180 Pages
    by River Publishers

    A compilation of decades of knowledge spanning the author's career as a mechanical engineer specializing in heat transfer and thermodynamics in the solar and aerospace industries, this book is instantly practicable. Topics include definitions of energy terms, relationship of the sun and earth, sunlight on the earth, heat transfer, solar collectors, absorbed solar energy, solar domestic hot water systems, solar photovoltaic systems, solar space heating, solar power towers, Stirling engine solar power systems, passive solar energy, and greenhouse solar collector. It includes an Excel®-based companion CD of computations that readers can readily put to practical use.

    Introduction to Energy Terms
    The Sun & the Earth
    Sunlight on the Earth
    Heat Transfer
    Solar Collectors
    Absorbed Solar Energy
    Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems
    Solar Photovoltaic Systems
    Solar Space Heating
    Solar Power Towers
    Stirling Engine Solar Power Systems
    Passive Solar Energy
    Greenhouse Solar Collector


    Robert K. McMordie