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Special Issue "Selected Papers from ECOS 2015—the 28th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems"
A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2016).
Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Bédécarrats
Laboratory of Thermal, Energy and Processes, Pau University, Rue Jules Ferry, BP 7511, 64 075 PAU Cedex, France
Tel. +33 (0)5 59 40 77 17
Interests: Engineering Physics; Energy Conservation; Energy Storage; Phase Change Materials
The increasing number of environmental restrictions as well as the growing problems of the availability of energy resources urge the energetic sector not only to develop its technologies but to use them more rationally.
The ECOS conferences have a long tradition in fostering the key aspects and the scientific knowledge that are essential to take into account the evolution of all the aspects of energy and their impacts.
The 28th ECOS conference was held on 30 June–3 July 2015 in Pau, France. As in the previous years, distinguished presenters have participated in ECOS2015. The topics are as follows:
Fundamental & applied thermodynamics
Heat & mass transfer, fluid dynamics
Exergy analysis & Second Law analysis
Exergy and Raw Materials
Process integration, simulation & optimization of energy systems
Thermoeconomic analysis & optimization
Biomass / biofuels, biorefinery concepts, waste-to-energy
Nonbiomass renewable energy: solar, wind, water, others & hydropower
Fossil energy: coal, oil, natural gas
Chemical reactions & reaction engineering
Engines, furnaces & boilers, combustion/gasification
Cogeneration and waste energy recovery
Energy conversion, storage and transport
Buildings, urban & distributed energy systems
Refrigeration & air conditioning, Heat pumps
System operation, control, diagnostics & prognosis
Carbon dioxide capture, utilization & storage
Energy & water interactions, use of water resources
Industrial production, sustainability & use of resources
Energy policy & planning
Energy systems: social, environmental & sustainability issues
Life Cycle Assessment, industrial ecology, environmental impact of energy systems
Sustainability analysis of energy systems and components
Thank you very much!
Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Bédécarrats
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