Solar Energy Engineering,
Edition 3 Processes and Systems
By Soteris A Kalogirou

Publication Date: 01 Dec 2023

Solar Energy Engineering: Processes and Systems, Third Edition, includes updated chapters and extended resources to assist in the research and teaching of solar energy engineering. Sections cover advances in solar collectors, solar water heating, solar space heating and cooling, industrial process heat, solar desalination, photovoltaic technology, solar thermal power systems, modeling of solar energy systems, and a new chapter on wind energy systems. This book provides students, teachers and professionals with the basic principles and applications of solar energy systems and processes to help them understand how to operate and design solar systems.

In addition, this best-selling title includes a student and academic companion site with additional materials on chapter PowerPoints for teaching, problems with a solutions manual, and equations files to assist in problem-solving.

Key Features

  • Written by one of the world’s most renowned experts in solar energy with over thirty years of experience in renewable and solar energy applications
  • Features a new student and professor companion site with study questions and exercises, problem-solving files, formulas and teaching support materials
  • Provides updated chapters, including new sections detailing solar collectors, uncertainties in solar collector performance testing, building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV), thermosiphonic systems performance prediction and solar updraft tower systems
  • Includes reference tables and schematic diagrams for the most used systems
About the author
By Soteris A Kalogirou, Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences and Engineeringof the Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
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, Chemistry Applications, and Solar Dryers
8. Solar Desalination Systems
9. Photovoltaic Systems
10. Solar Thermal Power Systems
11. Designing and Modeling Solar Energy Systems
12. Solar Economic Analysis
13. Hybrid Energy Systems

1. Nomenclature
2. Definitions
3. Sun Diagrams
4. Terrestrial Spectral Irradiance
5. Thermo-physical Properties of Materials
6. Equations for the Curves of Figures 3.38 to 3.40
7. Meteorological Data
8. Present Worth Factors
Book details
ISBN: 9780323993500
Page Count: 902
Retail Price : £104.00
9789811008054; 9781119540281; 9780367725884
Instructor Resources
Renewable Energy engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Solar engineering academics and students at under grad, graduate, post graduate level, Electrical Engineers, Academics, Energy Consulting companies, Solar energy companies