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A framework for waste heat energy recovery within manufacturing
thesisposted on 2016-06-09, 11:41 authored by Yang Luo
One third of energy consumption is attributed to the industrial sector, with as much as half ultimately wasted as heat. Consequently, research has focused on providing a framework for waste heat energy recovery within manufacturing. A decision support tool is hence developed based on the framework to deliver a streamlined and optimised heat recovery strategy. Substantial improvement in plant energy efficiency together with financial and environmental benefit from heat recovery has been demonstrated.
- Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Publisher© Yang Luo
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NotesA Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.