In the present tutorial, solar energy conversion is described in the framework of endoreversible thermodynamics, i.e. a recently developed subset of irreversible. Endoreversible thermodynamics of solar energy conversion. Responsibility: Alexis de Vos ; illustrations by Jean Bekaert. Imprint: Oxford ; New York: Oxford. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Vos, Alexis de; Format: Book; xiii, p.: ill. ; 25 cm.
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Endoreversible thermodynamics gives the opportunity to calculate explicit values for a broad class of these processes, including solar energy conversion, which is particularly suited to being endoreversibl in this way.
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The Beauty of Physics: Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. This book describes various forms of solar energy conversion techniques in a unified way.
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It thus studies situations which are not in equilibrium and in which therefore entropy is continuously created. The book is intended for physicists and engineers interested in renewable energy and irreversible thermodynamics.
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The physical framework used to describe the various conversions is endoreversible thermodynamics, a recently developed subset of irreversible thermodynamics. No eBook available Amazon. Choose your country or region Close. It is demonstrated in the text that solar lf conversion is a process particularly suited to being described in this way.
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This book illustrates general principles using eenrgy models, and technological examples are presented only to compare reality with theory.
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Imprint Oxford ; New York: Part 6 Photovoltaic conversion: Most undergraduate textbooks on thermodynamics emphasize equilibrium thermodynamics and reversible processes. Oxford ; New York: It describes in a very clear and often subtly humoristic way the physical limits governing the conversion of solar energy into work Can I borrow this item?
Oxford University Press, convesrion New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Thermodynammics book describes situations which are not in equilibrium and in which entropy is continuously created, but which are nevertheless stationary, that is, transient phenomena, oscillations, and so on are excluded.