Special Issue "Exergy: Analysis and Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2015)
Prof. Dr. Marc A. Rosen
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 7K4, Canada
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Interests: sustainable development; energy; energy efficiency; environmental impact; economics; ecology; sustainable engineering and design
Exergy analysis is a powerful thermodynamic technique for assessing and improving the efficiency of processes, devices and systems, as well as for enhancing environmental and economic performance. As a multidisciplinary concept, exergy applications are observed in various fields, including mechanical and chemical engineering as well as economics, management, physics and biology. Consequently, exergy analysis is used increasingly by industries and governments throughout the world, particularly with the aim of improving energy sustainability. Research and review articles on all facets of exergy and its applications, and on exergy-related topics, are sought for this special issue.
Marc A. Rosen
- second law analysis
- exergy efficiency
- exergy resources
- exergetic life cycle assessment
- regional and national exergy utilisation