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Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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Charles F. Kutscher, Jana B. Milford, Frank Kreith
September 18, 2018

PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, Third Edition, surveys the range of sustainable energy sources and the tools that engineers, scientists, managers, and policy makers use to analyze energy generation, usage, and future trends. The text provides complete and up-to-date coverage of all renewab...

Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems

1st Edition

Sergei V. Ryzhkov, Alexei Yu. Chirkov
November 15, 2018

Explores the systems of magnetic confinement of high-temperature plasma with closed and open magnetic field lines which relate to alternative compact devices of controlled thermonuclear fusion. Energy balance schemes of thermonuclear plasmas and main reactor characteristics are presented as the...

Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment

3rd Edition

Vaughn Nelson, Kenneth Starcher
November 07, 2018

This book explores the wind industry from its inception in the 1970s to today; presents the design, aerodynamics, operation, control, applications, and different types of wind turbines; and provides ample reasons to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy. It also discusses the political and...

Efficiency and Power in Energy Conversion and Storage: Basic Physical Concepts

1st Edition

Thomas Christen
October 23, 2018

This textbook provides fundamental theoretical concepts for the understanding, modelling, and optimisation of energy conversion and storage devices. The discussion is based on the general footing of efficiency-power relations and energy-power relations (Ragone plots). The book is written for...

Solar Cooling Technologies

1st Edition

Sotirios Karellas, Tryfon C Roumpedakis, Nikolaos Tzouganatos, Konstantinos Braimakis
October 08, 2018

Solar Cooling Technologies presents a detailed study of the potential technologies for coupling solar energy and cooling systems. It starts with the theoretical background on the refrigeration cycles and their thermodynamic analysis followed by a description of different technologies for solar...

Thermal Energy Systems: Design and Analysis, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Steven G. Penoncello
October 02, 2018

Thermal Energy Systems: Design and Analysis, Second Edition presents basic concepts for simulation and optimization, and introduces simulation and optimization techniques for system modeling. This text addresses engineering economy, optimization, hydraulic systems, energy systems, and system...

Energy Management Handbook

9th Edition

Stephan A. Roosa, Steve Doty, Wayne C. Turner
October 01, 2018

This comprehensive handbook is recognized as the definitive stand-alone energy manager’s desk reference, used by tens of thousands of professionals throughout the energy management industry. This new ninth edition includes new chapters on energy management controls systems, compressed air systems,...

Practical Solutions for Energy Savings: A Guidebook for the Manufacturer

1st Edition

Roger Brown
September 29, 2018

This book will reveal cost reductions and how to slash your energy costs without investing big money. The three pillars of costs reduction will discussed: Assembling your options and analyzing your risk; developing options with your utility; and cutting out obvious waste in your operation. Those...

Handbook of Oil and Gas Piping: a Practical and Comprehensive Guide

1st Edition

Murali Sambasivan, Sekar Gopal
September 25, 2018

The objective of this practical oil and gas piping handbook is to facilitate project management teams of oil and gas piping related construction projects to understand the key requirements of the discipline and to equip them with the necessary knowledge and protocol. It provides a comprehensive...

Big Data Analytics in Future Power Systems

1st Edition

Ahmed F. Zobaa, Trevor J. Bihl
September 24, 2018

Power systems are increasingly collecting large amounts of data due to the expansion of the Internet of Things into power grids. In a smart grids scenario, a huge number of intelligent devices will be connected with almost no human intervention characterizing a machine-to-machine scenario, which is...

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Charles F. Kutscher, Jana B. Milford, Frank Kreith
September 18, 2018

PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, Third Edition, surveys the range of sustainable energy sources and the tools that engineers, scientists, managers, and policy makers use to analyze energy generation, usage, and future trends. The text provides complete and up-to-date coverage of all...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges Part B Electrical Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Christian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
September 15, 2018

With the advent of climate change on the horizon, humanity faces numerous adjustments in their way of life, including the attitude towards environmental protection and the depletion of traditional energy resources. These changes have significant impacts in the power production sector. Future energy...

Canadian Energy Efficiency Outlook: A National Effort for Tackling Climate Change

1st Edition

Pierre Langlois, Genevieve Gauthier
August 15, 2018

Energy Efficiency (EE) has been recognized since the early 1970s as the most relevant mechanism to optimize the way we meet our energy needs.  The rationale behind this book is to present where the Canadian EE sector stands today to all Canadian stakeholders and those interested around the...

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