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  • Integration of Green and Renewable Energy in Electric Power Systemsby Ali Keyhani; Mohammad N. Marwali; Min Dai

    Wiley 2009; US$ 124.00

    A practical, application-oriented text that presents analytical results for the better modeling and control of power converters in the integration of green energy in electric power systems The combined technology of power semiconductor switching devices, pulse width modulation algorithms, and control theories are being further developed along with... more...

  • Electricity from Sunlightby Paul A. Lynn

    Wiley 2011; US$ 82.95

    A lively and authoritative account of today?s photovoltaic (PV) technology and its practical applications This book covers areas including: a brief history of PV, and the current international scene; the scientific principles of solar cells including silicon and new thin-film varieties; PV modules and arrays; grid-connected PV, from... more...

  • Analysis and Design of Low-Voltage Power Systemsby Ismail Kasikci

    Wiley 2006; US$ 232.00

    You are responsible for planning and designing electrical power systems? Good. Hopefully you know your way through national and international regulations, safety standards, and all the possible pitfalls you will encounter. You're not sure? This volume provides you with the wealth of experience the author gained in 20 years of practice. The enclosed... more...

  • Things that go Blip in the Nightby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 50.00

    Appliances and other electrical equipment increasingly draw power when they are switched off or not performing their primary function. This "standby power" provides remote control capability, network sensing, digital display and other features. Often, standby power is consumed simply because power supplies remain "on" while their... more...

  • Edison, His Life and Inventionsby Frank Lewis Dyer 2010; US$ 3.99

    Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" (now Edison,... more...

  • Geothermal Energyby Alan Wachtel

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00

    Geothermal energy?energy from Earth's molten core?has been used for thousands of years for heating and bathing. Today, it is one of the least environmentally disruptive sources of power by which electricity is generated. In Geothermal Energy, readers will discover how this clean, safe energy is currently used and how scientists view its future... more...

  • Electric Power Principlesby James L. Kirtley

    Wiley 2011; US$ 82.95

    This innovative approach to the fundamentals of electric power provides the most rigorous, comprehensive and modern treatment available. To impart a thorough grounding in electric power systems, it begins with an informative discussion on per-unit normalizations, symmetrical components and iterative load flow calculations. Covering important topics... more...

  • Handbook of International Electrical Safety Practicesby Princeton Energy Resources International

    Wiley 2011; US$ 221.00

    A valuable and comprehensive safety reference for any organization working with or around electricity. This comprehensive guide informs working professionals in multiple industries, such as manufacturing, processing, or energy, about safety procedures that should be used on the job. It informs the reader about the hazards in the work place and... more...

  • Electrical Energy Systemsby Mohamed E. El-Hawary

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 109.95

    Features discussions ranging from the technical aspects of generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization to power system components, theory, protection, and the energy control center that offer an introduction to effects of deregulating electric power systems, blackouts and their causes, and minimizing their effects. more...

  • Power System Transientsby Juan A. Martinez-Velasco

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 172.95

    Despite the powerful numerical techniques and graphical user interfaces available in present software tools for power system transients, a lack of reliable tests and conversion procedures generally makes determination of parameters the most challenging part of creating a model. Illustrates Parameter Determination for Real-World Applications... more...