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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...

Telecom Power Systems

Dorin O. Neacșu
December 08, 2017

This book addresses topics specific to the application of power electronics to telecom systems. It follows the power flow from national grid down to the last low-voltage high current requirement of a processor. Auxiliary equipment requirements, such as uninterruptible power supplies, storage energy...

Distributed Control and Optimization Technologies in Smart Grid Systems

Fanghong Guo, Changyun Wen, Yong-Duan Song
December 05, 2017

The book aims to equalize the theoretical involvement with industrial practicality and build a bridge between academia and industry by reducing the mathematical difficulties. It provides an overview of distributed control and distributed optimization theory, followed by specific details on...

Smart Grids: Advanced Technologies and Solutions, Second Edition

Stuart Borlase
December 01, 2017

The latest edition features a new chapter on implementation and operation of an integrated smart grid with updates to multiple chapters throughout the text. New sections on Internet of things, and how they relate to smart grids and smart cities, have also been added to the book. It describes the...

Electrical Calculations and Guidelines for Generating Station and Industrial Plants

Thomas E. Baker
November 30, 2017

"This is really a practical, hands-on book for the working engineer." —Phillip Wheeler, former Southern California Edison supervising electrical apparatus engineer and regional IEEE PES/IAS leader A very helpful tool for solving circuit protection problems, Electrical Calculations and Guidelines...

Electricity Pricing: Regulated, Deregulated and Smart Grid Systems

Sawan Sen, Samarjit Sengupta, Abhijit Chakrabarti
November 30, 2017

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:...

Models for Design: Electrical Calculations for Industrial Plants

Robert E. Henry PE
November 30, 2017

This book instructs the reader on how to size a network’s equipment and address requirements for fast-transient loads (kiloampere loads that last for several minutes). It explores specific calculations used to design equipment for plants. The chapters discuss economic design methods and...

Grid Integration of Solar Photovoltaic Systems

Majid Jamil, M Rizwan, D P Kothari
November 20, 2017

This book covers the various aspects of solar photovoltaic systems including measurement of solar irradiance, solar photovoltaic modules, arrays with MATLAB implementation, recent MPPT techniques, latest literature of converter design (with MATLAB Simulink models), energy storage for PV...

Sustainable Energy Technologies

Eduardo Rincón-Mejía, Alejandro de las Heras
November 16, 2017

This book examines the key aspects that will define future sustainable energy systems: energy supply, energy storage, security and limited environmental impacts. It clearly explains the need for an integrated engineering approach to sustainable energies, based on mathematical, biogeophysical, and...

High-Temperature Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage: Fundamentals and Applications

Yixiang Shi, Ningsheng Cai, Tianyu Cao, Jiujun Zhang
November 06, 2017

As global demands for energy and lower carbon emissions rise, developing systems of energy conversion and storage becomes necessary. This book explores how Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion (EESC) devices are promising advanced power systems that can directly convert chemical energy in...

Energy Storage: Systems and Components

Alfred Rufer
November 06, 2017

This book will provide the technical community with an overview of the development of new solutions and products that address key topics, including electric/hybrid vehicles, ultrafast battery charging, smart grids, renewable energy (e.g., solar and wind), peak shaving, and reduction of energy...

Finite Element Analyses of Eddy Current Effects in Turbogenerators

SC Bhargava
October 31, 2017

Eddy currents, so‐called owing to their general shape like "eddies", manifest as induced currents in all metallic – magnetic or non‐magnetic – regions exposed to time varying or generally alternating magnetic fields whether of power or higher frequencies. It is imperative to apply appropriate...

Lowering Your Facility’s Electric Rates

Lindsay Audin
October 30, 2017

Many energy practitioners are either uninformed or misinformed regarding how electricity is actually priced. Many are also unaware of how to properly calculate potential dollar savings from energy efficiency upgrades. Designed for commercial/industrial/institutional (C&I) power customers,...