Best Reference Books – Experimental Methods in Thermal Power Engineering

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Experimental Methods In Thermal Power Engineering subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Experimental Methods In Thermal Power Engineering along with reviews.

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1. “Thermo-Mechanical Solar Power Plants” by A Strub and Willeke Palz

“Thermo- Mechanical Solar Power Plant” Book Review: This book deals with a workshop on solar central receiver projects held in Italy. As a result proceedings provide a comprehensive overview of the technology in its current state of development. The Workshop was organized by the Commission of the European Communities. They were under the responsibility of its Directorate-General (X 11) for Science, Research and Development in Brussels. The meeting place, Varese, in Italy, was selected because of its neighbourhood to the Ispra Establishment of the Commission’s Joint Research Centre. It includes solar power plants of central receiving type which have two conflicting characteristics.It was a hope for rapid progress. The available components were used to make large experimental plants. When they were done, it was difficult to make meteorological conditions at construction sites result in less yield.

2. “Structural Optimization and Experimental Investigation of the Organic Rankine Cycle for Solar Thermal Power Generation” by Jing Li

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“Structural Optimization and Experimental Investigation of the Organic Rankine Cycle for Solar Thermal Power Generation” Book Review: This book is about Organic Rankine Cycle compared to conventional Rankine cycle. ORC can create efficient expansion at low power. It can also avoid over heat and give high thermal efficiency. Small-scale ORCs from several kWe to a few hundred kWe offer great potential. They give out residential demand on heat and power. They are of growing interest in scientific and technical fields. It was later resolved with the problem of efficiency of devices. Another problem is the cost-effectiveness that arises when the ORC is scaled down. In this thesis, the ORC is combined with low concentration-ratio solar collectors. It also explains about the background, merit and importance of ORC. Three innovative solutions are proposed. Solar ORC without heat transfer fluid (HTF). Hybrid solar power generation based on ORC. Osmosis-driven solar ORC.Special attention is paid to the variable operation and parameter design with respect to the condensation temperature.

3. “Experimental Combustion: An Introduction” by D P Mishra

“Experimental Combustion: An introduction” Book Review: This book gives in detail an introduction about the Experimental Combustion. This book gives information about chemical kinetics and premixed flame. It explains about Diffusion flame and liquid droplet combustion. This book discusses the general elements of measurement systems and data acquisition and analysis. It even talks about thermal flow measurements, gas composition measurements. It also covers topics about optical combustion diagnostics extensively. It even describes the construction, working principles, application areas. It also gives limitations of the necessary instruments for combustion systems. This book discusses advanced optical techniques. Which are particle image velocimetry (PIV), laser Doppler anemometry (LDA), and planar laser-induced fluorescence (PLIF) methods. It provides a solid understanding of the underlying concepts. We can also understand measurement of tools required for the execution and interpretation of practical combustion experiments.

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4. “Experimental and Analytical Modeling of Natural Circulation and Forced Circulation BWRs: Thermal-hydraulic, Core-wide, and Regional Stability Phenomena” by M Furuya

“Experimental And Analytical Modeling of Natural Circulation and Forced Circulation BWRs: Thermal-hydraulic, Core-wide, and Regional Stability Phenomena” Book Review: This book deals with a major topic about boiling water reactors. These BWRs have pumps that cool their reactor. In the design of new BWRs, ways to cool the core by a natural circulation flow. Which is called natural circulation BWRs. In these new systems, a chimney is installed on top of the core to increase natural circulation flow. One disadvantage of natural circulation BWRs is that susceptibility to instabilities, which lead to both flow and power oscillations. These features were investigated using dedicated experimental setups, analytical models and numerical codes. This book is a great way to learn the difference between pure thermal-hydraulic stability. Fission power is assumed to be constant. This book gives dynamics and stability of the boiling two-phase flow, both in the natural circulation flow with a chimney and in the forced circulation flow without a chimney. Along with thermal-hydraulic stability, coupled thermal-hydraulic-neutronic stability is also involved.

5. “Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Standards, Experimental Methods, and Protocols (SpringerBriefs in Energy)” by Zhebo Chen and Huyen N Dinh

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“Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Standards, Experimental Methods, and Protocols (SpringerBriefs in Energy)” Book Review: This book gives materials development and characterization for photoelectrochemical (PEC). It explains proper metrics for describing material performance. It even explains how to assemble testing cells and prepare materials for assessment of their properties. It helps us to understand how to perform the experimental measurements needed to achieve reliable results towards better scientific understanding. It is student friendly . It provides for each technique, proper procedure, benefits, limitations, and data interpretation. The information is short, accessible, and easy to read. This reference guide will allow researchers to more rapidly immerse themselves into PEC research. This also provides better results against those of other researchers to better advanced materials development. This book interests in engaging in the field of photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting. PEC water splitting is a rapidly growing field of research. The goal is to develop materials which can absorb the energy from sunlight. It helps us understand complexity in the scientific understanding and experimental protocols needed to sufficiently pursue accurately. This book even helps us understand that a large need exists to consolidate and standardize.

6. “Experimental Methods with Flows for Combustion (Combustion Treatise)” by Alexander M K P Taylor

“Experimental Methods with Flows for Combustion (Combustion Treatise)” Book Review: This book is fifth volume that aims for students engineers and advanced students. This volume has reviews of many researchers in universities and industries. This book gives information about physical probes, laser-doppler velocimetry, (CARS coherent anti-stokes; raman spectroscopy). It even explains about planar fluorescence imaging and multi-dimensional imaging. In the first chapter, “Basic Conditions” discusses why these new instruments are useful. He even explains the concept of reaction mechanisms and scalar dissipation. It explains about measurements of gas composition, velocity and temperature. It even analyzes sampling probe designs, favourable contributions made by radical removal at the probe wall. It gives information about CARS measurement of temperature and species concentration. It explains the requirement depending on the magnitude of the mole fraction and the burner scale. This book describes measurements of concentration, temperature, velocity, pressure and density using planar. This book summarizes the state-of-the-art of the more important instruments in seven chapters. Concentrates on the potential by reference to measurement example.

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