Solar Cooling Technologies presents a detailed study of the potential technologies for coupling solar energy and cooling systems.
Unifies all the various power based solar techniques into one book, investigates tri-generation schemes for maximization of cooling efficiency, especially for small scale applications and offers direct comparison of all possible technologies of solar cooling
Includes detailed numerical investigations for potential cooling applications
1.Introduction. 2.Thermodynamic Cycles for Solar Cooling. 3.Solar thermal collectors. 4.Photovoltaic driven heat pumps. 6.Adsorption cooling heat pumps. 7.Alternative and hybrid cooling systems. 8.Trigeneration systems. 9.Solar desiccant cooling. 10.Thermal energy storage. 11.Economic evaluation of solar cooling technologies.