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Title Renewable energy applications for freshwater production [electronic resource] / editors, Jochen Bundschuh, Jan Hoinkis.
Publication Info. Leiden : CRC Press ; London : IWA Pub., c2012.
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"A Balkema book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents note continued: 2.3.2.Cost-efficiency compared to conventional energy sources -- 2.3.3.Market potential -- 2.3.4.Process selection and risk management -- 2.3.5.Promotion of renewable energy policy and reduction in reliance on conventional power generation -- 2.4.Case studies -- 2.4.1.Desalination using renewable energies in Algeria -- 2.4.2.Seawater greenhouse development for Oman in the Arabian Gulf -- 2.4.3.Water desalination with renewable energies in Baja California Peninsula in Mexico -- 2.4.4.Geothermal energy in seawater desalination in Milos Island, Greece -- 2.4.5.The Kwinana desalination plant and wind farm in Perth, Western Australia -- 2.4.6.A proposed wave energy converter coupled to an RO desalination plant for Orkney, UK -- 2.4.7.A proposal for combined large-scale solar power and desalination plants for the North Africa, Middle East and European region and international renewable energy alliances --
Contents note continued: 2.4.8.Solar-powered membrane distillation in Spain, Italy and Tunisia -- 2.4.9.Solar-powered adsorption desalination prototype in Saudi Arabia -- 2.5.Environmental concerns and sustainability -- 2.6.Regulatory, policy and legal considerations -- 2.7.Choosing the most appropriate technology for freshwater production -- 2.8.Concluding remarks -- 3.Use of passive solar thermal energy for freshwater production / J. Blanco -- 3.1.Introduction -- 3.1.1.A history of the solar still -- 3.2.Passive solar stills -- 3.3.Thermodynamic modelling of the solar still -- 3.3.1.Convective heat transfer -- 3.3.2.Evaporative heat transfer -- 3.4.Performance of the solar still -- 3.5.Designs and techniques to improve the performance of the solar still -- 3.5.1.Enhancing the light transmission -- 3.5.2.Enhancing the evaporation -- 3.5.3.Working in sub-atmospheric conditions -- 3.5.4.Enhancing the heat absorption -- 3.5.5.Storing the incident solar energy --
Contents note continued: 3.5.6.Reducing the depth of water in the basin -- 3.5.7.Reducing the temperature of the cover -- 3.5.8.Separating evaporating and condensing zones -- 3.5.9.Reusing the latent heat of condensation in two or more stages -- 4.Solar desalination with humidification-dehumidification process: design and analysis / H. Ben Bacha -- 4.1.Introduction -- 4.2.State-of-the-art -- 4.2.1.Open-water/closed-air cycle -- 4.2.2.Closed-water/open-air cycle -- 4.3.Design and working principle of the SMCEC desalination unit -- 4.4.Components mathematical modeling -- 4.4.1.Solar collector modeling -- 4.4.2.Evaporation tower modeling -- 4.4.3.Condensation tower modeling -- 4.5.Numerical results -- 4.5.1.Solar collector -- 4.5.2.Evaporation tower -- 4.5.3.Condensation tower -- 4.5.4.Entire desalination unit -- 4.6.Experimental validation -- 4.6.1.Solar collector -- 4.6.2.Distillation module -- 4.7.Cost analysis -- 5.Solar PV powered RO systems / F.J. Dominguez --
Contents note continued: 5.1.Introduction -- 5.2.Review of the state-of-the-art -- 5.3.How to implement a PV-RO system -- 5.3.1.Generalities -- 5.3.2.The implementation process -- 5.4.Description of the technological concept -- 5.4.1.Approach to the solution -- 5.4.2.Description of the PV technology -- 5.4.3.Stand-alone photovoltaic sub-systems -- 5.4.4.Stand-alone PV-RO -- 5.5.Technical characteristics of selected operating systems -- 5.5.1.PV-RO system in Tunisia -- 5.5.2.PV-RO systems in Morocco -- 5.6.Economic and social issues -- 5.6.1.Water cost analysis -- 5.6.2.Influences of the social and institutional local reality -- 5.6.3.Case of Tunisia -- 5.6.4.Case of Morocco -- 5.7.Conclusions -- 6.Wind energy powered technologies for freshwater production: fundamentals and case studies / E. Tzen -- 6.1.Introduction -- 6.2.Wind energy technology -- 6.3.Wind energy for freshwater production -- 6.3.1.Wind reverse osmosis systems -- 6.3.2.Wind mechanical vapor compression systems --
Contents note continued: 6.3.3.Wind electrodialysis systems -- 6.4.Wind desalination market -- 6.5.Conclusions -- 7.Geothermal water treatment - preliminary experiences from Poland with a global overview of membrane and hybrid desalination technologies / M. Bodzek -- 7.1.Introduction -- 7.2.Global overview of membrane technologies -- 7.2.1.Types of membrane processes -- 7.3.Hybrid desalination processes -- 7.4.Framework for desalinating geothermal water in Poland -- 7.4.1.Presence and quality of geothermal waters in Poland -- 7.4.2.Choice of desalination technologies -- 7.4.3.Pilot desalination facility -- 7.4.4.Preliminary research results -- 7.5.Summary -- 8.Solar disinfection as low-cost technologies for clean water production / M.I. Litter -- 8.1.Introduction to low-cost technologies for disinfection and decontamination of drinking water for human consumption -- 8.1.1.The problem of water -- 8.1.2.Alternative water treatment technologies -- 8.2.Drinking water disinfection --
Contents note continued: 8.3.Use of solar energy for disinfection -- 8.3.1.The solar disinfection method (SODIS) -- 8.3.2.Fundamentals of SODIS and mechanisms of disinfection -- 8.3.3.Experimental conditions for SODIS -- 8.4.Heterogeneous photocatalysis -- 8.4.1.Fundamentals of HP -- 8.4.2.Use of heterogeneous photocatalysis in water disinfection -- 8.4.3.Mechanisms of photocatalytic disinfection processes and disinfection kinetics -- 8.4.4.Effect of photocatalyst: Immobilization -- 8.4.5.Photoreactors for heterogeneous photocatalytic disinfection -- 8.5.Fenton and photo-Fenton processes in water disinfection -- 8.6.Conclusions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Water -- Purification -- Energy consumption.
Saline water conversion -- Energy consumption.
Renewable energy sources.
Added Author Bundschuh, Jochen.
Hoinkis, Jan.
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Related To Original 9780415620895 0415620899 9781780401218 1780401213 (DLC) 2012003099
ISBN 0203119975 (electronic bk.)
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9780415620895 (CRC : alk. paper)
0415620899 (CRC : alk. paper)
9781780401218 (IWA)
1780401213 (IWA)
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