Renewable Energy System DesignBy
- Ziyad Salameh
Engineers, project managers, consultants and students working in and studying Renewable Energy development and implementation.
Hardbound, 600 pages
Published: January 2011
Imprint: Academic Press
- Chapter 1 Introduction1-1 Conventional energy Sources1-2 US/World Energy Usage & Future Outlook1-3 The impact of oil on the use of alternative energy sources1-4 The Impact of Fossil Fuel Usage on the EnvironmentChapter 2 Photovoltaic2-1 Introduction2-2 Solar Radiation Characteristic2-3 Photovoltaic Conversion2-4 Performance Evaluation of a Solar Cell2-5 Modules, Panels and Arrays2-6 Optimizations of Photovoltaic Arrays2-7 Photovoltaic Systems2-8 Photovoltaic Applications 2-9 Utility Interconnection Issues and RequirementsChapter 3 Wind Energy Conversion System (WECS)3-1 Introduction3-2 Wind Characteristics3-3 Aerodynamic theory of the Wind3-4 Wind Power Profile3-5 Components of the WECS3-6 WECS Schemes used for Generating Electricity3-7 Siting of WECS3-8 Wind Turbine-Site Matching3-9 Applications of WECS3-10 Level of Wind Energy in a Utility Grid3-11 Federal WEC Program3-12 Hybrid Wind /Photovoltaic Systems Chapter 4 Energy Storage4-1 Batteries4-2 Fuel Cells4-3 Compressed Air4-4 Hydro-Pumps 4-5 Flywheel Storage4-6 Super capacitors4-7 Super ConductorsChapter 5 Emerging Renewable Energy Sources5-1 Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC)5-2 Geothermal Energy5-3 Tidal Power5-4 Wave Power5-5 Bio-mass5-6 Thermal Energy Conversion5-7 Micro turbines5-8 Satellite Power