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- Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00
Wind power is the most mature technology of the major sources of renewable energy that have been developed, and more efficient and cost-effective techologies and materials are constantly being sought for turbines and the equipment used on them. Here is a comprehensive and thorough review of the engineering pros and cons for using different kinds... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 120.00
Solar energy conversion requires a different mind-set from traditional energy engineering in order to assess distribution, scales of use, systems design, predictive economic models for fluctuating solar resources, and planning to address transient cycles and social adoption. Solar Energy Conversion Systems examines solar energy conversion as an... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00
Solar energy will play an important role in our future energy supply, to the advantage of both the environment and the economy. This book focuses on water-based solar heating technology, presenting basic principles on solar radiation and the solar heating system, including details on orientation and output, sizing, the solar collector, the solar circuit,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 129.95
As the demand for energy increases, and fossil fuels continue to decrease, Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition considers the viability of wind as an alternative renewable energy source. This book examines the wind industry from its start in the 1970s until now, and introduces all aspects of wind energy. The phenomenal... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 120.00
As perhaps the most promising of all the renewable energy sources available today, solar energy is becoming increasingly important in the drive to achieve energy independence and climate balance. This new book is the masterwork from world-renowned expert Dr. Soteris Kalogirou, who has championed solar energy for decades. The book includes all areas... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.99
Unzerst√∂rbar ‚?? mit diesem Ausdruck l√§sst sich am besten beschreiben, was das Wesen der Energie ausmacht, um deren Verf√ľgbarkeit sich in j√ľngster Zeit immer mehr Menschen Sorgen machen und bem√ľhen, und dies ist auch dringend n√∂tig. Das Schicksal moderner Zivilisationen und ihrer Kultur h√§ngt von der zuverl√§ssigen und bezahlbaren Zufuhr an... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
Systems engineered by man to harness solar heat in a controlled manner now include a diverse range of technologies each serving distinctive needs in particular climate contexts. This text covers the breadth of solar energy technologies for the conversion of solar energy to provide heat, either as the directly-used output or as an intermediary to other... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 89.99
This book explains the engineering required to bring geothermal resources into use. The book covers specifically engineering aspects that are unique to geothermal engineering, such as measurements in wells and their interpretation, transport of near-boiling water through long pipelines, turbines driven by fluids other than steam, and project economics.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This is a unique book written by one of the leading scholars in the field. It uses detailed case studies to analyze the successes, failures and challenges of renewable energy initiatives in developing and emerging countries. Incorporating the insights and perspectives of researchers who come from the respective countries covered, the study compares... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
This reference offers an overview of the field of airborne wind energy. As the first book of its kind, it provides a consistent compilation of the fundamental theories, a compendium of current research and development activities as well as economic and regulatory aspects. In five parts, the book demonstrates the relevance of Airborne Wind Energy and... more...