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Power Systems Modelling and Fault Analysis - Elsevier

This book provides a comprehensive practical treatment of the modelling of electrical power systems, and the theory and practice of fault analysis of power systems covering detailed and advanced theories as well as modern industry practices

Concise Encyclopedia of the History of Energy - Elsevier

The Concise Encyclopedia of the History of Energy draws together in a single volume a comprehensive account of the field from the prestigious and award-winning Encyclopedia of Energy (2004). This volume covers all aspects of energy history with authoritative articles authoritatively contributed and edited by an interdisciplinary team of experts. Extensively revised since the original publication of they Encylopedia of Energy, this work describes the most interesting historical developments of the past five years in the energy sector

Cereal Straw as a Resource for Sustainable Biomaterials and Biofuels - Elsevier

Cereal Straw as a Resource for Sustainable Biomaterials and Biofuels examines straw chemistry in its entirety, Cereal Straws describes the recent development of techniques for fractionation of and conversion to environmental friendly materials.

Dictionary of Energy, 2nd Edition - Elsevier

At a time when the topic of energy prices, resources and environmental impacts are at the forefront of news stories and political discussions, we are pleased to announce the Dictionary of Energy, Second Edition. A comprehensive and authoritative reference on all aspects of energy and its role in society.

Concise Encyclopedia of Materials for Energy Systems - Elsevier

Comprehensive coverage includes (from A-F): Actuator Materials for Small-scale Devices; Advanced Automotive Powertrains: Materials; Amorphous Semiconductor Solar Cells; Automotive Engine Materials; Batteries: Glassy Electrolytes; Batteries, Rechargeable; Battery Carbons; Burnable Poisons in Nuclear Fuels; Composites for Sensors and Actuators; Creep Design and Life Extension of Large-scale Plant; Creep-resistant Materials for Steam Turbines; Direct Borohydride Fuel Cell; DUPIC Fuel Cycle; Electrochemical Light Emitting Cells from Semiconducting Polymers; Electroluminescent Phosphors; Electrostrictive Ceramics for Sonar Projectors; Fast Breeder Reactors: Fuels; Fast Reactor Cores, Austenitic Steels for; Fast Reactor Cores, Ferritic–Martensitic Steels for; Fuel Cells: Electrochemical Reactions; Fuel Cells: Materials; Fuel Cells: Microsystems; Fusion Conditions: Radiation Damage Correlation; Fusion Reactors (Magnetically Confined); Fusion Reactors: Low-activation Structural Materials...

Geothermal Power Plants, 2nd Edition, Principles, Applications, Case Studies and Environmental Impact - Elsevier

Engineering principles are at the heart of the book, with complete coverage of the thermodynamic basis for the design of geothermal power systems. Practical applications are backed up by an extensive selection of case studies that show how geothermal energy conversion systems have been designed, applied and exploited in practice. World renowned geothermal expert DiPippo has including a new chapter on Environmental Impact and Abatement Technology in this new edition

Smart Grid

Smart Grid covers smart grids from A-Z, providing a complete treatment of the topic, covering both policy and technology, explaining the most recent innovations supporting its development, and clarifying how the smart grid can support the integration of renewable energy resources.

Nuclear Safety in Light Water Reactors

This vital reference is the only one-stop resource on how to assess, prevent, and manage severe nuclear accidents in the light water reactors (LWRs) that pose the most risk to the public. LWRs are the predominant nuclear reactor in use around the world today, and they will continue to be the most frequently utilized in the near future.

Future Energy: Improved, Sustainable and Clean Options for our Planet - Elsevier

The book details in one volume all of the possible forms of energy that are, and will be available to us, globally, in the next decade or two. The book is divided into chapters devoted to a particular of energy form

Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, 2nd Edition - Elsevier

As nations alike struggle to diversify and secure their power portfolios, geothermal energy, the essentially limitless heat emanating from the earth itself, is being harnessed at an unprecedented rate. For the last 25 years, engineers around the world tasked with taming this raw power have used Geothermal Reservoir Engineering as both a training manual and a professional reference.

Solar Energy Markets

This groundbreaking new book features holistic coverage of technological breakthroughs, financing trends, workforce development issues, and comparative regional case studies in solar energy.

Solar Energy Forecasting and Resource Assessment

Solar Energy Forecasting and Resource Assessment is a vital text for solar energy professionals, addressing a critical gap in the core literature of the field.

Solar Energy Conversion Systems

Solar energy conversion requires a different mind-set from traditional energy engineering in order to assess distribution, scales of use, systems design, predictive economic models for fluctuating solar resources, and planning to address transient cycles and social adoption.

Competitive Electricity Markets: Design, Implementation, Performance - Elsevier

This book is suitable for professionals, policy makers/regulators, students, researchers, and investors in the electric power sector, generating companies, distribution companies, manufacturers and suppliers

Energy Efficiency

Towards the End of Demand Growth is a detailed guide to new energy efficiency technologies and policy frameworks affecting the profitability of efficiency projects.

Generating Electricity in a Carbon-Constrained World - Elsevier

The electric power sector is what keeps modern economies going, and historically, fossil fuels provided the bulk of the energy need to generate electricity, with coal a dominant player in many parts of the world. Now with growing concerns about global climate change, this historical dependence on fossil-fuels, especially those rich in carbon, are being questioned. Examining the implications of the industry's future in a carbon-constrained world, a distinct reality, is the subject of this book

Sustainable Energy Management

While the last few decades have witnessed incredible leaps forward in the technology of energy production, technological innovation can only be as transformative as its implementation and management allows.

Energy Optimization in Process Systems - Elsevier

Despite the vast research on energy optimization and process integration, there has to date been no synthesis linking these together. This book fills the gap, presenting optimization and integration in energy and process engineering. The content is based on the current literature and includes novel approaches developed by the authors

Sustainability, Energy and Architecture

This unique volume offers insights from renowned experts in energy efficient building from the world over, providing a multi-faceted overview of the state-of-the-art in energy efficient architecture.