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Design guidelines for agricultural soil warming systems utilizing waste heat

David L Slegel

Design guidelines for agricultural soil warming systems utilizing waste heat

by David L Slegel

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Corvallis Environmental Research Laboratory, Assessment and Criteria Development Division, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Corvallis, Oreg, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heat-transfer media,
  • Soil temperature -- United States,
  • Waste heat

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 29-30

    Statementby David L. Slegel
    SeriesEcological research series ; EPA-600/3-76-026
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14888815M

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Design guidelines for agricultural soil warming systems utilizing waste heat by David L Slegel Download PDF EPUB FB2

EPA/ March DESIGN GUIDELINES FOR AGRICULTURAL SOIL WARMING SYSTEMS UTILIZING WASTE HEAT by David L. Slegel Assessment and Criteria Development Division Con/all is Environmental Research Laboratory CorvaTMs, Oregon U.S.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CORVALLIS. Design guidelines for agricultural soil warming systems utilizing waste heat. Corvallis, Oreg.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Corvallis Environmental Research Laboratory, Assessment and Criteria Development Division ; Springfield, Va.: For sale by the National Technical Information Service, Design guidelines for agricultural soil warming systems utilizing waste heat / By David L.

Slegel and United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Topics: Waste heat., Soil temperature. Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook Role of Soils in Waste Management (vi-AWMFH, rev. 1, July ) Chapter 5 Role of Soils in Waste Management Introduction Agricultural waste management system (AWMS) planning, design, implementation, and function are dependent on soil physical and chemical properties and landscape features.

Chapter 3 -- Agricultural Wastes and Water, Air, and Animal Resources. Chapter 4 -- Agricultural Waste Characteristics.

Chapter 5 -- Role of Soils in Waste Management. Chapter 6 -- Role of Plants in Waste Management. Chapter 7 -- Geologic and Groundwater Considerations. Chapter 8 -- Siting Agricultural Waste Management Systems. Waste heat systems can be utilized for agricultural products beyond food crops.

Potential non-food agricultural operations include heating livestock shelters (Beall and Samuels, a; Bond and Russ, ; Miller et al., ), floriculture, and algal production for biofuel. The feasibility of non-food production alternatives has had little to no experimental investigation or.

The potential for utilizing industrial waste heat for district heating is enormous. There is, however, often a temporal mismatch between the waste heat availability and the heating demand, and typically fossil-based peak boilers are used to cover the remaining heat demand.

This study investigates the potential of applying a thermal energy storage tank at the district heating supply system at. Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook Chapter 6 Role of Plants in Waste Management The plant–soil system The plant-soil system has advantages in using the nutrients in waste products from agricultural systems.

For centuries wastes have been spread on the soil to recycle nutrients because of the positive effect on plant growth. ii Agriculture Handbook Ponds—Planning, Design, ConstructionAcknowledgments The first version of this handbook was prepared under the guidance of Ronald W.

Tuttle, national landscape architect for the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and Gene Highfill, national agricultural engineer (retired), NRCS, Washington, DC.

commonly used system for power generation from waste heat involves using the heat to generate steam in a waste heat boiler, which then drives a steam turbine. Steam turbines are one of the oldest and most versatile prime mover technologies.

Heat recovery boiler/steam turbine systems operate thermodynamically as a Rankine Cycle, as shown in. Agriculture is one of the sectors of the economy in which it is possible to conduct much more rational energy economy.

The easiest way to achieve financial savings as well as reduce air pollution is to use waste heat sources. Heat pumps are perfect for this.

Particularly favorable is the case when the device can operate in an alternative system and serve both heating and cooling purposes. Book Description.

Winner of an Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine. Encyclopedia of Environmental Management gives a comprehensive overview of environmental problems, their sources, their assessment, and their h in-depth entries and a topical table of contents, readers will quickly find answers to questions about specific pollution.

Ground source heat pump systems provide a viable alternative to conventional heating and cooling systems in the move towards sustainable building solutions.

The most important factor for successful operation of a ground loop heat system is the rate of heat transfer between the pipe and surrounding soil. Energy in Agriculture, 6 () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands Heat and Mass Transfer Analysis and Modeling in Unsaturated Ground Soils for Buried Tube Systems V.M.

PURI* Department of Agricultural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (U.S.A.) (Accepted 24 March ). Low-grade heat is abundantly available as solar thermal energy and as industrial waste heat.

Non concentrating solar collectors can provide heat with temperatures 75– °C. In this paper, a new system is proposed and analyzed which enhances the electrical coefficient of performance (COP) of vapour compression cycle (VCC) by incorporating low-temperature heat-driven ejectors. RPP presents several opportunities for increasing the sustainability and RUE of the PFAL, including storm water management, reduction of heating and cooling loads in the building below, reducing the building's heat island effect, and utilizing waste heat from the building and its equipment.

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Therefore, waste heat recovery systems are a promising concept to meet economical and ecological requirements. Agricultural vehicles have an operating cycle that is quite different from on-road trucks (higher engine load factor and less annual utilization). This has influence on the efficiency of waste heat.

Employees also have the Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook to guide the planning and design of manure management systems. The handbook contains ready references to planning and design parameters and techniques. Manure management systems encompass six functions: production, collection, storage, treatment, transfer, and utilization.

Heating soil to extend the growing season and improve production efficiency of field and horticultural crops is another promising use of waste heat under investigation at Muscle Shoals.

Experiments have been conducted since in small field plots using buried electric cables as the heat source and porous plastic pipes for subirrigation. The importance of achieving a low heat loss by reducing thermal bridges and of thermal stratification by a suitable heat storage design or by using inlet stratifiers are highlighted.

Finally, future trends on water storage design, for instance smart tanks for solar/electric heating systems for the future energy system.Urban waste heat recovery, in which low temperature heat from urban sources is recovered for use in a district heat network, has a great deal of potential in helping to achieve climate goals.

For example, heat from data centres, metro systems, public sector buildings and waste water treatment plants could be used to supply 10% of Europe’s heat demand.design guidelines for agricultural soil warming systems utilizing waste heat; new trends in water and environmental engineering for safety and life; aesop s fables in latin; irish journal of feminist studies; rf and microwave semiconductor device handbook; information management the organizational dimension; future wireless networks and.