Please login first
Cornelia Bulucea   Professor  Senior Scientist or Principal Investigator 
Timeline See timeline
Cornelia Bulucea published an article in November 2009.
Top co-authors
Marc A. Rosen

233 shared publications

Clean Energy Research Laboratory, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology; 2000 Simcoe Street North Oshawa Ontario L1H 7K4 Canada

Publication Record
Distribution of Articles published per year 
Total number of journals
published in
Article 4 Reads 12 Citations Using Exergy to Understand and Improve the Efficiency of Electrical Power Technologies Marc A. Rosen, Cornelia Aida Bulucea Published: 06 November 2009
Entropy, doi: 10.3390/e11040820
DOI See at publisher website ABS Show/hide abstract
The benefits are demonstrated of using exergy to understand the efficiencies of electrical power technologies and to assist improvements. Although exergy applications in power systems and electrical technology are uncommon, exergy nevertheless identifies clearly potential reductions in thermodynamic losses and efficiency improvements. Various devices are considered, ranging from simple electrical devices to generation systems for electrical power and for multiple products including electricity, and on to electrically driven. The insights provided by exergy are shown to be more useful than those provided by energy, which are sometimes misleading. Exergy is concluded to have a significant role in assessing and improving the efficiencies of electrical power technologies and systems, and provides a useful tool for engineers and scientists as well as decision and policy makers.