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  • Electricity from Wave and Tideby Paul A. Lynn

    Wiley 2013; US$ 91.00 US$ 81.90

    A concise yet technically authoritative overview of modern marine energy devices with the goal of sustainable electricity generation With 165 full-colour illustrations and photographs of devices at an advanced stage, the book provides inspiring case studies of today’s most promising marine energy devices and developments, including full-scale... more...

  • Energy Geostructuresby Lyesse Laloui; Alice Di Donna

    Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00 US$ 130.50

    Energy geostructures are a tremendous innovation in the field of foundation engineering and are spreading rapidly throughout the world. They allow the procurement of a renewable and clean source of energy which can be used for heating and cooling buildings. This technology couples the structural role of geostructures with the energy supply, using the... more...

  • Computer-Aided Power Systems Analysis, Second Editionby George Kusic

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 154.95

    Computer applications yield more insight into system behavior than is possible by using hand calculations on system elements. Computer-Aided Power Systems Analysis: Second Edition is a state-of-the-art presentation of basic principles and software for power systems in steady-state operation. Originally published in 1985, this revised edition... more...

  • Power Systems Signal Processing for Smart Gridsby Paulo Fernando Ribeiro; Carlos Augusto Duque; Paulo Má Ribeiro; rcio; Augusto Santiago Cerqueira

    Wiley 2013; US$ 134.00 US$ 120.60

    With special relation to smart grids, this book provides clear and comprehensive explanation of how Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and Computational Intelligence (CI) techniques can be applied to solve problems in the power system. Its unique coverage bridges the gap between DSP, electrical power and energy engineering systems, showing many different... more...

  • Electric Power System Applications of Optimization, Second Editionby James A. Momoh

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 154.95

    As the demand for energy continues to grow, optimization has risen to the forefront of power engineering research and development. Continuing in the bestselling tradition of the first edition, Electric Power System Applications of Optimization, Second Edition presents the theoretical background of optimization from a practical power system point... more...

  • Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Third Editionby Roger A. Messenger; Amir Abtahi

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 127.95

    The U.S. Department of Energy now estimates a factor of 14 increase in grid-connected systems between 2009 and 2017, depending upon various factors such as incentives for renewables and availability and price of conventional fuels. With this fact in mind, Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Third Edition presents a comprehensive engineering basis... more...

  • Principles of Power Engineering Analysisby Robert C. Degeneff; M. Harry Hesse

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 80.00

    Principles of Power Engineering Analysis presents the basic tools required to understand the components in an electric power transmission system. Classroom-tested at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, this text is the only up-to-date one available that covers power system analysis at the graduate level. The book explains from first principles... more...

  • Power System Operations and Electricity Marketsby Fred I. Denny; David E. Dismukes

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 132.95

    The electric power industry in the U.S. has undergone dramatic changes in recent years. Tight regulations enacted in the 1970's and then de-regulation in the 90's have transformed it from a technology-driven industry into one driven by public policy requirements and the open-access market. Now, just as the utility companies must change to ensure their... more...

  • Electrical and Electronic Principles and Technology, 5th edby John Bird

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This much-loved textbook introduces electrical and electronic principles and technology to students who are new to the subject. Real-world situations and engineering examples put the theory into context. The inclusion of worked problems with solutions really help aid your understanding and further problems then allow you to test and confirm you... more...

  • Transforming Electricityby Walt Patterson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.00

    This text reassesses the basic premises that have guided electricity development for more than a century in the light of new understanding, pressures and opportunities. It investigates the changes already in progress and those that may yet follow; their interactions and their implications for policy. As the world pursues sustainable development, what... more...