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Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Fourth Edition


Roger A. Messenger, Amir Abtahi
March 7, 2017

The primary purpose of PV Systems Engineering is to provide a comprehensive set of PV knowledge and understanding tools for the design, installation, commissioning, inspection, and operation of PV systems. During recent years in the United States, more PV capacity was installed than any other electr...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges, Part A: Thermal, Hydro and Nuclear Power

Viorel Badescu, George Cristian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
June 21, 2018

Faced with the climate change phenomena, humanity has had to now contend with numerous changes, including our attitude environment protection, and also with depletion of classical energy resources. These have had consequences in the power production sector, which was already struggling with...

Electric Energy Systems, Second Edition: Analysis and Operation

Antonio Gomez-Exposito, Antonio J. Conejo, Claudio Canizares
June 21, 2018

The book provides a deep and broad insight into modern electric energy systems, shown by increasing levels of renewable penetration, smart grids, and active consumers. It includes fundamental topics, such as load flow, short circuit and stability analysis, as well as advanced topics, such as...

Smart Grid Systems: Modeling and Control

N. Ramesh Babu
June 18, 2018

Electric power systems are being transformed from older grid systems to smart grids across the globe. The goals of this transition are to address today’s electric power issues, which include reducing carbon footprints, finding alternate sources of decaying fossil fuels, eradicating losses that...

Bio-Inspired Algorithms in PID Controller Optimization

Jagatheesan Kallannan, Anand Baskaran, Nilanjan Dey, Amira S. Ashour
June 01, 2018

This book discusses in-depth role of optimization to optimize the controller parameters with reference to bio-inspired algorithms. Comparative studies to evaluate the performance of different optimization techniques in terms of the settling time, overshoot and undershoot responses of the frequency...

High Voltage Engineering in Power Systems

Khalil Denno
April 16, 2018

This book supplements the comprehensive coverage of high voltage engineering with solved examples followed by a set of problems. It blends the areas of physics, engineering analysis and applications of high voltage engineering into a unified package suitable to the reader seeking physical and...

Fuel Production with Heterogeneous Catalysis

Jacinto Sa
April 06, 2018

Fuel Production with Heterogeneous Catalysis presents the groundbreaking discoveries, recent developments, and future perspectives of one of the most important areas of renewable energy research—the heterogeneous catalytic production of fuels. Comprised of chapters authored by leading experts in...

Electricity Pricing: Regulated, Deregulated and Smart Grid Systems

Sawan Sen, Samarjit Sengupta, Abhijit Chakrabarti
April 04, 2018

Electricity Pricing: Regulated, Deregulated and Smart Grid Systems presents proven methods for supplying uninterrupted, high-quality electrical power at a reasonable price to the consumer. Illustrating the evolution of the power market from a monopoly to an open access system, this essential text:...

Infrastructure Asset Management with Power System Applications

Lina Bertling Tjernberg
April 02, 2018

This book is about infrastructure asset management, which can be expressed as the combination of management, financial, economic, and engineering, applied to physical assets with the objective of providing the required level of service in the most cost-effective manner. It includes management of...

Modern Distribution Systems with PSCAD Analysis

Atousa Yazdani
March 07, 2018

With the new advancements in distribution systems, such as the integration of renewable energy and bidirectional energy flow, it is necessary to equip power system engineers and students with better tools and understanding of how to study and analyze various phenomenon in distribution system. This...

Power System Economic and Market Operations

Jin Zhong
January 16, 2018

Power system operation is one of the important issues in the power industry. The book aims to provide readers with the methods and algorithms to save the total cost in electricity generation and transmission. It begins with traditional power systems and builds into the fundamentals of power system...

Proceedings of the 44th Industrial Waste Conference May 1989, Purdue University

John W. Bell
January 03, 2018

New research-case histories and operating data-on every conceivable facet of today's big problem are detailed in the latest Purdue Book-with unparalleled appropriate, usable information and data for your current industrial waste problems from the May 1989 Conference....

Electrical Calculations and Guidelines for Generating Stations and Industrial Plants, Second Edition

Thomas E. Baker
December 26, 2017

The new edition aims to simplify the math, emphasize the theory, and consolidate the information needed by electrical engineers and technicians who support operations, maintenance, protective relay systems, and betterment projects for generating stations and industrial facilities. It begins with a...