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Great Trout Publishing: A Comprehensive Guide To Thermoelectric Fundamentals And System Design

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This volume brings together the theoretical content from Reframing Thermoelectric Fundamentals For Greater Understanding, with new chapters offering practical guidance on designing practical thermoelectric (TE) systems.  This is must reading for design engineers who are seeking a thorough treatment of TE technology.  In addition to in-depth coverage of critical TE theory, this new book provides an exploration of basic electrical circuits, heat sinks, the nature of thermal loads, use of TE design utilities, and temperature control.  Also contains appendices with algorithms for computer modeling of material properties.

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Great Trout Publishing: Reframing Thermoelectric Fundamentals For Greater Understanding

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A fresh look at thermoelectric theory and the powerful impact of temperature dependency:
It seems like temperature dependency is largely treated as an inconvenient nuisance within thermoelectric (TE) theory.  It is just one more obstacle that gets in the way of easier calculations.  However, in Reframing Thermoelectric Fundamentals Within A Temperature Dependent Context, 30+ year TE veteran Michael Spry reveals how the codependency between thermal gradients and material properties, is the central fulcrum for bringing stability to TE systems.  Rather than relying upon simple system-level averages or estimates for analysis, Spry uses innovative computer models to converge upon thermal gradients which deliver balanced energy levels throughout TE elements.  The graphic profiles that are produced, show how loading and transport levels change hand-in-hand between material junctions.  There is no more pretense that single effective property values can capture the energy interactions along the length.  Most importantly, this leads to far more intuitive conceptual frameworks for TE operation and the property manifestations which make it possible.  In the end, Reframing Thermoelectric Fundamentals . . . offers one of the most thorough treatments of thermoelectric theory to emerge in the history of TE science, surpassing a number of legacy works in its groundbreaking coverage.  As a bonus, it also provides detailed descriptions of the algorithms which stand behind the computer models.  Meticulous study of this book will substantially heighten the understanding of both neophytes and veterans in the field as the author breaks down and reshapes our view of TE operation. With nearly 200 pages of analysis and over 300 graphs and illustrations, the book provides a useful road map to the future of thermoelectrics.  Introductory-priced to encourage readership--offered at the cost of a single technical paper or journal article--this book should not be missed by anyone who wants to work in the field.

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Nano TE Materials and Devices

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Call for Papers - Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials and Devices

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    Hang Chi, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
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    Hyoungchul Kim, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Wei Liu, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany
    Xianli Su, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China
    Xiaoyuan Zhou, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

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Royal Institute of Technology, KTH

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KTH in Stockholm is the largest, oldest and most international technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering and includes architecture, industrial management and urban planning. The educational programmes lead to Bachelor, Master or PhD degrees in engineering, science, or architecture. There are a total of almost 14,000 undergraduate students and more than 1,700 active postgraduate students. KTH has just over 4,600 employees.

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Each Thursday evening, as our journal goes into the mail, we post on the World Wide Web abstracts and full text of every scientific paper and summaries and full text of every news article from the following day's issue.

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PubSCIENCE provides users the capability to search across a large compendium of peer reviewed journal literature with a focus on the physical sciences and other disciplines of concern to the Department of Energy (DOE).

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NASA Tech Briefs

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An official publication of NASA, A unique, powerful tool for engineers, managers, and scientists, the largest U.S.-circulation engineering magazine

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C&EN Online is a weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society. It is available free to all members. If you would like to become a member of ACS, you can apply online on Chemcenter, the ACS website.

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