Thermal Energy Systems
Design, Computational Techniques, and Applications
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The text provides in-depth knowledge about recent advances in solar collector system, photovoltaic system, role of thermal energy systems in buildings, phase change materials, geothermal energy, biofuels, thermal management systems for EV in social and industrial applications. It further aims toward the inclusion of innovation and implementation of strategies for CO2 emission reduction through the reduction of energy consumption using conventional sources.
- Presents the latest advances in the field of thermal energy storage, solar energy development, geothermal energy, and hybrid energy applications for green development.
- Highlights the importance of innovation and implementation of strategies for CO2 emission reduction through the reduction of energy consumption using sustainable technologies and methods.
- Discusses design development, life cycle assessment, modeling, and simulation of thermal energy systems in detail.
- Synergize exploration related to the various properties and functionalities through extensive theoretical and numerical modeling present in the energy sector.
- Explores opportunities, challenges, future perspectives, and approaches toward gaining sustainability through renewable energy resources.
The text discusses the fundamentals of thermal energy and its applications in a comprehensive manner. It further covers advancements in solar thermal, and photovoltaic systems. The text highlights the contribution of geothermal energy conversion systems to sustainable development. It showcases the design and optimization of ground source heat pumps for space conditioning and presents modeling and simulation of the thermal energy systems for design optimization. It will serve as an ideal reference text for senior undergraduate, graduate students, and academic researchers in the fields including mechanical engineering, environmental engineering, and energy engineering.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to Thermal Energy Resources and Its Smart Application
Arijit Kundu, Ashwani Kumar, Nitesh Dutt, Chandan Swaroop Meena, Varun Pratap Singh
Chapter 2. Thermal Energy Storage: Opportunities, Challenges and Future Scope
Ashok K. Dewangan, Syed Quadir Moinuddin, Muralimohan Cheepu, Sanjeev K Sajjan, Ashwani Kumar
Chapter 3. Introduction and Fundamentals of Solar Energy Collectors
Madhur Chauhan, Bipasa Patra, Pranav Charkha
Chapter 4. Optimization of Solar Collector System Based on Different Nanofluids
Osama Khan, S Mojahid Ul Islam, Tauseef Hassan, Hozaifa Ahmad, Md Adib Ur Rahman, Ashok K Dewangan
Chapter 5. Advancements in Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic System
Bipasa Patra, Pragya Nema
Chapter 6. Thermal Energy Applications in Net Zero Energy Buildings
Mrityunjai Verma, Ashish Karn
Chapter 7. Modeling and Simulation of Thermal Energy System for Design Optimization
Arijit Kundu, Ashwani Kumar, Nitesh Dutt, Varun Pratap Singh, Chandan Swaroop Meena
Chapter 8. Thermal Efficiency Enhancement Of Solar Still Using Fins With PCM
Naveen Sharma, Noushad Shaik, Vivek Kumar, Mukesh Kumar
Chapter 9. Thermal and Electrical Management of a Solar PV/T System with and without PCM
Ankit Dev, Ravi Kumar, R P Saini, Aditya Kumar
Chapter 10. Second law analysis of desiccant cooling based thermal systems
Chapter 11. Analysis of optimum operating parameters for ground source heat pump system for different cases of building heating and cooling mode operations
T. Sivasakthivel, Vikas Verma, Rahul Tarodiya, Chandan Swaroop Meena, Varun Pratap Singh, Rajesh Kumar
Chapter 12. Lithium-ion Battery Thermal Management Systems with different Medium and Techniques for Electric Driven Vehicles
Saurav Sikarwar, Rajesh Kumar, Ashok Yadav, Nite sh Dutt, Vikas Verma and T. Sivasakthivel
Chapter 13. Performance Evaluation of Diesel Engine with Fuels Prepared from Hydrogen and Nanoparticle Blended Biodiesel by Varying Injection Pressure
Mohammad Ashad Ghani Nasim, Mohd Parvez, Osama Khan, Gulam Hasnain Warsi, Md Hassaan, Ashok K. Dewangan
Chapter 14. Effect of Antioxidant Psidium Guajava Extract on the Stability of Oxidation of Various Biodiesels
Meetu Singh, Neerja, Amit Sarin, Deeptam Trivedi, Sujeet Kesharvani, Anjali Agrawal, Gaurav
