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Direct conversion of heat to electricity

Kaye, Joseph.

Direct conversion of heat to electricity

by Kaye, Joseph.

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Published by Wiley; Chapman & Hall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Joseph Kaye and JohnA. Welsh.
ContributionsWelsh, John A.
The Physical Object
Pagination389p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18996957M

Static Electricity and Kelvin's Thunderstorm. Dear Friend: This month's newsletter is about static electricity. Some people will tell you that static electricity is useless as a form of power, but there are others that would disagree. Bypass the conversion-to-heat and mechanical-to-electrical processes A fuel cell is an electrochemical device in which the chemical energy of a conventional fuel is converted directly and efficiently into low voltage, direct current electrical energy. Since the conversion can be carried out isothermally (at least in theory), the Carnot.

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When a thermoelectric material is exposed to a temperature gradient — for example, one end is heated, while the other is cooled — electrons in that material start to flow from the hot end to the cold end, generating an electric current.

The larger the temperature difference, the more electric current is produced, and the more power is. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kaye, Joseph, Direct conversion of heat to electricity. New York, Wiley [] (OCoLC) Document Type. History and theoretical underpinnings Electrostatic direct collectors.

In the middle of the s direct energy conversion was proposed as a method for capturing the energy from the exhaust gas in a fusion would generate a direct current of electricity. Richard F. Post at Direct conversion of heat to electricity book Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory was an early proponent of the idea.

Direct Energy Conversion is written for students and practicing engineers with an interest in the performance of energy conversion processes that involve direct methods of producing electric power from heat and other primary sources.

It provides an in-depth development of key issues from the first principles of the underlying sciences, and examines the means available for converting heat to Cited by: Direct conversion processes can be used if the high-quality energy form desired is electricity, and the initial energy is in the form of heat.

One direct conversion process makes use of the thermoelectric effect associated with heating the junction of two different conducting materials such as.

@article{osti_, title = {Direct energy conversion}, author = {Angrist, S W}, abstractNote = {A comprehensive review of methods for direct energy conversion and energy storage is ed are selected applications and brief reviews of underlying principles of each method.

Principal chapter coverage is devoted to thermoelectric, photovoltaic, thermionic and magnetohydrodynamic.

Direct Conversion of Heat to Electricity [Joseph and John A. Welsh Kaye] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Joseph and John A. Welsh Kaye. @article{osti_, title = {Direct conversion of nuclear radiation energy}, author = {Miley, George H}, abstractNote = {This book presents a comprehensive study of methods for converting nuclear radiationi directly without resorting to a heat cycle.

The concepts discussed primarily involve direct collection of charged particles released by radioisotopes and by nuclear and thermonuclear. A Fundamental Study on the Heat Partition Ratio of Vehicle Disk Brakes J.

Heat Transfer (December, ) Closure to “Discussion of ‘Operation of Foil Bearings Beyond the Bending Critical Mode’ ” [ASME J. Tribol.,No. 2, p. ()]Cited by: Solar Energy Conversion: An Introductory Course is a collection of papers that deals with the technical, mechanical, and operation concerns in converting solar energy.

The title first details solar radiation, and then proceeds to discussing solar collectors. Next, the selection covers selective surfaces and the thermal regulation of buildings.

Thermoelectricity, direct conversion of heat into electricity or electricity into heat through two related mechanisms, the Seebeck effect and the Peltier effect. When two metals are placed in electric contact, electrons flow out of the one in which the electrons are less bound and into the other.

Photon-intermediate direct energy conversion (PIDEC) is a scheme for direct conversion of nuclear power to electricity. PIDEC process is somewhat similar [citation needed] to a concept of fluorescent light - as in the CFL, in the nuclear reactor the original type of energy generated is not useful to uses a fluorescent coating on the inside of the light bulb to convert that energy.

If you have a lot of heat, then you can do what power plants do -- you can use the heat to generate steam, and use the steam to spin a turbine can drive a generator, which produces setup is very common, but it requires a fair amount of equipment and space.

Direct Energy Conversion is written for students and practicing engineers with an interest in the performance of energy conversion processes that involve direct methods of producing electric power from heat and other primary sources.

It provides an in-depth development of key issues from the first principles of the underlying sciences, and examines the means available for converting heat to Price Range: $ - $ Paper in this volume were presented in the below six symposia from Track 1 on the topic of Ceramics for Energy Conversion, Storage, and Distribution Systems: High-Temperature Fuel Cells and Electrolysis; Ceramic-Related Materials, Devices, and Processing for Heat-to-Electricity Direct Conversion.

RTGs work by converting heat from the natural decay of radioisotope materials into electricity. RTGs consist of two major elements: a heat source that contains plutonium dioxide and a set of solid-state thermocouples that convert the plutonium’s heat energy to electricity.

Conversion of heat directly into electricity is not a new Size: KB. Direct energy conversion v 1. DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION 2.

Transformation of one type of energy (such as sunlight) to another (such as electricity) without passing through an intermediate stage (such as steam to spin generator turbines). The fuel cell, another electrochemical producer of electricity, was developed by William Robert Grove.

Thermoelectric generators are devices that. Hagelstein says that with present systems it’s possible to efficiently convert heat into electricity, but with very little power.

It’s also possible to get plenty of electrical power — what is known as high-throughput power — from a less efficient, and therefore larger and more expensive system.

“It’s a tradeoff. You either get high. GETEM focuses on electricity; GEOPHIRES focuses on direct-use heat. GEOPHIRES is a program to analyze technical and economic performance of geothermal systems for electricity and direct-use heat. It was developed inand is continually being updated.

Using GEOPHIRES: Low-grade geothermal electricity: ¢/kWh. Direct Energy Conversion System. Direct energy conversion system Direct energy conversion systems that could operate in the °C temperature range with high efficiencies (>30%) provide an attractive compact alternative to internal combustion engines for many military applications.

They will also expand the possibilities for waste heat recovery applications. Stanley Angrist's "Direct Energy Conversion" is a solid book on the topic.

Additionally Ralph Moir, William Barr, and George H. Miley, have done significant work in the field, and have many interesting publications, though admittedly with applications to fusion power. $\endgroup$ – .Energy Conversion Laws of Thermodynamics provide limits Heat and work are not the same They are both energy, but.

cannot convert all heat to work Each conversion step reduces efficiency Maximum work output only occurs in idealized reversible processes All real processes are irreversible Losses always occur to degrade the.Bypass the conversion -to-heat and mechanical -to-electrical processes A fuel cell is an electrochemical device in which the chemical energy of a conventional fuel is converted directly and efficiently into low voltage, direct current electrical energy.

Since the conversion can be.