Optimal Control in Thermal Engineering (Studies in Systems #93) (Hardcover)

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Optimal Control in Thermal Engineering (Studies in Systems #93) (Hardcover)

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Introduction.- Functions optimization.- Elements of variational calculus.- Generalities concerning the optimal control problems.- The maximum principle (Pontryagin).- The gradient method.- Dynamic programming (Bellman method).- Heat transfer processes.- Heat exchangers.- Storage of thermal energy and exergy.- Heating and cooling processes.- Optimization of thermal insulation of seasonal water storage tanks.- Optimization of pin fin profiles.- Optimization of solar energy collection systems.- Flat-plate solar collectors. Optimization of absorber geometry.- Optimal time-dependent operation of open loop solar collector systems.- Optimal time-dependent operation of closed loop solar collector systems.- Optimal flow controllers.- Endoreversible heat engines.- Diesel engines.- Optimization of Daniel cam engines.- Photochemical Engines.- Optimization of one dimensional slider bearings.


Product Details ISBN: 9783319529677
ISBN-10: 3319529676
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: March 22nd, 2017
Pages: 588
Language: English
Series: Studies in Systems