Thermal Engineering in Power Systems (Developments in Heat Transfer)

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9781845640620: Thermal Engineering in Power Systems (Developments in Heat Transfer)

Research and development in thermal engineering for power systems are of
significant importance to many scientists who work in power-related
industries and laboratories. This book focuses on a variety of research
areas including Components of Compressors and Turbines that are used for both electric power systems and aero engines, Fuel Cells, Energy Conversion, and Energy Reuse and Recycling Systems.

To be competitive in today's market, power systems need to reduce operating costs, increase capacity, and deal with many other tough issues. Heat Transfer and fluid flow issues are of great significance to power systems.
Design & R&D engineers in the power industry will therefore find this
state-of-the-art book on those issues very useful in their efforts to
develop sustainable energy systems.

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Ryoichi S. AMANO (Ph.D. University of California at Davis, MS & BS, Waseda University, Japan) is a professor in the Department Of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research interests include computational fluid dynamics; turbomachinery; rotating machines; heat/mass transfer; metal matrix composites; environmental remedial technology; micro-biological transport phenomena; aerodynamics; and propulsion engineering. Bengt SUNDEN is a Professor of Heat Transfer at Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden, where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics, and numerical flow simulation and has supervised more than 135 masters' theses, 25 licentiate of Engineering theses, and 21 doctoral theses.His research topics are Enhancement of heat transfer in compact heat exchangers; numerical methods of convective flow and heat transfer in complex narrow geometries; combustion - related heat transfer; thermal imaging techniques; heat exchanger networks; and heat and mass transfer topics. He has had approximately 300 papers published in well-recognized journals, books and proceedings and has delivered several invited lectures and papers. He has been editor of thirteen books published by international publishers, is involved with referee work for more than twentyfive international journals, and is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Heat Exchangers and the book series Developments in Heat Transfer. He is also a fellow of ASME.

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