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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...

Control of Nuclear Reactors and Power Plants Using MATLAB® and SIMULINK®

1st Edition

James Turso, Robert M. Edwards
January 15, 2019

The nuclear industry renaissance will require a workforce with individuals having diverse engineering backgrounds. Nuclear plant dynamics and control not only require an understanding of nuclear engineering principles but also thorough knowledge of classical and modern control concepts applied to...

Logan's Turbomachinery: Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Bijay Sultanian
January 11, 2019

Logan's Turbomachinery: Flowpath Design and Performance Fundamentals, Third Edition is the long-awaited revision of this classic textbook, thoroughly updated by Dr. Bijay Sultanian. While the basic concepts remain constant, turbomachinery design has advanced since the Second Edition was published...

Advanced Bifunctional Electrochemical Catalysts for Metal-Air Batteries

1st Edition

Yan-Jie Wang, Rusheng Yuan, Anna Ignaszak, David P. Wilkinson, Jiujun Zhang
January 04, 2019

Metal-air batteries (MABs) have attracted attention because of their high specific energy, low cost, and safety features. This book discusses science and technology including material selection, synthesis, characterization, and their applications in MABs. It comprehensively describes various...

Mechanical Engineering for Sustainable Development: State-of-the-Art Research

1st Edition

C.S.P. Rao, G.Amba Prasad Rao, N. Selvaraj, P.S.C. Bose, V.P. Chandramohan
January 02, 2019

This volume provides valuable insight into diverse topics related to mechanical engineering and presents state-of-the-art work on sustainable development being carried out throughout the world by budding researchers and scientists. Divided into three sections, the volume covers machine design,...

Power System Protection in Smart Grid Environment

1st Edition

Ramesh Bansal
December 18, 2018

With distributed generation interconnection power flow becoming bidirectional, culminating in network problems, smart grids aid in electricity generation, transmission, substations, distribution and consumption to achieve a system that is clean, safe (protected), secure, reliable, efficient, and...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges Part B: Electrical Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Cristian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
December 17, 2018

Traditionally, power engineering has been a subfield of energy engineering and electrical engineering which deals with the generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electric power and the electrical devices connected to such systems including generators, motors and transformers....

Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment

3rd Edition

Vaughn Nelson, Kenneth Starcher
November 12, 2018

The utilization of wind power and other renewable energy sources has been growing at a phenomenal rate. Wind Energy, Third Edition explores the wind industry from its inception in the 1970s to today; presents the design, aerodynamics, operation, control, applications, as well as different types of...

Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems

1st Edition

Sergei V. Ryzhkov, Alexei Yu. Chirkov
November 12, 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...

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

1st Edition

Thomas Christen
October 23, 2018

This book provides fundamental theoretical concepts for the understanding, the modelling, and the 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). Efficiency and Power in...

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. Unifies all the various power based solar techniques into one book, investigates tri-generation schemes for maximization of cooling efficiency, especially for small...

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,...

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