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Introduction to Energy Technologies for Efficient Power Generation

1st Edition

Alexander V. Dimitrov
February 23, 2017

This book is intended to serve as a guide for discovering pathways to more efficient energy use. The first part of the book illustrates basic laws of energy conversion and principles of thermodynamics. Laws of energy conservation and direction of energy conversion are formulated in detail, and the...

Chemical Sensitivity and Sick-Building Syndrome

1st Edition

Yukio Yanagisawa, Hiroshi Yoshino, Satoshi Ishikawa, Mikio Miyata
January 06, 2017

Written by multidisciplinary experts in medicine, chemistry, and architecture, this book examines chemical sensitivity (CS). In 15 chapters fitted to 15 lectures, it discusses not only the medical explanation, but also the environmental factors of this hypersensitive reaction, such as chemistry and...

District Cooling: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Alaa A. Olama
October 07, 2016

DISTRICT COOLING: THEORY and PRACTICE provides a unique study of an energy cogeneration system, set up to bring chilled water to buildings (offices, apartment houses, and factories) needing cooling for air conditioning and refrigeration. In winter, the source for the cooling can often be sea water,...

Energy Management and Conservation Handbook

2nd Edition

Frank Kreith, D. Yogi Goswami
September 01, 2016

Energy is the mainstay of industrial societies, and without an adequate supply of energy the social, political and economic stability of nations is put into jeopardy. With supplies of inexpensive fossil fuels decreasing, and climate change factors becoming more threatening, the need to conserve...

Heat Pumps in Chemical Process Industry

1st Edition

Anton A. Kiss, Carlos A. Infante Ferreira
September 01, 2016

As the chemical process industry is among the most energy demanding sectors, chemical engineers are endeavoring to contribute towards sustainable future. Due to the limitation of fossil fuels, the need for energy independence, as well as the environmental problem of the greenhouse gas effect, there...

Guide to Energy Management, Eighth Edition - International Version

8th Edition

Barney L. Capehart, William J. Kennedy, Wayne C. Turner
August 04, 2016

This new International Version includes all material covered in the standard eighth edition, but numerical data and calculations are expressed in Systeme International (SI) units. Completely revised, this latest edition includes new chapters on electrical systems; motors and drives; commissioning;...

Heating and Cooling of Buildings: Principles and Practice of Energy Efficient Design, Third Edition

3rd Edition

T. Agami Reddy, Jan F. Kreider, Peter S. Curtiss, Ari Rabl
July 26, 2016

Heating and Cooling of Buildings: Principles and Practice of Energy Efficient Design, Third Edition is structured to provide a rigorous and comprehensive technical foundation and coverage to all the various elements inherent in the design of energy efficient and green buildings. Along with numerous...

Commercial Energy Auditing Reference Handbook, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Steve Doty
June 16, 2016

Designed to serve as a comprehensive resource for performing energy audits in commercial facilities, this revised practical desk reference for energy engineers has been updated and expanded. All focal areas of the building energy audit and assessment are covered, with new chapters on water...

Absorption Chillers and Heat Pumps

2nd Edition

Keith E. Herold, Reinhard Radermacher, Sanford A. Klein
April 04, 2016

Significantly revised and updated since its first publication in 1996, Absorption Chillers and Heat Pumps, Second Edition discusses the fundamental physics and major applications of absorption chillers. While the popularity of absorption chillers began to dwindle in the United States in the late...

Guide to Energy Management, Eighth Edition

8th Edition

Barney L. Capehart, Ph.D., CEM, Wayne C. Turner, Ph.D., PE, CEM, William J. Kennedy, Ph.D., PE
January 21, 2016

The new edition of a bestseller, this book is one of the leading educational resources for energy manager or energy professional as well as new people enter the field of energy management and energy engineering. It is the most widely used college and university textbook, as well as one of the most...

HVAC Fundamentals, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Samuel C. Sugarman
November 09, 2015

Updated with chapters on ventilating and exhausting systems and HVAC systems, this third edition of a bestseller covers the range of HVAC systems. The coverages is into components and controls for air, water, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning and readers will learn why one component or...

Industrial Steam Systems: Fundamentals and Best Design Practices

1st Edition

Mojtaba Sabet
October 21, 2015

Develop a Complete and Thorough Understanding of Industrial Steam Systems Industrial Steam Systems: Fundamentals and Best Design Practices is a complete, concise user's guide for plant designers, operators, and other industry professionals involved with such systems. Focused on the proper safety...