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  • Wind Energy Conversion Systemsby S.M. Muyeen

    Springer 2012; US$ 279.00

    "Wind Energy Conversion System" covers the technological progress of wind energy conversion systems, along with potential future trends. It includes recently developed wind energy conversion systems such as multi-converter operation of variable-speed wind generators, lightning protection schemes, voltage flicker mitigation and prediction... more...

  • Optimization of Photovoltaic Power Systemsby Djamila Rekioua; Ernest Matagne

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    Photovoltaic generation is one of the cleanest forms of energy conversion available. One of the advantages offered by solar energy is its potential to provide sustainable electricity in areas not served by the conventional power grid. Optimisation of Photovoltaic Power Systems details explicit modelling, control and optimisation of the most popular... more...

  • Energy Management in Buildings Using Photovoltaicsby Elena Papadopoulou

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    Although fossil fuels remain the primary global energy source, developing and expanding economies are creating an ever-widening gap between supply and demand. Efficient energy management offers a cost-effective opportunity for both industrialized and developing nations to limit the enormous financial and environmental costs associated with burning... more...

  • Offshore Wind Energy Cost Modelingby Mark J Kaiser; Brian F Snyder

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    Offshore wind energy is one of the most promising and fastest growing alternative energy sources in the world. "Offshore Wind Energy Cost Modeling" provides a methodological framework to assess installation and decommissioning costs, and using examples from the European experience, provides a broad review of existing processes and systems... more...

  • Power Theories for Improved Power Qualityby Grzegorz Benysek; Marian Pasko

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    Power quality describes a set of parameters of electric power and the load's ability to function properly under specific conditions. It is estimated that problems relating to power quality costs the European industry hundreds of billions of Euros annually. In contrast, financing for the prevention of these problems amount to fragments of these... more...

  • Solar Power Satellitesby Don M. Flournoy

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    Communication satellites are a $144 billion industry. Is there any space-based industry that could possibly beat that market? 'Solar Power Satellites' shows why and how the space satellite industry will soon begin expanding its market from relaying signals to Earth to generating energy in space and delivering it to the ground as electricity.... more...

  • Zukunftsgeneseby Victor Tiberius

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.99


  • Elektroenergiesystemeby Adolf J. Schwab

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    Durch eine leicht verst ndliche Darstellung verschafft der Autor seinen Lesern einen schnellen Einstieg in die Komplexit t moderner Elektroenergiesysteme. Von der Umwandlung der Prim renergieressourcen in Kohle- und Kernkraftwerken bis zur Nutzung erneuerbarer Energien behandelt das Buch das gesamte Spektrum der Erzeugung, bertragung und Verteilung... more...

  • Modeling and Control of Sustainable Power Systemsby Lingfeng Wang

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    The concept of the smart grid promises the world an efficient and intelligent approach of managing energy production, transportation, and consumption by incorporating intelligence, efficiency, and optimality into the power grid. Both energy providers and consumers can take advantage of the convenience, reliability, and energy savings achieved by real-time... more...

  • Electromagnetic Vibration Energy Harvesting Devicesby Dirk Spreemann; Yiannos Manoli

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    Electromagnetic vibration transducers are seen as an effective way of harvesting ambient energy for the supply of sensor monitoring systems. Different electromagnetic coupling architectures have been employed but no comprehensive comparison with respect to their output performance has been carried out up to now. Electromagnetic Vibration Energy Harvesting... more...