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State-of-the-art technologies on low-grade heat recovery and utilization in industry.

Ling-Chin, Janie and Bao, Huashan and Ma, Zhiwei and Taylor, Wendy and Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2018) 'State-of-the-art technologies on low-grade heat recovery and utilization in industry.', in Energy conversion : current technologies and future trends. , pp. 55-74.

Abstract

To improve energy efficiency in industry, low-grade heat recovery technologies have been advanced continuously. This chapter aims to provide a basic understanding of state-of-the-art technologies for low-grade heat recovery and utilization in industry, which are developed based on the concept of thermodynamic cycles. The technologies include adsorption, absorption, liquid desiccant, organic Rankine cycles (ORC), and Kalina cycles. The definition of low-grade heat sources, the working principle, recent advances in research and development (R&D), and commercial applications of the technologies (if any) will be discussed, followed by concluding remarks on advantages and disadvantages, future outlook, barriers, and opportunities.

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Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.78701
Publisher statement:© 2018 The Author(s). Licensee IntechOpen. This chapter is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Date accepted:No date available
Date deposited:23 October 2019
Date of first online publication:05 November 2018
Date first made open access:23 October 2019

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