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By Paul Breeze
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...
The ultimate guide to creating, storing and utilizing lifesaving power in the most critical circumstances With America's antiquated grid, it takes little to cause a power outage--everyday wind, and lightning often result in blackouts. When a major disaster strikes, a complete and total grid failure is a virtual certainty. Features...
By Amir Abtahi
The primary purpose of PV Systems Engineering is to provide a comprehensive set of PV knowledge and understanding tools for the design, installation, commissioning, inspection, and operation of PV systems. During recent years in the United States, more PV capacity was installed than any other electrical generation source. In addition...
This book is designed for those interested in energy system change, renewable energy, sociotechnical transitions, electricity, climate mitigation, and climate change adaptation. The contribution this book makes is valuable because it goes beyond conventional technical and economic perspectives to explore the social implications of the diversity of smart grid futures.
Covering all aspects of microgrid design, including formation, integration, planning, composition and operation, this self-contained resource is ideal for graduate students and professionals in electrical, mechanical and chemical engineering and materials science.
Absorption-Based Post-Combustion Capture of Carbon Dioxide provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of the use of absorbents for post-combustion capture of carbon dioxide. As fossil fuel-based power generation technologies are likely to remain key in the future, at least in the short- and medium-term, carbon capture and storage will be...
This book presents essential information on systems and interactions in automotive transmission technology and outlines the methodologies used to analyze and develop transmission concepts and designs.