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Editors: Bidyut Baran Saha (Kyushu University, Japan) and Kim Choon Ng (National University of Singapore)
Book Description:
The efficient utilization of energy at low heat source temperature is a key issue for both industry and academia. In recent years, the heat-activated adsorption cycles are proven to be practical and energy efficient method for converting low-temperature waste heat into useful effects such as cooling, freezing, heating, storage and desalination and this is reflected by the dearth of literature publications. The adsorption technology would steer towards the key development of heat activated machines for the energy industry and they could offer cost-effective solutions for achieving energy efficiency and environment sustainability. This edited book covers the state-of-the art of adsorption research and technologies for relevant applications with the objectives of energy efficiency and sustainability. It consists of fifteen chapters from renowned experts in adsorption fields around the world covering the aspects of adsorption fundamentals, adsorbent materials characterizations, adsorption cooling, storage, and heat pump systems. This book examines new research directions in this frontier field.

Table of Contents:
Introduction

1. Heating and Cooling in a Renewable Energy Context;pp. 1-19
(Elisa Boelman, Climate Design Group, Delft University of Technology
Delft, The Netherlands)

2. Theoretical In;pp. 21-66
(Anutosh Chakraborty, Kim Choon Ng, Bidyut Baran Saha and Ibrahim I. El-Sharkawy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, et al.)

3. Phase transition in adsorption layers at the air/water interface;pp. 67-105
(D. Vollhardt, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, D-14424 Potsdam/Golm, Germany)

4. Dynamic Aspects of Adsorptive Heat Transformation;pp. 107-163
(Ivan S. Glaznev, Yuriy I. Aristov, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, RUSSIA)

5. Adsorption Equilibrium Measurement Methods;pp. 165-200
(Ibrahim I. El-Sharkawy, Bidyut Baran Saha, Kim Choon Ng and
Anutosh Chakraborty, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Univ.of Singapore, et al.)

6. Adsorptive Refrigeration Processes: History and Perspectives;pp. 201-210
(Francis Meunier, Laboratoire de Génie des Procédés pour l’Energie, l’Environnement et la Santé Paris Cedex, France)

7. Carbon Nanotube Membranes;pp. 211-240
(Radoslaw P. Wesolowski, Artur P. Terzyk, Sylwester Furmaniak, Piotr A. Gauden, Faculty of Chemistry, Nicholas Copernicus University, Poland)

8. Multi-bed adsorption heat pump cycles and their optimal operation;pp. 241-279
(Atsushi Akisawa and Takahiko Miyazaki, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan)

9. Activated Carbon Based Adsorption Thermal Compression Systems for Cryocooling, Refrigeration and Gas Storage;pp. 281-349
(Kandadai Srinivasan, Frigrite Refrigeration Pty., Australia; Madhu Prasad, Thermal Systems Group, ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore, India and Pradip Dutta, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India)

10. Compact Adsorption Generator for Solar and Waste-heat Applications: Ice making and Air Conditioning in tropical or hot climate regions;pp. 351-366
(Z. Tamainot-Telto and G.S.F. Shire, School of Engineering
University of Warwick, UK)

11. Desiccant Materials and Desiccant Cooling System: A Review;pp. 367-394
(T.S. Ge, Y.J.Dai and R.Z. Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China)

12. Adsorbents and systems for a low-temperature driven desiccant air-conditioning;pp. 395-444
(Akio Kodama, College of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan)

13. Research on the Adsorption Ice Makers for Fishing Boats;pp. 445-479
(L.W. Wang, R.Z. Wang and Z.Z. Xia, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China)

14. Methane Storage in Microporous Carbons – Effect of Porosity and Surface Chemical Composition Tested on Realistic Carbon Model;pp. 481-503
(Artur P. Terzyk1, Sylwester Furmaniak, Rados³aw P. Weso³owski, Piotr A. Gauden, Physicochemistry of Carbon Materials Research Group, Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolas Copernicus University,Poland and Peter J. F. Harris, Centre for Advanced Microscopy, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading,UK)

15. Heat Pipes to Increase the Adsorption Technology Efficiency;pp. 505-538
(Leonard L. Vasiliev, Luikov Heat and Mass transfer Institute,
Minsk, Belarus, Russia)

Index pp.539-553

   Series:
      Chemistry Research and Applications
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: pp.553
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-833-2
   Status: AV
  
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