Fundamentals and Source Characteristics of Renewable Energy Systems

1st Edition

Radian Belu

CRC Press
October 7, 2019 Forthcoming
Textbook - 528 Pages - 7 Color & 55 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367261399 - CAT# K424745
Series: Nano and Energy

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This textbook is intended for an audience with little or no power engineering or renewable energy background. The book will cover electric energy from alternative energy sources including solar, wind, water, hydropower, geothermal and ocean energy. Core issues to be discussed include: wind and solar resource estimates and analysis, solar thermal systems, solar collectors, photovoltaics, wind turbines, geothermal energy, energy small hydropower, wave, tide and ocean energy, characteristics of energy conversion, control and electrical aspects. The book is divided into eight chapters covering the most important aspects of the renewable energy sources and technologies.


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