Renewable Energy Focus Handbook

Renewable Energy Focus Handbook

by Bent Sorensen, Paul Breeze, Truman Storvick, Shang-Tian Yang
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123747058

ISBN-13: 9780123747051

Pub. Date: 01/12/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Science

A one-stop desk reference, for engineers involved in renewable energies, this book will not gather dust on the shelf. It brings together the essential professional reference content from leading international contributors in the field. The full range of renewable energies are explored, including solar, wind, geothermal and bioenergy.

• A hard-working desk

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Overview

A one-stop desk reference, for engineers involved in renewable energies, this book will not gather dust on the shelf. It brings together the essential professional reference content from leading international contributors in the field. The full range of renewable energies are explored, including solar, wind, geothermal and bioenergy.

• A hard-working desk reference, providing all the essential material needed by energy and environmental engineers on a day-to-day basis
• Fundamentals, key techniques, engineering best practice and rules-of-thumb together in one quick-reference sourcebook
• Definitive content by the leading authors in the field, including Bent Sorensen, Paul Breeze, Galen Suppes and Truman Storvick

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123747051
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
01/12/2009
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Introduction 1

Sect. 2 Energy Perspectives 29

Sect. 3 Alternate Energy Sources 57

Sect. 4 Energy Conversion 153

Sect. 5 Fuel Cells 267

Sect. 6 Solar Power 319

Sect. 7 Ocean, Wave and Tidal Power 401

Sect. 8 Geothermal Power 423

Sect. 9 Wind Power 433

Sect. 10 Hydropower 445

Sect. 11 Power from Waste 455

Sect. 12 Bioenergy 465

Sect. 13 Storage Technologies 495

Index 507

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