Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology - Four Volume Set (Print)

2nd Edition

Sohail Anwar

CRC Press
Published December 1, 2014
Reference - 2342 Pages
ISBN 9781466506732 - CAT# K14633

USD$1,875.00

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Summary

Using limited energy resources in sustainable ways, energy engineers and technologists have made our lives comfortable and affordable. However, due to an expanding world population, global energy resources are being increasingly strained. Considering this scenario, effective energy management, energy efficiency, and a significant use of renewable energy sources are key strategies for meeting global energy requirements. Energy managers, researchers, scholars, and policy makers need to know all aspects of energy engineering and technology to deal with current energy issues.

The Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, Second Edition – Four-Volume Set provides cutting-edge scientific and engineering knowledge of the planning, development, operation, and economics of energy systems. Written by leading experts in their specialties and reviewed by subject-matter authorities, each topical entry in this quintessential reference:

  • Describes the concepts, technologies, and theories involved, explaining their importance
  • Reviews the evidence and scientific basis for the theories, including the latest research
  • Supplies real-world examples and/or case studies to ensure a practical understanding
  • Offers a helpful summary, noting future trends and potential applications
  • Contains references and recommendations for further reading

An invaluable resource for professionals in academia, business, industry, and government, as well as undergraduate and graduate students in different academic disciplines, the Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, Second Edition – Four-Volume Set presents a wealth of information on energy efficiency, renewable energy systems and technologies, the financial analysis of energy systems, energy economics, environmental regulations, sustainable development, green building, the use of nanotechnology to develop energy systems, energy storage, fuel cells, and more.

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