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Renewable Energy Focus Handbook

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.

Renewable energy engineers and managers; Professionals in environmental engineering, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering; Energy providers; equipment designers and manufacturers;

Hardbound, 528 Pages

Published: December 2008

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-374705-1


  • Author Biographies

    Section 1 Introduction

    1.0 Introduction

    Section 2 Energy Perspectives

    2.1 Energy Perspectives

    Section 3 Alternate Energy Sources

    3.1 Alternate Energy Sources

    3.2 Energy Reserves and Renewable Energy Sources

    3.3 The Individual Energy Sources

    Section 4 Energy Conversion

    4.1 Energy Conversion Processes

    Section 5 Fuel Cells

    5.1 Fuel Cells

    Section 6 Solar Power

    6.1 Solar Power

    6.2 Solar Thermal Collectors and Applications

    Section 7 Ocean, Wave and Tidal Power

    7.1 Ocean Power

    7.2 Tidal Energy

    Section 8 Geothermal Power

    8.1 Geothermal Power

    Section 9 Wind Power

    9.1 Wind Power

    Section 10 Hydropower

    10.1 Hydropower Resources

    Section 11 Power from Waste

    11.1 Power from Waste

    Section 12 Bioenergy

    12.1 Bioenergy

    12.2 Biodiesel Fuels

    Section 13 Storage Technologies

    13.1 Storage Technologies



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