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Principles of Solar Engineering, Third Edition

By D. Yogi Goswami

CRC Press – 2015 – 576 pages

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Description

Thoroughly updated and revised, this book provides an engineering-based survey of modern solar energy concepts and practical applications. Since publication of the 2nd edition, in 2000, a number of major developments have taken place in solar energy, which makes it essential to revise the book completely. Changes in the energy policies in a number of countries in the world have resulted in a rapid growth of solar energy systems deployment in the world. Solar Photovoltaic systems have grown over the past decade at an average annual rate of more than 30%. Because of the large investments required for these systems, accurate knowledge of solar radiation resource has become essential.

Contents

Introduction to Solar Energy Conversion. Fundamental of Solar Radiation. Solar Thermal Collectors. Energy Storage and Transport. Active Solar Heating and Cooling. Passive Methods and Daylighting. Solar Thermal Power and Process Heat. Photovoltaics. Solar Photochemical Applications. Economics of Solar Energy Systems. Appendices. Index.

Name: Principles of Solar Engineering, Third Edition (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: By D. Yogi Goswami. Thoroughly updated and revised, this book provides an engineering-based survey of modern solar energy concepts and practical applications. Since publication of the 2nd edition, in 2000, a number of major developments have taken place in solar energy,...
Categories: Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy, Thermodynamics