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  • Thermal Power Plantby Dipak Sarkar

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 140.00

    Thermal Power Plant: Design and Operation deals with various aspects of a thermal power plant, providing a new dimension to the subject, with focus on operating practices and troubleshooting, as well as technology and design. Its author has a 40-long association with thermal power plants in design as well as field engineering, sharing his experience... more...

  • Gustave Trouveby Kevin Desmond

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 65.00

    In the latter half of the 19th century, Gustave Pierre Trouve, a modest but brilliant Parisian electrical engineer, conceived and patented some 75 inventions, including the endoscope, the electric car and the frontal headlamp. He also designed an electric boat--complete with outboard motor, headlight and horn--an electric rifle, an electric piano and... more...

  • Power Quality Issuesby Suresh Mikkili; Anup Kumar Panda

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Power Quality Issues: Current Harmonics provides solutions for the mitigation of power quality problems related to harmonics. Focusing on active power filters (APFs) due to their excellent harmonic and reactive power compensation in two-wire (single phase), three-wire (three-phase without neutral), and four-wire (three-phase with neutral) AC power... more...

  • Cruachanby Marian Pallister

    Birlinn 2015; US$ 8.74

    ‘Cruachan!? was the battle cry of the Campbells. In the early 1960s, the invasion of the 3,000 men who hollowed out Argyll?s noblest and highest mountain as part of a massive hydroelectric project could have annihilated the local community. Instead, the people of Loch Awe, Dalmally and Taynuilt welcomed the invaders, embraced the project and emerged... more...

  • Power Quality in Power Systems and Electrical Machinesby Ewald Fuchs; Mohammad A. S. Masoum

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    The second edition of this must-have reference covers power quality issues in four parts, including new discussions related to renewable energy systems. The first part of the book provides background on causes, effects, standards, and measurements of power quality and harmonics. Once the basics are established the authors move on to harmonic modeling... more...

  • Water Demand for Steam Electric Generation (Routledge Revivals)by Paul H. Cootner; George O. G. Lof

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In this book, first published in 1965, the authors identify the technological opportunities and costs of water recirculation and water quality adjustment in thermal plants, relating them to the possibilities for minimal expenditure and maximum efficiency in the use of water for servicing an entire region with thermal power. Water Demand for Steam... more...

  • Insulation Co-ordination in High-voltage Electric Power Systemsby W. Diesendorf

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 31.95

    Insulation Co-ordination in High-Voltage Electric Power Systems deals with the methods of insulation needed in different circumstances. The book covers topics such as overvoltages and lightning surges; disruptive discharge and withstand voltages; self-restoring and non-self-restoring insulation; lightning overvoltages on transmission lines; and the... more...

  • Wind Energy Essentialsby Richard P. Walker; Andrew Swift

    Wiley 2015; US$ 125.00

    Examines the possible societal impacts of wind energy projects and explains the potential issues faced when siting, constructing, and operating a wind energy project. This book begins with a history of wind power and the social impacts of both electricity and wind power from a historical perspective, a discussion of basic electrical terms, and... more...

  • Sustainable Energy Conversion for Electricity and Coproductsby Ashok Rao

    Wiley 2015; US$ 125.00

    Provides an introduction to energy systems going on to describe various forms of energy sources Provides a comprehensive and a fundamental approach to the study of sustainable fuel conversion for the generation of electricity and for coproducing synthetic fuels and chemicals Covers the underlying principles of physics and their application to... more...

  • Offshore-Windstromerzeugungby René Raden; DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2015; US$ 74.43

    Das Ergebnis dieser Arbeit ist ein Zonencodierungsmodell, das als internationaler Norm-Entwurf DIN ISO/WD 29401 dazu beitragen soll, einige der grundlegenden Probleme der bisherigen Normungsanstrengungen für die Offshore-Windenergie zu beheben. Im Rahmen der Arbeit wurde dargestellt, dass fast alle deutschen Arbeitskreise des Normenausschusses "Offshore-Windenergie"... more...