Energy Storage Systems

Edited By: Yalsin Gogus

Chairman of Energy Group and Head Department of Aeronautical Engineering,Middle East Technical University Ankara, Turkey

1. Introduction and Classification of Applications

Rationale of Energy Storage and Supply/Demand Matching

Bjorn Qvale, Laboratory for Energetics, Department of Energy Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Typical Representatives of the Different Classes of Energy Storage

Yalsin Gogus, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

2. Storage of Thermal Energy

Julia Harrington

Storage of Sensible Heat

E. Hahne, Institut fur Thermodynamik und Warmetechnik (ITW), Universitat Stuttgart, Germany

Phase Change Energy Storage

Robert J. Krane, College of Engineering Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Tennessee Knoxville,USA

Bond Energy

Felix F. Ziegler, Bayerisches Zentrum fur Angewandte Energieforschung e.V. (ZAE Bayern), Division of Energy Conversion and Storage, Germany

3. Storage of Mechanical Energy

Compressed Air Energy Storage

Peter Vadasz

Pumped Water Storage

Andrew G. Ter-Gazarian, Russia

Flywheels and Super Flywheels

Bilgin Kaftanoglu

Spinning Reserves

Andrew G. Ter-Gazarian, Russia

4. Storage of Electrical Energy

Sezai Dincer

Timur Aydemir

Batteries and Their Chemistry

Mehmet Cultu, Electrical Engineering Department, Gannon University, USA

Superconducting Inductive Coils (Including Cryogenic Cooling Requirement)

Sezai Dincer

Timur Aydemir

Capacitive Storage

Mehmet Cultu, Electrical Engineering Department, Gannon University, USA

5. Storage of Chemical Energy and Nuclear Materials

Storage of Hydrogen

Giuseppe Spazzafumo, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Cassino, Italy

Storage of Fossil Fuels (Gaseous and Liquid)

Ender Okandan

Storage of Coal, Problems and Precautions

Ganduz Okten, Department of Mining Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Orhan Kural, Department of Mining Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

E. Algurkaplan, Department of Mining Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Storage of Radioactive Materials

Gungor Gunduz, Kimya Muhendisligi Bolumu, Orta Dogu Teknik Universitesi, Turkey

Storage of Radioactive Materials (Waste)

H. Yavuz