Ultra-High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage, Transfer and Conversion

  • 7h 39m
  • Alejandro Datas
  • Elsevier Science and Technology Books, Inc.
  • 2021

Ultra-High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage, Transfer and Conversion presents a comprehensive analysis of thermal energy storage systems operating at beyond 800°C. Editor Dr. Alejandro Datas and his team of expert contributors from a variety of regions summarize the main technological options and the most relevant materials and characterization considerations to enable the reader to make the most effective and efficient decisions.

This book helps the reader to solve the very specific challenges associated with working within an ultra-high temperature energy storage setting. It condenses and summarizes the latest knowledge, covering fundamentals, device design, materials selection and applications, as well as thermodynamic cycles and solid-state devices for ultra-high temperature energy conversion.

This book provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary guide to engineers and researchers in a variety of fields including energy conversion, storage, cogeneration, thermodynamics, numerical methods, CSP, and materials engineering. It firstly provides a review of fundamental concepts before exploring numerical methods for fluid-dynamics and phase change materials, before presenting more complex elements such as heat transfer fluids, thermal insulation, thermodynamic cycles, and a variety of energy conversation methods including thermophotovoltaic, thermionic, and combined heat and power.

In this Book

  • Fundamentals of High-Temperature Thermal Energy Storage, Transfer, and Conversion
  • Thermochemically Regenerative Flow Batteries for Solar Electricity Generation and Storage
  • Ultrahigh Temperature Sensible Heat Storage and Heat Transfer Fluids
  • Phase Change Materials for High-Temperature Operation
  • Solid/Liquid Interaction between Si-Based Phase Change Materials and Refractories
  • Techniques for Measuring Ultra-High Temperature Thermophysical Properties of Silicon-Based Alloys
  • Numerical Methods for Solid-Liquid Phase-Change Problems
  • Ultrahigh Temperature Thermal Insulation
  • Dynamic Systems for Ultrahigh Temperature Energy Conversion
  • Thermionic and Thermoelectric Energy Conversion
  • Thermophotovoltaic Energy Conversion
  • Ultra-High Temperature Space Power Applications
  • Commercialisation of Ultra-High Temperature Energy Storage Applications—The 1414 Degrees Approach