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

    Wiley 2006; US$ 239.00 US$ 207.13

    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...

  • Electricity from Sunlightby Paul A. Lynn

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.95 US$ 74.49

    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... 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...

  • 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$ 85.95 US$ 74.49

    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... more...

  • Handbook of International Electrical Safety Practicesby Princeton Energy Resources International

    Wiley 2011; US$ 228.00 US$ 197.60

    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...

  • Edisonby Frank Lewis Dyer; Thomas Commerford Martin

    The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.34

    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...

  • Direct Methods for Stability Analysis of Electric Power Systemsby Hsiao-Dong Chiang

    Wiley 2011; US$ 176.00 US$ 152.53

    Learn how to implement BCU methods for fast direct stability assessments of electric power systems Electric power providers around the world rely on stability analysis programs to help ensure uninterrupted service to their customers. These programs are typically based on step-by-step numerical integrations of power system stability models to simulate... more...

  • Emerging Techniques in Power System Analysisby Zhaoyang Dong; Pei Zhang; Jian Ma; Junhua Zhao; Mohsin Ali; Ke Meng; Xia Yin

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 111.96

    Facing new challenges in the field, this up-to-date reference discusses emerging methods in power system analysis. The new techniques described include data mining, grid computing, probabilistic methods, phasor measurement unit (PMU) and more. more...