Summary Introduction to Energy Analysis

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ISBN-10 9085940168 ISBN-13 9789085940166
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This is the summary of the book "Introduction to Energy Analysis". The author(s) of the book is/are Kornelis Blok. The ISBN of the book is 9789085940166 or 9085940168. This summary is written by students who study efficient with the Study Tool of Study Smart With Chris.

Summary - Introduction to Energy Analysis

  • 1 Thermodynamics : The basis of energy analysis

  • Describe the first law of thermodynamics?
    Energy can neither be created nor destroyed, but can only be converted from one form to the other (or from several forms combined to one or more other forms)
  • what is energy analysis?
    Energy analysis is the study of energy use, energy production and energy conversion in society.
  • Describe a number of energy number stages ? 
    Extraction    -> Conversion-> Transport->          End-Use              -> End-Use
                                                       Storage                 Conversion
                                                       Distribution

    Coal mining      refineries          Oil storage            Boilers                     Heating
    Wind turbines   power plants   electricity grids     combined heat       cooking
    natural gas                                 natural gas            and power               lighting
       production                                    transport            plants
  • Energy exists in many forms. give some examples
    Kinetic energy
    potential energy
    chemical energy
    nuclear energy
    electromagnetic radiation
    electricity 
    heat 
  • The energy content can be determined for a given substance. Give some examples 
    -an amount of coal
    -a certain volume of hot water
  • The energy content is dependent on conditions like.. (give some examples)
    -pressure and temperature, and is always determined in comparison to a reference state.
  • the energy content is then the amount of energy it takes to bring the substance from the reference state to the actual state. 
  • in energy analysis, we generally use an environmental reference system, with the reference state for each chemical element the most stable naturally-occurring compound of that element. give some examples 
    carbon = CO2
    water = H20
  • In practice, two slightly different concepts of energy content are used. which ones ?
    -(internal) energy 
    -enthalphy
  • the change in internal energy of a substance is measured by ......
    adding (or removing) energy under constant volume
  • the change in enthalphy is measured by.......
    adding (or removing) energy under constant pressure
  • In practice enthalphy is usually used rather than the internal energy. Especially for solids and liquids, it is much easier to measure enthalphy, as measuring under constant pressure is easier than measuring under constant volume.
  • The relation between internal energy E and enthalphy H is as follows:
    (geef de formule)
    H= E + p x V

    H=enthalphy
    E=internal energy (also often indicated with the letter U)
    p=pressure
    V=Volume

    for solids and liquids, the difference between H and E is very small, but for gases the difference cannot generally be neglected
  • Describe the second law of thermodynamics?
    In simple words: "heat cannot be fully converted into work"
  • describe the entropy concept (geef de formule)
    delta S = delta Q / T

    delta S = entropy change
    delta Q= heat extraction 
    T = Temperature
  • calculate the amount of work that can be extracted from a thermal energy reservoir with constant temperature. (geef formule)
    W= Qh - Ql
    W=the amount of work delivered
    Qh=the heat extracted from the high temperature reservoir
    Ql= the heat added to the low temperature reservoir

    So the total entropy change of the process will be:

    delta S = Qh/T - Ql /Tref

    the second law says that the total of entropy changes in such a closed system is larger than or equal to zero. Now, let us first assume that we have an ideal process, where the entropy does not increase: delta S = 0.
    For ideal processes the following formula can be used:

    W= (1-Tref/T) x Qh

    we can conclude that for this ideal process, the maximum amount of work produced is always smaller than the heat extracted from the reservoir, which brings us back to our first formulation of the second law of thermodynamics.
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what is the standard unit of energy in the SI ?
Is the Joule (J). One joule = One kg.m2/s2
calculate the amount of work that can be extracted from a thermal energy reservoir with constant temperature. (geef formule)
W= Qh - Ql
W=the amount of work delivered
Qh=the heat extracted from the high temperature reservoir
Ql= the heat added to the low temperature reservoir

So the total entropy change of the process will be:

delta S = Qh/T - Ql /Tref

the second law says that the total of entropy changes in such a closed system is larger than or equal to zero. Now, let us first assume that we have an ideal process, where the entropy does not increase: delta S = 0.
For ideal processes the following formula can be used:

W= (1-Tref/T) x Qh

we can conclude that for this ideal process, the maximum amount of work produced is always smaller than the heat extracted from the reservoir, which brings us back to our first formulation of the second law of thermodynamics.
describe the entropy concept (geef de formule)
delta S = delta Q / T

delta S = entropy change
delta Q= heat extraction 
T = Temperature
Describe the second law of thermodynamics?
In simple words: "heat cannot be fully converted into work"
The relation between internal energy E and enthalphy H is as follows:(geef de formule)
H= E + p x V

H=enthalphy
E=internal energy (also often indicated with the letter U)
p=pressure
V=Volume

for solids and liquids, the difference between H and E is very small, but for gases the difference cannot generally be neglected
the change in enthalphy is measured by.......
adding (or removing) energy under constant pressure
the change in internal energy of a substance is measured by ......
adding (or removing) energy under constant volume
In practice, two slightly different concepts of energy content are used. which ones ?
-(internal) energy 
-enthalphy
in energy analysis, we generally use an environmental reference system, with the reference state for each chemical element the most stable naturally-occurring compound of that element. give some examples 
carbon = CO2
water = H20
The energy content is dependent on conditions like.. (give some examples)
-pressure and temperature, and is always determined in comparison to a reference state.