closing Remarks and Future Expectations

A. Glossary of Selected Terminology
B. Conversion Factors
C. Thermophysical Properties


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About the Authors

Ibrahim Dincer

Ibrahim Dincer is a full professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ontario Tech. University (formerly University of Ontario Institute of Technology). Renowned for his pioneering works in the area of sustainable energy technologies he has authored/co-authored numerous books and book chapters, and many refereed journal and conference papers. He has chaired many national and international conferences, symposia, workshops and technical meetings. He has delivered many keynotes and invited lectures. He is an active member of various international scientific organizations and societies, and serves as editor-in-chief, associate editor, regional editor, and editorial board member on various prestigious international journals. He is a recipient of several research, teaching and service awards, including the Premier's research excellence award in Ontario, Canada. During the past six years he has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as one of The Most Influential Scientific Minds in Engineering and one of the most highly cited researchers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Full professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ontario Tech. University, Canada

Marc Rosen

Marc Rosen

Marc A. Rosen is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering and the founding Editor-in-Chief of Sustainability. He has written numerous books and journal articles. Professor Rosen received the President's Award from the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering in 2012. Currently, he is a Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, where he served as founding Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

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