Exergy: Performance, Technologies and Applications

Marlene Duncan (Editor)

Series: Energy Science, Engineering and Technology



Volume 10

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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Desalination technologies utilize various forms of energy to produce freshwater. The first chapter of this book provides an exergy analysis of desalination systems. The second chapter provides an exergy analysis of the indoor environment and its impact on human thermal comfort in connection with temperature, heat and mass transfer. The third chapter reviews different studies conducted on exergy analysis from biomass. The last chapter provides a system exergy analysis of an oxy-fuel combustion power plant integrated with carbon dioxide capture, transport and storage.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1
Exergy Analysis of Desalination Systems
(Veera Gnaneswar Gude, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, USA)

Chapter 2
Exergy Analysis of Indoor Environment and Impact on Thermal Comfort
(Matjaž Prek, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Slovenia)

Chapter 3
Exergy Analysis of Biorefinery Processes
(Aicha Mabrouk, María Gonzalez Alriols, Jalel Labidi, and Mohamed R. Jeday, National School of Engineers of Gabes, Chemical Engineering Department, Gabès, Tunisia, and others)

Chapter 4
System Exergy Analysis of an Oxy-Fuel Combustion Power Plant Integrated with CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage
(Andrzej Ziębik, Paweł Gładysz, Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Thermal Technology Konarskiego, Gliwice, Poland)


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