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  • Electric Power System Applications of Optimization, Second Editionby James A. Momoh

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 154.95

    As the demand for energy continues to grow, optimization has risen to the forefront of power engineering research and development. Continuing in the bestselling tradition of the first edition, Electric Power System Applications of Optimization, Second Edition presents the theoretical background of optimization from a practical power system point... more...

  • Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Third Editionby Roger Messenger; Amir Abtahi

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 127.95

    The U.S. Department of Energy now estimates a factor of 14 increase in grid-connected systems between 2009 and 2017, depending upon various factors such as incentives for renewables and availability and price of conventional fuels. With this fact in mind, Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Third Edition presents a comprehensive engineering basis... more...

  • Principles of Power Engineering Analysisby Robert C. Degeneff; M. Harry Hesse

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    Principles of Power Engineering Analysis presents the basic tools required to understand the components in an electric power transmission system. Classroom-tested at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, this text is the only up-to-date one available that covers power system analysis at the graduate level. The book explains from first principles... more...

  • Power System Operations and Electricity Marketsby Fred I. Denny; David E. Dismukes

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 132.95

    The electric power industry in the U.S. has undergone dramatic changes in recent years. Tight regulations enacted in the 1970's and then de-regulation in the 90's have transformed it from a technology-driven industry into one driven by public policy requirements and the open-access market. Now, just as the utility companies must change to ensure their... more...

  • Electrical and Electronic Principles and Technology, 5th edby John Bird

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This much-loved textbook introduces electrical and electronic principles and technology to students who are new to the subject. Real-world situations and engineering examples put the theory into context. The inclusion of worked problems with solutions really help aid your understanding and further problems then allow you to test and confirm you... more...

  • Transforming Electricityby Walt Patterson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    This text reassesses the basic premises that have guided electricity development for more than a century in the light of new understanding, pressures and opportunities. It investigates the changes already in progress and those that may yet follow; their interactions and their implications for policy. As the world pursues sustainable development, what... more...

  • Nuclear Electric Powerby J. Brian Knowles

    Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00 US$ 110.93

    Assesses the engineering of renewable sources for commercial power generation and discusses the safety, operation, and control aspects of nuclear electric power From an expert who advised the European Commission and UK government in the aftermath of Three Mile Island and Chernobyl comes a book that contains experienced engineering assessments... more...

  • Photovoltaicsby Konrad Mertens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 96.00 US$ 83.20

    Concise introduction to the basic principles of solar energy, photovoltaic (PV) systems, PV cells, PV measurement techniques, and grid connected systems, overviewing the potential of PV electricity for students and engineers new to the topic   Starting with the basic principles of solar energy, this practical text explains the fundamentals... more...

  • Ultra-Supercritical Coal Power Plantsby Dongke Zhang FTSE

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 215.00

    The continued use of coal as a means of generating electricity and an increasing demand for cleaner, more efficient energy production has led to advances in power plant technology. Ultra-supercritical coal power plants reviews the engineering, operation, materials and performance of ultra-supercritical coal power plants. Following a chapter introducing... more...

  • Small and Micro Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Systemsby R Beith

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 285.00

    Small and micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems are a form of cogeneration technology suitable for domestic and community buildings, commercial establishments and industrial facilities, as well as local heat networks. One of the benefits of using cogeneration plant is a vastly improved energy efficiency: in some cases achieving up to 80?90% systems... more...