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  • Teslaby Margaret Cheney

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 16.99

    In Tesla: Man Out of Time, Margaret Cheney explores the brilliant and prescient mind of one of the twentieth century's greatest scientists and inventors. Called a madman by his enemies, a genius by others, and an enigma by nearly everyone, Nikola Tesla was, without a doubt, a trailblazing inventor who created astonishing, sometimes world-transforming... more...

  • Three Mile Islandby J. Samuel Walker

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 12.95

    Twenty-five years ago, Hollywood released The China Syndrome, featuring Jane Fonda and Michael Douglas as a TVnews crew who witness what appears to be a serious accident at a nuclear power plant. In a spectacular coincidence, on March 28, 1979, less than two weeks after the movie came out, the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear power... more...

  • Edisonby Frank Lewis Dyer; Thomas Commerford Martin

    The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.99

    Gain new insight into the life of quintessential American inventor Thomas Alva Edison with this comprehensive biography. Delving deeply into the personal and professional life of "The Wizard of Menlo Park," author Frank Lewis Dyer offers a fascinating glimpse into Edison's extraordinary mind and remarkable ambition. more...

  • Power Electronic Converters for Microgridsby Suleiman M. Sharkh; Mohammad A. Abu-Sara; Georgios I. Orfanoudakis; Babar Hussain

    Wiley 2014; US$ 130.00

    As concerns about climate change, energy prices, and energy security loom, regulatory and research communities have shown growing interest in alternative energy sources and their integration into distributed energy systems. However, many of the candidate microgeneration and associated storage systems cannot be readily interfaced to the 50/60 Hz grid.... more...

  • Offshore Wind Energy Generationby Olimpo Anaya-Lara; David Campos-Gaona; Edgar Moreno-Goytia; Grain Adam

    Wiley 2014; US$ 136.50

    The offshore wind sector’s trend towards larger turbines, bigger wind farm projects and greater distance to shore has a critical impact on grid connection requirements for offshore wind power plants. This important reference sets out the fundamentals and latest innovations in electrical systems and control strategies deployed in offshore electricity... more...

  • Planning and Installing Micro-Hydro Systemsby Chris Elliott

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    An essential addition to the Earthscan Planning & Installing series, Planning and Installing Micro-Hydro Systems provides vital diagrams, pictures and tables detailing the planning and installing of a micro-hydro system, including information on the maintenance and economics once an installation is running. The book covers subjects such as measuring... more...

  • Fundamentals of Electric Power Engineeringby Massimo Ceraolo; Davide Poli

    Wiley 2014; US$ 135.00

    At the basis of many sectors of engineering, electrical engineering deals with electricity phenomena involved in the transfer of energy and power. Professionals requiring a refresher course in this interdisciplinary branch need look no further than Fundamentals of Electric Power Engineering, which imparts tools and trade tricks to remembering basic... more...

  • Power System Engineeringby Juergen Schlabbach; Karl-Heinz Rofalski

    Wiley 2014; US$ 94.95

    With its focus on the requirements and procedures of tendering and project contracting, this book enables the reader to adapt the basics of power systems and equipment design to special tasks and engineering projects, e.g. the integration of renewable energy sources. more...

  • Grid Integration of Wind Energyby Siegfried Heier

    Wiley 2014; US$ 126.50

    This timely update provides detailed treatment of the integration of wind power into electrical power systems, including brand new material on offshore wind power farms and technologies This third English edition is based on new material from the fourth and fifth German editions ( Windkraftanlagen: Systemauslegung, Netzintegration und Regelung, 5.... more...

  • Equality and Inequality in Work and Employmentby Ahmed Masmoudi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book consists of a selection of papers from the International Conference on Power Electrical Systems in Hammamet, Tunisia. The issue contains 15 of the 71 papers presented at the conference. This was held as part of the Fourth IEEE multi-conference on Systems, signals and devices more...