eBook Solar Energy Conversion, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1483189287
  • ISBN-13: 9781483189284
  • DDC: 621.47
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1322 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Solar Radiation.
2: Basics of Solar Energy.
3: Characteristics of Solar Radiation.
4: Methods for the Estimation of Solar Energy on Vertical and Inclined Surfaces.
5: Solar Collectors.
6: The Technology of Flat Plate Collectors.
7: Free Convection in Solar Collectors.
8: Advanced Non-Concentrating Solar Collectors.
9: Solar Ponds (non-Convective).
10: Concentrating Collectors.
11: Selective Surfaces.
12: Selective Surfaces.
13: Spectrally Selective Surfaces in Photothermal Solar Energy Conversion.
14: Heating and Cooling of Buildings.
15: Solar Air Systems.
16: Solar Energy for Heating and Cooling.
17: Cooling of Buildings.
18: A Completely Instrumented Solar Building: The Shenandoah Solar Recreational Center.
19: Solar Heating and Ventilating by Natural Means.
20: Passive Cooling Systems in Hot Arid Regions.
21: Architecture and Planning.
22: Fundamentals of Solar Architecture.
23: Prospects for Energy Responsive Urban Planning and Design.
24: Regional Planning Strategies for Hybrid Energy Optimization.
25: Systematic Techniques of Design for Solar Houses in High Latitudes.
26: Conceptual Development of a Solar Town in Iran.
27: The Potential of Renewable Energies in Planning the Development of Rural Areas.
28: Direct Conversion.
29: Review of Solid State Physics.
30: Silicon Solar Cells (1) — Basics.
31: Silicon Solar Cells (2) — Practical Aspects.
32: Polycrystalline Solar Cells.
33: Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor (MIS) and Semiconductor-Insulator-Semiconductor (SIS) Solar Cells: 1. Basic Principles.
34: Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor (MIS) and Semiconductor-Insulator-Semiconductor (SIS) Solar Cells: 2. Performance Characteristics.
35: Basic Electrochemistry.
36: Photoelectrochemistry I — Photoelectrolysis.
37: Photoelectrochemistry II — the Photogalvanic Cell.
38: Control and Measurement.
39: Short Course in Microprocessors for Solar Energy Applications Microprocessors, Microcomputers and Single Chip Computers.
40: Short Course in Microprocessors for Solar Energy Applications.
41: Short Course in Microprocessors for Solar Energy Applications.
42: Short Course in Microprocessors for Solar Energy Applications Systems: Part I 16 Channel Data Logger.
43: Short Course in Microprocessors for Solar Energy Applications the Microcomputer Family.
44: Byconversion and Biomass.
45: Bioconversion of Solar Energy.
46: Pyrolytic Gasification of Renewable Biomass Resources.
47: Compaction and Densification of Fuels from Biomass.
48: General Topics.
49: Solar Thermal Power Stations.
50: Solar Power.
51: Solar Hydrogen Production at High Temperature.
52: Greenhouses in Hot Climate.
53: Solar Greenhouse Design Considerations for Cold Climates.
54: Solar Water Pumping.
55: Solar Powered Refrigeration.
56: Wind Power.
57: Solar Energy at the P.E.I. Ark.
58: Component Cost of Solar Energy Systems.
Index.