Solar Energy Engineering: Processes and Systems – Soteris A. Kalogirou – 1st Edition


As perhaps the most promising of all the renewable energy sources available today, solar energy is becoming increasingly important in the drive to achieve energy independence and climate balance.This new is the masterwork from world-renowned expert Dr. Soteris Kalogirou, who has championed solar energy for decades. The book includes all areas of , from the to the highest level of current research.

The author includes pivotal subjects such as solar collectors, solar water heating, solar space heating and cooling, industrial heat, solar desalination, photovoltaics, solar thermal , and modeling of solar systems, including the use of intelligence systems in solar energy systems, modeling and performance prediction.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction
2: Environmental Characteristics;
3: Solar Energy Collectors
4: Performance of Solar Collectors
5: Solar Water-Heating Systems
6: Solar Space Heating And Cooling
7: Industrial Process Heat, Chemical Applications, and Solar Dryers
8: Solar Desalination Systems
9: Photovoltaic Systems
10: Solar Thermal Power Systems
11: Design and Modeling Of Solar Systems
12: Solar Energy Analysis
13: Wind Energy Systems
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