Dr. Ashwani Kumar received Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) in the area of Mechanical Vibration and Design. He is currently working as Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering (Gazetted Officer Group B) at Technical Education Department, Uttar Pradesh (Under Government of Uttar Pradesh) Kanpur, India since December 2013. He has worked as Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graphic Era University Dehradun India from July 2010 to November 2013. He has twelve years of research and academic experience in mechanical and materials engineering. He is Series Editor of book series "Advances in Manufacturing, Design and Computational Intelligence Techniques" and "Renewable and Sustainable Energy Developments" published by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, USA. He is Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Materials, Manufacturing and Sustainable Technologies (IJMMST) and Associate Editor for International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences (IJMEMS) Indexed in ESCI/Scopus and DOAJ. He is editorial board member of 4 international journals and acts as review board member of 20 prestigious (Indexed in SCI/SCIE/Scopus) international journals with high impact factor i.e. Applied Acoustics, Measurement, JESTEC, AJSE, SV-JME, and LAJSS. In addition he has published 100+ research articles in journals, book chapters and conferences. He has authored/co-authored cum edited 22 books of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. He has published 2 patents. He is associated with International Conferences as Invited Speaker/ Advisory Board/Review Board member/Program Committee Member. He has delivered many invited talks in webinar, FDP and Workshops. He has been awarded as Best Teacher for excellence in academic and research. He has successfully guided 12 B.Tech., M.Tech and Ph.D. thesis. In administration he is working as coordinator for AICTE, E.O.A., Nodal officer for PMKVY-TI Scheme (Government of India) and internal coordinator for CDTP scheme (Government of Uttar Pradesh). He is currently involved in the research area of AI & ML in Mechanical Engineering, Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Techniques, Building Efficiency, Renewable Energy Harvesting, Heavy Vehicle Dynamics and Sustainable Transportation.
Dr. Varun Pratap Singh received Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) in the area of Solar Energy. He is currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Head-Solar Energy Centre at College of Engineering Roorkee, Roorkee, India since August 2011. He has more than 11 years of research and academic experience in mechanical engineering and renewable energy. He has published 03 patent, 05 research articles in SCI journals and conferences. completed five projects as Principal Investigator (PI) and two projects as Co-PI with a total research grant of more than twenty lakh INR for government as well as Industry partners. He has delivered many invited talks in webinar, FDP and Workshops and attended 15+ MOOCs and 15+ FDPs from various national bodies like IITs, AICTE and international bodies like Delft University of Technology-Netherlands, Tsinghua University-China, National Chiao Tung University- Taiwan and The International Monetary Fund (IMF). He has been awarded as Award for outstanding mentoring of students and Perfect faculty award for excellence in academic and research. He has successfully guided 16 B.Tech., M.Tech and Ph.D. thesis. In administration he is working as head for Centre of Excellence, COER. As an academician Renewable Energy, Solar-Thermal application, Automation and Special Propose Machining (SPM) are his interest areas of association. His ORCID ID is 0000-0002-2148-5604.
Dr. Chandan Swaroop Meena is presently working as a Scientist in Building Energy Efficiency Department and Assistant Professor in Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR) at CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee (Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India). He has done his Ph.D. in thermal engineering from IIT Roorkee, and M.Tech in thermal engineering from NIT Kurushetra. He does research in renewable energy utilization techniques, geothermal systems, building energy efficiency, two-phase flow, heat transfer. He is Life Member of Indian Society of Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT), Life Member of India Building Congress (IBC), and Life Member of The Institution of Engineers India (IEI). He has published 29 research articles in reputed Journals and International Conferences. He is associated with International Conferences as Invited Speaker/ Advisory Board/Review Board member. He has delivered many invited talks in webinar, FDP and Workshops.
Dr. Nitesh Dutt is working as Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. He has more than 7 years of teaching experience. He has done his bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, Masters and PhD from IIT Roorkee. He has published more than 11 research articles in international journals and conferences. His main area of research is Nuclear Engineering, Heat and Mass Transfer, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).