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Robust Control Engineering: Practical QFT Solutions

Mario Garcia-Sanz
June 16, 2017

This book thoroughly covers the fundamentals of the QFT robust control, as well as practical control solutions, for unstable, time-delay, non-minimum phase or distributed parameter systems, plants with large model uncertainty, high-performance specifications, nonlinear components, multi-input...

The Science of Renewable Energy

Frank R. Spellman, Revonna M. Bieber
May 22, 2017

As time goes forward, the availability of affordable and accessible petroleum products decreases while the negative environmental impact increases. If we want to sustain our current way of life, which includes massive energy consumption, it is necessary to find alternatives to fossil fuels to...

PEM Fuel Cell Diagnostic Tools

Haijiang Wang, Xiao-Zi Yuan, Hui Li
May 22, 2017

PEM Fuel Cell Diagnostic Tools presents various tools for diagnosing PEM fuel cells and stacks, including in situ and ex situ diagnostic tools, electrochemical techniques, and physical/chemical methods. The text outlines the principles, experimental implementation, data processing, and application...

Green Energy: Sustainable Electricity Supply with Low Environmental Impact

Eric Jeffs
May 22, 2017

Green Energy: Sustainable Electricity Supply with Low Environmental Impact defines the future of the world’s electricity supply system, exploring the key issues associated with global warming, and which energy systems are best suited to reducing it. Electricity generation is a concentrated...

Fuel Cells: Modeling, Control, and Applications

Bei Gou, Woonki Na, Bill Diong
May 22, 2017

Fuel Cells: Modeling, Control, and Applications describes advanced research results on modeling and control designs for fuel cells and their hybrid energy systems. Filled with simulation examples and test results, it provides detailed discussions on fuel cell modeling, analysis, and nonlinear...

Energy Calculations and Problem Solving Sourcebook: A Practical Guide for the Certified Energy Manager Exam

Scott Dunning, Larry S. Katz
May 09, 2017

Based on the Body of Knowledge, this book is designed to serve as a practical guide for energy professionals preparing to take AEE’s Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) examination. The reference presents an overview of the specific areas of expertise referenced in the current Body of Knowledge in a...

Renewable Energy Devices and Systems with Simulations in MATLAB® and ANSYS®

Frede Blaabjerg, Dan M. Ionel
May 08, 2017

Due to the increasing world population, energy consumption is steadily climbing, and there is a demand to provide solutions for sustainable and renewable energy production, such as wind turbines and photovoltaics. Power electronics are being used to interface renewable sources in order to maximize...

Analysis of Energy Systems: Management, Planning and Policy

Vincenzo Bianco
May 08, 2017

The analysis of energy systems is of paramount importance in modern societies, since it is fundamental to guarantee a sustainable economic development. It combines technical and economic research with a specific focus on quantitative modelling, in order to optimize the modalities of energy demand...

Solar Energy Sciences and Engineering Applications

Napoleon Enteria, Aliakbar Akbarzadeh
April 30, 2017

Solar energy is available all over the world in different intensities. Theoretically, the solar energy available on the surface of the earth is enough to support the energy requirements of the entire planet. However, in reality, progress and development of solar science and technology depends to a...

Renewable Energy Yearbook 2011: Renergy FNP

Agra FNP Research
April 28, 2017

The intensive exploration of natural resources has begun to take a heavy toll on the environment, economic models appear to have been worn out, and major cultural and technological transformations are underway. The energy issue is particularly important in the context of the technological and...

Mental Models: Design of User Interaction and Interfaces for Domestic Energy Systems

Kirsten M. A. Revell, Neville A. Stanton
April 21, 2017

There is a resurgence of interest in mental models due to advances in our understanding of how they can be used to help design and due to the development of practical methods to elicit them. This book brings both areas together with a focus on reducing domestic energy consumption. The book focuses...

Renewable Energy Yearbook 2010: Renergy FNP

Agra FNP Research
April 16, 2017

The intensive exploration of natural resources has begun to take a heavy toll on the environment, economic models appear to have been worn out, and major cultural and technological transformations are underway. The energy issue is particularly important in the context of the technological and...

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