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Badescu, Viorel

Optimal Control in Thermal Engineering

Badescu, Viorel - Optimal Control in Thermal Engineering, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
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Part I. Introductory Elements

2. Functions Optimization
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3. Elements of Variational Calculus
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Part II. Theory

4. Generalities Concerning the Optimal Control Problems
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5. The Maximum Principle (Pontryagin)
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6. The Gradient Method
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7. Dynamic Programming (Bellman Method)
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Part III. Applications: Heat Transfer and Storage

8. Heat Transfer Processes
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9. Heat Exchangers
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10. Storage of Thermal Energy and Exergy
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11. Heating and Cooling Processes
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12. Optimization of Thermal Insulation of Seasonal Water Storage Tanks
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13. Optimization of Pin Fin Profiles
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Part IV. Applications: Solar Energy Conversion into Thermal Energy Part

14. Optimization of Solar Energy Collection Systems
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15. Flat-Plate Solar Collectors. Optimization of Absorber Geometry
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16. Optimal Time-Dependent Operation of Open Loop Solar Collector Systems
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17. Optimal Time-Dependent Operation of Closed Loop Solar Collector Systems
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18. Optimal Flow Controllers
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Part V. Applications: Heat Engines

19. Endoreversible Heat Engines
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20. Diesel Engines
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21. Optimization of Daniel Cam Engines
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22. Photochemical Engines
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Part VI. Applications: Lubrication

23. Optimization of One Dimensional Slider Bearings
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Keywords: Engineering, Control, Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Systems Theory, Control, Thermodynamics

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Studies in Systems, Decision and Control
Category
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319529684
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-52967-7

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