The Science of Renewable Energy

2nd Edition

Frank R. Spellman

CRC Press
Published June 14, 2016
Reference - 559 Pages - 226 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498760478 - CAT# K28680

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Summary

Latest Edition Explores Fresh, New Alternatives to Fossil Fuels

The Science of Renewable Energy, Second Edition takes a look at ways to produce sustainable and reliable energy sources and presents practical examples along with scientific methods, models, observations, and tools. Developed by esteemed author Frank R. Spellman, this book includes input from industry experts offering guidance and direction on obtaining self-replenishing energy from natural processes. The book focuses on the various forms of renewable energy derived from natural processes that are constantly replenished: solar energy, wind energy, ocean energy, wave energy, tidal energy, geothermal energy, biomass energy, hydropower energy, biofuels, and hydrogen fuel cells.

New in the Second Edition:

  • Updates each chapter with current information including the latest innovations
  • Elaborates on energy basics
  • Adds important energy parameters dealing with both fossil fuel supplies and renewable resources (energy units as they apply to fossil fuel energy and renewable energy)
  • Expands each chapter to include both the pros and cons of renewable energy production and use

The Science of Renewable Energy, Second Edition focuses on the production of clean and efficient energy sources and serves as a reference to undergraduates in renewable energy courses as well as non-specialists within the energy industries.

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