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Handbook of Energy Engineering, Seventh Edition

7th Edition

Albert Thumann, D. Paul Mehta
February 19, 2013

With new chapters on electrical system optimization and ISO 50001, this edition covers the latest updates to codes and standards in the energy industry. It includes chapters on energy economic analysis, energy auditing, waste heat recovery, utility system optimization, HVAC, cogeneration, control...

Handbook of Energy Audits, Ninth Edition

9th Edition

Albert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger
November 07, 2012

This best-selling handbook is the most comprehensive and practical reference available on energy auditing in buildings and industry. Topics include energy assessment and computer software which will guide you in planning and carrying out a thorough and accurate energy audit of any type of facility,...

Combined Heating, Cooling & Power Handbook: Technologies & Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Neil Petchers
July 18, 2012

Completely revised, this second edition of a bestseller explores the latest technology advancements and the many changes and developments in the utility and environmental regulation areas. It includes new information on the state of deregulation and market pricing as well as discussion of smart...

Quality Lighting for High Performance Buildings

1st Edition

Michael Stiller
March 07, 2012

This book provides an overview of the basic concepts of quality, indoor lighting, and explains concepts like visual comfort, visual interest, and integrated design as they relate to the practice of lighting design. Energy-efficient lighting technologies, including LED lighting and digital control...

Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation

1st Edition

Jan L.M. Hensen, Roberto Lamberts
January 18, 2011

Effective building performance simulation can reduce the environmental impact of the built environment, improve indoor quality and productivity, and facilitate future innovation and technological progress in construction. It draws on many disciplines, including physics, mathematics, material...

Energy Audit of Building Systems: An Engineering Approach, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Moncef Krarti
November 08, 2010

Buildings account for almost half of total primary energy use and related greenhouse emissions worldwide. Although current energy systems are improving, they still fall disappointingly short of meeting acceptable limits for efficiency. Well-trained energy auditors are essential to the success of...

Thermal Computations for Electronics: Conductive, Radiative, and Convective Air Cooling

1st Edition

Gordon Ellison
November 08, 2010

A total revision of the author’s previous work, Thermal Computations for Electronics: Conductive, Radiative, and Convective Air Cooling is a versatile reference that was carefully designed to help readers master mathematical calculation, prediction, and application methods for conductive, radiative...

Boilers for Power and Process

1st Edition

Kumar Rayaprolu
April 23, 2009

Boiler professionals require a strong command of both the theoretical and practical facets of water tube-boiler technology. From state-of-the-art boiler construction to mechanics of firing techniques, Boilers for Power and Process augments seasoned engineers’ already-solid grasp of boiler...

Entropy Based Design and Analysis of Fluids Engineering Systems

1st Edition

Greg F. Naterer, Jose A. Camberos
February 27, 2008

From engineering fluid mechanics to power systems, information coding theory and other fields, entropy is key to maximizing performance in engineering systems. It serves a vital role in achieving the upper limits of efficiency of industrial processes and quality of manufactured products. Entropy...

Optimal Control of Induction Heating Processes

1st Edition

Edgar Rapoport, Yulia Pleshivtseva
July 07, 2006

This book introduces new approaches to solving optimal control problems in induction heating process applications. Optimal Control of Induction Heating Processes demonstrates how to apply and use new optimization techniques for different types of induction heating installations. Focusing on...

11th US/North American Mine Ventilation Symposium 2006: Proceedings of the 11th US/North American Mine Ventilation Symposium, 5-7 June 2006, Pennsylvania, USA

1st Edition

Jan M. Mutmansky, Raja. V. Ramani
May 18, 2006

This volume is the eleventh in a series which documents the technical papers of the mine ventilation symposium, which was initiated in 1982 by the Underground Ventilation Committee of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc. In more recent years, the event has expanded to include...

HVAC and Building Systems Reference Library CD

1st Edition

Samuel C. Sugarman, Barney Burroughs, Shirley J. Hansen, Ed Bas, Steven R. Calabrese, Guy Gupton
August 15, 2005

With more than 1800 pages of text, graphics, charts and illustrations, the HVAC and Building Systems Reference Library CD provides an economical training, research, and reference resource for today's HVAC and facility professional. Addressing everything from HVAC system basics and efficient...