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- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 125.00
From its inception nearly 30 years ago, the optical subdiscipline now referred to as nonimaging optics, has experienced dramatic growth. The term nonimaging optics is concerned with applications where imaging formation is not important but where effective and efficient collection , concentration, transport and distribution of light energy is - i.e.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 125.00
Renewable energy has received high levels of attention in recent years as an alternative to traditional hydrocarbons. Governments, industry and consumers have adopted and promoted renewable technologies in response to concerns about energy security and the environment, and as a solution to electricity access problems in developing countries. more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2006; US$ 35.00
Wind energy is now the world's fastest growing energy source. In the past 10 years, the global wind energy capacity has increased rapidly. The installed global wind power capacity has grown to 47.317 GW from about 3.5 GW in 1994. The global wind power industry installed 7976 MW in 2004, an increase in total installed generating capacity of 20%. The... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 24.00
From the first spark created by human hands thousands of years ago, mankind has grown dependent on nature?s vast stores of energy to build, explore, and experiment. Our expanding knowledge and technologies have come from the felling of forests to the harnessing of wind and water, from the burning of coal and oil to tapping the energy of the atom. Energy... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 185.00
More than two billion people worldwide have currently no access to grid electricity or other efficient energy supply. This is one third of humanity and the majority live in rural areas. The productivity and health of these people are diminished by reliance on traditional fuels and technologies, with women and children suffering most. Energy is the... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 188.00
Two visions of the energy future: . · under-invested, vulnerable and dirty , or. clean, clever and competitive. Both are explored in this new edition of the authoritative World Energy Outlook . . In it, the International Energy Agency responds to the remit... more...
- Springer London 2006; US$ 116.86
This book emphasizes the application of Linear Parameter Varying (LPV) gain scheduling techniques to the control of wind energy conversion systems. This reformulation of the classical problem of gain scheduling allows straightforward design procedure and simple controller implementation. From an overview of basic wind energy conversion, to analysis... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 253.93
Wind Turbines addresses all those professionally involved in research, development, manufacture and operation of wind turbines. It provides a cross-disciplinary overview of modern wind turbine technology and an orientation in the associated technical, economic and environmental fields. It is based on the author's experience gained over decades designing... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 650.00
The World Renewable Energy Congress is a key event at the start of the 21 st century. It is a vital forum for researchers with an interest in helping renewables to reach their full potential. The effects of global warming and pollution are becoming more apparent for all to see - and the development of renewable solutions to these problems is increasingly... more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 188.95
The world?s insatiable consumption of energy must be met with new technologies that offer alternative, environmentally conscious sources of light and power. The relatively young field of nonimaging optics is an ideal tool for designing optimized solar energy collectors and illumination optics and holds great promise in the development of solid state... more...