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Power Resources

  • Decision Making in Water Resources Policy and Managementby Barry Hart; Jane Doolan

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 120.00

    Decision-Making in Water Resource Policy and Management: An Australian Perspective presents the latest information in developing new decision-making processes. Topics covered include key aspects of water resources planning, recent water resource policy changes in irrigation, urban, and environmental considerations, the evolution of a water market,... more...

  • Big Barrelsby NJ Ayuk; Joćo Gaspar Marques

    Clink Street Publishing 2017; US$ 7.49

    Big Barrels takes aim at the perception that in Africa oil and gas can do no good. For decades, resource wealth in Sub-Saharan Africa has been synonymous with corruption and dysfunction. The reality is far more complex and generally more encouraging. In a series of eight case studies Big Barrels looks at what African nations are doing right. Employment... more...

  • Distributed Generation Systemsby Gevork B. Gharehpetian; S. Mohammad Mousavi Agah

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 129.00

    Distributed Generation Systems: Design, Operation and Grid Integration closes the information gap between recent research on distributed generation and industrial plants, and provides solutions to their practical problems and limitations. It provides a clear picture of operation principles of distributed generation units, not only focusing on the... more...

  • The Performance of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Systemsby Peter Heller

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 200.00

    The Performance of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Systems: Analysis, Measurement, and Assessment offers a unique overview of the information on the state-of-the-art of analysis, measurement, and assessment of the performance of concentrated solar power (CSP) components and systems in a comprehensive, compact, and complete manner. Following an... more...

  • Renewable Energy Devices and Systems with Simulations in MATLAB® and ANSYS®by Frede Blaabjerg; Dan M. Ionel

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    Due to the increasing world population, energy consumption is steadily climbing, and there is a demand to provide solutions for sustainable and renewable energy production, such as wind turbines and photovoltaics. Power electronics are being used to interface renewable sources in order to maximize the energy yield, as well as smoothly integrate them... more...

  • Thermal-Hydraulics of Water Cooled Nuclear Reactorsby Francesco D'Auria

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 200.00

    Thermal Hydraulics of Water-Cooled Nuclear Reactors reviews flow and heat transfer phenomena in nuclear systems and examines the critical contribution of this analysis to nuclear technology development. With a strong focus on system thermal hydraulics (SYS TH), the book provides a detailed, yet approachable, presentation of current approaches to... more...

  • Electricity Generation and the Environmentby Paul Breeze

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 49.95

    Electricity Generation and the Environment is a very concise, up-to-date, and accessible guide to the evolution of environmental awareness, what that environmental awareness has taught the industry, and how technologies can be used to test and improve power performance. There is a strong emphasis on the related social impacts and economic factors... more...

  • Outsourcing Energy Managementby Steven Fawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book describes energy management outsourcing as a way of addressing the current energy challenges facing all organizations, namely high and volatile energy prices, the need to mitigate climate change and potential supply constraints as oil production peaks. These problems are likely to intensify in the coming years, yet most organizations have... more...

  • Control and Dynamics in Power Systems and Microgridsby Lingling Fan

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 119.95

    In traditional power system dynamics and control books, the focus is on synchronous generators. Within current industry, where renewable energy, power electronics converters, and microgrids arise, the related system-level dynamics and control need coverage. Wind energy system dynamics and microgrid system control are covered. The text also offers... more...

  • Wind Energy Engineeringby Trevor M. Letcher

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 150.00

    Wind Energy Engineering: A Handbook for Onshore and Offshore Wind Turbines is the most advanced, up-to-date and research-focused text on all aspects of wind energy engineering. Wind energy is pivotal in global electricity generation and for achieving future essential energy demands and targets. In this fast moving field this must-have edition starts... more...