Renewable Energy / Edition 2

Renewable Energy / Edition 2

by Godfrey Boyle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199261784

ISBN-13: 9780199261789

Pub. Date: 05/06/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Stimulated by recent technological developments and increasing concern over the sustainability and environmental impact of conventional fuel usage, the prospect of producing clean, sustainable power in substantial quantities from renewable energy sources arouses interest world-wide. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the principal types of renewable…  See more details below

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Stimulated by recent technological developments and increasing concern over the sustainability and environmental impact of conventional fuel usage, the prospect of producing clean, sustainable power in substantial quantities from renewable energy sources arouses interest world-wide. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the principal types of renewable energy-including solar, thermal photovoltaics, bioenergy, hydro, tidal, wind, wave, and geothermal. In addition, the text explains the underlying physical and technological principles of renewable energy and examines the environmental impact and future prospects of different energy sources. It includes over 350 detailed illustrations, more than fifty tables of data, and a wide range of case studies. Renewable Energy, 2/e is ideal for undergraduate courses in energy, sustainable development, and environmental science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199261789
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/06/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
10.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Brief Introduction, Godfrey Boyle
2. Bioenergy, Janet Ramage, Jonathan Scurlock and Stephen Larkin
3. Solar Thermal Energy, Bob Everett
4. Photovoltaic Power, Godfrey Boyle
5. Hydro Power, Janet Ramage
6. Tidal Energy, David Elliott
7. Wave Energy, Les Duckers
8. Wind Power, Derek Taylor
9. Geothermal Energy, Geoff Brown and John Garnish
10. Integration, Godfrey Boyle and Bob Everett

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